Carrie Russell

Strategic Advisor

Carrie is a leader of transformational change and innovation with 25 years experience in North American Financial Service and Financial Technology Organizations. Business Unit leadership of consumer and business to business product and services organizations leveraging technology as an enabler. Advanced and demonstrated ability to deliver organic growth by leading teams in the creation of new business model and products strategies that have yielded a consistent and track record of superior results. Equally seasoned in planning and managing acquisitions that have been transformational in nature, playing key roles in the strategic evaluation phase and leading the post acquisition integration and change management efforts. 

Executive experience includes roles at D+H Financial Technology, TD Bank, TD Wealth Management, CFDS (as DST company), and CIBC. Board roles have included Canadian Payments Association, Acxsys, Interac, and the Operations Committee Chair of Canadian Bankers Association, as well as voluntary board member of Young People’s Theatre (2006 – 2012) 

Specialties: Strategy Creation and Planning, Product and Business Model Innovation, Acquisition Assessment and Integration, Brand Development and Corporate Communications, Product Management and Marketing, Payments, Wealth Management, Research & Development, Innovation, Data & Analytics, Channel Management and Product Operation

Carrie can be reached at 647-280-0552 or crussell@fintechgrowthsyndicate.com