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

"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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