FinTech unicorn OakNorth has appointed two female tech veterans as it seeks growth in the US. 

The firm, which builds artificial intelligence solutions for the commercial lending industry, revealed Jessica Reiter has joined as CMO and Anya Darrow as its Vice President of Customer Success.  

Both will be key members of the business’ executive leadership team in the States. 

Reiter is an experienced brand strategist who spent four years as the CMO at, where she drove the execution of its global marketing plan and helped the company achieve broad market leadership recognition as it achieved unicorn status, entered the Forbes Cloud 100.  

Darrow joins with two decades of experience building and scaling technical services, product development, customer success, and business operations for enterprise software companies.   

Peter Grant, OakNorth’s COO, said: “Jess and Anya have significant experience working across multi-billion-dollar enterprise software companies and hyper-growth tech start-ups alike, bringing an enormous amount of knowledge and expertise to their respective roles and the OakNorth leadership team.  

“They join at an incredibly exciting time for the business and a seminal moment for the commercial lending industry which is undergoing a wave of transformation.”