Chestnut Street Ventures in Boston on September 6-8, 2017

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If you are interested in venture capital, entrepreneurship and meeting with other University of Pennsylvania alumni, please join me in Boston in September at one of the following events:

Wednesday, September 6th

Troquet on South (Theater District)
107 South St.
Boston, MA 02111

Friday, September 8th


Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse
75 Arlington Street, Boston, MA




Gail Ball is a fintech executive who has had a long career leading tech teams at global financial services firms. Building and overseeing a broad swath of entrepreneurial groups, she has held decision-making posts at nearly every seat around the financial services table—banking executive, regulator, service provider, and board member—in both for-profit and social-impact markets. Among her many areas of expertise: financial services, portfolio development, financial analysis, and information tech.

Gail most recently served as a C-suite member of The Bancorp Bank, the innovative banking solution provider for the most recognizable names in digital banking. She also filled other executive roles at PNC Bank, Chase and Capital One, and NCO Financial Systems. In addition, Gail headed the Payments Studies Group at the Richmond Fed and served as Board Member and Risk Committee Chair at Kompanion, one of Central Asia’s largest microfinance institutions. Gail has recently been appointed to the Board of Directors of The Reserve Trust Company. She started out at Mellon Bank in corporate development, identifying and leading M&A transactions. 

Gail has a BS Economics, Finance and Statistics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (‘79). She is a member of multiple entrepreneurial, venture, and financial interest groups, including Venture Capital Group, On Startups, Innovation in Payments, and Global Financial Markets.