Industry Leading Minds

Our Team

Our highly-respected team has decades of experience in the legal, financial, healthcare, and insurance sectors, as well as a deep understanding of the complexities and challenges associated with third-party liability.  We’ve been pivotal in helping shape the industry with progressive funding solutions that meet the ever-changing needs of partners and patients.

Leadership Team

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Stone

Michael serves as the Chief Executive Officer of PROVE where he is responsible for the overall direction, strategy, and financial management of PROVE. In addition, Michael is a member of PROVE’s Board of Directors where he plays an active role in shaping the strategic direction of the business.

Michael serves as the Chief Executive Officer of PROVE where he is responsible for the overall direction, strategy, and financial management of PROVE. In addition, Michael is a member of PROVE’s Board of Directors where he plays an active role in shaping the strategic direction of the business.

Prior to his roles at PROVE, Michael was previously the CFO of Currency Capital, a fintech company specializing in small-ticket commercial equipment leasing. Michael initially advised Currency as its investment banker and was later recruited to join the executive management team as the CFO. Michael led Currency through an aggressive growth phase to $200M+ in annual originations and an eventual exit to Lovell Minnick Partners, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm where he and Ben met.

Prior to Currency Capital, Michael spent his career as an investment banker and private equity investor at several prominent West Coast firms, successfully completing mergers & acquisitions and capital raise transactions.

Michael received his BS in Finance, Cum Laude, from the University of Southern California.

During his free time, Michael enjoys training for triathlons, traveling to remote surf destinations, riding his mountain bike and skiing in his home state of Colorado.

Chairman

Benjamin Kaplan

Ben serves as the Chairman of PROVE where he is responsible for leading the Board, and ensuring adherence to good corporate governance practices. Ben works closely with the CEO and management regarding Prove’s strategy and corresponding execution.

Ben serves as the Chairman of Prove where he is responsible for leading the Board, and ensuring adherence to good corporate governance practices. Ben works closely with the CEO and management regarding Prove’s strategy and corresponding execution. Ben also plays a key role in Prove’s corporate development as well as the establishment of institutional practices that impact the day-to-day functions of the organization.

Prior to PROVE, Ben was with Lovell Minnick Partners (Los Angeles), a private equity firm focused on financial services business with over $3 billion in AUM. During his tenure with Lovell Minnick, Ben was involved in the acquisition and development of a variety of businesses, including Global Financial Credit, Currency Capital (where he and Michael Stone met), LSQ Funding, and others.

Ben received his MBA and JD degrees from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and Pritzker School of Law. He currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Law School’s Alumni Club of Los Angeles as well as a national member for Northwestern’s Alumni Leadership Council. Prior to Northwestern, Ben was an Associate at Century Equity Partners, Boston-based private equity firm focused on the financial and healthcare sectors; and prior to that he was a Senior Analyst at Raymond James.

Ben, a native Bostonian, also received his BS in Economics and Finance, Magna Cum Laude, from Boston College.

During his free time, Ben enjoys reading, snowboarding, hiking, weightlifting, and traveling.

Business Development Team

Our Sales & Support team is here and ready to provide the best experience.

Kim Vaughn-Martin

Managing Director
Nevada
kvm@provepartners.com
702-870-4013 x901
702-805-0278 Mobile

Octavio Aguirre

Managing Director
Southern California
oaguirre@provepartners.com
(619) 517-6561 Mobile

Kurt Hoffman

Managing Director
Southern California
khoffman@provepartners.com
(470) 822-0081 Mobile

Todd Frederickon

Operations
tfrederickson@provepartners.com
702-747-4286

Wendi Edwards

Operations
wedwards@provepartners.com
702-666-8170

Operations Team

Wendi Edwards

Operations
wedwards@provepartners.com
702-666-8170

Todd Frederickson

Operations
tfrederickson@provepartners.com
702-747-4286

John Gordon

Operations
jgordon@provepartners.com
702-870-4013 x320

Jeff Hee

Information Technology
jhee@provepartners.com
702-870-4013

Karen Johnson

Director, Patient Intake & Approvals
kjohnson@provepartners.com
702-870-4013 x200

Kevin Mohler

Accounting
kmohler@provepartners.com
702-337-2505 x208

Tess Morgan

Operations
tmorgan@provepartners.com
702-870-4013 x207

Brenda Ponce

Operations
bponce@provepartners.com
702-666-8581

Megan Smith-Parkison

Operations
msparkison@provepartners.com
702-870-4013 x202

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