Lynn Cherry: One of the Top 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology of 2020

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    "The Financial Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Women Leaders in    Financial Technology of 2020. In uncertain economic times and as the demand for financial    technology increases, these women have stepped up to the plate to aid the companies they serve in producing innovative, secure, and user-friendly solutions for businesses and    individuals alike. They were nominated by their colleagues and peers for their notable    company and industry contributions and were selected for their demonstrated successes. This    year’s awardees span executive leadership, marketing, HR, compliance, and security    positions, among others, and all have adeptly and passionately fulfilled their unique    leadership roles.

   The fintech industry is rapidly evolving, and to meet complex standards is no easy task.    Each of the women represented has demonstrated an expert ability to adapt to changing    markets, strengthen company procedures, and pilot new initiatives. The exemplary leadership    they demonstrate has made a significant impact on the success of their companies and will    continue to drive innovation and growth now more than ever. Please join us in recognizing    The Top 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology of 2020.

   15. Lynn Cherry, Brightwell Payments, Inc.        Chief Compliance Officer

   With more than 20 years of financial services and payments experience, Lynn Cherry is an    industry veteran. As Chief Compliance Officer at Brightwell Payments, Inc., Lynn leads    regulatory compliance and risk management which touches all areas of the organization.    Having previously served as Chief Compliance Officer for Skylight Financial (acquired by    Netspend, a TSYS company), and after years of cross-training in every business unit within    Skylight, Cherry has always been focused on meeting the unique needs of the underserved.

   Cherry’s varied background and multi-disciplinary approach have cultivated her ability to    take practical yet non-linear approaches to address business opportunities and customer    experience. She has crafted programs and helped drive thoughtful and compliant innovation    throughout her career and has been instrumental in developing the manner in which Brightwell    creates and delivers products and services to global workers through its internal offerings    and partnerships. Cherry holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from    Shorter University and is currently pursuing a Juris Master degree at the Emory University    School of Law."

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