As CFO of Prosper Marketplace, Usama oversees all of the company’s capital markets functions, as well as the company’s financial activities. As head of the Capital Markets team, he is responsible for expanding the company’s funding sources by bringing new institutional investors and retail distribution partners onto the Prosper platform.
Ashraf brings more than 18 years of experience spanning corporate finance and global capital markets, including funding, securitization, financial reporting, planning, investor relations, balance sheet management, strategy, and mergers and acquisitions. He has held senior leadership positions at prominent financial services companies, most recently as Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Annaly Capital Management and Corporate Treasurer at USAA.
Prior to joining USAA, Ashraf spent 13 years in the Treasury and Corporate M&A departments of CIT Group, most recently serving as Deputy Treasurer with responsibility for the firm’s Treasury activities in the U.S. Previously, he worked in the Investment Banking Division of Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup focused on M&A.
Usama received a BS in Economics with concentrations in Finance and Accounting from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.