Happier
financial lives.

Twine empowers people to save more, save better, and save together.

Startup meets
John Hancock.

We're designers, programmers, researchers, strategists, marketers, analysts, and bookworms. We work from our startup office in San Francisco and John Hancock office in Boston.

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FRONTEND ENGINEER

Alex

🙂 Alex built his first website in 11th grade to promote La Sierra High School’s Prom of 2002. He has been building web experiences ever since.

When not writing JavaScript, Alex can be found in his kitchen cooking up new recipes. He enjoys the challenge of preparing vegetables because “anyone can cook a good steak”.

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DIRECTOR, DIGITAL STRATEGY

Jeff
Fernandes

🛳 Jeff believes that investing is for everyone, and wants to make sure people have the tools they need to make good financial decisions and achieve their personal goals.

He lives in the Boston area with his wife and Golden Retriever, and enjoys golfing and cycling in his spare time.

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CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MANAGER

Kevin
Yarbrough

🏍 Through his years of customer service and product development, Kevin has helped make countless users feel at home.

He’s a big hockey fan (and a middling hockey player), a Bay-Area native, and when he’s not at work, he’s probably motorcycling by the ocean.

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SENIOR FULL-STACK ENGINEER

Bill
Kaufman

👓 “Hey Bill, what programming languages do you know?” — “All of them.”

Bill was a nerd before nerds were cool. He came to California to study at UC Berkeley and has ridden the tech booms ever since. He’s excited to work on a product that helps people (and involves complex math).

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ART DIRECTOR

Erin
Opperman

😍 Erin has spent the last 8 years working in professional creative services, the follow-up to a short-lived career as a starving artist. Passionate about enhancing and extending marketing initiatives, she champions strategic story-telling through visually stunning work.

She’s also passionate about bulletproof coffee, vintage everything, and prepping for the zombie apocalypse…or any other unforeseen dystopian future.

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Resident Financial Planner

Misty
Lynch, BFA, CFP®

🔮 Misty didn’t buy a single item of clothing or footwear in 2018; she’s competitive with new year’s resolutions.

When she’s not blogging, reminiscing on her rugby days, or tending to her Rottweiler, you can find Misty helping her clients make wiser financial decisions. Or making meals her toddlers will never eat.

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SENIOR BACKEND ENGINEER

Rob
Arshonsky

🥑 Rob enjoys hiking, philosophy and Test Driven Development.

Many guys are proud to show off pictures of their motorcycle. Not Rob. Rob will show you pictures of his homemade Ethereum mining rig. “Cryptocurrency and smart contracts are going to change everything,” he says (with a wild look in his eye).

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USER RESEARCHER

Ryan
Anderson

🎣At Twine, Ryan gathers data and forms insights by talking directly with real customers every day.

When he isn’t conducting research, you might find him fly fishing, taking care of his two brand new kittens, or enjoying a cup of freshly brewed pour-over coffee.

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iOS ENGINEER

Damir
Štuhec

Born into a musical family, Damir was hooked by computers and code at a young age. When not tinkering behind a keyboard, he loves to play guitar, cook, run, and get competitive playing football. Yes, the real football.

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PROGRAM MANAGER

Alex
Sullivan

👯 Originally from California, Alex has embraced the East Coast and calls New England home.

When she’s not crossing items off of her daily to-do list, she enjoys exploring the area while listening to her favorite country music, rooting for the Celtics and Patriots, and traveling back to the West Coast to visit family and friends

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PRODUCT MANAGER

Etienne
Maugain

✈️ Originally from France, Etienne is always testing the latest apps and thinking about “what’s next”. He is passionate about shipping features that make an impact for our Twine users.

Outside of work, you might find Etienne road tripping, hiking, or kitesurfing…or taking care of Mallow (his fluffy samoyed), and Bob and Bobby (his favorite goldfishes).

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FULL STACK DEVELOPER

Kaël
Quet

Originally from Vancouver, Kaël loves all things northwest: skiing, snowboarding, and sushi. After quitting hockey at age four he went through several dream jobs including: dentist, apricot, and pilot. He settled with engineering and studied at the University of Waterloo.

When not typing on a keyboard, he’s at the rink, or spinning some of the hottest records.

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SENIOR COUNSEL

Dan
Carlson

Dan has worked as an attorney for over 16 years and with that brings his expertise, way with words, and attention to detail to Team Twine. He makes sure that what we say as a company is exactly what we mean, and is always focused on the needs of Twine customers.

When he’s not in Boston, he loves to spend time in Florida.

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ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT, COMPLIANCE

Bob
Hartigan

👀 A staunch believer in consumer protection practices, Bob has made a career out of putting customers’ needs first.

In his free time, he can often be found jogging through Southie. He likes his tea to be English and his coffee Philz style. If a book has space travel or magicians in it, he’s probably read it.

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LEAD DATA SCIENTIST

Paul
Wyatt

⛰️ Paul is always eager to explore. At the office you’ll find him combing through Twine’s data with everything from bash to tensorflow.

Outside work you’ll find him exploring nature. He had a wonderful time hiking the PCT from Mexico to Canada and his friends refer to wearing boots and a bandana as his natural state.

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DIRECTOR OF ANALYTICS & BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS

Scott
Burns

👼 He studied why some countries get wealthier—now he’s applying academic insights to help American families reach their financial goals.

Scott met Uri at Harvard’s Kennedy School. After a time managing emerging market investments, he rejoined him in California to start what we now know as Twine.

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ACQUISITION LEAD

Thomas
Pan

👟Sneakers? USC sports? Acquisition strategies? If you want to chat about these topics, Thomas is your guy. Having spent many years doing performance marketing in mobile gaming, ride sharing, and health tech, he’s now helping Twine go up and to the right.

Thomas digs a big sneaker drop, exploring various neighborhoods, and hiking in the Bay Area.

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HEAD OF BACKEND

Michael
Boardman

🤖 Michael joins Twine after a decade of work on robots and secret space stuff.

He is equal parts fancy and nice. You’ll probably find Michael at an artisanal cheese tasting — and you’ll definitely find Michael when you need help with your dev environment.

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CLIENT EXPERIENCE SPECIALIST

Emily
Cunningham

🤓 While hard at work in the Boston office, Emily has a passion and talent for building and maintaining robust operating processes between teams in Boston and abroad.

Outside of her love of numbers, she enjoys traveling and discovering fun new restaurants to add her list of favorites.

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TEAM OPERATIONS MANAGER

Nahyun
Kim

🐶 At Twine, your favorite snack is always in stock. Your video conference link always works. It’s not magic—it’s Nahyun.

When not at at her desk with her guardian pet “Dino”, Nahyun is probably strolling the streets of San Francisco. She says hi to every dog she passes.

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FULL STACK ENGINEER

Tyler
Doss

👨‍🍳 California native and adventure seeker. Tyler loves to hike, fish, run, and BBQ when he’s not indoors.

He’s not great with spicy food, (though determined to not let it beat him) however he’s a super solid engineer. He enjoys tackling tough problems and coming up with creative ways to solve them.

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SENIOR DESIGNER

Brent
Otterlei

🍺 When Brent isn’t BBQing, brewing beer or chasing after his two daughters you can find him sketching and scribbling ideas in his notebook trying to devise new ways to delight users. A Bay Area native and questioner by nature his most effective tools are his notebook and the word, why.

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HEAD OF PRODUCT & DESIGN

Elena
Patra

🙏 Elena used to write code and has led product at various personal finance, e-commerce and referral marketing startups. She’s a self-starter that can make something out of nothing and loves building teams that make products people want to use.

When she’s not making stuff she salutes the sun (200 YTT), hikes or travels. Coffee is her jam.

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CEO

Steve
Dorval

👍 Steve brings years of experience in financial advice to Twine, along with the guidance and support required to build quality, human-focused products. His goal is to make sure people have the tools they need to reach financial independence.

He enjoys traveling and hiking with his family any chance he gets.

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HEAD OF MARKETING

Kai
Hansen

Kai is often found in the lab (with a pen and a pad) tinkering with marketing and growth strategies to help people live happier lives.

When his nose isn’t in a book, Kai can be spotted exploring his new home in the Bay Area.

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DIGITAL RIA OPERATIONS MANAGER

Susana
Ngan

🍾 Susana brings over 15 years of financial services operations and compliance experience to the Twine team. She enjoys knitting, traveling, urban organic farming and all things food related.

While traveling, she always designs her itinerary around restaurant reservations.

How we work.

Stronger

Stronger with every thread

We believe our team’s success is driven by how well we share, learn, and iterate together.

Customer

The customer decides

We bring our customers’ perspective into every meeting, every discussion, and every decision we make.

Candor

Candor and compassion

We strive to share what’s on our minds candidly and with empathy – with our peers, managers, and partners.

Trust

Nurture trust

We foster a safe and inclusive environment for our team to do the best work of our lives, while vigilantly safeguarding the most trusted data in our customers’ lives.

Empowered

Empowered and accountable

We empower each other to take ownership, while holding each other accountable for seeing work through.