Chris Ruppel is currently the General Manager of rapid! PayCard with UniRush, LLC. Mr. Ruppel brings to his role more than 18 years of management, leadership and entrepreneurial experience. Prior to joining UniRush, he was most recently Vice President and General Manager of Prepaid Cards for WEX, Inc. Prior to joining WEX he was the CEO and a founder of rapid! Financial Services from 2004 until it was acquired by Wright Express in April of 2011. As part of WEX’s global expansion, the WEX prepaid card business expanded into Brazil with the acquisition of a controlling interest in UNIK, and in 2012, Mr. Ruppel joined the board of UNIK. From 1996 until 2008 he served as Vice President of Sembler Investments and held leadership positions in numerous portfolio companies. Mr. Ruppel holds a Bachelor of Arts, in both Finance and English, from the University of Florida.