The Harvard Business Review calls Moneythink an organization that offers meaningful work – we certainly agree! Learn more about our team’s backgrounds and motivations below.

Ted Gonder

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer

In college, struck by the poverty around his ivy-decked campus, Ted started Moneythink to help even the odds for local students. See more of Ted’s story here on the White House blog, and click here for his full bio.

Michael Jank

Manager of Development and Partnerships

A Chicago native and IU alum, Mike values the importance of financial education and is driven to ensure students from all backgrounds are able to experience the same opportunity.

Amy Malinowski

UX/UI Design Lead

Amy is passionate about designing digital experiences that make high school and college students feel empowered to be financially capable and confident.

Ben May

Curriculum and Associate Product Manager

Former Moneythink Mentor and Ole Miss Moneythink Chapter President, Ben is driven by Moneythink’s dedication to improving the landscape of financial education in areas of need.

Liz Pattermann

Lead Software Engineer

As a member of the technology team, Liz is delighted to support Moneythink in helping students across the nation become financially capable through education & empowerment programs.

Nathan Ranney

Director of Product

Recognizing that financial skills are universally beneficial but not often taught, Nate is set on building technology that brings this powerful knowledge to America’s youth.

Stephanie Sauer

Development and Operations Coordinator

As both a New Sector Alliance Fellowship and UW-Madison Alum, Stephanie is excited to support Moneythink’s mission and foster economic health by providing financial capability education to today’s youth.

Board of Directors

Our active board of directors brings passion, vision, wisdom and connections to support Moneythink’s staff and volunteer leaders on strategy and operations.

Greg Nance

Chairman and Co-founder

Greg loves to build things, tell stories, support others, and revel in nature. He brings vision, strategy, and education technology expertise to the organization. Learn more about Greg’s work as an entrepreneur and explorer here.

Kevin Goldsmith


Kevin comes to Moneythink with a decade’s worth of experience as the Originations Manager for the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Group at Chase. As Moneythink’s Board Treasurer, Kevin helps guide the organization’s financial strategy and keep the organization financially healthy, just as we aim to do for our students.

Sarah Gordon

As a Vice President at the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI), Sarah leads the organization’s efforts to foster promising product, service, and strategy innovations that advance consumer financial health. She strongly believes that improved access to high-quality products combined with relevant and actionable advice on how to best utilize them can lead to improved financial health outcomes for millions of Americans. Read more about CFSI and their valuable work here.

Matt Taylor

Matt joins Moneythink with an extensive background in nonprofits and social change. Before joining human-centered design firm, Matt was on the portfolio team at New Profit, where he helped social entrepreneurial organizations overcome barriers to scaling impact. We look forward to having his expertise and strategic vision informing our work.

Young Professionals Board

Our Young Professionals Board (or YP Board for short) is an elite and diverse group of rising young professionals who serve the Moneythink mission through skills-based work, special projects, and partnership development.

Read more about the board and their accomplishments on the Young Professionals Board website.

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