Q2 2021 Rewind: Recruitment & Growth

Halfway through the year and 2021 has quickly proved to be a pivotal time for FISPAN we’re seeing rapid growth like never before. We’re taking on new challenges, introducing new technology, events, and employee initiatives, as well as expanding our team globally, and we want to keep you updated on all there is to know about FISPAN. Let’s take a look back at some of our Q2 highlights when it comes to recruitment and growth.


FISPAN - Recruitment@2x

We had 32 new hires join our team in Q2 including Business Development Managers, Software Developers, Department Heads, Graphic Designers, and our Summer 2021 Co-Op cohort making FISPAN a team of 114 people and still growing.

Do you think you, or somebody you know, may be a good fit for FISPAN? We’re always looking for passionate individuals to join our team. Check out our Careers page to view more details and our current job openings.

FISPAN - Growth@2x

Our company congratulates Kelly Morales as she takes on a new role as the Creative Director of FISPAN. Kelly started her journey with us over two years ago as a Web Developer/UX Designer and has proven to be an integral asset to our team. We can’t wait to see her achievements in her new position as her team starts to grow. To learn more about Kelly and her journey and experience at FISPAN, check out her feature in our June Employee Spotlight.

As one of our first employees, Arseny Kostenko has been a key player behind the creative solutions FISPAN uses to solve increasingly complex problems. He began his journey at FISPAN as a Software Engineer, but we now welcome him in his new role as our Senior Vice President of Small Business (SMB) Initiatives.

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Media Features

  • FISPAN was mentioned as one of Vancouver’s latest FinTech success stories in Accenture’s 2021 Canadian FinTech Report
  • Andrea Zand, Operations Lead, was featured in FinLedger’s Women in FinTech series to talk about her journey to FISPAN and her experiences as a woman in FinTech. She also discussed the importance of mental health in Vancouver Sun
  • Clayton Weir, Head of Product and Strategy, spoke to Finance Magnates about the impact that decentralized finance (DeFi) will have on the future of banking
  • Lisa Shields, CEO, was a guest on ZDNet’s Tonya Hall Innovation Show sharing her thoughts on pandemic-induced digitization in banking
  • Claudia Ivanova, HR Lead, appeared on an episode of the BCjobs Innovators Podcast to talk about the importance of working with an inspirational leader


Want to learn more about how you can work at FISPAN? Check out our Careers page, and subscribe to FISPAN updates (events, initiatives, job openings) by emailing updates@fispan.com.

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