Ritik Malhotra is a repeat technical founder with two prior exits (one to Box in 2014 and one to Brex in 2019). Most recently he was Director of Product Management at Brex where he started and built Brex Cash, Brex’s second business line after the corporate card. He’s now building Savvy, a tech-enabled wealth management firm. Ritik is a Y Combinator and Thiel Fellowship alum and holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from UC Berkeley.
Muller has over a decade of experience launching products and scaling teams across LinkedIn, Facebook, Airbnb, and Brex. Prior to Savvy, Muller was a Senior Engineering Manager at Brex where he started and launched Brex’s Bill Pay product line. While he was at Airbnb, Muller led the effort to establish Airbnb’s NYC engineering office and at Facebook, Muller led and launched Facebook’s standalone Messenger web platform, messenger.com.
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She began her career at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where she spent six years in Debt Capital Markets and High Grade Sales & Trading, in addition to serving on an internal strategy team for the CEO. She received her MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was Co-President of the largest student organization. Upon graduation, she joined Compass, where she was responsible for driving net new revenue growth. During her five years at the firm, she also led National Leadership Recruiting and co-led Title and Escrow Growth.
Paige is a 2009 graduate of Columbia University and a 2017 graduate of HBS. She lives in New York City with her husband, Justin, and their daughter, Lila.
Ashley Hobbs leads our corporate development efforts, bringing with her over $3.1B of mergers and acquisition experience and over $1.9B of inorganic project development experience. Prior to joining Savvy, she was a founding team member and Vice President of Corporate Development at Silver Creek Midstream out of Irving, TX.
Amir Har-El leads Operations at Savvy, bringing with him over a decade of experience operating and leading teams at high-growth technology companies. Prior to joining Savvy, Amir led revenue growth and profitability efforts at DoorDash and portfolio strategy initiatives at Marcus by Goldman Sachs. Amir began his career as a proprietary equities trader, focusing on US and Canadian markets.
Amir received his B.S. from the University of Maryland and his MBA from NYU Stern, where he was a Harvey Beker and Money Marketeers Scholar. Amir lives in Larchmont, NY with his wife and two kids.
A Los Angeles native living in New York City, Rajat brings 10+ years of payments and fintech marketing experience from Visa, Square/Block, and Brex to the firm, where he oversees all marketing initiatives on behalf of Savvy’s brand as well as its financial advisors. His specialities and expertise are in go-to-market strategy, product marketing, and demand generation, which he's used to launch and scale multiple successful technology products. An avid sneaker collector, halfway decent tennis player, and airline points & miles geek, Rajat is always on the hunt for the next sneaker release and loves "travel hacking" in his free time.
Education: Rajat received his B.A. from UC Berkeley and lives in the Dumbo neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.
Alice is an investment professional turned strategic operator, passionate about building scalable, optimized, and efficient operations at high-growth startups.
Prior to Savvy, Alice scaled Dandy by 7x-ing their supply chain and production capacity in half a year before transitioning to the commercial side of the organization to focus on revenue growth in the post-sale customer journey.
She began her career in investment banking at Lazard before moving to Oaktree Capital to join their Special Situations private equity team.
Alice lives in New York with her partner, dog, and indoor garden. She’s a big fan of the New York dining scene and loves to explore the various dog parks in the city with her pup.
Melina is a proud, lifelong New Yorker. Before joining Savvy, she worked in Product Operations at Robinhood, focused on scaling the company’s education, news and crypto offerings. Prior to that, she was a Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, partnering with Fortune 100 clients across financial services, consumer and healthcare.
She’s a big fan of classic rock, This American Life and being a regular at her favorite establishments.
Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chris has spent most of his life in California before relocating to New York in 2018. He was previously at Airbnb for 6 years working on Growth and the launch of Airbnb Experiences.
On the Airbnb Growth team, he worked on driving app installs and user growth through a variety of touch points on the website. For Airbnb Experiences he worked on the initial launch and subsequently contributed to scaling Experience Hosting. Some highlight projects he worked on included Create Your Experience, Experience Hosting Calendar, and Experience Host Dashboard.
Prior to joining Savvy Wealth, Freddy spent seven years honing his expertise as a software engineer at Airbnb. He led a range of initiatives across trust and safety, user growth, and continuous delivery systems. Having worked with diverse teams, functions and technologies, he brings a breadth of experience to Savvy’s engineering team.
When he's not working, Freddy enjoys pursuing his passion for jazz piano and discovering the hidden gems of New York City's vibrant neighborhoods.
Raised in Los Angeles, Chaya moved to Brooklyn in 2019 where, after a short stint in real estate management, she pivoted into tech and realized her dream of becoming an engineer. Before joining the Savvy, Chaya worked at Commvault on the Command Center™ team, building software for data protection and recovery. Chaya enjoys spending time with her rabbit, baking, and anything hands-on and crafty.
Prior to joining Savvy Wealth, Edwin was a Founding Engineer at Wage - where he was building a Modern API for instant income and employment verification. Prior to that he spent several years at Facebook on their Elections Integrity team - where he focused on building tools to fight voter suppression and for general content moderation. He was a part of multiple cross-functional team efforts including fact-checking, misinformation, loan-scam prevention, and sex-trafficking detection.
When he’s not working he enjoys traveling, skiing, and a good cup of coffee.
Prior to joining Savvy Wealth, Michael's entrepreneurial spirit and passion for finance led him to create PortfolioMeta.com, a platform that provides retail investors access to the kind of powerful tools and insights that were once the exclusive domain of institutional investors. He also proudly served in the Wisconsin Army National Guard for 6 years, including a 9-month combat deployment to Afghanistan and several stateside missions.
When he’s not working, Michael enjoys playing chess, working out, learning new things, and exploring NYC. Michael was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and relocated to NYC in 2023.
Raised in Raleigh, NC and having graduated from Duke University in 2021, Rohan is proud to have spent most of his life in North Carolina’s Triangle region. He moved to New York right after college, and spent a year as a Software Engineer on the AI Search team at Yext before joining Savvy.
GinaRose is a graduate of Florida State University and started her career as a recruiter with an international human capital management firm, where she eventually ran the US recruiting team before moving into business development. Following that role she joined real estate tech startup Compass, where she was responsible for driving growth in the Atlanta market, expanding the national leadership team, and launching Title & Escrow - a new division of Compass.
GinaRose lives in Atlanta with her husband, two children, and their two dogs and seven chickens.
Mike began his career working directly within the wealth management industry, most recently as a portfolio manager at an RIA near his home city of Boston. He was inspired by Savvy’s mission, and decided to join the firm on the business side to work on building the firm’s wealth management capabilities.
Mike is a graduate of Northeastern University and holds the Certified Financial Planner™ designation. He lives in Boston with his financée and their golden retriever, Bondi.
Hillary is a Client Associate at Savvy Wealth.
Prior to joining Savvy, Hillary started her career in the financial service industry working at a local credit union in Washington. From there she joined a wealth management firm, where she helped manage the operations for both the wealth management and tax/accounting side of the business. Throughout the last few years, Hillary has become well versed in supporting advisors while maintaining client relationships.
Born and raised in the pacific northwest, it is no surprise that Hillary loves to spend her time outdoors. She also enjoys baking and spending time with her family and friends.
Prior to joining Savvy Wealth, Gracey spent over a decade honing her expertise in customer service, office administration, performance and quality analysis, and developmental coaching in private corporations, in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry, and with direct clients as a Virtual Assistant.
When she's not working, Gracey indulges herself in her passion of serving as a volunteer teacher in the kids’ Bible School in their church, gardening, and spending quality time with her husband, Jim, and their two cats. Gracey is a proud Filipino and she’s located in the Philippines supporting the Savvy team remotely.