Author Jean-Marie Lovett of Bindable: 5 Things You Need To Know To Successfully Manage a Team
First, something that my business partner and I have not mastered (yet) but we’re always working on is to divide and conquer. We’re trying to make sure those who don’t have to be on a call aren’t on it and make sure we’re not all overlapping and participating in the same things. Instead, we’re effectively figuring out how to divide up the work, carve out responsibilities and communicate this back to our staff so that things don’t get lost.
As a part of my interview series on the 5 Things you need to know to successfully manage a team, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jean-Marie Lovett.
Jean-Marie Lovett is the President of Bindable. She is a seasoned operations and marketing executive with over 20 years of experience. She has a successful track record launching new consumer products and has proven herself instrumental in shaping and growing businesses both large and small throughout her career.
Before joining Bindable at its founding, Jean-Marie served as Vice President at JP Morgan Chase. There, she managed the marketing channels and operations for all student loan partnerships, including nearly 200 affinity groups. Lovett is a graduate of Colgate University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors, and holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kenan Flagler Businesses School at UNC, Chapel Hill. She is a member of the Massachusetts Associate of Insurance Agents (MAIA). Jean-Marie is currently serving on the Travelers National Producer Council representing New England.
Thank you so much for joining us! Can you share a story about what brought you to this particular career path?
I grew up in New York City and on Long Island. I started out with a liberal arts degree in economics and no clear direction for my career path. Post-college, I went back to New York and worked for a foreign exchange company in the World Trade Center where I had a really…