JACKSONVILLE, FL – November 1, 2021 – NYMBUS®, a leading provider of banking technology solutions, today announced the appointment of pioneer business leaders Elise Neel and Mike Bracken to its Industry Advisory Board.
The Nymbus Industry Advisory Board’s esteemed list of members bring diverse expertise for guiding brands, banks, fintechs and credit unions to leverage Nymbus’ unique innovation model, which quickly creates new digital banking products, services and experiences to grow their businesses.
“We’re very excited to welcome Elise and Mike, as Nymbus continues to strengthen our network of accomplished and trusted allies for advising customers in their growth journeys,” said Jeffery Kendall, Chairman and CEO of Nymbus. “Their deep expertise in technology and financial services innovation will be instrumental as we continue accelerating our customers’ digital transformation for delivering exceptional and relevant banking experiences.”
Elise Neel: As SVP of Verizon New Business Incubation, Elise harnesses her fiercely curious builder mindset to scale new software automation businesses fueled by the orchestration power of the 5G future. Her team houses industry experts across strategy, product, technology, sales, marketing and R&D in the areas of location technology, aerial and terrestrial robotics, industrial IoT, and other emergent technologies. Bringing to bear her experience in new business development, big data platforms, geospatial intelligence, analytics, and IoT, the transformative work she is leading is directly fueling Industry 4.0.
Mike Bracken: Mike is a Managing Director in Piper Sandler’s Financial Services Group. His responsibilities include working with issuers and investors to analyze, structure and execute a wide range of equity and debt capital market transactions and, in addition, identify and execute on secular trends and opportunities in the financial services sector including blockchain and digital assets.
Prior to Piper Sandler, Mike was a Vice President with Resource Financial Institutions Group (RFIG), the financial services-focused private equity arm of Resource America, Inc. At RFIG, Mike was tasked with sourcing and executing investment opportunities as well as developing and structuring new investment vehicles. He began his career with Sandler O'Neill + Partners in their Quantitative Analysis and Asset/Liability Management Group.
Neel and Bracken join continuing advisors and accomplished business leaders: Al Dominick, Bill Hampel, Ian Hurst, Nick Kennedy, James Robert Lay, Shelly Loftin, Renee Newman, Cameron Peake, Don Shaver, Hunter Young.
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Nymbus enables banks and credit unions of any size to accelerate growth through new routes to market. This includes a full suite of banking technology applications available to modernize and optimize existing channels, as well as the operational resources to get to market quickly with a full-scale digital bank immediately positioned at capturing new niche customer segments. Whichever growth path you choose, Nymbus buys back decades of lost time and accelerates your ability to engage and support the entire customer journey.