Ms. Sellari is Chief Executive Officer, Specialty Finance, of The J.G. Wentworth Company. She oversees all corporate functions of the Company and reports to the Board of Directors on behalf of the structured settlements, prepaid cards and personal and business loans divisions.
Ms. Sellari has held various positions during her 18-year tenure at J.G. Wentworth. Randi started her career at the company as a Staff Accountant and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer within two years. Three years later, she was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. During her tenure, Randi significantly grew the business while managing it efficiently through multiple business cycles. At the time of her departure, J.G. Wentworth had annual revenues in excess of $490 MM and approximately 400 employees. Randi was responsible for various debt and equity transactions at J.G. Wentworth, including helping to guide the company’s IPO in 2013. Randi additionally managed and helped negotiate J.G. Wentworth’s credit facilities and was responsible for executing the company’s numerous securitizations with a variety of Wall Street banks.
Ms. Sellari designed and implemented proprietary software for managing all operational processes related to the purchases of future value assets (e.g., structured settlements and annuities). This application allowed J.G. Wentworth to streamline operations, reduce execution time and scale the business with less operating costs per transaction. Ms. Sellari was awarded a patent for this software package in 2009. While at J.G. Wentworth, Ms. Sellari also founded and led the group Strategies in Success, which focused on cultivating women with leadership potential and assisting in their professional development.
Before joining J.G. Wentworth, Ms. Sellari owned and operated a restaurant and catering business in Philadelphia. Prior to owning her own business, Ms. Sellari was a Tax Associate at Coopers & Lybrand in Philadelphia.
Ms. Sellari graduated from Drexel University in 1988 with a B.S. in Business Administration and was a certified public accountant. Ms. Sellari recently became a member of the Philadelphia Council of Emancipet – a nonprofit that provides high-quality, low-cost veterinary services in underserved communities.