Funds (SoLo), the peer-to-peer lending platform that provides
instant affordable access to small-dollar loans, today announced
the onboarding of Co-Founder Taylor
Bruno as its new Chief Design Officer. With a decade long
track-record leading design teams, Bruno’s addition marks the company’s
commitment to its end-user experience.
“I’m incredibly excited to have a fellow co-founder join our team
full-time,” said Travis Holoway, CEO and co-founder of SoLo Funds.
“Taylor brings a wealth of knowledge and prior experience that
immediately gives SoLo’s design team more credibility. Design not only
facilitates easier, quicker transactions, but also builds trust among
and between our users. Taylor’s guidance will play an integral part of
keeping the platform simple, relatable and progressive.”
As the previous Senior Product Designer of Oscar Health, Bruno
collaborated with product managers, engineers and business stakeholders
to tackle complex challenges on internal tools, resulting in the
build-out of original platforms for Utilization Management, Eligibility
& Billing, Telemedicine and Provider Services. Before this role, Bruno
was the Director of Design of the information security company RedOwl,
seeing the company through acquisition by Forcepoint. She holds a BBA in
Design and Management from Parsons School of Design.
“Taylor is an excellent leader and customer advocate,” said Jon
Blackwell, Chief Product Officer of SoLo Funds. “Not only will she
tighten the focus on user experience within our product, but also help
strengthen our customer-centric culture within the company.”
Design quality is often overlooked in an early startup’s life cycle, and
Taylor’s consumer-centric focus will accelerate SoLo’s growth by
improving features that enhance both the lender and borrower experience.
SoLo’s users will directly benefit from improved transparency prior to
making important financial decisions and by having access to relevant
In her role at SoLo, Bruno will lead the design team while working
alongside product, engineering, and marketing to roll out improved
About SoLo Funds
Launched in 2018, SoLo Funds is a peer-to-peer lending platform that
allows people seeking small-dollar loans to borrow from other
individuals with means. It connects lenders and borrowers for the
purpose of providing instant affordable access to small-dollar loans. To
learn more about SoLo Funds, visit https://solofunds.com/.