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Oakland, CA, November 16, 2020 – FlemingMartin is pleased to announce that Marqeta, a fintech unicorn that developed the first global modern card issuing platform, has hired Ryan Bricker to be their new Director of Learning & Organizational Development (“L&OD”).

As the Company’s first L&OD leader, Ryan will work closely with the Chief People Officer and executive team to build out the Company’s learning and development program to support Marqeta’s hypergrowth trajectory. He will be tasked with designing and implementing best-in-class training and competency programs and shaping critical learning and organizational development initiatives, that will enhance the foundation of Marqeta’s employee-centric culture.

Ryan brings a breadth of experience and accomplishments as an L&OD leader and executive coach who has built successful programs at leading companies such as LendingClub (NYSE: LC), Gap (NYSE: GPS), and Starwood Hotels & Resorts. As Vice President of Talent Management at LendingClub, Ryan led the L&OD organization and established company-wide learning initiatives and leadership competency frameworks. He also focused on driving performance management, employee engagement, and diversity and inclusion programs. Prior to LendingClub, Ryan served as the Senior Director of Leadership & Executive Development at Gap and the Director of Global Learning & Design at Starwood Hotels & Resorts.

Ryan earned his MA in Organizational Psychology/Organizational Development along with his PCC (Professional Certified Coach) from John F. Kennedy University. He earned his BA in Psychology from the University of Arizona.


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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