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Breaking Banks Fintech

Breaking Banks Fintech

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March 05th 2015:FinTech Aid for Refugees

One of the missions inside the FinTech revolution is financial inclusion. Of the 2.5 billion people who have no access to a traditional bank, 1 billion have cell phones. That number is only growing, and the potential to increase financial opportunities to this hugely underserved population has become part of the creed of the FinTech community. Today, on Breaking Banks, we will explore how FinTech is utilized in the Syrian Refugee Crisis and how innovation can aid those in distress. Brett will be joined by Scott McCormack, President, Social Money to talk about their grant from the Gates

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Sam Maule

Sam Maule serves as a Consulting Manager at Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group. He joined the firm in June 2011 focusing on the Cards & Payments Community of Practice. In this role, Sam provides industry subject matter knowledge and experience to CG’s Financial Services clients in support of projects such as Consumer and Commercial Card portfolio management, emerging payments, Loyalty & Prepaid, and on-line/mobile banking. Prior to CG, Sam held management positions with TSYS in a number of Consumer and Commercial Card roles to include digital card management, mobile, loyalty & prepaid, and consultative services. These positions were focused both on domestic and international clie
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Scott McCormack

Scott McCormack serves as President of the company. Mr. McCormack brings 18-plus years of successful business development and financial industry experience to his role on the SmartyPig executive team. Mr. McCormack served as Senior Director at TMS – smartOne Prepaid Solutions, a longstanding icon in the prepaid payment industry, and Vice President of Debit/ATM products at First National Bank prior to joining SmartyPig. Mr. McCormack joined First National Bank in 1993, beginning his time in the credit card division, and later holding various executive positions in national consumer marketing and product and business development. He held responsibility for the debit and ATM business lines at
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Christine Duhaime

Christine Duhaime is a prominent financial regulatory lawyer and an author and speaker. She is an anti-money laundering legal specialist with expertise in financial regulation, digital financial services (such as Bitcoin), terrorist financing, bribery, money laundering law and sanctions in regulated industries such as banks, money services businesses and casinos. She is the author of the upcoming first legal text on digital finance, and the Co-Chair of the Western Chapter of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists. She is a member of the Judicial Advisory Committee, which participates in the selection process for the federal appointment of judges. Christine is frequ
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Barri Shorey

Barri Shorey is the enterprise development and employment technical advisor at the International Rescue Committee (IRC). Barri began working at IRC in 2006 at the very beginnings of the livelihoods and economic programming sector. As TA Barri supports enterprise and employment based programming in IRC’s Syria Response portfolio supporting the progression from meeting basic needs to more livelihoods focused humanitarian responses. Prior to that Barri served as youth and livelihoods advisor providing support to IRC’s West Africa, Rwanda, Burundi, Haiti and Kenya programs with a specific focus on curriculum development, microfranchise/microenterprise development and private sector partnershi
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2193/breaking-banks-fintech 19/10/2017 12:00 19/10/2017 01:00 Breaking Banks Fintech https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2193/breaking-banks-fintech One of the missions inside the FinTech revolution is financial inclusion. Of the 2.5 billion people who have no access to a traditional bank, 1 billion have cell phones. That number is only growing, and the potential to increase financial opportunities to this hugely underserved population has become part of the creed of the FinTech community. Today, on Breaking Banks, we will explore how FinTech is utilized in the Syrian Refugee Crisis and how innovation can aid those in distress. Brett will be joined by Scott McCormack, President, Social Money to talk about their grant from the Gates Foundation for their mission in India. Then we will be talking to Sam Maule, Consultant with Carlisle and Gallagher, about his work with the Digital Finance Institute (DFI) http://digifin.org/ and the International Rescue Committee, (IRC) http://www.rescue.org/ He will be joined by Christine Duhaime, Executive Director of DFI and Barri Shorey, Enterprise Development Advisor of the IRC. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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