Board of Directors
John Flynn has served as a member of Open Lending’s Board of Directors since 2000. Mr. Flynn previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Open Lending from April 2000 until October 2022. Mr. Flynn previously served as Chief Executive Officer at Washington Gas Light Federal Credit Union in Springfield, VA from 1983 to 1994, and as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Good2cu.com, LLC from 1999 to 2000. In addition, Mr. Flynn formerly led marketing at The Equitable (Equitable Holdings, Inc.) from 1997 to 1999, where he spearheaded the design and execution of the firm’s national marketing program for the credit union industry. Mr. Flynn is the Co-founder of Objective Advisors, Inc., a registered investment advisory firm dedicated to providing objective financial management services exclusively to credit unions and banks nationwide, where he served as a Board Member from 1995 to 2018; Co-founder of The Finest Federal Credit Union, which serves the police and law enforcement agencies of New York City, where he served as Advisor from 2014 to 2019. Mr. Flynn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Bloomsburg University.
Keith Jezek has served as CEO of Open Lending since October 2022. Jezek joined Open Lending from Cox Automotive as the leader of its Retail Solutions Group which includes DealerTrack, Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, vAuto, Dealer.com, Vin Solutions and Xtime, among others. Jezek joined Cox in 2010 after leading the successful sale of vAuto, the retail automotive SaaS software firm he co-founded, to Cox Enterprises. Under Jezek’s leadership, vAuto experienced unprecedented growth in the face of significant industry challenges, ranking 22nd on the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing, privately held companies in America and the 17th fastest-growing company in North America on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500. Jezek was a member of Open Lending’s Board of Directors from 2012 through 2020 and served as an advisor to the Board of Directors following its IPO. As a longstanding Austinite and University of Texas undergraduate and MBA alumni, Jezek is right at home in Open Lending headquarters. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Lead Venture and an active member of the University of Texas President’s Associates.
Adam Clammer is a Founding Partner and Managing Member of True Wind, where he serves on the Investment Committee and is responsible for all aspects of managing the firm. Prior to founding True Wind, Adam was with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., which he joined in 1995. At KKR, Adam founded and led the Global Technology Group from 2004 to 2013. Adam was also a senior member of the Healthcare Group and participated in investments across multiple industries. Adam served on the board of directors of AEP, Aricent, Avago (Broadcom), GoDaddy, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Kodak, MedCath, NXP Semiconductors and several private companies. Adam currently serves as Chairman of the Board of LeadVenture (formerly ARI Network Services). He is also a Director of The SWITCH, Transflo and Open Lending Corporation (NASDAQ: LPRO). Prior to joining KKR, Adam worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Morgan Stanley in New York and Hong Kong. Adam is also a Trustee of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Adam holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.
William Heldfond, is a Vice President at True Wind Capital, a private equity fund manager focused on technology industry. Mr. Heldfond joined True Wind Capital in 2018. From 2013 to 2016 Mr. Heldfond was an Associate at Accel-KKR, where he helped lead growth equity investments and leveraged buyout transactions within the technology, media and telecommunications sectors across both North America and Western Europe. Prior to joining Accel-KKR, Mr. Heldfond was with Vista Point Advisors, a middle-market investment bank focused on mergers and acquisitions, and private placement advisory within the technology, media and telecommunications sectors. From 2013 to 2017, Mr. Heldfond served as Vice Chairman for the Vanguard Chapter of the Aspen Institute. Mr. Heldfond holds a B.A. in International Relations with an emphasis in Economics from the University of Southern California, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business.