Speaker Biography

 

Carolyn Hardin-Levine

CEO  |  Small Business Financial Exchange, Inc.

Carolyn Hardin-Levine

CEO

Small Business Financial Exchange, Inc.

Carolyn Hardin-Levine, a thirty-year financial and information industry veteran, is the CEO of Small Business Financial Exchange, Inc., a non-profit trade organization that operates the largest small business financial data exchange in the U.S.  Since 2010, Carolyn has led SBFE and chairs its Board of Directors.  She is responsible for bringing SBFE's long-term vision to a reality by designing, standing up, and securing industry adoption of the only single-feed, multi-Certified Vendor governance model of its kind.  SBFE’s model is designed to protect its Members’ customer data from being used in ways that don’t benefit the lenders or their small business customers, while also improving the quality and transparency of the data regardless of which SBFE Certified Vendor (or Vendors) a lender chooses.  Through Carolyn’s vision and passion, this new data sharing model has completely changed decades long-standing industry practices and has spurred more industry-wide innovation to benefit lenders in the five short years since the model’sĀ inception.

Carolyn Hardin-Levine, a thirty-year financial and information industry veteran, is the CEO of Small Business Financial Exchange, Inc., a non-profit trade organization that operates the largest small business financial data exchange in the U.S.  Since 2010, Carolyn has led SBFE and chairs its Board of Directors.  She is responsible for bringing SBFE's long-term vision to a reality by designing, standing up, and securing industry adoption of the only single-feed, multi-Certified Vendor governance model of its kind.  SBFE’s model is designed to protect its Members’ customer data from being used in ways that don’t benefit the lenders or their small business customers, while also improving the quality and transparency of the data regardless of which SBFE Certified Vendor (or Vendors) a lender chooses.  Through Carolyn’s vision and passion, this new data sharing model has completely changed decades long-standing industry practices and has spurred more industry-wide innovation to benefit lenders in the five short years since the model’sĀ inception.

 


 

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