Head of Operational Risk and Compliance, Marjorie Poulos

Editor’s note: this post is part of an ongoing series highlighting some of our recent new-hires who are having an outsized impact on our business. We’re incredibly proud of the team we have and excited to introduce you to some of our new people and the work they do.

As a company, we’re excited about where we’ve been and even more so about where we’re headed. So let us introduce you to some of our new leaders who will help shepherd us into the future. Oh and if you want to work with these impressive people, we're hiring!


What is your role at PeerStreet? 

To build out a compliance and operational risk management framework for the future of the company.

What did you do prior to PeerStreet?

I was the Head of Operational Risk and Bank Partnerships at OppLoans, an online high-cost / short-term consumer lender in Chicago. I built this function from the ground up. Before that I worked in financial services (other online lenders, banks, etc.) in a variety of roles: internal audit, risk management, compliance, and operations. 

What do you think makes PeerStreet unique?

The people and the passion for our products.

What are your favorite parts of the PeerStreet culture summarized in three words?

Transparency, teamwork, celebrations

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

Finding solutions to interesting / complex problems.

How do you spend your time when you are not at work?

With my kids.

Define yourself in three words.

New York Native


Thanks Marjorie! If you’d like to join Marjorie and our team at PeerStreet, we’re hiring!

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