Emily Blackwell is the Head of Product Design and part of the founding team of Merit America. Her expertise lies in translating the needs and motivations of individuals into engaging and intuitive digital experiences. At Merit America, she directs the trajectory of the online product, delicately balancing all stakeholder learning, career, and business goals.

Before “leveling up,” Emily led award-winning brand and product design initiatives for a variety of technology start-ups, non-profit organizations, and Fortune 500 companies nationwide. She currently holds a B.A. in Studio Art and Graphic Design from Indiana University.