Joy Schoffler is a nationally recognized author and speaker in the field of innovative financial services marketing and communications. Leverage PR works within all areas of FinTech with deep experience in banking, payments, cybersecurity, online lending and investing, blockchain and other emerging areas.
Prior to launching Leverage PR, Joy served as the director of acquisitions for two-time Inc. 5000 award-winning commercial real estate investment firm, The PPA Group. Outside of the private sector, Joy served as a finance officer for six years in the U.S. Army Reserves and for three years as a public relations officer for the Texas State Guard.
An active leader in the technology community, Joy sits on the board of SXSW V2V, AARP’s Innovation@50+ LivePitch, The FinTech Professionals Association and is a mentor for the Yodlee Interactive Incubator. Joy won the Stiletto Woman in Business “Entrepreneur of the Year” award, the Women Communicators of Austin’s “Outstanding Austin Communicator” award and the 2016 Austin Under 40 award for Marketing and PR.