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January 25
Ralph Dangelmeier ‘88, Founder & CEO, BlueSnap (in person)

A 25-year veteran in the payment industry, and current CEO of BlueSnap, Ralph Dangelmaier has spent his career creating financial products, while growing both public and private companies. Stemming from his years of industry experience, Ralph brings a wealth of knowledge related to leading strategy, marketing, sales, product development and other initiatives to BlueSnap’s global customer base. Most recently, Ralph was named one of the Top 50 SaaS CEOs by the SaaS Report and a finalist in Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year program. Prior, Ralph served as the President of ACI Worldwide and CEO of P&H Solutions ...
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February 3
Alissa Onofrio ‘17, Cash Management a& Treasury Lead, Americas, Flywire (on zoom)

Alissa Onofrio graduated cum laude from Stonehill College in 2017 with a BSBA in finance and a minor in economics.  Upon graduation, she joined John Hancock as an Investment Analyst in their Investment Division Rotational Program.  She completed four six-month rotations over the course of two years<br>compliance, Hancock Natural Resource Group, risk and ESG in London and real estate.  Alissa graduated from the program in 2019 and landed a permanent position as an Investment Operations Analyst at Hancock Capital Management.  Alissa decided to leave the private equity world and now works at a high growth fintech company in downtown Boston ...
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February 17
Ali Ouedraogo, Head of Expansion Strategy, MFS Africa (on Zoom)

Ali is currently Head of Expansion Strategy in the Emerging Enterprise department at MFS Africa. MFS Africa is one of the largest digital payment platforms on the continent with the ambition and vision of “making borders matter less” when it comes to digital transactions. The MFS Africa Hub is connected to more than 320 million mobile wallets in about 33 countries with more than 600 corridors. The use cases are diverse, but the goal is the same: making payments as easy as making a phone call. As part of his role in the Emerging Enterprise department, Ali supervises the roll-out ...
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March 17
Nick Maynard, Senior Vice President, Commonwealth (on Zoom)

Nick Maynard is a Senior Vice President for Commonwealth, where he has spent almost 15 years building, piloting, and scaling innovations to improve the lives of financially vulnerable Americans. Commonwealth has helped nearly 1M Americans save more than $3 billion. Nick is an expert on savings innovation, especially prize-linked savings, gamification and tax-time savings; and he has led successful strategic partnerships with Walmart, Staples, and H&R Block. As part of the Blackrock Emergency Savings Initiative, Nick currently leads efforts deploying proven, innovative savings to LMI Americans at scale via their employers, financial services firms, fintech partners, and gig platforms. Nick is also exploring innovative ...
March 27<br>Bill Hebert ‘82, FIX Trading Community, Co-Chair & Cmte; HR2fit, New Business Development; SRI Infotech, Advisory Board (in person)

March 27
Bill Hebert ‘82, FIX Trading Community, Co-Chair & Cmte; HR2fit, New Business Development; SRI Infotech, Advisory Board (in person)

William H. Hebert is a senior industry advisor and director working with various organizations and committees in both financial services and other industries. Throughout his career Mr. Hebert has been responsible for strategic technology, product and business development, electronic trading & trading systems technology, global market structure initiatives, client relationship management and strategic partnerships.  Mr. Hebert most recently served as managing director of the Financial Information Forum (FIF), partner and managing director at Alpha Omega Financial Systems, and as vice president and director of Strategic Development and Trading Solutions for Fidelity Capital Markets and the Institutional Products Group of Fidelity Investments, where he managed the various aspects ...
Kristin DeMeo

March 31
Kristin DeMeo, Crypto COO, Lonk Inc. (in person)

Kristin graduated from Stonehill in 2008 with a BS in business administration and has spent most of her career in the quantitative investment management space.  For the last 3+ years, she has been at the vanguard of the next great frontier of fintech as Chief Operating Officer at Lonk, a crypto proprietary trading firm and liquidity provider that deploys alpha-driven quantitative strategies. She is an entrepreneur and a builder with multiple successful greenfield launches (including two in the digital asset space). Prior to diving into the cryptoverse, Kristin was an early hire to Morgan Stanley’s elite Process Driven Trading unit, later ...
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April 7
Deniz Johnson, COO, Stratfy & Pera Partners LLC, Founder/Principal (in person)

Deniz Johnson is a digital transformation expert and FinTech Executive with the history of successfully implementing emerging technology and building innovative culture in established firms. Johnson has a proven track record leading large-scale initiatives in industries at leading financial services, software, and healthcare companies across the Americas and EMEA. As a FinTech thought leader, Johnson is passionate about the responsible use of AI and Machine Learning (ML) in highly regulated industries to both drive business value and increase inclusivity. Johnson is the COO of Stratyfy, a responsible AI company with a proprietary, transparent AI technology that materially improves decision systems ...
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April 21
Anthony Gracia, Director, Account Management, U.S. Market Development, MasterCard International (in person)

Mr. Gracia has been with MasterCard for over 26 years and currently is the Director, Account Management Acceptance Partner Channel.  Responsible for the business development, sales strategy and operational account management of Global Payments, Inc. the third-largest third-party payment processor for financial institutions in North America, and a major worldwide processor.  Developed Go-To-Market Acceptance Partner Channel strategy with specific focus on Digital Payments, Security/Fraud Solutions managing the Top 42 Independent Software Vendors, Payment Gateways and Point of Sale Hardware Providers in the U.S. Prior to taking the Director position, he was Senior Business Leader, Acquirer Relations responsible for the business ...