Meet the Ramsey Leadership Team

Our leadership team is comprised of high integrity people who know that being a leader isn’t a job title . . . it’s a choice. Ramsey Leaders are servant-hearted, fiercely passionate motivated visionaries who aren’t afraid of a challenge. We wake up each day ready to learn something new and keep forging a path for hope in the marketplace.

Meet the Ramsey Leadership Team

Our leadership team is comprised of high integrity people who know that being a leader isn’t a job title . . . it’s a choice. Ramsey Leaders are servant-hearted, fiercely passionate motivated visionaries who aren’t afraid of a challenge. We wake up each day ready to learn something new and keep forging a path for hope in the marketplace.

Dave Ramsey

Dave Ramsey

Chief Executive Officer, Owner and Founder

Jennifer Sievertsen

Jennifer Sievertsen

Chief Marketing Officer

Michael Finney

Michael Finney

Chief Digital Officer

Mark Floyd

Mark Floyd

Chief Financial Officer

Luke LeFevre

Luke LeFevre

Chief Creative Officer

Blake Thompson

Blake Thompson

Executive Vice President of Ramsey Network

Brian Williams

Brian Williams

Senior Executive Vice President of Ramsey+

Jack Galloway

Jack Galloway

Senior Executive Vice President of B2B Global

Suzanne Simms

Suzanne Simms

Senior Executive Vice President of B2C Products and Services

Herb Jenkins

Herb Jenkins

Senior Executive Vice President of RamseyTrusted

Brian Mayfield

Brian Mayfield

Executive Vice President of Strategic Alliance

Daniel Ramsey

Daniel Ramsey

Executive Vice President of Business and Leadership Spoke

Jeremy Breland

Jeremy Breland

Executive Vice President of Ramsey Personalities

Jim King

Jim King

Executive Vice President of Ramsey Education

Winston Cruze

Winston Cruze

Executive Director of Real Estate

Denise Whittemore

Denise Whittemore

Director of the Ramsey Family Foundation

Rachel Cruze

Rachel Cruze

Ramsey Personality and Board Member

Daniel Tardy

Daniel Tardy

Board Member

Dave Ramsey

Chief Executive Officer, Owner and Founder

As founder and CEO of Ramsey Solutions, Dave Ramsey is the guy who started it all! He’s a host of The Ramsey Show, which is heard by more than 16 million listeners each week, and he’s written seven nationally bestselling books. Under Dave’s leadership, Ramsey Solutions has become a recognized brand across the country that reflects Dave’s passion for using biblically based, commonsense principles and education to help people take control of their money, business, leadership and personal development. As an operating board member, Dave chairs the executive committee.

Jennifer Sievertsen

Chief Marketing Officer

Jen Sievertsen is Ramsey Solutions’ Chief Marketing Officer, overseeing the marketing, creative, publicity, PR and Ramsey Concierge teams. She’s the driving force behind the marketing campaigns that create life-changing connections with Ramsey customers. Jen is equally passionate about the future of Ramsey Solutions’ mission and the generational life-change it can bring. She joined the company as Executive Director of Internet Marketing in 2009 and has been on the Operating Board since 2012.

Luke LeFevre

Chief Creative Officer

As Chief Creative Officer, Luke leads the Ramsey Solutions Creative Team—a group of talented creatives working on design, branding, content and video. He joined the team as a senior web designer in 2008 and has been the creative voice for many of the company’s most successful product launches. Now, as a Ramsey Solutions Operating Board member, he plays a pivotal role in crafting the heart and soul of the company’s creative direction, making sure our life-changing mission is communicated through design, branding, and messaging. He also serves as chair of both the Branding Committee and the Internal Communication and Culture Committee.

Mark Floyd

Chief Financial Officer

Mark Floyd has been Ramsey Solutions’ Chief Financial Officer since 2009. As a financial expert (and admitted money nerd) for a company that’s passionate about living out what it teaches, he created the systems that have helped Ramsey Solutions grow and give generously—all while moving at the speed of cash. Mark chairs Ramsey Solutions’ Budget Committee and Compensation Committee and has been a member of the Operating Board since 2012.

Michael Finney

Chief Digital Officer

Michael Finney is the Chief Digital Officer, serving in both the Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer roles and leading the internal and external technology teams. After joining the team in 2007 as the company’s first digital product manager, Michael led the charge to add modern business and technology practices like data analytics, product management and modern data platforms. Those foundational improvements have taken the business instinct and pure entrepreneurial drive that helped launch Ramsey Solutions to a whole new level. And that combination has fueled the company’s continued explosive growth. Michael became an Operating Board member in 2017, and he oversees the company’s Operations Committee.

Blake Thompson

Executive Vice President of Ramsey Network

Blake Thompson is the Executive Vice President of Ramsey Network, overseeing production and distribution of The Ramsey Show, The Rachel Cruze Show, The Chris Hogan Show, The Ken Coleman Show, The Dr. John Delony Show, The Christy Wright Show, The Table with Anthony ONeal, the EntreLeadership Podcast and the Borrowed Future podcast. Blake joined the company in 1992 as Dave’s right-hand guy and The Ramsey Show’s first producer. He put those decades of experience and insight to work, building out the shows that make up the Ramsey Network and now reach millions of listeners every week. As an Operating Board member, Blake chairs the Megaphone Committee. 

Brian Williams

Senior Executive Vice President of Ramsey+

Brian Williams serves as the Senior Executive Vice President of Ramsey+, the digital membership to Ramsey’s bestselling money products and tools—like Financial Peace University and EveryDollar. He joined the team in 2006 as a graphic designer, eventually leading and growing the entire Creative Team before transitioning to the business side of the company. Brian led multiple business units, including EveryDollar, before eventually leading the entire division of Ramsey+. Today, as the SEVP, Brian drives the vision for creating the best and most trusted money product in the marketplace.

Jack Galloway

Senior Executive Vice President of B2B Global

Jack Galloway is the Senior Executive Vice President of Business to Business Global, leading the Ramsey Education, Endorsed Local Providers (ELP) and SmartDollar teams. Jack started the Ramsey ELP program more than 20 years ago when a phone with a hold button was considered high-tech. A steady, passionate leader and visionary, Jack is chair of the Human Resources Committee and has been a member of the Operating Board since 2012.

Suzanne Simms

Senior Executive Vice President of B2C Products and Services

Suzanne Simms is the Senior Executive Vice President of Business to Consumer Products and Services, which includes publishing, consumer products, live events, Ramsey Personalities and the Ramsey Network. She joined Ramsey Solutions in 2001 and has played a huge role in bringing new listeners to The Ramsey Show. It’s no surprise, then, that The Ramsey Show is the nation’s third-largest nationally syndicated radio show. Suzanne has been an Operating Board member since 2012 and oversees the company’s Leadership Development Committee.

Brian Mayfield

Executive Vice President of Strategic Alliance

Brian is the Executive Vice President of Strategic Alliance, overseeing the recruitment, development, growth and monetization of all provider networks and relationships within the RamseyTrusted brand. He’s focused on the strategy and iterations necessary to both maintain and support existing programs and is also focused on the development of new relationships necessary to support new business opportunities. Brian also leads the national advertising sales strategies for the Ramsey Network. Brian joined the company in 2009, served as EVP of Ramsey Media, and has been a member of the Operating Board since 2019.

Daniel Ramsey

Executive Vice President of Business and Leadership Spoke

Daniel Ramsey is the Executive Vice President of Ramsey Solutions’ Business and Leadership Spoke. He’s passionate about expanding Ramsey Solutions’ ability to help more people by finding new ways to meet their needs and creating products that meet those needs. As a Ramsey Family Member and a member of the Operating Board, Daniel has greatly impacted many areas of the company with his leadership since he joined the team in 2014. 

Herb Jenkins

Senior Executive Vice President of RamseyTrusted

Herb Jenkins is the Senior Executive Vice President of RamseyTrusted, leading the experiences that Ramsey fans have with our trusted providers. He’s passionate about building external partnerships with providers who can super-serve our fans as they work the Baby Steps. Within Ramsey Solutions, Herb is known for driving strategic partnerships between business units that help the company operate more efficiently and, ultimately, help more people. Herb joined the Operating Board in 2017 and is chair of the Special Projects Committee.

Jeremy Breland

Executive Vice President of Ramsey Personalities

Jeremy Breland is Executive Vice President of Ramsey Personalities and drives the vision and strategy for the Ramsey Personalities Team. Under his leadership, the Personalities have successfully increased their visibility, and the team has expanded (and continues to expand) into other relevant topics by adding new Personalities to the roster—giving more people the opportunity to experience Ramsey Solutions’ message of hope. Jeremy has been at Ramsey Solutions since 2011, is a member of the Operating Board, and chairs the Personalities Committee.

Jim King

Executive Vice President of Ramsey Education

Jim King is the Executive Vice President of Ramsey Education. He joined Ramsey in 2006 and has been leading the education division ever since. He’s passionate about empowering the next generation with the truth about how to handle money—no credit cards required (not even for emergencies). Under Jim’s leadership, Ramsey Solutions’ Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum has become the go-to for personal finance education in schools, reaching over 5 million students across the country. As a member of the Operating Board, Jim chairs the Dashboard Committee.

Winston Cruze

Executive Director of Real Estate

As the Executive Director of Real Estate, Winston leads the building services team as well as the future development of the Ramsey Solutions campus. Not only that but Winston is a real estate investment sales and development specialist and manages other residential and commercial investment properties throughout Middle Tennessee. Winston became an Operating Board member in 2013 and also leads the Campus Planning Committee.

Denise Whittemore

Director of the Ramsey Family Foundation

Denise Whittemore is Director of the Ramsey Family Foundation, overseeing the foundation’s charitable giving. She also coordinates community service opportunities with local ministries that allow Ramsey Solutions team members to take time away from the office to serve in the area. Denise is a Ramsey Family Member and has been a member of the Operating Board since 2013. 

Daniel Tardy

Board Member

Growing up in an entrepreneurial household, Daniel Tardy developed a passion for small businesses working alongside his grandfather and his father in the family business. He started his career at Ramsey Solutions in 2005 as a bright-eyed salesman with a passion to see leadership and business become a core offering of the Ramsey brand. With time, tenacity and many growing pains, he worked with Dave Ramsey to build EntreLeadership from the ground up—and as a result has helped hundreds of thousands of business owners across the nation win using Dave’s proven business principles. As a member of the Operating Board and host of the EntreLeadership Podcast, he shares his bumps, bruises and wisdom learned from the trenches to give HOPE to the small business owners shaping the American economy and fighting to make their dreams happen.

Rachel Cruze

Ramsey Personality and Board Member

Rachel Cruze is a two-time #1 national bestselling author, financial expert, Ramsey Family Member and host of The Rachel Cruze Show. She has appeared on Good Morning America, Today and Live With Kelly & Ryan, among others. Since 2010, Rachel has served at Ramsey Solutions, where she teaches people how to avoid debt, save money, budget and win with money at any stage in life.