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Dollars and Change: August 15, 2019

Hosts Sandi Hunt, Nick Ashburn, Sherryl Kuhlman, and Katherine Klein are joined by Stacie De Armas (VP of Strategic Initiatives & Consumer Engagement, Nielsen) and Tim Flacke (Executive Director, Commonwealth) on the Thursday, August 15, 2019 edition of Dollars and Change.

Air Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019 on SiriusXM 132

Tim Flacke

Air Time: 3:00 pm
Featuring: Tim Flacke

Stacie De Armas

Air Time: 3:30 pm
Featuring: Stacie De Armas

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Stacie De Armas

VP of Strategic Initiatives & Consumer Engagement, Nielsen

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Stacie M. de Armas is a storyteller, consumer behaviorist, thought leader and a subject matter expert on the U.S. Hispanic market. As a Vice President within Nielsen’s Diversity & Inclusion practice, she is responsible for working with major brands,
multicultural marketing organizations, media companies, advocacy groups, policy makers and more to research and share Hispanic market & marketing trends, and insights on the economic power of this consumer.

She joined Nielsen in 1998 and has served in many roles related to multicultural marketing, but Hispanic marketing is her passion. Stacie sits on the Cultural Marketing Council Board of Directors and has been the recipient of industry honors; most recently named among the most powerful and influential Latinos in entertainment by Imagen Foundation in 2018.

Stacie has her master’s degree from Texas A & M and is an adjunct professor of qualitative research at California State University Los Angeles and, when forced to make a decision, she will always choose tostones over maduros. She is first generation Cubana.
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Tim Flacke

Executive Director, Commonwealth

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Timothy Flacke is Executive Director of Commonwealth (formerly D2D Fund), a mission-driven organization that builds solutions to make people financially secure. Tim helped launch D2D in 2001 and has served on the organization’s board of directors since that time, drawing on twenty-five years’ experience in the non-profit and private sectors helping working people to build savings. Under his leadership, D2D has grown from a start-up social venture into Commonwealth, a nationally recognized innovation incubator which partners with leading financial service firms and receives support from the world’s most respected philanthropic foundations. Tim speaks widely and comments in the media about Commonwealth’s work, the need for broader financial security, and the role of fintech and innovation in addressing this need. He has directed signature Commonwealth efforts including the Refunds to Assets project, linking federal tax refunds to savings, and Online IDA, a scalable infrastructure for matched savings programs built on industry-leading 401(k) recordkeeping technology. These and other efforts have thrice impacted the federal tax code and spawned new financial products and public policies responsible for helping hundreds of thousands of Americans to build hundreds of millions of dollars in savings. Before Commonwealth, Tim worked as an independent consultant, author and grant writer in the field of financial empowerment and asset development. He served as a VISTA volunteer in rural Vermont, and earlier in his career, held leadership positions in corporate human resources and risk management for Filene’s Basement, Inc. He holds a Masters in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Boston College.
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