Passionate about the intersection of data, technology and consumer behavior, Darren enjoys building world class teams that tackle big challenges. Prior to starting his CompassRed adventure- Darren lead Digital Marketing and Marketing Operations for ING DIRECT which eventually became the Consumer Bank @ Capital One. In addition to his 10 years client side in Financial Services and Fintech, Darren’s digital and media experience also includes agency and publisher roles at J. Walter Thompson, Landmark Communications and Gannett.
Darren completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia in 1997 and has since graduated with an MBA from the University of Delaware. He grew up in Mahopac, New York in the suburbs north of New York City. He is married and has two children. In his free time he enjoys coaching lacrosse and basketball. Active in the community, Darren is on multiple marketing committees for local organizations and has been on the board for Reading Assist Institute since 2013.