December 2016 - Present Co-Founder and CEO @ The Mindful Tech Lab Lead product development, strategic partnerships, revenue and growth for our self care-focused technology company. September 2016 - April 2017 SVP, Product Management @ Citi FinTech Product lead on the development of AI-powered chatbots to help create the digital bank of the future. Left to go full-time on The Mindful Tech Lab (see above)
July 2015 - August 2016 Senior Product Owner @ Lab49 Developed an industry-first digital content platform for the world’s leading investment bank. Created and executed the product roadmap by leading cross-functional teams throughout the entire product lifecycle, from ideation to implementation, in an agile development environment.
March 2014 - February 2016 Co-Founder @ AbridgeMe Led the development, launch, and growth of a community-driven web content platform and iOS application that delivered unbiased explanations on the world’s biggest news stories and reference topics in 100 words or less.
May 2014 - June 2015 Enterprise Architect @ GFI Group Promoted to Enterprise Architect reporting directly to the CTO + COO. Responsible for analyzing, designing, proposing, and implementing process engineering and technology solutions for the electronic trading business.
March 2013 - June 2014 Product Manager/Senior Business Analyst @ GFI Group Helped lead GFI in the development of a Swaps Execution Facility (SEF) to facilitate online derivatives trading - a result of the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform.
February 2012 - February 2013 Private Shares Broker @ GFI Group Joined this startup brokerage desk focused on executing Pre-IPO technology transactions.
September 2010 - February 2012 Project Manager @ GFI Group Made the journey to NYC to become the project lead in the reengineering of acquired companies’ global business processes to provide operational efficiency and standardization with GFI.
May 2009 - September 2010 Independent Consultant @ Penson (now Apex Clearing) Parlayed the independent consulting work to a new client that was in the process of an acquisition and outsourcing back/middle office processes.
March 2009 - April 2009 Independent Consultant @ NEC Just a week after leaving Protiviti (see Financial Crisis 2008), I successfully pitched a former client and was hired for a short consulting project.
July 2006 - March 2009 Senior Consultant, Business Transformation & Strategy @ Protiviti Worked with a global client base across varying sectors with an emphasis on market analysis, business process improvement, technology strategy, and organizational change.
May 2006 Graduated with Honors from Texas Tech University with BBA in Finance + Economics