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Our Team
We are committed to building the best possible product and we know that starts with a world class team of software engineers, designers, mathematicians, financial experts, and marketers.

Jeff Cruttenden

Co-Founder & Director

Jeffrey Cruttenden co-founded Acorns to simplify investing and connect it to everyday life. In college, he noticed that most of his classmates that had an interest in investing couldn't come up with a lump sum to meet minimum balance requirements. Jeff graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in Mathematics from Lewis & Clark College. Jeff serves as CEO of Acorns.

Walter Cruttenden

Co-Founder & Director

Walter Cruttenden is a financial markets innovator. He founded and served as CEO of Cruttenden Roth, now Roth Capital Partners. Walter also founded and served as CEO of E*Offering, the investment banking arm of ETrade. E*Offering became the number one provider of online IPO’s before its sale to Wit Capital and ultimately to Schwab. Walter co-founded Acorns and serves as its Executive Chairman.

Australian Team

George Lucas

Chief Executive Office & Director

Tony Fay


Jeff Sippel


Brendan Malone

Chief Operating Officer

Richard Brookes

Chief Technology Officer

Alasdair Malek

Business Manager

Madison Lucas

Marketing Associate

Alex Gao

Head of Operations

James Poon

Legal/Structuring Head

Harrison Lochtenberg

Investor Success

Julia Smith

Investor Success

Wilbur & Elsie

Brain Trust