VP, Financial Services, Technology Strategy & Governance
As the Vice President of the Financial Services Technology Strategy and Governance organization, Marissa’s responsibilities include the Cyber, Tech, Data and Risk program; the Risk Operations & Control team; all technology operations, governance, labor strategy, employee engagement, learning and development and communications. Marissa is also the Accountable Executive for Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging and the DFW Voices business resource group. Additionally, Marissa serves as a Strategic Advisor for the enterprise Blacks in Tech business resource group.
Before joining Capital One, Marissa spent almost a decade at a large aviation company leading teams in a wide range of areas, including technology leadership, human capital, financial management and strategy development. Marissa oversaw all employee-facing HR systems and played a key leadership role in improving the company’s end-to-end recruitment process in order to diversify the candidate pipeline across all job levels.Marissa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from Amherst College and an MBA from Harvard University. Additionally, Marissa is engaged in many civic activities throughout the Dallas area. She serves on the Board of the Dallas Arboretum as well as the Center for BrainHealth. Marissa was also instrumental in the 2012 launch of the Dallas Chapter of The Links STEAM Academy, a non-profit organization that is focused on increasing interest in science, technology, engineering, arts and math among middle- and high-school girls. Marissa received the Dallas Business Journal’s 2022 Women in Tech Award, Texas Women’s Foundation Young Leader Award, was recognized as a 40 Under 40 Honoree by the Dallas Business Journal, and was named a Top STEM Influencer by the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).