New York, NY – Strategic Financial Solutions, a leading financial services firm that provides debt relief solutions for people in challenging financial situations, announced that Andy Beal has joined the company as its first Vice President of Interactive Product. Beal will be responsible for launching Strategic’s Interactive division and creating innovative digital products that help educate and empower Americans financially.
"Andy’s extensive experience in launching and scaling digital products is a huge asset to Strategic as we expand our product offering," said Ryan Sasson, CEO of Strategic Financial Solutions. "We are ecstatic to have a visionary leader, like Andy, in the digital space join our team. Andy’s track record speaks for itself and I am excited to see how he helps Strategic become a category leader in a new vertical for us."
"My mission is designed to create new opportunities for Strategic to help even more people improve their financial futures through engaging and educational digital content and financial utilities," says Beal. "I love the mission and Strategic has the vision, values, and management systems needed to make our new Interactive Platforms business a big success."
In 2002, Andy Beal founded MaxPreps, and developed it into the leading online source for high school sports. MaxPreps provides rankings, stat leaderboards, schedules, and scores of high school teams and players throughout the United States. In 2007, MaxPreps was acquired by CBS Interactive where Andy stayed on as president. He is a graduate from California State University-Northridge with a degree in Political Science.
"The opportunity to launch a new line of business inside of such a rapidly growing company is incredibly exciting," says Beal. "Strategic has an incredibly strong management team, and a vibrant team culture all tied together by a set of core values that are aligned with my own."