Jennifer Tescher is the President and CEO of the Financial Health Network, the leading authority on financial health and a trusted resource for business leaders, policymakers and innovators working to improve the financial health of their customers, employees, and communities.
Tescher founded the Financial Health Network (known until 2019 as the Center for Financial Services Innovation) in 2004 and has since achieved notable success in envisioning and championing a future where all people, especially those who are most vulnerable, have the day-to-day financial systems they need to be resilient and thrive. The Financial Health Network engages with over 160 member organizations, consults with companies across the globe, and has invested in tech startups that now reach more than 2 million customers.
She has become a nationally known expert on financial health, frequently quoted in national and financial press including The New York Times, NPR’s Marketplace, and the Washington Post, with major speaking engagements across a broad spectrum of industry and policy convenings. In addition to being an Advisory Council member, she is currently a member of the board of Elevate Energy, and a member of Bank of America’s National Consumer Advisory Council. She is a regular contributing writer to Forbes on the intersection of financial health and innovation.