Trey Waters

Senior Manager, Financial Services Solutions
Financial Health Network

As Senior Manager, Financial Services Solutions, Trey partners with financial service providers, employers, and fintechs to develop products and adopt practices that improve financial health. He works on a variety of research and consulting projects for the organization, collaborating with colleagues and clients to advance financial health for vulnerable communities. 

Trey’s responsibilities include leading projects for the Emergency Savings Initiative, a partnership focused on innovative approaches to help more people build emergency savings. Through this work, Trey establishes strong partnerships and encourages employers to adopt emergency savings solutions for their workforces. He has also led place-based financial health research in New Orleans, Memphis, and other communities to identify local challenges and trends.   

Previously, Trey worked as the Program Director for AgriFin Mobile at Mercy Corps, where he developed bundled agriculture and financial services used by over 150,000 farmers across Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Indonesia. He also served as a Savings Specialist at Mennonite Economic Development Associates, helping a microfinance institution develop and roll out a mobile banking channel and savings product for village savings groups. 

A former Peace Corps Volunteer, Trey holds a master’s degree in Social Enterprise from American University and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Colorado.

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