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Marla Blow

FS Card
Founder & CEO

Marla Blow is the Founder and CEO of FS Card, a startup credit card company (sold to strategic acquirer in December 2018), and serves as a Partner with Fenway Summer. In February 2018, Ms. Blow joined the Board of Directors of Care.com, the world's largest online marketplace for finding and managing family care.

Ms. Blow won the EY Mid Atlantic Emerging Company Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2018, and has been listed as one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business. Marla was featured in the April 2018 Vanity Fair “26 Women of Color Diversifying Entrepreneurship” photo shoot, and she is a Henry Crown Fellow as part of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. 

Previously, she was part of the Implementation Team to stand up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and ultimately served as the Assistant Director for Card and Payment Markets, where she shaped the CFPB’s regulatory priorities in these markets.

Prior to joining the CFPB, Marla spent seven years in a variety of functions at Capital One in the credit card business.  Ms. Blow is a member of the US Capital Chapter of YPO, and previously served on the Board of Directors of FactorTrust, a provider of underbanked consumer data, analytics and risk scoring solutions.  Marla holds an MBA from Stanford University and an undergraduate degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.