CCG Catalyst adds fintech expert Scarlett Sieber

19 July 2019 2 min. read
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CCG Catalyst Consulting Group, a financial services sector–focused management consultancy, has brought in financial services and fintech expert Scarlett Sieber as a managing director and chief strategy and innovation officer. She will be based in the firm’s New York office.

A highly sought-after speaker, Sieber specializes in driving organizational change at global enterprises and startups in the financial services sphere.

Sieber currently serves a senior advisor for NASA’s Cross Industry Innovation Summit, is a senior editor at fintech platform Money20/20, and was previously a vice president at USAA Labs – which showcases innovations and awards from members of the insurance and banking company.

Sieber was named one of the Top 100 Women in Fintech 2019 and a Top 10 Fintech Influencer in the US. She regularly contributes to publications such as Forbes and Huffington Post on the topic of financial services sector strategy.

CCG Catalyst adds fintech expert Scarlett Sieber

Sieber was previously chief innovation officer of Opus Bank, where she led the public retail and commercial bank’s digital strategy and transformation. Before that, she was SVP of business development at global bank BBVA, accelerating US innovation strategy, securing ecosystem partnerships, and leading the bank’s millennial initiative in the US.

Prior to BBVA, Sieber was COO and co-founder of Infomous, a data visualization tech startup, working with clients such as The London Olympics, Super Bowl XLVII, and The Economist. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Fordham University.

“We are very excited about Ms. Sieber joining us at CCG Catalyst,” Paul Schaus, president & CEO of CCG Catalyst, said. “Scarlett represents the future, and comes to the firm as a leader and subject matter expert from fintech and banking. Her vision is uniquely positioned to lead the convergence of the industry.”

Sieber commented, “I’m looking forward to being part of the future of CCG and having an impact on all aspects of the financial services ecosystem, including banks, credit unions, fintechs, vendors, industry events, and venture capitalists.”

Headquartered in Phoenix, CCG specializes in strategy, M&A, and IT consulting services for financial services clients in North America. Founded in 1998, the firm has further offices in Austin, Atlanta, Washington, DC, Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle.

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