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Bridging the Gap Between Fintech and Financial Institutions

April 11, 2024

4:10 - 5:00 PM

Valley of the Sun E

A game plan for both fintechs and financial institutions to partner in a mutually beneficial collaboration that creates an ecosystem of safety and soundness.

Teresa Burton | Fractional Risk Officer | Kaleidoscope GRC

Teresa is a self described dot collector and philomath driven by curiosity.  She has been an advisor to startups and early stage fintechs for 10 years.  She is passionate about bridging the gap between fintechs and financial organizations.  She currently serves as an executive in residence with RevTech Labs and serves on the advisory board of several startups.  Teresa serves on the board of Finsiders, a non-profit focused on supporting the fintech community.  She is also an ambassador for The Founders Arena, a wealthtech accelerator out of Arlington, TX.


Throughout her 25 year career in the financial industry she has managed many different projects from small technology implementations to complex divestiture sales and bankruptcies.  She is a vendor management thought leader with extensive experience in governance, risk and compliance.  Her hobbies are risk & tech conferences and keeping up with the ever changing regulatory landscape.  She is a purpose driven, strategic visionary who’s not afraid to roll up her sleeves.  Collaboration and building strong relationships is fundamental to her approach.


Teresa has an MBA from Queens University and holds an alphabet soup of certifications in the vendor management space.  Her real hobbies are mountain biking, hiking and traveling the world.

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