Abstract Architect

About us

FSQUARE is about getting things done by prioritizing execution over consulting.

We deep dive into the matter together with your business, compliance & IT teams and take responsibility on the final implementation results. 

We have 15+ years hands-on experience of building cross-border banking organizations in EU (Baltics) in executive business, product development, compliance & IT functions.

 

The team

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Darius is the one able to go from the highest level of executive management into the deepest details of the matter when needed. He has 15+ years hands-on experience of leading a bank, dealing with regulators, running AML programs, transforming business models, ensuring product development and compliance. He leads and motivates people around him with personal example of getting things done at the highest quality, as promised. He is a fast learner with number of certifications completed - eMBA, Board member certificate by BICG, AML&CTF by ICA, PMP, PgMP. He is passionate about tennis, theater, voluntary state defense.

Keywords: lead, AML, transform, products

Full bio on LinkedIn here:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/darius-jasinskis/

Darius Jasinskis

Leading & Transforming Financial Organizations

m: +370 611 11333

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Laurynas has a human touch and business sense to make IT work. He leads people with care and gets IT deliverables with chirurgical precision. He knows banking IT to the core with 15+ years of hands on experience of developing banking systems, running core banking implementation & data migration projects, automating AML disciplines as well as managing IT organization  to ensure reliable IT operations with compliance  to regulations.

He is passionate about travel, fishing and basketball.

Keywords: IT development, vendor management, transformations

Full bio on LinkedIn here:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/pacenka/

Laurynas Pacenka

Partnering IT & Business 

m: +370 618 65058

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Tadas is the one always trying to understand the big picture. He uses simple visual language to communicate difficult concepts to different stakeholders. He has 15+ years of banking experience in business development, executive advisory, strategy & change management roles. Being EMBA programme graduate he is active member of BMI Alumni Association. He is passionate about photography, sailing, snooker and badminton.

Keywords: strategy, change management, PMO

Full bio on LinkedIn here:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/karkalas/

Tadas Karkalas

Connecting the Big Picture 

m: +37068710443

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With over a decade of practice in banking business development and customer service digitalization, Benas is ready to help building financial institution’s product offering and ensuring its regulatory compliance. He has solid experience in managing bank’s project portfolio and running development programmes, both business and compliance-driven, e.g. AMLD, PSD, GDPR. He is passionate about videography, food, snowboarding.

Keywords: project, product, process

Full bio on LinkedIn here:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/benasbagdonas/

Benas Bagdonas

Diving Deep Into Product Development

m: +37068504021

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Martynas is the one who always delivers quality results. Martynas has acquired skills via 15+ years of banking experience in customer data management, product development and process designing. He has gone through multiple data migration and transformation projects as team leader and subject matter expert. He fosters teamwork and knowledge sharing. Always puts people first. Passionate about travel, photography and snooker.

Keywords: banking, customer data, product management

Full bio on LinkedIn here:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/martynas-staškevičius-784ab5169/

Martynas Staškevičius 

Making Daily Banking Products Work

m: +37068020461

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Jurgita’s area is lending product and process management. She has more than 10 years of banking experience: the start was in contact center and later lending product development and compliance, process alignment.

She works according to the principle: there are not my or your tasks, there are only our tasks for achievement of the final goal.

She is passionate about badminton, theater, books.

Keywords: lending products, process, project

Full bio on LinkedIn here:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jurgita-girdiusaite/

Jurgita Girdiušaitė 

Creating Lending Products

m: +37067811765

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Sandra is a curious individual, always looking for ways to support her colleagues and clients. A combination of 5+ years’ work experience in the UK branch banking and an MSc in Information Management and Business Technology from a high-ranking UK University puts Sandra in a strong position to work in Financial Services IT (FSIT) industry. She is passionate about helping others (volunteering), traveling, arts and continuous learning & development.

Keywords: support, reporting, delivery, development 

Full bio on LinkedIn here:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandra-g-3479b214/

Sandra Gižytė

Chasing PMO Tasks 

m: +37060839032

Focused on getting things done

Build the bank

Products roll-out building a challenger bank: payment services, digital channels, mobile app, p2p payments, cards, lending, leasing, trade finance products.

15+ years experience of running universal banks in Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia in Business development, compliance and IT areas.

3 local banks were consolidated by building a single Baltic IT platform. Regional operational model introduced with cross-border customer offering, governance, centralized back-office operations, etc

Number business transfer & merger deals executed with  financial institutions (Danske Bank, Swedbank, LHV, Citadele, Šiaulių bankas, Orion securities)

Sometimes separate bank branches need to be closed for efficiency, centralized customer offering or better compliance. We were closing banks in Estonia, Latvia and Russia.

Run the bank

Transform the bank

Execute Mergers & Acquisitions

Disintegrate the Bank