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Dara Albright

President, Dara Albright Events

Atlanta

Dara Albright is a recognized authority, thought provoker and frequent
speaker on topics relating to market structure, private secondary
transactions, next-gen IPOs, P2P and crowdfinance. Albright has held a
distinguished 22 year career in IPO execution, investment banking, corporate
communications, financial marketing as well as institutional and retail
sales. She is a visionary who continues to introduce rising asset classes
and crowd-structured financial products to the Wall Street community.

Through her NowStreet blog, Albright was one of the earliest voices covering
the JOBS Act and advocating for greater democracy in the equity and credit
markets. She produced the very first crowdfunding conference in January 2012
which was headlined by key JOBS Act architects: Congressman Patrick McHenry
and Dave Weild. That event helped birth the crowdfinance movement and led to
the founding of the industry's trade and leadership organizations. In 2013,
she co-founded LendIt, the largest and most recognized global p2p & online
lending conference organization. In 2015, she co-founded FinFair, the first
conference platform to feature the leadership, products and technologies
driving the crowd-centric retail alternatives market. Some of the most
prominent figures in the financial industry as well as the legislature
continue to participate in Albright's events. Her leading-edge articles that
have helped shape the direction of the crowdfinance industry can be found on
Equities.com, Crowdfund Insider, Seeking Alpha, Investing.com and Business
Insider. She has been featured in Forbes, ABA Banking Journal,
Thestreet.com, Private Wealth Magazine as well as in a number of leading
industry trade publications. Albright continues to help issuers, investors
as well as financial service providers across the globe capitalize during
this unprecedented period of financial industry disruption and regulatory
reform.

Prior firms she worked for include: Unterberg Towbin, Morgan Stanley Dean
Witter, Divine Capital and Citigate Dewe Rogerson. Albright is a proud board
member of SparkMarket, the nation's first bona fide crowdfunding portal
allowing unaccredited investors to legally crowdfund via intrastate
exemption. She is a graduate of the George Washington University and holds
securities industry Series 7, 24, 31 and 63 licenses.

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