Our Team

Leadership

  • Laura Barger

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Laura Barger is the Financial Health Network’s Chief Marketing Officer. Under her leadership, the marketing and communications team executes...

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  • Turiya Gray

    Chief People Officer

    Turiya is Chief People Officer at the Financial Health Network, and believes that leadership matters. She is responsible for...

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  • Kelly Emery

    Chief Operating Officer

    Kelly is the Chief Operating Officer at the Financial Health Network and is responsible for leading the organization’s Finance...

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  • Jennifer Tescher

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Jennifer Tescher is the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Financial Health Network (formerly the Center for Financial...

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  • Sarah Gordon

    Chief Market Development Officer

    As Chief Market Development Officer, Sarah Gordon leads the development and ongoing evolution of the Financial Health Network’s organizational...

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  • John Thompson

    Chief Program Officer

    As Chief Program Officer, John is responsible for leading all of the Financial Health Network’s programmatic activity, including its...

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Staff

  • Stephen Arves

    Manager

    A Manager on the Program team, Steve is passionate about research and improving the financial health of others. He...

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  • Sarah Austrin-Willis

    Senior Director

    As Senior Director for the Financial Solutions Lab, Sarah is responsible for the strategic alignment, planning, and execution of...

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  • Mesha Bailey

    Senior Associate

    As as a Senior Associate on the events team, Mesha Bailey is responsible for helping with the planning, logistics...

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  • Matt Bahl

    Vice President, Market Lead Workplace

    Matt Bahl is Vice President and Head of Workplace Financial Health.  In this role Matt leads market development and...

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  • Fawziah Bajwa

    Senior Director

    The Financial Health Network’s mission of improving the financial health of Americans requires collaboration and partnership with many diverse...

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  • Andy Bandyopadhyay

    Head of Product

    As Head of Product, Andy oversees the building of tools to make it easier for organizations to measure and...

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  • Claire Barner

    Director

    Claire is the Director of Operations in the Shared Services Department. She is responsible for technology strategy, legal and...

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  • Mia Barricini

    Director

    As the Financial Health Network’s Director, Development, Mia is responsible for the strategy and execution of the organization’s fundraising...

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  • Naomi Adams Bata

    Vice President

    72% of people living in America are not financially healthy. For Naomi Adams Bata, Vice President of Communications, being...

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  • Beth Brockland

    Senior Director

    As a Senior Director, Beth leads the Financial Health Network’s strategy for financial health in the workplace. With her...

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  • Nancy Castillo

    Vice President

    As the Vice President of Operations, Nancy facilitates organization-wide collaboration and accountability to run a financially and operationally healthy...

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  • Necati Celik

    Associate

    As an Associate on the Program team, Necati Celik dreams of an economy no one is excluded from and...

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  • Laura Cummings

    Director

    Laura is a Director on the Program Team. She works with financial service providers to develop products and services...

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  • Warren Dailey

    Staff Accountant

    As a Staff Accountant, Warren handles accounts payable, billing, reimbursement, credit cards reconciliations and assisting with month-end close, and is grounded...

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  • Andrew Dunn

    Manager

    As a Manager on the Program Team, Andrew Dunn applies a data-centric lens to all aspects of his work....

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  • Darren Easton

    Senior Director

    Darren is a Senior Director on the Program team, responsible for relationships with some of the world’s largest and...

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  • Mark Feldman

    Director

    As a Director on the Program Team, Mark Feldman leverages his background in consulting and financial services to help...

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  • Lindsay Ferguson

    Manager

    As a Manager of Member Support, Lindsay ensures that our Members are best utilizing their Member benefits and find...

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  • Jose Galindo

    Director

    Jose is a Director on the Program Team focusing on the Financial Solutions Lab, a joint effort between JPMorgan...

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  • Andrea Galvez

    Senior Director

    Andrea is Senior Director, Membership & Marketing, leading the strategic direction of all member experience efforts at the Financial...

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  • Thea Garon

    Senior Director

    Thea Garon leads the U.S. Financial Health Pulse, a groundbreaking research initiative designed to monitor and track the financial...

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  • Hannah Gdalman

    Associate

    As an Associate on the Program Team, Hannah supports the Financial Health Network’s consulting and research efforts. She believes...

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  • Elaine Golden

    Associate

    As a member of the program team, Elaine conducts research and provides advisory services to help improve the financial...

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  • Karen Graham

    Director

    Karen supports innovative providers working on solutions to improve consumer financial health. As a Director on the Program team,...

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  • Meghan Greene

    Director

    Meghan Greene is a Director on the Financial Health Network’s program team, where she manages research, consulting, and innovation...

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  • Ashley Hannon

    Manager

    As a Manager on the Member Support team, Ashley builds relationships with our members and ensure that members are...

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  • Karla Henriquez

    Senior Associate

    As a Senior Associate on the Program Team, Karla supports different projects, research, and member relationships to continue building...

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  • Stacy Huston

    Director

    As the Director, Digital at the Financial Health Network, Stacy is responsible for digital platforms, environments, and marketing. She...

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  • Naishia Jackson

    Associate

    As a New York City native, Naishia Jackson has always been driven to promote the personal growth and advancement...

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  • Heidi Johnson

    Director

    Heidi believes that a deep understanding of consumers’ motivations and preferences can illuminate a path for innovation that supports...

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  • Amelia Josephson

    Manager

    Amelia brings a deep commitment to promoting financial health through cross-sector collaborations to her role as a Manager on...

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  • Mimi Joy

    Director

    Mimi is the Head of Partnerships at the Financial Health Network. She manages Membership expansion, focusing on delivering value...

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  • Arjun Kaushal

    Associate

    Arjun believes that financial empowerment is a key accelerator to helping underserved communities realize their full potential. As a...

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  • Devina Khanna

    Manager

    Devina is passionate about financial health and the role of technology in expanding access to quality financial products. She’s...

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  • Hannah Kramer

    Manager

    Hannah is an Manager on the Program Team at the Financial Health Network and applies her background in communications,...

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  • Kelsey Kruslak

    Manager

    As a Manager on the Marketing and Communications team, Kelsey supports and manages digital marketing efforts for the Financial...

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  • Tanya Ladha

    Senior Director

    Tanya is a Senior Director working with a wide variety of financial services providers to identify, integrate and distribute...

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  • Maria Lajewski

    Director

    Maria enjoys working at the intersection of technology and behavior change, and is passionate about products and programs that...

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  • Rob Levy

    Vice President

    Rob Levy is Vice President, Research and Measurement at the Financial Health Network where he leads the research and...

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  • Jennifer Majka

    Staff Accountant

    As the Financial Health Network’s Staff Accountant, Jennifer Majka assists within the functions of accounts payable, accounts receivable, and...

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  • Farah Manjiyani

    Manager

    Farah is motivated to enhance the lives of the most vulnerable through improved financial health. As a Program Manager,...

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  • Julie McCullough

    Manager

    As the Financial Health Network’s Events Manager, Julie leads the production of all event-related logistics and operational support for...

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  • Stephanie McKeiver

    Executive Assistant

    Stephanie currently provides executive support to the Chief Program Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Market Development Officer, and the...

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  • Dan Miller

    Manager

    Dan believes companies should make financial health a strategic focus for how they do business. As a Manager on...

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  • Dan Murphy

    Manager

    As a Manager on the Program Team in the Financial Health Network’s Washington DC office, Dan focuses on policy...

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  • Chandni Ohri

    Director

    Chandni believes that financial health is critical to leading a happy and fulfilled life. She works to improve the...

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  • Sarah Parker

    Senior Director

    Sarah Parker is a Senior Director on the Program Team, working on various research and consulting projects, including several...

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  • Brenton Peck

    Director

    Brenton Peck is a Director on the Program team at the Financial Health Network. Leveraging his previous roles at...

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  • Garry Reeder

    Vice President

    In his role as Vice President of Innovation and Policy, Garry sets the strategic direction and is responsible for...

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  • Jacquelyn Reineke

    Manager

    Jacquelyn is a Manager on the Communications team at Financial Health Network. In this role, she supports content development,...

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  • Maurice Richardson

    Vice President

    Maurice is the vice President of Finance. He is responsible for managing the accounting and finance functions of the...

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  • Helen Robb

    Senior Manager

    Helen is a Senior Manager on the Program team. She focuses on building data tools to help projects leverage...

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  • Alejandra Ruales

    Senior Manager

    Alejandra is passionate about economic development and believes the power of technology as a key tool to building a...

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  • Josh Sledge

    Senior Director

    As a Senior Director on the Financial Health Network’s Program team, Josh supports innovative financial services providers working on...

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  • Corey Stone

    Entrepreneur in Residence

    Corey has had a long association with the Financial Health Network, first advising on its inception, then leading one...

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  • Kristian Torres

    Associate

    As an Associate on the Operations Team, Kristian supports business operations with his expert Salesforce skills, creative solutions, and...

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  • Rhonda Turner-Pettis

    Manager

    Rhonda is passionate about improving financial health and fighting predatory financial practices. As Manager of Member Support, she helps...

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  • Allegra Twichell

    Associate

    Allegra is an Operations Associate at the Financial Health Network. She helps with facility operations, HR and recruitment, and...

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  • Nadia van de Walle

    Director

    As a Director and Head of Impact on the Programs Team, Nadia leads impact strategy and measurement work for...

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  • Marisa Walster

    Senior Director

    Financial Health can impact you everyday, across all aspects of your life. Marisa is motivated to use her expertise...

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  • Trey Waters

    Manager

    A Manager on the Program Team, Trey is passionate about developing innovative products that can improve financial health and...

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  • Adrienne White-Faines

    Vice President, Market Lead Healthcare

    With her background in healthcare strategy, and constant commitment to improve health status of populations across the globe, White-Faines...

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  • Rachel Yamron

    Senior Associate

    As the Senior Associate on the Digital team, Rachel is responsible for executing across the Financial Health Network’s social...

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Board of Directors

  • Bei Ling

    Managing Director and Global Head of Talent, Development, and Total Rewards, JPMorgan Chase

    Bei Ling is a Managing Director and Global Head of Talent, Development, and Total Rewards for JPMorgan Chase. In...

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  • Mark Ernst, Board Chair

    Managing Partner, Bellevue Capital

    Mark is the Managing Partner of Bellevue Capital,  a private investment firm specializing in early-stage venture capital and mezzanine financing. Investments...

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  • Adrienne Harris

    Former Chief Business Development Officer/General Counsel, States Title, Inc.

    Adrienne is the former Chief Business Development Officer and General Counsel of insure-tech company States Title, Inc. She previously...

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  • Gina Harman

    CEO, Accion, The U.S. Network

    Gina Harman is the CEO of Accion’s U.S. Network, the only nationwide nonprofit microfinance and small-business lending network in...

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  • Brett King

    Founder, Moven

    Brett King is the founder of Moven, the first app and debit card to provide real-time behavioral feedback to...

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  • Roderick King, MD, MPH

    Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

    Roderick King is the CEO of the Florida Institute for Health Innovation, Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and...

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  • Len Laufer

    Chief Executive Officer and Senior Managing Director, Cerberus Technology Solutions, LLC

    Len is the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Managing Director, Cerberus Technology Solutions, LLC, which is the Firm’s operating...

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  • Ben Mangan

    Executive Director, BerkeleyHaas Center for Social Sector Leadership

    Ben Mangan has used the past 25 years to spark prosperity and possibility in new ways. Early in his...

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  • Judith Samuelson

    Founder/Executive Director, Business and Society Program, Aspen Institute

    Judith Samuelson is founder and Executive Director of the Business and Society Program at the Aspen Institute, driving the...

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  • Jennifer Tescher

    President & Chief Executive Officer, Financial Health Network

    Jennifer Tescher is President & CEO of the Financial Health Network, the nation’s authority on consumer financial health. Tescher...

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  • Ellen Seidman, Member Emerita

    Urban Institute, Senior Fellow

    Ellen Seidman is a Senior Fellow at the Urban Institute, focusing on housing finance and community development.  She is...

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Senior Advisors

  • Arjan Schütte

    Core Innovation Capital, Founder Managing Partner

    Arjan Schütte is the founder and a managing partner of Core Innovation Capital, a leading venture capital fund investing...

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  • Rachel Schneider

    Omidyar Network Entrepreneur-in-Residence

    Rachel Schneider is currently the Omidyar Network Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Aspen Institute Financial Security Program (FSP), and co-author of...

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Funders and Supporters

The Financial Health Network is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We are grateful for the support that the following organizations and individuals provide to further our mission.

Founding Partner

Operating and Program Support Provided by

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Individual Donors

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Todd and Diane Baker

Jo Ann Barefoot

Susan Ehrlich

Mark Ernst

Len and Terry Laufer

Nancy and Kevin Rhein

Jane Thompson

How We Work with Philanthropic Organizations and Partners

Since our founding, the Financial Health Network has worked with a long list of philanthropic organizations and funders committed to improving financial services for all Americans.

Philanthropies, organizations, and individuals committed to social change play a critical role in the Financial Health Network’s mission to improve financial health. From financial support to strategic guidance, deep funder relationships make possible a wide variety of in-depth consumer research and programs that test innovative ideas, inform high-quality product design, and scale solutions that promote consumer success.

Because of strong support from nationally-recognized organizations committed to social change, we conduct key research to improve people’s lives, including the U.S. Financial Diaries project, annual Financially Underserved Market Sizing Papers, the 2014 Financial Health Consumer Study, and more.

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We Welcome Cy Pres Awards

The Financial Health Network welcomes “cy pres” awards to support our work to improve the financial health of consumers, especially the underserved. Cy pres awards allow unclaimed settlement funds from class action lawsuits to be distributed to organizations that further the interests of the underlying class members. Class counsel often has the ability to nominate charitable organizations like the Financial Health Network to receive these funds.

The Financial Health Network has been a recipient of cy pres awards in the past in cases involving credit practices and consumer protection. If you have any questions about whether the Financial Health Network might be appropriate for cy pres in a particular case, please contact Mia Barricini at mbarricini@finhealthnetwork.org.