Rachel Schneider is Senior Vice President of Insights & Analytics for the Center for Financial Services Innovation. In this position, Rachel serves as an industry expert on the underbanked, identifying new innovations and documenting trends. She coordinates relationships with academic and industry research partners to ensure that CFSI’s research is timely, action-oriented and impactful.
In addition, Rachel collaborates with financial services companies and others regarding strategy development and product design related to the underbanked market and oversees CFSI’s policy activities. Rachel began her career as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch & Co., though she hails her interest in the underbanked from her days as a VISTA Volunteer. She holds a J.D./M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. from UC Berkeley.