Marlette Holdings, a leading financial technology company operating the Best Egg financial platform, announces that Graham Kennedy has joined the team as Managing Director, Head of People and Workplaces, a new role the company created this year. He is responsible for overseeing the company’s human resources organization and people strategy, focusing on all aspects of HR, including talent strategies, employee experience, performance management, leadership development, and workforce digital and physical environments.
“This new leadership role highlights, among other things, the investments our company is making to scale and grow our multi-product business while embracing the remote/hybrid, flexible workplace,” Frank BorchertChief Administrative Officer and Chief Legal Office for Best Egg. “I look forward to building on Graham’s expertise to grow our people in line with our business goals while maintaining the personality of our company that continues to make us a sought-after place to work.”
Best Egg was launched in 2014. Its mission is to help people feel more confident with their finances. They offer fast, easy, and convenient options to pay for anything beyond what they need, especially when they don’t have the savings to cover unexpected expenses. Best Egg’s personal loan products have seen tremendous growth in the past two years, accelerating to $19B of loans with solid credit performance. The company has also diversified its offering, introducing the Best Egg Visa® Credit Card and the free Best Egg Financial Health tool in 2021 and announcing $225 million in equity funding in March 2022.
“I am thrilled to join the Best Egg team at this important time to help shape the people and culture strategy,” Graham KennedyManaging Director, Head People and Workplaces for Best Egg. “I look forward to entering the fintech space and partnering with such a fantastic leadership team. Together, we aim to build a great brand and workplace that will attract and engage the best talent in the U.S.”
Kennedy comes to Fidelity Investments having over 20 years of experience in financial service. Kennedy’s broad experience as an executive in technology and operations gives him unique insight to help lead the development of modern HR and Facilities organizations. He is passionately involved in developing the workplace for the future, shaping employer brand perceptions, as well as building a culture of inclusion and innovation. Digital Workplace Group named him the Digital Workplace Leaders of the Year in 2020 and 2021.