GreenSky Credit was co-founded by David Zalik in 2006. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer and has been instrumental in the growth of the company. He started his entrepreneurial journey at a tender age and this inspired many young people. He was awarded in 2000 for his ability to start and run a profitable business at his tender age. He believes that it is possible to train children on business skills that they would use to make a decent living in future. He has proven his entrepreneurial skills through various financial firms that he co-founded among them Greensky Credit. Apart from doing business, he participates in community-based programs that are meant to uplift the living standards of the members of the society. He was nominated for a prestigious award due to his hard work in 2016.
Over the years, he has received international recognition and earned a position on the Forbes list as one of the wealthiest entrepreneurs in the world. In 2018, his wealth is estimated at $2.5B. According to Forbes Magazine, he stands at position 965. David Zalik is an encouragement to many people who thought that they cannot do well in business without higher education. He has always had a desire to help new entrepreneurs who have difficulties in accessing capital and this led to the inception of Greensky Credit.
Small-scale businesses have challenges in raising capital as they are regarded as risky to many financiers. Greensky Credit offers a platform where businesses of any level can acquire loans instantly and at affordable rates. Over $10B has been given out as loans to various clients. Unlike some other financiers who require your physical presence to apply for a loan, you can access credit by using your smartphone at any time and place. This could be one of the reasons why it has remained competitive in the industry for years.