Jessie Szymanski

Lending Club

Sr. Director

As a Chief of Staff, Jessie Szymanski drives the direction of the Investor Group at LendingClub. She fosters company growth through strategy, team leadership, and leading cross-functional initiatives. She also serves as Sr. Director of Marketing on the team, driving marketing and communications strategy for investors on the LendingClub platform. She has been a communications and marketing leader for over 13 years with expertise in product and content marketing, sales strategy, and strategic communications in financial services for both rapid-growth startups and established corporations. Currently, she leads a team covering multiple client types including banks, asset managers, hedge funds, and insurance companies. Prior to LendingClub, Jessie was a Vice President at BlackRock leading product marketing initiatives for iShares, the global leader in exchange traded funds (ETFs), in which she successfully brought 30+ new products to market that each generate millions in net new business per year. Jessie holds a B.A. in Public and International affairs from Princeton University and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.

Event Sessions Featuring Jessie Szymanski


Fireside Chat

The evolution of marketplace loans as an asset class

AltFi Toronto Summit 2018 - 5th December 2018

  • Szymanski said that the addressable market in consumer credit “is a $3.3trn opportunity."

  • She added that the firm is still focused on the US market and does not have any plans to expand to new geographies.