Michael Hallinan

Chief Information Officer &


As co-founder of Deserve, Michael leads Information Security and special projects to advance the company’s mission. Michael brings 16 years of experience in financial services and technology management. Prior to co-founding Deserve, Michael was a management consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) where he advised leading financial institutions in New York City. He was also co-founder at Kaptur, which merged with e-commerce leader AhaLife (ASX:AHL) in 2013. Michael is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served as a Captain and Strategic Planner at U.S. Cyber Command. Michael holds a BA degree from Georgetown University and an MS degree from New York University. CISSP; PMP; CIPP. During college, Michael was an international student in Tokyo, where he had difficulty establishing a bank account and cell phone plan.