Kirsten Trusko is the CEO and Co-Founder of Emerging Markets Coalition – an organization focused on normalizing financial services for underserved markets, currently focused on cannabis related industries. She’s spent a career in FinTech and edgier financial services. Relevant to her current EMC role, previously she’s led the successful drive in lobbying/media/PR/research/education to normalize marginalized and/or underserved markets.
Her prior roles include building and running financial services businesses: CEO of NBPCA (prepaid trade alliance), IRC Advisory (management consulting in FinTech and Cyber), KPMG Consulting, and operational and marketing roles with Transamerica, Case Bank, etc.
Kirsten’s pro-bono work is in anti-human trafficking – especially engaging the financial services industry to partner with law enforcement and government to find and follow the money trail.