Charissa joined Brookvine in 2017 as Marketing Director with over 20 years’ experience in financial services marketing.
Prior to joining Brookvine, Charissa had a career spanning 18 years at American Express. In her most recent position, Charissa was Vice President and Head of Marketing, American Express Global Network Partnerships and was responsible for leading the marketing team of the then fastest growing division at American Express. Managing a team of senior marketing professionals, Charissa worked with the major banks in Australia to develop card propositions, marketing programs and distribution strategies to accelerate growth of market share.
Prior to that, Charissa held a range of other senior marketing appointments at American Express in Sydney, London and Singapore, including managing the Charge Card portfolio, leading the launch of the Centurion Card in Australia, managing the roll out of digital platforms across JAPA and growing the lending business.
After leaving American Express, Charissa had a short career break to spend time with her young family. Charissa then took on a range of marketing consultancy projects in small financial services businesses.
Charissa has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Queensland University of Technology.