Meet the Team: Natalie Mutch

1. What made you decide to pursue a career in Bitcoin?

To me, Bitcoin represents a societal transition away from a centralized monetary authority, as well as a better data security and accountability alternative to existing banking and monetary systems. I’m always looking for ways I can contribute to a more secure and equalized economic future, and I see Bitcoin as a critical component of this transformation.

2. What’s your role at River Financial?

At River Financial, I focus on improving and scaling existing Operations to ensure River is operationally prepared as it continues to grow. Within that, I’m focused on standardizing data security practices, conducting compliance and policy reviews, as well as creating marketing and client analytics to improve overall application performance.

3. What did you do before joining River?

Prior to joining River, I worked in Sales Operations implementing more efficient data systems to reduce sales cycle time and increase client retention. I’ve also worked on various Marketing and Business Development teams.

4. What projects or advancements do you think are most exciting in the Bitcoin space right now?

Currently, I’m excited to see increasing institutional adoption and support for Bitcoin. Particularly, CasaHODL is pioneering Bitcoin security for consumers, which I believe is essential to large-scale adoption. Overall, I’m looking forward to seeing Bitcoin expand, both as a long-term store of value, and as a superior and secure payment method.

5. Where do you see Bitcoin in 10 years?

In 10 years, I believe Bitcoin is going to be the primary currency used by consumers and institutions, both as a long-term investment and a payment method.

6. Describe Bitcoin in 5 words or less.

Bitcoin is democratic, efficient and secure.

7. What are some of your favorite hobbies or interests?

In my spare time, I love to travel, read, and explore new restaurants. I’m also a lifelong equestrian competitor and enjoy volunteering with various public health organizations.