Capitalize’s team of writers and researchers have diverse skill sets and career backgrounds, but all share in common apassion for personal finance and a unique ability to break down complex retirement topics in a way that’s easy tounderstand. The process starts with identifying topics that our readers want to learn more about, researching thecurrent landscape and background of the topic, and crafting an article to communicate information in a friendly andunderstandable way.
Gaurav leads our mission to help people save for retirement. Before founding Capitalize, he worked for some of the best-known financial institutions, including JP Morgan, UBS, Morgan Stanley, and as an investor at well-known hedge fund Greenlight Capital. After seeing how hard it is for most people to understand their retirement accounts, he decided to build a company that makes it easier.
Jamie Cattanach has been writing in the personal finance space for almost a decade. Her words have appeared at CNBC Make It, The Motley Fool, Yahoo! Finance, Chime, SoFi, LendingTree and many other financial outlets. Her life philosophy is to “live well, pay attention, and write it down.”
Mike is the lead researcher at Capitalize and helps drive a variety of initiatives across the strategy and operations space. Prior to joining Capitalize, Mike was a consultant at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he helped clients address their long and short-term strategic priorities.
Jenn Pavlick is a writer and editor who is passionate about educating readers about finance and tech. She previously worked as a Research Editor at Goldman Sachs, where she worked on publications about investment recommendations and new trends in the European Market. Beyond that, she has written for business and consumer audiences on topics relating to accounting, savings strategies, asset allocation, and more. She holds a master’s degree from the London School of Economics.
Rob Pilkington is an LA-based copywriter with nearly 10 years of experience. His work has primarily been in tech & finance, spanning both B2B and B2C, including fintech/point-of-sale solutions, home services software, real estate services, finances and wealth management, car buying, and more. From email campaigns and event promotion to TV spots and fortune cookies, he’s brought a collaborative, less-is-more approach to editorial.
Stang is a marketing strategist and personal finance junkie. With experience ranging from seed-round startups to Fortune 100 companies, he’s passionate about content strategy and finding ways to communicate complex personal finance topics in a digestible format.