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BFLP Financial Knowledge for a Brighter Future

Team

The Babson Financial Literacy Project was co-founded by two Babson finance professors and a Babson alum who wanted to help young adults have a brighter financial future.

Jennifer Bethel

Jennifer Bethel

Co-Founder & Faculty Co-Director

Jennifer Bethel is a Professor of Finance at Babson College in Wellesley, MA. Dr. Bethel has presented her research at numerous professional conferences, and has published her work in both academic and practitioner journals. She has both worked at and consulted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and numerous private companies. She served as the Chief Economist for the Division of Corporation Finance at the SEC. She received her BBA from the University of Texas and her MA in Economics and PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Kathleen Hevert

Kathleen Hevert

Co-Founder & Faculty Co-Director

Kathleen Hevert is an Associate Professor of Finance at Babson College. Dr. Hevert teaches finance courses at the graduate, undergraduate, and executive levels, and was twice selected by the Babson College F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business graduating classes to receive the Thomas Kennedy Award for Teaching Excellence. Her research has been published in finance journals and she advises a variety of companies in a consulting capacity. She received her BSBA from the University of Delaware and her PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Robin Kahn

Robin Kahn

Executive in Residence

Robin Kahn is an Executive in Residence at Babson and a member of the BFLP leadership team, building relationships with nonprofits and companies, coordinating volunteers, and leading strategic initiatives. She was formerly Executive Director of FitMoney, a financial literacy nonprofit that brings free K-12 curriculum to schools and served as Senior Vice President of Marketing at Jewish Family & Children’s Service, Vice President of Strategic Programs at Fidelity Investments, and Strategy Consultant at Accenture. She holds a BBA from the University of Michigan and MBA from Columbia Business School.

Stephen Martiros

Stephen Martiros

Co-Founder and Entrepreneur in Residence

Stephen Martiros is the founder of Financial Building Blocks, an unbiased, financial education software platform. Previously, he served as the managing partner of CCC Alliance, America’s largest private network of single-family offices. He founded Summitas, a cloud-based software company to provide family offices and investment advisors with a secure portal for client engagement. He earned his BS and MBA from Babson College, where he serves on the College Adviosry Board and is an Entrepreneur in Residence helping to advance the Babson Institute for Family Entrepreneurship and the BFLP.