New Hire Spotlight: Lauren Risberg, Full Stack Engineer

With a love for code, our new Full Stack Engineer is bringing a lot to the table!

The Lendtable TeamOctober 10, 2022

Hi Lauren, we're so excited to have you here! Why don't you introduce yourself a little?

Where are you from?

I'm from Palo Alto, CA.

Before coming to Lendtable, what were you doing?

I was on a sabbatical where I worked on some personal projects and learned a lot about yoga! Before that, I was working as a full stack engineer for an employee recognition startup called Bonusly in Boulder, Colorado.

What made you choose to come to Lendtable?

I got great vibes from the team here and I wanted to work on a product that provides real value to its customers.

Why is Lendtable's mission important to you?

I believe the world would be a better place if privilege and luck weren't the determining factor in financial success. Everyone should have access to tools and opportunities to build long-term wealth.

What are you passionate about outside of work?

Cooking, nutrition, vegan food, yoga, storytelling & roleplaying games, exploring.

Where do you look for financial tips and advice?

Bogleheads & Vanguard.

What do you consider your greatest financial accomplishment?

Building a healthy discipline of investing in index funds on a regular basis.

What’s one piece of advice you’d give your younger self?

Doing the hard thing is usually the right thing.

Rapid fire time!

Favorite season?

Spring!

Pet peeve?

Spelling errors

Favorite cuisine?

Japanese

Favorite city?

Portland (for visiting!)

Favorite drink?

Soy matcha latte

Nickname?

I don't have one!

Any last remarks?

I'm very excited to be here!

Want to join us? We want to hear from you.

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