Carlyn runs the Strategy & Innovation team at Freedom Financial Network. She spends her time identifying and executing large strategic initiatives and optimizing the company’s use of data. In her four years at Freedom, the company has quadrupled revenues, increased margins by 40% and grown headcount by 1,000+. She spent her early career on Wall Street in New York, where she helped raise $5bn+ of financing for clients across multiple sectors, invested in structured credit products and ran Deutsche Bank’s LGBT network. Her favorite things are: passion, empathy, data, dance parties, her kids, laughter, adventure and the outdoors. She grew up in D.C., went to Amherst College and Beijing Normal University, and is an alum of Columbia Business School.