Meet our writers.
Director of Investing
Adam Grealish is Director of Investing at Betterment. Prior to joining Betterment, Adam was a vice president at Goldman Sachs, where he traded macro credit products. Adam holds an honors degree in economics from University of Chicago.
Investment Advisor Representative
Bobby Glotfelty is an Investment Advisor Representative at Betterment, specializing in account transfers and rollovers. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee with a master’s degree in financial analysis and investment management and bachelor’s degree in economics and mathematics. He holds his Series 65. Prior to joining Betterment, Bobby was a senior investment products specialist at Northwestern Mutual.
VP of Operations
Boris brings a unique mix of engineering skills and legal and regulatory experience to the team. Prior to joining Betterment, Boris practiced tax and capital markets law at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, and has a J.D. from Northwestern Law. Before that, Boris was a software engineer at Antenna Software, and has a B.A. in Computer Science from Harvard University.
Senior Strategic Insights Manager
After leading customer support at Betterment for several years, Brian now uses his industry knowledge and servicing knowledge to drive innovation within the company. In his spare time you can find Brian skateboarding and drinking iced coffee.
Chrissy Celaya, CFP®
Customer Growth Manager
Chrissy Celaya is a Certified Financial Planner™ and manages Betterment’s licensed concierge service. Her team uses an advised approach to helping customers navigate complex onboarding and account transitions. Chrissy is also a champion for innovation within Betterment, using her team’s day-to-day conversations to drive new product development. She has a BS in Personal Financial Planning from Texas Tech University and prior to joining Betterment she worked for both USAA and Merrill Lynch.
Corbin Blackwell, CFP®
Corbin Blackwell is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ who works directly with Betterment customers to help them achieve their financial goals. Corbin has several years of experience in wealth management, and is passionate about helping customers in every phase of life succeed financially.
Managing Director of Behavioral Finance & Investing
Dan Egan is the Managing Director of Behavioral Finance and Investing at Betterment. He has spent his career using behavioral finance to help people make better financial and investment decisions. Dan is a published author of multiple publications related to behavioral economics. He lectures at New York University, London Business School, and the London School of Economics on the topic.
Lead Site Reliability Engineer
Devin Burnette is a Lead Site Reliability Engineer at Betterment where he’s helped redefine what cloud infrastructure looks like for a modern financial services organization with open source tools and well tested code. At work, Devin is most in his element when solving hard problems. Outside of work, he’s a pool shark on the weekends, and Mariah Carey’s biggest fan.
Head of Tax
Eric is Betterment's Head of Tax. His experience includes working for Ernst & Young and Fidelity Investments. Eric holds M.S. degrees in Accounting and Taxation from Seton Hall University as well as an MBA in Quantitative Finance from NYU. He also serves as an adjunct taxation professor at Seton Hall University.
Customer Experience Supervisor
Joe Wang supervises a customer support team at Betterment. Answering customer questions on a daily basis, Joe provides over-the-phone technical answers, and he uses feedback to drive product innovation at Betterment.
Investment Advisor Representative
John is a Investment Advisor Representative at Betterment and specializes in onboarding, account transfers, and explorative conversations with prospective customers. He is a registered investment advisor and holds a Series 66 license, previously worked at Charles Schwab, and graduated from the University at Buffalo.
Jon Stein is the founder of Betterment. Passionate about making life better, and with his experience from his career of advising banks and brokers on risk and products, he founded Betterment in 2008. Jon is a graduate of Harvard University and Columbia Business School, and he holds Series 7, 24, 63, and is a CFA charterholder. His interests lie at the intersection of behavior, psychology, and economics. What excites him most about his work is making everyday activities and products more efficient, accessible, and easy to use.
Logan Sachon is an insurance editor at Policygenius in New York City. She is the co-founder of The Billfold, a groundbreaking personal finance site for millennials that was named one of Time's 25 Best Blogs of 2012. Her work has been published in New York Magazine, Glamour, The Guardian, BuzzFeed and more.
Quantitative Investing Associate
Matt works within Betterment's investing team with a focus on developing the models used to inform our products and advice. With a background in risk management, Matt previously worked at Fidelity and received a B.S. in Quantitative Finance from Stevens Institute of Technology.
Ming Jia manages trading and investment operations at Betterment. With a background in foreign exchange and securities trading, Ming previously worked at Credit Suisse and studied Economics and Finance at NYU's Stern School of Business. Ming holds Series 57, 63, and 7 certifications.
Senior Director of Trading and Investing
Rukun is the Head of Trading at Betterment. Before joining Betterment, he worked at Highbridge Capital Management. He's decent at math, statistics, and Trivial Pursuit. He's a graduate of Cornell University and strongly believes The Sopranos is the greatest television show of all time.
Senior Staff Engineer
Sam is a Senior Staff Engineer at Betterment where he collaborates with various teams to build better software and a shared culture of values and principles. At work, you'll usually find him solving problems that make his and his teammates’ lives easier. Outside of his passion for programming, Sam has deep appreciation for The Lord of the Rings, garden gnomes, and tortellini.
Quantitative Investing Associate
Sebastian Rollén is a quantitative investing expert at Betterment, where he develops models that inform our products and advice. Previously an associate at a boutique investment firm, Greenbridge Partners, Sebastian holds degrees in Economics and Physics at the University of Pennsylvania.
Associate General Counsel
Seth is Associate General Counsel at Betterment. Seth previously worked at Davis Polk & Wardwell and was a law clerk for a federal judge in New York. He received a J.D. degree from Columbia University and B.A. from Stanford University.
Sherrill St. Germain
A former fee-only planner, Sherrill St. Germain, CFP®, brings a decade of financial planning experience to content she develops for financial services professionals, firms, and publications. She holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Tufts University as well as an MBA from Clark University. Her work and ideas have been featured in books, online, and in magazines including Kiplinger Personal Finance, The Wall Street Journal and Financial Planning Magazine. She can be found at SherrillStGermain.com.
Senior Quantitative Researcher
Volodymyr Chernat is a Senior Quantitative Researcher with extensive experience in statistical methods in finance and trading strategies. He holds MBA from Leonard School of Business with concentration in financial instruments and markets and previously worked as researcher in equity derivatives at J.P. Morgan.
SEO Managing Editor
Zack Sigel is a SEO managing editor at Policygenius, a digital insurance marketplace and publication. Policygenius and Betterment partner to publish life insurance content for investors.