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I called Oasis and now I'm taken care of.

Lynise/Valparaiso IN

Oasis was very kind. I told them about my ordeal 
and they were very sympathetic to me.”

Rosaline/Union NJ

I wanted to be seen as an individual and not a file number. 
That’s why I chose Oasis.”

Keith/Meadville MS


Oasis is a national company
with a personal, small town touch.

Dedicated team

  • Your Case Manager’s first priority is making you feel at ease. Call or email directly whenever you have questions.
  • Your attorney works exclusively with a Case Director, who provides the same level of individual service.

Local knowledge

Your team is hand picked for you because of their expertise in your particular region.


More reasons to choose Oasis:

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Nearly 200,000 people

just like you have 
received Oasis 
Express Cash lifelines 
since 2002.
Oasis Financial

No one gets you money faster

with our streamlined 
Oasis Financial

24/7 customer service

gives you toll-free 
access anytime 

Western Union, a global leader in money transfer

is our cash disbursement 
partner—with more than 
500,000 agent locations 
and 100,000 ATMs 
Oasis Financial

Our employees are passionate

about helping others—
we have employees 
that have been with us
for over 10 years.
My attorney sought you out. You responded in hours and delivered the cash in a day.”

Karmen/Atlanta GA

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How Oasis can be your lifeline.

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No one gets you legal funding faster.

Why Oasis? Our quick cash turnarounds . . . turn around lives.

I was about to lose everything, bills were backing up. 
I called Oasis and they worked, and fast, to help me and my kids.”

Dean/Valparaiso IN

My electricity was about to be turned off and I had run out of fuel. 
I thank Oasis from the bottom of my heart.”

Ann/Westfield ME

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"Without the money from Oasis, I would have been forced to settle."

Sam/Jupiter FL

"Oasis has been a lifesaver. Because of their help, I don't have to become desperate and settle for pennies."

Anna/Bourbonnais IL

"I was funded immediately and things around home began to return to a normal pace for the first time in over a year. I could relax knowing that the essential monthly bills were caught up and I wasn’t at risk."

Ron/Phenix City AL

"Within 24 hours the money was in my account. I was happy, my wife was happy and I was able to do what I needed to for my family."

Mark/Buford GA

"It’s just very freeing, you know, it saves you from having to lose your home, it saves you from knowing that you’re going to be okay and that you have a reliable company and that they can come through."

Joyce/Palm Bay FL

Oasis was very kind. I told them about my ordeal 
and they were very sympathetic to me.”

Rosaline/Union NJ

I wanted to be seen as an individual and not a file number. 
That’s why I chose Oasis.”

Keith/Meadville MS

I was about to lose everything, bills were backing up. 
I called Oasis and they worked, and fast, to help me and my kids.”

Dean/Valparaiso IN

My electricity was about to be turned off and I had run out of fuel. 
I thank Oasis from the bottom of my heart.”

Ann/Westfield ME

My attorney sought you out. You responded in hours and delivered the cash in a day.”

Karmen/Atlanta GA

"Judith and her husband were on the verge of losing their business. We were able to help her pay some bills and get caught up. She sent me an e-mail stating our company 
saved their business and their marriage!"

Haynesville/ME Attorney

"Pat is a single dad who’d lost his job because of injuries he sustained in the accident. He was on such a deadline and said he and his daughter would’ve been homeless without our help."

Walton/KY Attorney

"My client slept in her car. We were her last hope. Kathy needed money for rent plus living expenses and every day necessities. She couldn't stop thanking me. We are her angels."

Tulsa/OK Attorney

Mary lost her job from the accident, but was able to get a job interview. To get there, she needed money to fix a flat tire. As a single mom, she also needed school supplies. Now she can provide for her children in all ways with the funds."

Holiday/FL Attorney

Oasis is the most upfront company. They made sure I understood everything.”

Richard/Vidalia LA

"My client John tells us how grateful he is every time we get on the phone. The money has helped him keep up with bills--and cover his copay for ongoing medical problems. If it wasn't for us, he says he'd be homeless."

Fort Pierce/FL Attorney

"After approval, Teneka was very excited and said, "Are you kidding me?" She was happy she could finally pay her bills."

Cedar Hills/TX Attorney

"Ashlee was involved in an auto accident with a drunken driver. Since then, she’s been struggling physically and financially—with numerous surgeries and being homeless. She needed funds before the weekend, and we were able to get her the money in less than two hours. She was so grateful and impressed at how quickly it happened."

Beckly/WV Attorney

"James desperately needed to pay his light bill and his mortgage. He was very happy when I told him he was approved. With the money left over he was going to take his ‘little ones’ to McDonald's as a treat. He said it'd been a long time."

Tampa/FL Attorney

"When Oasis sent me the money, I was jumping up and down inside. My wife and I were relieved inside that we didn’t have the creditors breathing down our neck."

William/Chicago IL

"Oasis provided a way for me to take care of my son, pay my bills and maintain my life."

Evelyn/Forsyth GA

"I now have more time for recovery, and the ability to manage small debts and expenses."

Willis/Richton Park IL

"You have helped me pay bills that were scheduled to be turned off today. Thank you Oasis."

Giles/Lexington KY

"My 7 year old will now get Christmas presents and a coat."

Marilyn/Berwyn IL

"I'm very happy because I owe my light bill, gas bill and winter is coming. I don't have a coat."

Angelica/Bronx NY

"Oasis' help meant so much to me and my family. We would not have had a Christmas if it was not for them...I thank them so much."

Duana/St. Louis MO

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Our people pioneered the practice of helping personal injury victims.


  • Ralph Shayne, Chief Executive Officer 

    Ralph co-founded Oasis Financial in 2003 when he saw an unmet need to support people suffering physically and economically after an injury that wasn’t their fault. Helping others has been a common theme in his background, from creating a trade association dedicated to protecting consumers seeking vehicle service contracts (Vehicle Protection Association), to his volunteer work with Habitat for Humanity.
    Career Highlights:
    Built two other unique businesses from the ground up: 
    PayLink Payment Plans (vehicle service contracts) and 
    Looking Glass Networks (fiber optic cables)

    Participated in the deregulation of the local 
    telecommunication market (MCI WorldCom)

    Education: M.B.A., University of Chicago Booth Graduate 
    School of Business; B.A. Physics, Haverford College
  • Rich Smolen, Chief Financial Officer

    Rich is ultimately responsible for making sure Oasis continues to thrive as the leading personal injury financial solution—overseeing all financial, accounting and servicing functions. 
    Career Highlights:
    Diverse background in senior financial positions, including 
    VP, Finance at Telecom Transport Management and Director, 
    Corporate Finance at optionsXpress Holdings, Inc.

    Involved in negotiations related to the establishment, amendment 
    and recapitalization of a $275 million senior credit facility.

    Education: B.S. Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Colin Lawler, Chief Operations Officer

    Managing sales, funding and underwriting, Colin is charged with keeping Oasis running at its most efficient, allowing us to provide cash within hours of an application.
    Career Highlights:
    Name law partner at one of Chicago’s oldest firms, Tews, 
    Theisen & Lawler, where he managed a diverse portfolio of 
    litigation and transactional work

    General Counsel to consortium of family-run Chicago corporations

    Education: J.D., DePaul College of Law, B.A. University of Wisconsin
  • Dave Winkiel, Chief Technology Officer

    Dave manages Information Technology and Software Development, keeping Oasis operating at the leading edge of systems technology. 
    Career Highlights:
    Senior Manager of Software Development and Information Interchange at Intersections, Inc. (Chicago Optional Product division)

    Consultant to leading financial firms: The Northern Trust Bank, CAN Insurance, Thompson Financial and General Growth Properties

    Education: B.A., St. Olaf College
  • Debbie McKean, Chief Marketing Officer 

    Debbie makes sure that our marketing campaigns reach the people who are most in need of money—and that our brand messages are relevant and compelling.
    Career Highlights:
    Worked with multiple Fortune 100 companies, developing strategic marketing and communications plans

    Reinvented the brand and directed all marketing efforts at Western International University as VP of Marketing

    Education: B.A. University of Hartford, Organizational Communications
  • Lou Vena, VP and Controller

    Lou manages the accounting and servicing operations, generating the data that helps us make the best decisions to maintain our leadership position.
    Career Highlights:
    Senior positions at Cargill investor Services (Senior Risk Manager) and Universal Access (Senior Finance Manager)

    Assisted Goldman Sachs CFO in the preparation of company’s initial public offering

    Education: M.B.A., University of Illinois; B.S. Accounting, University of Nevada; Lou is a Certified Pubic Accountant
  • Kevin Connor, General Counsel

    Kevin oversees our corporate legal operations—ensuring that our organization works seamlessly within the laws of the states in which we do business.
    Career Highlights:
    Senior leadership positions with the State of Illinois, including several years as General Counsel and Director of Business Regulation with the Illinois Department of Financial and 
    Professional Regulation

    Over a decade of experience with a Fortune 500 Property and Casualty insurance company, in the financial services division of its legal department.

    Education: J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law; B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Amy Au, Deputy General Counsel and Director, Servicing Department

    Amy manages the company’s servicing, regulatory and compliance functions, helping ensure that each client transaction is executed flawlessly from beginning to end. She also assists in managing the legal department and is a speaker and presenter at national conferences and CLE courses.
    Career Highlights:
    Diverse background as prosecutor, corporate attorney and employment law attorney

    Extensive litigation experience at state and federal courts at both trial and appellate levels

    Certified mediator and experienced negotiator

    Education: J.D., University of San Diego School of Law; B.A. Economics and Political Science, University of Illinois (Chicago, Honors College); M.B.A., Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University (in progress)

Career Opportunities

If you crave a high energy culture, possess a strong work ethic and seek rewards that match achievement, we would like to hear from you.

Oasis Financial values its employees and provides an exceptional benefits package.

Available Positions

Customer Service Representatives We’re looking for full-time individuals with great voices and excellent oral communication skills.

Case Servicing Representatives We’re looking for full-time professionals to add to our dynamic team. The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring and collections on a multi-million dollar portfolio comprised of non-recourse cash fundings to plaintiffs in litigation.

Don’t see a position?

If you feel you can add value to our team, please submit your resume. We will keep it on file.

No recruiters or agencies please

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