Brightwell CCO Recognized

Award honors exceptional women playing leading roles at companies shaping the fintech sector

ATLANTA, GA (September 22, 2020) — Brightwell, a FinTech company that helps global workers get paid and send and spend money safely and efficiently worldwide, today announces that its Chief Compliance Officer, Lynn Cherry, has been recognized by The Financial Technology Report as one of the Top 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology of 2020.

The award celebrates exceptional women in leadership positions at the companies shaping the financial technology sector. Nominated by their colleagues and peers for their notable company and industry contributions, the 2020 recipients were selected for their demonstrated successes and for adeptly and passionately fulfilling their unique leadership roles. According to The Financial Technology Report, the Top 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology of 2020 are women who in uncertain economic times and as the demand for financial technology increases, 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 as well as adapt to changing markets, strengthen company procedures, and pilot new initiatives.

"Lynn is an incredible leader and source of inspiration to the entire team at Brightwell," said Larry Hipp, CEO at Brightwell. "She has crafted programs and helped drive thoughtful and compliant innovation throughout her career and been instrumental in developing the manner in which Brightwell creates and delivers products and services to global workers. We are thrilled that Lynn's hard work and contributions to our company and the rapidly advancing fintech sector are being recognized."

With more than 20 years of financial services and payments experience, Lynn Cherry is an industry veteran. As Chief Compliance Officer at Brightwell, she leads regulatory compliance and risk management across the business. Cherry's background and multi-disciplinary approach have cultivated her ability to take practical, yet non-linear approaches to address business opportunities and customer experience.

About Brightwell

Brightwell is an Atlanta-based payments technology company that provides financial products to send money securely anywhere in the world. Companies of all sizes use their software and APIs to increase revenue, mitigate risk, and reduce costs. Brightwell offers a remittance platform that is easy to integrate with using SDKs or APIs as well as an A.I. risk detection engine to help stay ahead of fraud attacks. Brightwell's mobile-first platform to pay global workers is another suite of financial tools that help to simplify personal finances for communities that are traditionally underserved in the marketplace. Driven by a passion for financial inclusion and empowerment, Brightwell is living out its mission to create products that help people across the globe feel more connected to and in control of their money. For more information, visit

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This press release was originally published by PR Newswire on September 22, 2020.