WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Meet Tristan Manley

Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members

WILMA’s 2022 Leadership Institute, an annual nine-month program, gives area women the opportunity to learn from leaders in the region, visit a range of local companies, and serve as each others’ personal board of directors.

The program is part of WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative, created to help develop more women leaders in our area.

Meet institute member TRISTAN MANLEY.

Tristan Manley

Tristan Manley Dsc 1950 003Title: SVP Product Leader – Deposits & Next Gen Credit

Company: Live Oak Bank

How long have you been with your current employer? 4.5 years

Alma Mater: UNCW 

Prior career experience:

  • Vice President Deposits Product Manager at Live Oak
  • Strategic Planning Manager for Deposits & Consumer Payments at Ally Bank
  • Digital Product Manager at Ally Bank
  • UX Publish Lead at Ally Bank
  • Accounts Manager at The Select Group
  • Technical Recruiter at The Select Group

Current job responsibilities: As the product leader for Deposits and Next Generation Credit squads, I work with the product managers on my squads to identify the customer problems that we will try to solve. My teams’ mission is to empower our small business owners with the tools they need to start, grow, expand, and operate their business by building products that solve their problems in new and innovative ways.

Hobbies: I love to spend as much time outside on the weekend as I can, playing golf or taking our dogs out on the boat.

To learn more about WILMA’s Leadership Institute and Initiative, go to wilmamag.com/women-to-watch.

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Categories: Women to Watch