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Mary Wisniewski

Technology Reporter

Mary is a reporter for American Banker and Contributing Editor for Bank Technology News. She was a blogger, editor, journalist and content curator for Royal Media Group, where she covered commerce and financial technology. She also served as a fashion editor for National Jeweler, where she reported on fashion shows and jewelry news. Her work has also appeared in Billboard, Cracked and a number of business media outlets. Mary grew up in the Michigan suburbs and now lives in New York with one roommate, a record player and an espresso machine. Mary is endlessly curious and follows anything that grabs her. Current interests include fintech, literature, travel, good conversation, Cat Stevens and Gidget.

Recent Stories From this Author

Forget Self-Driving Cars, Get Ready for Self-Banking Cars
June 30, 2015 As manufacturers increasingly equip automobiles with Internet access, bankers and technologists are envisioning a day when...

The '.Bank' Rush Is On as Banks Scramble to Stake Their Claim
June 25, 2015 Applying early for the web extension increases the odds of getting a preferred address in a business where "First National" is...

The Bank as Life Coach: The Quest for 'Everyday Banking'
June 23, 2015 A growing number of startups and banks are trying to design digital experiences that train users to manage their money more...

Fifth Third Targets Young and Underemployed in Marketing Campaign
June 16, 2015 A new Fifth Third social media campaign offers recent college graduates free one-on-one career counseling. The initiative is...

Banks' New Digital Battlefront: The Customer Experience
June 12, 2015 A call to improve customers' digital-banking experience was the top theme during SourceMedia's Digital Banking Summit. Banks...

Digital Banker of the Year: Citi's Heather Cox
June 9, 2015 Citi was one of the first banks to open its application programming interfaces to outside developers, leading a movement...

Inside a Small Bank's Partnership with Mobile-Money Startup ZenBanx
June 3, 2015 WSFS Bank has teamed up with ZenBanx, a fintech startup founded by a pioneer of direct banking, Arkadi Kuhlmann. WSFS will be...

Financial Inclusion Efforts Turn to Refugees
May 29, 2015 A specialized Wells Fargo branch in Des Moines and the nonprofit Digital Finance Institute are part of a small but growing...

New Banking App Aims for the Instagram Set
May 27, 2015 Namu is trying to solve a problem facing all banks that vie for millennials' attention: how to make the mobile banking...

Voice-Activated Features Raise Stakes in Digital Banking
May 20, 2015 A handful of banks are upgrading their apps with Siri-like "virtual assistants" that understand spoken questions at a time...