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Oakland, CA, February 1, 2021 – FlemingMartin is pleased to announce that Marqeta, a fintech unicorn that developed the first global modern card issuing platform, has hired Kelvin Pham to be their new Employee Experience Lead.

Kelvin will work closely with the Head of Learning and Organizational Development to support Marqeta as the Company continues to grow. Kelvin will be tasked with designing, developing, and implementing internal communications and employee engagement programs as Marqeta continues to grow.

Kelvin was recently Sr. Internal Communications Manager at Zendesk where he led a team and focused on internal communications, launching the company’s intranet, and partnering with employee resource groups (ERGs). Prior to joining Zendesk, Kelvin was at Upgrade where he served as Sr. Supervisor of Customer Support before being promoted to Manager of Dispute Investigations.

Earlier in his career, Kelvin was the 120th employee at LendingClub and worked on different projects supporting the E-team including bringing Zendesk to LendingClub. He then moved on to a communications role, talking to customers via social media and helping out with All Hands as LendingClub grew. Kelvin is passionate about communicating with employees and helping them feel connected to the company’s mission.

Kelvin earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from San Francisco State University.


Marqeta LogoNamed as a Forbes Fintech 50 for two consecutive years, Marqeta developed the first global modern card issuing platform, providing the most advanced infrastructure and tools for building highly configurable payment cards. Marqeta’s technology provides unprecedented control for companies like Instacart and DoorDash to issue cards, authorize transactions, and manage payment operations in real-time. Marqeta supports the world’s fastest-growing innovators at scale, and its technology powers many of the apps and services you enjoy daily.


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