Angela Ceresnie is CFO & Co-founder of Orchard Platform. A technology and infrastructure provider for marketplace lending. Orchard supports operational efficiencies to help institutional investors, investment managers and loan originators connect and transact. Founded in New York City in 2013, Orchard focuses on building the systems that will allow marketplace lending to grow into a global financial market. Orchard enables institutional investors and investment managers to allocate capital to marketplace lending, with best practices, manager identification, and portfolio benchmarking while also providing modeling, order management, reporting & analytics and strategic access to supply. Orchard helps originators across multiple asset classes diversify their capital structure with marketplace lending distribution, and provides market insights, scalable infrastructure and reporting to enable originators to focus on making loans and giving borrowers more choices. Orchard is recognized as a clear thought leader in the space and publishes a blog on its website exploring analytical and technical topics, and runs the monthly Marketplace Lending Meetup.