Val Kay
Senior Vice President & Head of Institutional InvestorsLending Club
Val Kay is a Senior Vice President and Head of Institutional Investors at Lending Club.  Prior to Lending Club, Valerie enjoyed 20 years at Morgan Stanley, including 12 years as a Managing Director, where she held several leadership roles within Global Capital Markets including Deputy Head of Asset Finance, Head of Structured Asset Monetization, and Head of Mortgage Finance. She was most recently a Senior Relationship Manager and responsible for the relationship with some of Morgan Stanley’s most important institutional investors prior to her departure. 

Valerie started her finance career at Prudential Securities in 1990. She has a BA from Vassar College, and is board member of The 52nd Street Project and the Studio School. She was on the Executive Committee and served as a Board Member of the Structured Financing Industry Group. On a personal note, Valerie has a husband and 3 daughters who live in New York City and are in the process of relocating to San Francisco.