About Us

Our vision is to be the platform that every pretrial detainee uses to raise bail money.
Ben McFarlin
Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Ben McFarlinBen founded Help Bond Me in response to the Sandra Bland case of 2015. He is very passionate about technology, pretrial, criminal justice and bail reform. He holds a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern University A&M College and attended graduate school at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a graduate of the Tech Wildcatters startup accelerator in Dallas, Texas and the NewMe startup accelerator in Miami, Florida. Ben developed both the hardware and software for the Help Bond Me system. It is currently patent pending.

Chris Minters
VP of Product

Chris MintersChris is an accomplished senior level information technology professional, highly skilled in project management, supply chain operations, and technology implementations. Through his project management and technical insight, Chris is a positive force in building and maintaining strategic relationships and efficient partnerships with vendors, clients, and colleagues around the world. He holds a MBA in Entrepreneurship from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from Strayer University.

Sttefany Bencosme
Growth Catalyst

Sttefany BencosmeSttefany has a bachelor degree in International Business from UNAPEC. she comes from Dominican Republic and has over 3 years experience on market research, project management, administrative assistance, customer service, sales and retentions. Is a native spanish speaker with fluency in english and french. She's a team player, self-motivated, patient and enthusiastic person.

Advisors, Investors and Parnters

Angela Benton
Angela Benton
Ricky Tejapaibul
Ricky Tejapaibul
Joe Clemko Esq.
Joe Clemko Esq.
Curt Mastio, CPA
Curt Mastio, CPA


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