Ken Rees

CEO, Elevate

A fin-tech industry veteran, Ken Rees is passionate about serving the underserved. Prior to Elevate, Ken was the founder and CEO of CashWorks, a financial technology company acquired by GE.  Earlier in his career, he ran CSC Index’s West Coast financial services consulting practice.

Ken graduated from Reed College with a degree in Mathematics and earned his MBA in Finance and Statistics from the University of Chicago. In 2012, Ken was selected by Ernst & Young as an Entrepreneur of the Year and was named a 2017 Innovator to Watch by Bank Innovation. A committed cyclist (and member of the company’s cycling team), his hobbies also include voracious reading and listening to obscure music.