About Our Founder
Founder & CEO
Chaitali Patel is a highly-reputable social impact, finance and fintech executive.
Prior to founding Evergood, she was the Chief External Affairs Officer at a major national military family organization. Prior to that, she led the B2B finance arm of Fundation Group, a New York-based financial technology firm as head of Catalyst Solutions.
During her banking tenure, she held a variety of senior executive positions at major national financial institutions including the Bank of Hawaii, Zions Bancorp, PNC Bank and HSBC Holdings.
Her fifteen-plus years in the sector included extensive experience with business strategy, product management, bank operations, channel management and financial reporting.
Chaitali holds a BBA in Finance from University of North Texas, an executive leadership certificate in Financial Planning from Georgetown University and an MBA from the University of Utah’s Eccles School of Business.
As an impact investing entrepreneur actively engaged in the academic community, she speaks and shares knowledge on the topics of social impact investing, sustainability and impact measurement best practices. Additionally, she serves on the boards of social impact organizations working to advance STEM and women’s education.
Ms. Patel is a proud Air Force veteran spouse and resides in Northern Virginia with her husband, her daughter and her newly adopted puppy.