Meet Randy Rivera -
Randy Rivera

Randy Rivera

Founder and Principal Keen Advisors


Randy Rivera has spent nearly two decades leveraging his experience in financial services to help entrepreneurs solve complex problems. Randy is Executive Director of FinTEx, a trade association focused on expanding Chicago’s role as an epicenter of innovation in FinTech. As Executive Director, he is responsible for leading FinTEx as the organization continues to fuel Chicago’s FinTech ecosystem and supports start-ups, corporate innovators and investors interested in supporting the FinTech space.

Randy is the founder and principal of keen advisors, where he works with companies on strategies for growth and innovation. He is also co-founder of quotes is a regtech company that leverages tech to automate legal and compliance advice.

Before his current work, Randy was at BBVA Compass and JPMorgan Chase. He focused on providing advice, support, resources, and capital to business owners, founders, and family-owned businesses.

Randy is a graduate of Georgetown University with a BS in English and Government. He graduated from the University of Chicago’s Booth School with an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship. Randy sits on the Board of Directors at ACCION Chicago and volunteers as a mentor at the University of Chicago's Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship.

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