CEO & Founder, Brim Financial
With over 20 years of experience in structured finance and capital markets, Rasha Katabi, CEO & Founder of Brim Financial, began her career at TD Bank and CIBC focusing on cash and synthetic structured finance and securitization, across North America and Europe.
As Group Head for the Strategic Solutions Group at Merrill Lynch Bank of America, Rasha established Merrill at the top of securitization league tables, instituted strategic partnerships and built the largest non-bank residential mortgage funding business. As Managing Director, her mandate expanded to Debt and Equity with focus on financial services, consumer finance, automotive, real estate and REITs. Rasha was a key advisor to Canadian pension funds, global sovereign wealth funds, and large institutional clients. In addition, Rasha was a member of the Asset/Liability Committee and the Management Committees for Debt Capital Markets and Equity Capital Markets.
Rasha was President and Chair of the Mortgage Backed Securities Issuers Association, a Director of the Board of Russell Investments in Canada, and a part of the Russell Investments Audit Committee.
Rasha founded Brim Financial in 2015. Brim is a fully integrated digital platform at the intersection of tech, finance & lifestyle. Brim leverages technology to deliver a state-of-the-art financial platform, to enable a more rewarding financial experience, and to introduce first to market features designed for consumers of today.