CCG Catalyst's Kate Drew one of Top 100 Women in Fintech

23 April 2021 1 min. read
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Kate Drew, director of research at CCG Catalyst, is one of Fintech Magazine’s Top 100 Women in Fintech 2021.

The list, which is voted on by readers and then chosen by Fintech Magazine, recognizes “female executives that are having a profound impact on fintech’s development globally.”

Some of the notable names on the list include Judith Erwin (CEO of Grasshopper), Jane Frazer (CEO of Citigroup), and Cristina Junqueira (co-founder of Nubank).

“All the women featured here have earned their place as well as the respect of their peers through hard work, talent, and determination. They have battled discrimination their entire lives, yet still rise to the top of their professions,” said Stacy Norman, COO of Fintech Magazine publisher BizClick Media Group. “We congratulate everyone on this list for their dedication, vision, and inspirational leadership.”CCG Catalyst's Kate Drew one of Top 100 Women in FintechKate Drew joined CCG Catalyst, a Phoenix-headquartered banking and fintech consultancy, in October 2020 as director of research. In her role at CCG, Drew leads client facing research projects on topics including open banking, digital channels, payments, lending, blockchain, and AI – conducting field studies based on desk research, conference and event findings, and interviews with industry leaders.

She has more than a decade of professional experience, with a focus on leading data-driven research projects, creating fintech industry thought leadership, and managing editorial content for publications.

Prior to joining CCG, Drew was a manager of fintech solutions and research at Grant Thornton. Prior to that, she was managing editor of Business Insider Intelligence. Earlier in her career, Drew was a senior analyst and editor at Value Line, a New York-based investment research firm.

She holds an MA from New York University and a BS from Villanova University.

Aside from her work in fintech consulting, Drew is also a board member of Girls in Tech, a nonprofit focused on ending the gender gap in the technology industry.