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Collective’s CMO, Galvea Kelly, Named as a “Top 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology” of 2021

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Galvea Kelly, Chief Marketing Officer for Collective, has been named as a “Top 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology” by the Financial Technology Report. Collective is the first all-in-one, subscription based, back office platform, designed to give self-employed people the technology, team and community they need to focus on their passion, not their paperwork.

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Galvea Kelly, CMO, Collective

Galvea Kelly, CMO, Collective

The Financial Technology Report provides industry executives, professionals and investors with important news and information on the financial technology industry. ​​Their annual award selections are chosen from hundreds of nominations and recognize top performing companies, CEOs, women leaders, and executives who have achieved notable success in the past year.

“Galvea has demonstrated exceptional leadership and has an outstanding track record of driving results for Collective,” said Hooman Radfar, CEO of Collective. “She has played a key role in leading our efforts to build and empower the business-of-one community and realize our vision to make them more financially successful by enabling them to focus on their passion, not their paperwork.”

Since joining Collective a year and a half ago, Kelly has built the brand and marketing team from scratch and led the development of the company’s go to market strategy. As a result, Collective has grown over 8x and currently has a waitlist of 25,000 people. Prior to joining Collective, Galvea led global marketing teams and internal advertising agencies at Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy (LVMH), L’Oreal and Revlon. Having transformed marketing across those organizations, Kelly has shifted her storytelling chops to Fintech. She is passionate about helping the most underserved community of entrepreneurs in the US, businesses-of-one.

Kelly has shown extraordinary leadership by inspiring others and helping to foster a positive, diverse and inclusive working atmosphere. As a female leader in technology, her passion is mentoring, uniting and inspiring the next generation of female leaders and entrepreneurs.

About The Financial Technology Report

The Financial Technology Report is a comprehensive source for market research and insights, business news, investment activity and corporate actions related to the financial technology sector. Based in New York City, the firm is run by a seasoned team of editors, writers and media professionals highly knowledgeable on financial technology and the various companies, executives and investors that make up the sector.

About Collective

Collective is the first online back office platform designed for businesses-of-one. Collective’s technology and team of trusted advisors gives their members the freedom to focus on what matters by taking care of everything from business incorporation to accounting, bookkeeping, tax services and access to a thriving community – all-in-one platform. Collective wants running your own business to be as seamless as taking a full-time job. The company is run by a group of serial entrepreneurs and businesses-of-one who believe in empowering self-employed people to enjoy the same tax savings that big companies get. They’re a San Francisco-based startup backed by General Catalyst, QED, Google’s Gradient Ventures, Expa and prominent investors who have financed and built iconic companies like YouTube, Substack, Twitch, Box, Hims, Instacart, Lyft, and more.