Dee Lovelace is co-founder of Ironwood. With over 20 years of experience as a CPA and chief financial officer in the payments industry, he leads the company’s financial management. He and business partner John Lewis launched Ironwood in 2015 with a clear vision of offering payment services with integrity and transparency, values they felt were lacking in the industry.
Dee served as CFO of a national payments company recognized for their customer service and retention efforts and as CFO and shareholder of a data, analytics, and customer intelligence company in the credit card industry. He is the former managing director of an investment banking firm where he held Series 7, 65, 63, and 79 licenses. His vast knowledge of the payments industry directs his financial leadership of Ironwood.
Dee is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and a dedicated Ole Miss sports fan. He and his wife have two children and live in Oxford, Mississippi.