Harvest, the leading provider of integrated savings and wealth solutions for the financial industry, announced today that it has appointed three new members to its board of directors: Lynn Roche, former EVP of the Banking Division at FIS Global, Susan Hawkins, Head of Enterprise Payments at TD Bank, and Jennifer Grancio, former Managing Director at BlackRock.
“We are thrilled to welcome Lynn, Susan, and Jennifer as new directors to the Harvest board,” said Drew Sievers, Harvest’s CEO. “Their complementary set of skills and invaluable experience further Harvest’s strategy of seamlessly linking retail savings and wealth solutions for banks, credit unions, and enterprise wealth firms. We are excited that they chose Harvest and look forward to their valuable perspectives and contributions.”
Lynn Roche is former EVP of the Banking Division at FIS Global. Lynn has accumulated more than 30 years of industry expertise from running a $2.5B Banking Division with more than 8,000 employees to managing core banking, wealth and retirement, digital, image, output solutions, and managed IT and network services divisions. Lynn will be replacing Scott Stiegler, SVP Corporate Finance as the FIS director on Harvest’s board.
Susan Hawkins is currently Head of Enterprise Payments at TD bank in Toronto. Prior to her role at TD Bank, Susan spent 20 years at Metavante and FIS, running eBanking and Digital Services. As as early pioneer in digital banking and payments, Susan has over 20 years of experience developing, maintaining, and growing customer-facing bank technologies.
Jennifer Grancio currently runs her own consultancy, Grancio Capital, in which she works directly with CEOs and founders to drive revenue growth and build new industry leaders. Jennifer most recently spent 15 years at BlackRock as a Managing Director, overseeing iShares distribution across Europe, North America, and worldwide. As one of the founding team members of iShares ETFs, Jennifer has deep wealth industry experience managing P&Ls, strategy, business development, sales, marketing and partnerships.
“These experienced leaders join the Harvest board at a very exciting time,” said Doug Fritz, F2 Strategy. “Customer expectations are increasingly driving bank leaders and wealth managers to integrate digital technologies across their entire ecosystem, and Harvest is enabling financial institutions to do just that. Across the industry, I think we can expect to see more unified solutions along a customer’s full financial journey from savings to wealth, and I’m interested to see how Harvest’s vision to help financial institutions create positive, life-long financial outcomes for their customers manifests over this coming year."
Harvest’s other board directors include Kelly Rodriques, CEO at Forge and Managing Partner at Operative Capital, Rob Rueckert, Managing Director at Sorensen Capital Partners, and Jay Coppoletta, Chief Corporate Development and Legal Officer at PEAK6 Investments.
ABOUT HARVEST SAVINGS & WEALTH TECHNOLOGIES
Harvest Savings & Wealth Technologies delivers integrated, enterprise-grade digital savings and investment technology to banks, credit unions, trust companies, and other financial institutions. The firm’s technology was architected and engineered to deliver cutting edge, end-to- end digital solutions that unify and automate a bank’s savings, wealth and trust solutions. Harvest supports multiple custodial and trust systems. Harvest is a technology company and has no direct-to-consumer digital advisory offering. For more information, visit http://www.harvestsw.com