Stephanie Klein is a proven fintech executive with a successful track record building and scaling tech-enabled consumer lending platforms. Stephanie is currently CEO of Braviant Holdings, a fast-growing nonbank lender that uses proprietary technology and machine learning to improve credit access and create a Path to Prime® for credit-challenged borrowers. Braviant has been named multiple times to the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 lists of fastest growing companies and was recognized as a best place to work by American Banker, Crain’s Chicago and Built In Chicago. Prior to Braviant, Stephanie was a Managing Director at Springleaf Financial, where she launched a new online lending platform that helped bring the nearly 100-year-old storefront lender into the digital age. Her fintech career began at Enova International, where Stephanie led an internal startup effort to launch NetCredit, a near-prime lending business that originated close to $1 billion in its first five years. Stephanie is passionate about removing credit barriers for underbanked consumers and is a frequent speaker in the fintech community, including providing U.S. Senate testimony on alternative lending solutions. Stephanie holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She was a finalist for LendIt’s Fintech Woman of the Year award and is a member of Crain’s 40 under 40.