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Diverse and Inclusive
Our rapidly growing team is rooted in Boston, but we think and act with global intention. We are proud to say that we are a female-run company with a diverse array of team members stretching across 4 time zones and 5 countries.
Stefania Di BartolomeoFounder and CEO
Stefania founded Physis with the vision to disrupt the financial system and empower investors to have an impact through their investments. As CEO, Stefania has developed Physis from an idea to an SEC-registered wealth management, and secured relationships to position the company to be the go-to sustainable investing platform.
Brian ChiappinelliSales Director
Brian is an experienced Investment Manager with over 20 years of experience working with clients and investors for both multinational and boutique asset management companies. He creates new leads and presents the Physis platform to establish new business as a sales executive.
Alex AleksicESG Investment Analyst
Alex is a sustainability analyst who’s responsible for conducting research of sustainability reports, synthesizing a collection of data into databases, and performing subsequent analysis of said data. He is interested in research and utilizing impact investing to further incentivize sustainability projects.
Grigoris GiannoulopoulosUI/UX Designer
Grigoris is a UI/UX designer, currently working as a freelancer for Physis. He is a highly creative designer, who delivers innovative and effective design solutions. His skills cover many aspects of graphic design, and he specializes in User Experience Design.
Aaron BetancourtFull Stack Developer
Aaron is our full stack developer who works on the development of new functionalities and tools for the Physis platform, implementing software solutions both for the user interface and the database services, always prioritizing well-written and optimal code. Aaron believes that we should all work to protect our planet.
Fernando PachecoBackend Developer
Fernando is a backend developer who supports the development of optimal and secure functionalities. His primary role is to provide the necessary information and programming so the Physis platform can display all its impressive qualities.
Gabriel BuinitzkyData Engineer
Gabriel maintains our databases and processing systems. As our Data Engineer, he ensures effective execution time for application requests on the Physis Platform. By efficiently organizing large data sets, Gabriel guarantees users an enhanced platform performance.
Jean Donnelly is a proven business leader with extensive experience driving growth initiatives from start-ups to well established companies. With over twenty years of experience in leading technology, operations, and process excellence within both the financial services and clean tech industries. She is actively involved in the FinTech/Financial Services industry and has strong relationships with financial institutions, startups, accelerators, regulators and universities. Most recently, she build and led the nonprofit accelerator, FinTech Sandbox, which focuses on helping start-ups utilize data and grow their business. Jean is also one of the drivers of the Fintech ecosystem in Boston.
Jim is an entrepreneurial executive with broad experience in financial services and guiding startups through institutional financing. Jim specializes in innovation strategy, direct and digital marketing, business development, product management, public relations, and customer experience. Jim is also the author of the popular FinTech blog Blue Dun.
Having spent 25 years in traditional financial services, Gretchen endured the challenges of the financial services industry: antiquated technology, inefficient processes, and little to no diversity. Leaving the corporate world in 2013, she began her adventure in the startup world and realized first-hand the same inequities and inefficiencies in traditional angel and venture capital investing. As Co-Founder of Capital Access for ALL, Gretchen is building a community that brings together founders and investors ready to turn the tide and open up access to capital for all founders, not just those with pre-established networks. Gretchen co-authored the book "LAUNCH: 11 Key Elements of Wildly Successful Startups," is an angel investor and member of Fintech Women, Boston Women for Fintech and Financial Services, Boston Fintech Meetup, Crowdfunding Professional Association, and Boston Blockchain Association.