Javelin Team

Javelin analysts provide in-depth coverage of retail omnichannel financial services, payments, security, risk and fraud, and the mobile channel. They deliver unprecedented insight through extensive quantitative research and independent expertise. With 100+ years of collective experience in the industry, it’s no surprise that the leading financial providers rely on the actionable research and counsel they get from Javelin to guide their business initiatives.

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Management Team

Jim Van Dyke, CEO

Jim is the CEO of Javelin Strategy & Research. He works with financial institutions, government, payments companies, merchants and innovative service providers to increase sustainable profits.

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Mary Monahan, Executive Vice President and Research Director, Mobile

Mary is the Executive Vice President and Research Director of Mobile. She specializes in tracking mobile initiatives that are creating ROI opportunities for the financial services industry.

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Vaskar Das, Director of Custom Research & Operations

Vaskar Das leads the custom research and opertions team for Javelin. With over 13 years of supply side custom research experience, Vaskar brings strong project management and analytical skills to all his client's custom projects.

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Chris McDonnell, Director of Sales

Chris McDonnell advises senior management at leading commercial, corporate and investment banks and has nearly 15 years of industry experience consulting with senior executives on key strategic, competitive and market challenges.

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Nancy Ozawa, Marketing Manager

Nancy leads our marketing team for Javelin Strategy & Research . . .

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Bob Robichaud, Chief Financial Officer

Bob Robichaud brings over 30 years of senior financial management, planning, and accounting experience to Javelin Strategy & Research. Throughout his career, he has worked with technology based companies to solve financial challenges and create financially viable strategies...

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Industry Analysts

Ian Benton, Research Specialist

Ian is a Research Specialist in Javelin’s Omnichannel Financial Services practice, focusing on identifying strategies drawn from analysis of consumer behaviors and attitudes related to financial services.

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Mary Monahan, Executive Vice President and Research Director, Mobile

Mary is the Executive Vice President and Research Director of Mobile. She specializes in tracking mobile initiatives that are creating ROI opportunities for the financial services industry.

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Vaskar Das, Director of Custom Research & Operations

Vaskar Das leads the custom research and opertions team for Javelin. With over 13 years of supply side custom research experience, Vaskar brings strong project management and analytical skills to all his client's custom projects.

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Nick Holland, Head of Payments

Nick provides central leadership to Javelin’s Payment practice area. He has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of payments, mobile, retail and security.

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Kavita Jayaraman, Senior Consultant, Custom Research

Kavita Jayaraman works the custom research projects for mobile and security practice areas for Javelin. With 5 years of supply side custom research experience, Kavita brings strong project management and analytical skills to all her client custom projects.

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Sarah Miller, Senior Analyst – Custom Research & Operations

Sarah Miller is Javelin’s Senior Analyst – Custom Research & Operations, conducting advanced statistical modeling and forecasting market sizing and valuation for emerging products and technologies.

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Al Pascual, Director of Fraud & Security

As the leader of the Fraud and Security practice of Javelin Strategy & Research, Al Pascual, CFE brings his industry experience and passion for fighting financial crime to bear when conducting in-depth research on issues that directly affect the security of financial transactions and the integrity of consumer identities.

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Beth Robertson, CCM - Senior Consultant, Payments

Beth is a Senior Consultant in our Payments practice area.  Beth has expertise in payments networks, services and strategies, including ACH, card, check, and alternative payment systems...

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Mark Schwanhausser

Mark Schwanhausser is Javelin’s Director of Omnichannel Financial Services. Mark helps banks and credit unions be more successful by understand how and why consumers manage, monitor and move their money...

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Aleia Van Dyke, Analyst

Aleia Van Dyke is Javelin’s Research Analyst in Payments practice area. She focuses on emerging payments vehicles, including prepaid cards, gift cards, mobile payments, virtual currency and social networking payments.

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Daniel Van Dyke, Research Specialist

Daniel is a Research Specialist in Javelin's Mobile practice area, contributing market trends in mobile banking, payments, and technology initiatives for top financial institutions and vendors. In his three years at Javelin, Daniel has co-authored reports on mobile wallets, mobile POS, photo banking, digital channel strategies, and other emerging trends.

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Sales

Ed Wargo, Vice President, Customer Relations

Ed is our Vice President, Relationship Manager. He brings over 20 years of management experience to the Javelin team spanning the areas of customer service, sales and marketing...

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Luke Albertalli, Vice President, Strategic Accounts

Luke Albertalli is an accomplished sales executive with Javelin Strategy & Research, focused on helping clients connect strategic initiatives with research based advisory services. Luke works closely with senior leadership at the top US based financial institutions to deliver highly customized, research oriented consulting services that help guide strategy setting across the banks customer facing channels.

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James Quigley, Executive Relationship Manager

James Quigley is an Executive Relationship Manager at Javelin, bringing nealry 16 years of sales, management and business development to client relations.

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