Justin Bakes

Co-Founder and CEO

Forward Financing

Justin Bakes is the Co-founder and CEO of Forward Financing, a fintech company headquartered in Boston providing fast, flexible working capital to small businesses nationwide. Justin has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and is dedicated to helping more small business owners reach their full potential. Since 2012, Forward has provided over $1.9 billion in funding to more than 45,000 small businesses.

Originally from South Florida, Justin graduated from Boston College in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He is an active member of Young Presidents’ Organization and currently resides in Boston, MA with his wife and two young children.