Gregg Schoenberg advises companies and institutional investors on strategic and investment issues related to financial services innovation. He also has a special interest in connecting established financial firms with fintech start-ups to create mutually beneficial opportunities.

Gregg’s Wall Street career included capital markets, equity and investment banking roles at SG Cowen (now Cowen Group) and Natixis North America. At Natixis, he ran the bank’s equity division and served on the group’s executive committee. In Washington, Gregg worked as an aide to Senator Bill Bradley and in the government affairs department of ARCO (now British Petroleum).

Gregg Schoenberg received his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and his MBA from Cornell University.


Kelsey Weaver manages business development at The FR. She also helps advise clients and assists with product development. She also runs events, manages client relationships, and provides much needed levity and insight to her colleagues. 

Before joining The FR, Kelsey worked as a Principal at Detalus, as the President of FinXTech, a division of Bank Director, which focused on connecting bank leaders and technology providers through events and an online, members-only directory of fintech providers. 

Kelsey graduated Magna Cum Laude from Belmont University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance. 


Chelsea White plans and manages events at The FR. She provides insights into current trends, cultivates relationships with venues and vendors, and coordinates onsite logistics in order to provide a collaborative and enriching experience at each event.

In addition to working with The FR, Chelsea also manages events and leads marketing projects for a handful of other small companies through her business, White Opal Consulting. Before relocating to NYC she worked as the Development Manager for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay, raising funds and awareness for families traveling from miles away to Tampa-based hospitals for their child to receive much needed medical care. 

Chelsea has an MBA from Wright State University and a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of South Carolina. 


Robert H. Jaeger provides high-level consulting and advisory services to assist C-level management teams with product strategy and development, operational strategy, business development and technology enhancements. He currently advises several early-stage Fintech companies.

Previously, Rob was a Managing Director at Markit, where he led the equity division. He joined Markit after a successful exit (via IP sale) of ETF Consulting Group, which he founded after working as a proprietary trader at Goldman Sachs and portfolio manager at WG Trading Company.

Rob received his B.A. in Finance from Washington University in St. Louis. 


Wally Khan is in charge of the digital presence that The FR maintains. Working closely with Rob and Gregg, he assists in publishing to the website, automating and integrating proprietary data into various technologies and platforms, and he assists with product strategy and development. 

Currently, Wally is a Junior at NYU. He is majoring in both Mathematics and Economics, and hopes to continue working with data and technology. He remains eternally grateful to Rob and Gregg for providing him with an opportunity to apply his studying. In his free-time, Wally can be found attending extra classes, reading, playing chess, or doing other nerdy things.