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.
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.