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Danya Dumbrill Early Joins Vestwell as Chief Strategy Officer

Goldman Sachs alum brings 15+ years of fintech experience to Vestwell’s executive leadership team

NEW YORK, NY, August 22, 2023 - Vestwell, the leading employer and individual savings platform, today announced Danya Dumbrill Early has joined the executive leadership team as Chief Strategy Officer. Reporting to Aaron Schumm, Vestwell’s founder and CEO, Danya will build on the firm’s rapid growth to oversee strategic initiatives and lead corporate development.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Danya to Vestwell’s executive leadership team,” said Vestwell CEO Aaron Schumm. “It’s no secret that our innovative team is the key to advancing our mission of closing the savings gap. With the wind at our backs, accelerating the momentum, now is the perfect time to bring Danya onboard, as her strategic fintech experience will be an additive component to the next level in our growth.”

Dumbrill Early spent her career in financial services and technology roles, successfully executing on all sides of the table within strategy and executive leadership. Previously, she was the Chief Strategy Officer and Chief of Staff at Securitize, a blockchain-based platform for alternative assets. She was also part of the launch team for Two Sigma's fintech startup (Two Sigma Insurance Quantified) and prior to that was the Chief of Staff and Head of Finance for Goldman Sachs Investment Management Divisions-Operations. Danya began her Wall Street career at Goldman Sachs in equity research covering software companies.

“There’s an expansive opportunity for Vestwell to lead the savings industry,” says Danya Dumbrill Early. “I’m delighted to join as the company’s first CSO, bringing my experience to this talented team that has reshaped the savings industry and impacts the lives of millions of Americans every day.”

As Vestwell’s Chief Strategy Officer, Danya will support the firm’s rapid expansion by advancing the strategic roadmap, leading mergers and acquisitions, and investor relations, as well as ensuring a world-class suite of financial wellness products are accessible to employers, financial advisors, and individuals throughout the country. Danya will also lead corporate development initiatives with her team at Vestwell.

Danya Dumbrill Early holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Pomona College.


About Vestwell

Vestwell is the modern fintech engine powering savings programs for businesses and individual savers across the country. We’re helping to close the savings gap by offering a flexible, cost-effective, modern solution to save for the critical aspects of life - retirement, education, and healthcare. Vestwell currently powers nearly 30,000 small businesses, over a million savers, and $27 billion in assets in all 50 states. To learn more visit

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