Laura Varas is founder and CEO at the financial data and insights firm Hearts & Wallets where she applies her experiences in participating in markets worldwide to create stronger connections between financial solutions and consumer needs. Laura is a visionary who combines an in-depth knowledge of financial services with a proven ability to predict future trends.
Laura bridges the investing and marketing worlds with over 25 years of experience in retail finance, consumer packaged goods and strategy consulting. Prior to founding Hearts & Wallets, she held senior positions at Fidelity and Citibank, with earlier roles at Colgate-Palmolive, Grey Advertising and Mercer Management Consulting strategy practice.
We should be a little less worried about [what we’ll spend on health care] and focus a little more on housing. The big misunderstanding was in housing.