EMERGE Everywhere

Hosted ByJennifer Tescher

EMERGE Everywhere is a podcast dedicated to improving financial health for all – especially the most vulnerable among us. Hear from visionary leaders across industries as they tackle the complex issues intersecting the financial well-being of people across America, and explore how to build an inclusive economy.


All Episodes

Greg Cunningham | Rewiring How DEI Gets Done

Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives across corporate America are facing a backlash from a growing chorus of voices. But as historically marginalized groups continue to fall further behind financially,...

Reflecting on 20 Years of FinHealth

It’s been two decades since the Financial Health Network and a national movement to improve financial lives were founded. As we celebrate 20 years of creating financial change, what...

Jennifer Tescher | Leaning Forward for FinHealth

The road to financial health for all is long, and Financial Health Network President & CEO Jennifer Tescher has been walking it for almost two decades. In that time,...

Dr. Bechara Choucair | The Next Great Health Crisis

Dr. Bechara Choucair grew up in Beirut in the midst of the Lebanese Civil War, raised by parents that created stability in an otherwise unstable time. What he learned...

John Hope Bryant | Lessons of History and Hope

In 1992, John Hope Bryant brought a bus full of largely White corporate leaders to witness the disinvestment in South Central LA. This was the first big move for...

Tom Spann | Delivering Brighter Futures to Employees

Tom Spann is no stranger to helping people tackle financial challenges without judgment. He founded Accolade in 2007 to help working Americans navigate their health benefits, then co-founded employee...

Gigi Hyland | Championing Credit Unions and Communities

A longtime finhealth champion in the credit union industry, Gigi Hyland has spent her career empowering credit unions to work within their communities to address today’s unique financial health...

Michael J. Hsu | Trust, Hope, and the Financial System

As a doctor’s son, Michael Hsu sees many parallels between the financial health movement and the goals of medicine: “The point is not to administer medicine. The point is...

Holly O’Neill | A Consumer-Centric Culture

Holly O’Neill believes in the importance of building a consumer-first culture, having spent most of her career designing banking products and services around the true financial health needs of...

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