Dennis Cail, Co-Founder & CEO at Zirtue is a Navy Veteran, seasoned award winning entrepreneur, board member, Forbes Next 1000 Honoree, and EY Entrepreneur of the Year-Southwest Winner. Dennis has spent over 20 years launching successful startups while actively mentoring up and coming entrepreneurs.
Dennis founded Zirtue with a mission to drive financial inclusion by simplifying loans between friends & family with direct bill payments to creditors across Zirtue’s growing list of enterprise partners to capture at risk payments. Zirtue has strong mission aligned capital partners and investors, including Morgan Stanley, Northwestern Mutual, CMFG Ventures, Capital Factory and Mercury Fund. With Dennis’s servant leadership, Zirtue’s has experienced rapid growth that has also garnered national media attention from Fintech Futures, Forbes, Fortune, Inc Magazine, Business Insider, Dallas Morning News, WFAA and Fox Business News.
As an SMU-Cox Alum and with a passion for financial equity and closing the wealth gap, Dennis is an active community and board member, including Goodwill (Finance Committee), YMCA (Technology Committee), YMCA Foundation Board of Directors (Finance Committee), and Texas Security Bank Board of Directors