Paul Melchiorre Joins FGI’s Board of Directors

New York, NY, October 28, 2021 (BUSINESS WIRE) – FGI Worldwide LLC, a global leader in commercial finance, today announced that Paul Melchiorre has been appointed to the Board of Directors of its parent company, FGI Worldwide Holdings LLC.

Mr. Melchiorre brings over 30 years of business solutions leadership experience to FGI, specifically within the SaaS environment.

He currently serves as Operating Partner at Stripes, a leading growth equity firm, assessing and advising on go-to-market strategies. Beyond his primary role at Stripes, Mr. Melchiorre also serves as an independent director at R3, an enterprise blockchain technology company.

“We are thrilled to have Paul join our Board of Directors,” says David DiPiero, FGI’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “He is well respected in our community and has a distinguished advisory career. He will be a valuable addition to our team.”

Throughout his career, Paul has also worked at several notable organizations, including Scout RFP, Anaplan, and Ariba, where he held a variety of leadership and advisory positions. Most notably, Paul spent over six years at SAP, growing the Global Accounts division where his group was responsible for over 85% of revenue in the Americas Division and a field organization of 1,000+ people.

“I feel incredibly honored to be joining the board of FGI,” says Paul. “This company has been doing amazing things for 20 years and I am excited for the opportunity to add to that success. For me, this transition feels like a perfect career fit.”

Paul graduated from Villanova University with a B.A in Marketing and Drexel University with an MBA in Finance.


About FGI

FGI ( is a global leader in the commercial finance and services industry, equipping small and medium enterprises with the tools they need to safely grow their business. FGI’s two principal business units, FGI Finance and FGI Risk, provide clients with flexible and customized lending, as well as risk mitigation solutions designed to support international and domestic growth. Headquartered in New York City, FGI maintains a presence on six continents with clients in over sixty countries around the world.