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Shannan Sweeney
Co-Founder & CEO

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As a high school teacher, Shannan witnessed the lack of financial education and discussion in schools, and wanted to find a way to expose young people to the financial community and encourage them to plan for their financial futures. As StockLift's UI/UX Designer, Shannan applied her vision to design a user-friendly portfolio and community space that brings together the next generation of investors.


Brendan Sweeney
 Co-Founder & COO

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As a Brown University graduate with a focus in economics, Brendan brings financial planning and vision to StockLift. Brendan saw the value in a diversified investment portfolio, and was able to develop an algorithm to calculate a diversification score to encourage young investors to contribute to their futures more securely.  

Before joining StockLift as COO, Brendan worked on the Private Equity Secondaries Team at Ares Management.


Chris Hicks
 Head of Technology

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As Head of Technology at StockLift, Chris has led the development of StockLift and has built StockLift's proprietary API. 

Chris is a Full Stack Software Engineer whose variety of skills give him a comprehensive view of StockLift, and the ability to manage all functionalities. Chris' dedication to StockLift has been invaluable and his commitment to improving and learning new skills has improved StockLift's product immensely.


Robert Howard
iOS Engineer

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Meet Robert, equipped with a background in Computer Science from UC Santa Cruz and additional studies in Graphic Design.

With experience as an iOS Engineer, Robert developed an iOS app for an IoT smart garage camera at Ampula. He also led a team in creating impactful content as Director of Marketing Communications at NaMI. Robert's technical prowess and initiative contribute greatly to the strength of both the tech and team at StockLift.

Meet The Team

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