About CFSP


The California Financial Service Providers Association (CFSP) represents California businesses that offer check cashing, consumer loans, and other financial services. All member businesses are state regulated with check cashing permits issued by the Department of Justice and/or Deferred Deposit Transaction licenses by the Department of Corporations. The industry is also federally regulated by Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) CFSP members are committed to serve customers in a transparent, consumer-friendly and ethical manner as defined by the association’s Best Practices.

The mission of CFSP is to promote the goodwill and general welfare of its members, to educate public leaders and policy makers about their products and services, and to advocate on their behalf for responsible legislation and regulation. CFSP promotes consumer protection and the preservation of consumer choice and access to credit. CFSP is an advocate of consumer financial education and sponsors local programs through its Community Involvement Fund.

Executive Board


President Dan Gwaltney Payday Money Centers
Vice President Eric C. Norrington II ACE Cash Express, Inc.
Vice President Jeffrey D. Silverman Morris Silverman Management Corp
Secretary/Treasurer Murray Schacher Cash Plus, Inc.
Executive Director Thomas L. Leonard CFSP
President Emeritus Aggie Clark Moneytree, Inc.

Board of Directors


Edward Anderson DLC Empire, LLC
Hugo Dooner 800 LoanMart
Lester Firstenberger Dollar Financial Group (DFG)
Rod Garza Su Casa de Cambio, Inc.
Rob Grieser / David Schwarz Community Choice Financial Inc.
Ann Jolie Digital Currency Services
Ardyth Kennedy The Check Cashing Place
Jeff Lum Continental Currency Services
Kathy Mason Instant Cash
Blake Miraglia Cashbak, LLC / Cashback Loans
Jennifer C. Robertson Pacific Rim Alliance Corporation
Melissa Soper CURO Financial Technologies Corp
Craig Wells Cash Plus, Inc.