Greenwood Expands Its Executive Engineering Team Ahead of Product Release This Year

Fintech Industry Veteran Dylani Herath Joins As VP Engineering of Greenwood Expanding The Company’s Diverse Leadership Team

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dylani Herath, an esteemed fintech leader and technology changemaker, has joined Greenwood, the digital banking platform for Black and Latino individuals and business owners, as Vice President of Engineering. Dylani, named one of The Top 25 Women Leaders In Financial Technology Of Europe For 2021 by the Financial Technology Report, has more than a decade of deep fintech and banking expertise. Her experience includes over 11 years at FIS, the largest financial processing and payments company in the world, where she served as the Director of Engineering. Most recently, Dylani was a part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. leading initiatives in the SMB segment. Dylani joins Greenwood as part of her personal motivation and a shared vision with Greenwood, to affect change and impact persons and businesses who are often overlooked.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dylani to Greenwood, as her technical expertise and motivation to make an impact perfectly aligns with the Greenwood team,” said Ryan Glover, Greenwood Co-Founder and Chairman. “We look forward to having Dylani lead development of Greenwood’s suite of products and services, ensuring our customers will have an exceptional banking platform.”

At Greenwood, Dylani will develop and scale the banking platform, including further developing the platform’s security, growth, and product pipeline. She will play an instrumental role in bringing Greenwood’s online banking services to market and lead in the iterative development of those services as the company’s user base continues to expand.

“I am delighted to join Greenwood, where I am excited to take my experience of creating high impact at legacy companies to the Greenwood team,” said Dylani Herath. “Part of what drew me to Greenwood was the company’s mission of bettering people and contributing to culture, and I look forward to helping Greenwood achieve this mission.”

Greenwood, which announced its digital banking platform for Black and Latino people and business owners in October 2020, has since secured a waitlist of more than 550,000 community members. To learn more and join the Greenwood community, visit

About Greenwood

Greenwood is a digital banking services platform for Black and Latino individuals and businesses. Greenwood is partnering with FDIC-insured banks to give customers the ability to spend and save securely through use of best-in-class banking services and innovative ways to support Black and Latino causes and businesses. Advanced account features include Apple, Samsung, and Android Pay, virtual debit cards, peer-to-peer transfers, mobile check deposits, and the largest surcharge fee-free ATM network in the USA. True to its mission, Greenwood will allow customers the ability to round up their spend to the nearest dollar and donate the change to key charity partners such as The King Center for Social Justice, NAACP, and UNCF among others. Greenwood was founded by Civil Rights leader Andrew J. Young; rapper and activist Michael “Killer Mike” Render; and Ryan Glover, founder of the Bounce TV Network. The Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma, which included the “Black Wall Street” of the early 20th Century, is an enduring symbol of the economic potential of community solidarity and empowerment.


Evan Ruiz


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