We live in a world that is both more interconnected and more siloed than ever before. Meet the silo busters – the leaders who are unleashing creative new ways of doing business by seeing their customers, employees and communities in 3D. Be part of the conversation as Financial Health Network founder and CEO Jennifer Tescher engages with visionaries to uncover how they are creating connections, listening for nuance, and using newfound insights to build businesses, products and programs that create real value for all their stakeholders.
Rob Curtis | Daylight
Despite monumental progress, members of the LGBT+ community still face substantial social barriers and unique financial challenges. On this episode of EMERGE Everywhere, Rob Curtis joins Jennifer to talk about these obstacles and how his company, Daylight, is working to provide LGBT+ consumers with a tailored product that responds to their specific financial needs. For more information on this and other episodes, visit www.finhealthnetwork.org/emerge-everywhere-podcast/
Sarah Rosen Wartell | Urban Institute
Financial inequity and systemic racism are two of the most pressing policy issues in America today as the country moves out of the pandemic. Urban Institute President Sarah Rosen Wartell joins Jennifer to discuss the country’s progress when it comes to affordable housing, the labor market, and racial inequity, as well as the role of government in enabling individuals to thrive.
Alan Murray | Fortune Media
After leading a group of 100 CEOs to meet Pope Francis in 2016, Fortune committed to advancing social progress by uniting leading minds at its annual CEO Initiative. As Fortune continues its transition from a magazine into a platform for change, CEO Alan Murray joins host Jennifer Tescher to talk about the future of the initiative, the progress of capitalism, and the need for greater compassion in business.
Martin Whittaker: How to Make a Just Company
Many financial companies have pledged resources to promote social good, but still struggle to leverage their own internal impact. In this episode of EMERGE Everywhere, JUST Capital CEO Martin Whittaker sits down with Jennifer to discuss his mission to help companies focus on the S in ESG, which includes investing in racial equity and employee financial wellness. Together, they discuss the importance of providing livable wages for employees and fostering inclusive workplace cultures, and how JUST Capital scores companies’ performance in ESG.
Gene Ludwig: Better Metrics for Better Solutions
Few people have had a career as dynamic and successful as Gene Ludwig. In this episode of EMERGE Everywhere, this Clinton administration alumnus, financial services CEO, entrepreneur, and nonprofit founder joins Jennifer to talk about his lifetime of dedication to addressing inequity. Together, they explore the need for more holistic measurements that capture the true story of what is happening for everyday Americans, and how policy changes can encourage productivity while helping to lift communities up.
Roger Hochschild: Discover the Possibilities
In 1986, Discover introduced the concept of cashback rewards on a credit card with no annual fee, transforming the landscape of credit for good. No longer reserved for the privileged few, credit cards became an everyday tool in most wallets. In this episode, Jennifer sits down with Discover CEO and President Roger Hochschild to dig into his passion for helping the underserved. Find out how his company is backing its words with action to drive real social change and bring about a better future.
Emerge Everywhere- inspiring us to bust silos and see one another in all our complexities
Whether interviewing the Mayor of St. Paul, MN; a FinTech entrepreneur; a media company or not-for-profit executive, Financial Health Network CEO Jennifer Tescher delivers on her commitment to busting silos and understanding human beings in 3D. Unfailingly, the conversations make me stop and reflect... the neighborhood restaurant owner struggling to keep her workers employed during the pandemic; the front line staff in my mom’s retirement facility; the young owners of a struggling Costa Rican rural tourism business putting the collective needs of their community above their own... and why financial health for all knows no bounds. No matter what one’s expertise or professional interests, Emerge Everywhere offers up something of value for everyone.
FinHealth in 3D
Financial health is everywhere! Jennifer explores the intersections of FinHealth and other sectors such as education, healthcare, government, and more through engaging interviews with thought leaders and experts in their fields.
Jennifer offers engaging indepth interviews that span both current topics and long-term visions. I'm excited to see who else she'll have on the podcast.