Our Team

Our culture is all about building something important together.

We're here because we care. We believe that Trim is making the world a better place, slowly but surely. We believe that the scale of the internet can allow us to improve Americans' financial health in ways that weren't possible before.

We're also here because of each other. Our team is still pretty small, and we've gotten to know each other pretty well. Every person has a lot of responsibility. Every person, every day, moves the company ahead a little bit. Every person makes mistakes (and we think that's a good thing). We value hard work, honesty, and a good sense of humor.

We're hiring! If you're interested, please email us directly to jump-start the process.

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We are committed to a workplace that reflects the users we serve. We especially encourage women, people of color, and others who are underrepresented in the tech industry to apply.
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Thomas Smyth

Founder and CEO

Thomas founded Trim in 2015 to make a tangible difference in Americans’ financial health. Personal finance is clearly broken for ordinary Americans -- and incumbents aren’t going to fix it. Thomas started Trim to re-write the playbook on financial health, emphasizing action rather than advice. Previously, Thomas was a venture capital investor at Core Innovation Capital, investing in fintech start-ups like Oportun, NerdWallet, and Ripple Labs. Thomas also spent time selling solar-powered appliances to rural households in Zambia.

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Jessica Chan


Jessica loves building and scaling businesses that matter. She’s an operational entrepreneur at heart and has driven growth through her leadership roles across financial, food, and retail tech startups. Prior to Trim, she led international expansion at Birchbox and steered an emerging-market foodtech’s SaaS pivot. She’s excited to build the next generation of personal finance tools with a passionate, smart team. In her free time, she’s working on sprouting a green thumb!

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Amie Alvarado

Head Financial Coach

Amie loves working for Trim so that she can help make a difference in people’s lives and get them on track financially. She has been helping people with their money since 2013 and became a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (TM) professional and Behavioral Financial Advisor (TM) in 2016. On the weekends, she enjoys spending time with her family and learning to play the piano.

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Ahad Amdani

Senior Software Engineer

Ahad is a gamer who loves technology and building things. He's excited to join Trim and help build a great financial tool which helps people manage and save their money. Ahad lives in Texas with his wife and kids and enjoys building software, playing video games, reading and writing, as well as exploring and investing in cryptocurrencies.

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Rae Corpuz

Customer Support

Rae used to lead pastry kitchens in San Francisco and is now excited to work for a company that simplifies financial management. She finds joy in pleasing customers, going out of town, and drinking boba milk tea.

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Daniel Gardner

Senior Software Engineer

Daniel is from the North Bay and has always had a passion for building things. As a child it was legos and today it's software. He is very excited to join Trim and help build a great financial management tool. Outside of work, Daniel enjoys going on adventures with his wife and bulldog, trying SF's new restaurants, and going to sporting events.

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Rebecca Green

Senior Software Engineer

Rebecca is a engineer who loves untangling knotty problems, whether it's a mysterious bug or a tricky user interface challenge. On the weekends, they love to knit sweaters, throw pots, and drink coffee. They live in the East Bay with their partner and a house full of cats.

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Kate Johnson

Chief of Staff

Kate's passionate about helping tech products that increase social mobility 🚀 and her past experience spans fintech, consulting, and corporate responsibility. Her first memory of money is receiving a quarter at 5 years old and saying she was going to start saving for her first car, so she's really excited to be at Trim. In her spare time, Kate kayaks, trail runs, hikes, backpacks, and backcountry skis.

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Poonum Kaberwal

Business Operations Manager

Poonum enjoys all topics related to social impact. She's worked across government, non-profit, and tech industries to advocate for job creation and social determinants of health. She has searched long and hard for a better way to manage her own finances and now is excited to have a stronger incentive to solve for this. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, hiking, and playing strategic boardgames.

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Randall Kanna

Product Lead

Randall has been working in the bay area since 2015 and loves building things. In her spare time, she loves hanging out with her dog, spending time with family and hiking.

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Ryan Mark

Senior Software Engineer

Ryan loves working on complex problems and making cool stuff on the Internet. He is excited to work at Trim and contribute to a service that seeks to help people with their finances. Ryan currently lives in Oregon with his wife and fluffy cat and enjoys cooking, hiking and playing video games in his free time.

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Ruth Mohanram


Ruth is passionate about organizing numbers and helping people. With over 30 years experience in finance and accounting, her expertise is direct and examined. She is an accomplished harpist and enjoys snorkeling, traveling, playing bridge and seeing Broadway shows.

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Kelsey Shaner

Executive Assistant

Before Trim, Kelsey worked as a freelancer in several managerial and administrative roles. She loves working with a team and company that prioritizes financial health. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs, scouting her next favorite eatery, and watching a good cult classic.

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Adrien Smith Harrall

Director of Revenue Operations

Adrien is a career-long startup devotee who loves solving tricky problems and helping people improve their lives. A New Englander with a West Coast heart, in her free time she enjoys making clothes, art, and working her way through a never-ending reading list.

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Aravind Sridhar

Senior Software Engineer

Aravind got into software engineering because he loved solving problems and seeing results right away. That and getting to tell people that he is a "hacker." He currently lives in San Diego and enjoys hiking, playing basketball, traveling, and spending time with his dog, Luffy.

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Julian Yao

Business Operations Manager

Born and raised in Manila, Julian earned his CPA license and practiced as an external auditor, followed by stints in major telco and e-commerce companies in the Philippines. To unwind, Julian enjoys playing basketball, hitting the gym, portrait and street photography, and hunting for rare sneakers to add to his growing collection.