Chief Operating Officer
Jean Donnelly is COO of Sandbox Banking, a FinTech startup that creates Banking as a Service infrastructure connecting banks and fintechs. She is a proven business leader with extensive experience driving growth initiatives from start-ups to well established companies. With over twenty years of experience in leading technology, operations, and process excellence within both the financial services and clean tech industries, Jean has a portfolio of proven tools to help move businesses forward including building partnerships, product design and business transformation. She is actively involved in the FinTech/Financial Services industry and has strong relationships with financial institutions, startups, accelerators, regulators and universities. Most recently, she built and led the nonprofit accelerator, FinTech Sandbox, which focuses on helping over 200 start-ups utilize data and grow their business. Jean received her undergraduate degree in industrial engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and her MBA at University of Edinburgh. She is a mentor for the Hack Diversity, MassChallenge FinTech, and TechStars programs. She is a member of the Women Invested Advisory Council, an initiative by the Boston-based nonprofit, Commonwealth and is also an industry advisor for the University of Edinburgh’s fintech program.