‘Breaking the Glass Ceiling’ Category

January 29th, 2015, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Pamela Click, Director and Senior Development Manager, TIAA-CREF

By Cathie Ericson “You will work hard, but it will be rewarding,” says Pam Click of a career in technology. Now a senior manager and respected technologist at TIAA-CREF, Click’s hard work has finally paid off. Her path to her current position at TIAA-CREF was somewhat circuitous: After earning a degree in accounting, Click started […]

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January 26th, 2015, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Kathryn Kaminsky, Partner, PwC

Kathryn Kaminsky will be a panelist at theglasshammer.com’s 4th Annual Navigating, Negotiating, & Building Your Strategic Network Event on February 26th. By Cathie Ericson “There is a lot we can learn from men in the workforce,” says Kathryn Kaminsky, a Partner at PwC. “When they leave early to attend one of their kid’s sporting event, […]

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January 23rd, 2015, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Joanne Moffic-Silver, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at the Chicago Board Options Exchange

By Jessica Titlebaum “I wanted to be a criminal lawyer until I worked at the Northwestern law school clinic where, as a law student, I assisted in defending alleged murderers,” said Joanne Moffic-Silver, the Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (CBOE) Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Moffic-Silver ultimately decided that career wasn’t for her […]

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January 22nd, 2015, 6:00 am

Thought Leader: Donna Parisi on the Derivatives Industry 2015

By CEO Nicki Gilmour Donna Parisi, Partner and head of Shearman & Sterling’s Derivatives and Structured Products practice, sits down with theglasshammer.com to share her thoughts on the outlook for the derivatives industry in 2015 and beyond. Donna was profiled back in 2010 on theglasshammer.com. Donna will be a panelist at our Annual Navigating Your […]

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January 21st, 2015, 6:00 am

Mover and Shaker Stephanie Curulewski: Partnership and Trading Manager, BP

By Cathie Ericson “Most people are good people, and they’re trying to do the right thing. If you assume that everyone has a good reason for what they’re doing, you can make progress by coming at issues from the positive side,” says Stephanie Curulewski. That philosophy has anchored her career and helped her ascend the […]

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January 20th, 2015, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Nancy Laethem Stern, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Allston Holdings LLC

By Cathie Ericson “Industries are always evolving, and adapting to the changes is a key part of your career,” says Nancy Laethem Stern, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Allston Holdings. “You can’t view the world as static; instead you have to be prepared to adapt and anticipate ways in which things are […]

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January 12th, 2015, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience, Jessica Lieberman Quinn, Senior Vice President, Corporate Planning, American Express

By Cathie Ericson Fresh out of college with a dual degree — a BS in Economics from the Wharton School and a BA in History from the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania – Jessica Lieberman Quinn’s first position was an ideal avenue into the business world. Working at a small […]

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January 8th, 2015, 6:00 am

Mover and Shaker: Swatee Singh, Vice President, American Express Technology

By Cathie Ericson As a student in electronic engineering with a focus in technology, Swatee Singh’s graduate work involved working on clinical trials for an imaging device to detect breast cancer. While that may seem far removed from her current work at American Express, it actually epitomizes the defining characteristic of her varied career. “Whether […]

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January 5th, 2015, 6:00 am

Voice Of Experience: Lisa O’Donnell, Managing Director, Business Operational Risk and Control Management, Global Consumer Group, Citi

By Beth Senko “Focus on achieving your passion, not a job title” to achieve career success and happiness according to Lisa O’Donnell, Managing Director at Citi. O’Donnell knows this trick from experience. If she had defined her career by a particular job title, she would most likely still be wearing dark suits and selling mainframe […]

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December 15th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Kelly Driscoll, Senior Vice President, State Street Corporation

By The Glass Hammer CEO and Founder Nicki Gilmour Kelly Driscoll knew she was in the right place to take on more responsibilities at State Street Global Advisors. She just didn’t know that her next step would involve moving to Asia; Hong Kong to be precise, to head up the broad Asset Management business for […]

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