‘35 Under 35’ Category

April 15th, 2013, 7:00 am

35 Under 35: Michelle Meyer, Senior U.S. Economist, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) Michelle Meyer, Senior U.S. Economist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, urged women to be more open to risks. “I’ve had the best career advancement from taking opportunities that are out of my comfort zone,” she said. Meyer, who was voted one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30 in [...]

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January 3rd, 2013, 6:00 am

35 Under 35: Vivian Lau, Partner, Serengeti Asset Management

By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) “What excites me and makes me driven is that I love to invest capital,” began Vivian Lau, Partner at Serengeti Asset Management. “And when it comes to investing, the markets are exciting. Every year it’s hard to make money until you finish the year and find ways to [...]

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June 6th, 2012, 6:00 am

35 Under 35: Angela Best, EMEA Group Tax Controller, Nomura

By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) According to Angela Best, EMEA Group Tax Controller at Nomura, one of the lessons she wishes she had learned earlier in her career is to be more open to new experiences. “It’s to be less serious and enjoy life – not to be frightened to make mistakes,” she [...]

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June 5th, 2012, 6:00 am

35 Under 35: Toni Mohammed, Client Manager, Marsh USA

By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) One key element in career advancement, according to Toni Mohammed, Client Manager at Marsh Inc., is being assertive about your goals. “I would advise young women to not be afraid to ask for what you want, work hard, keep pushing, and be patient.” The other, she said, is [...]

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January 18th, 2012, 6:00 am

35 Under 35: Marion S. Regnier, Senior Associate, PwC

By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) “One of the things I have learned is that it’s not enough to be good at what you’re doing. You also have to network,” began Marion S. Regnier, Senior Associate in Technology consulting at PwC. She continued, “They tell you that in school, but it’s not necessarily something [...]

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November 10th, 2011, 5:00 am

35 Under 35: Simone Koo, Vice President, Institutional Equities, Morgan Stanley

By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) When asked about career advice, Simone Koo, Vice President, Institutional Equities at Morgan Stanley responded with a laugh. “I’ve only had about eight years of my career.” She continued, “I’m probably the youngest in the COO organization – and I take quite a bit of pride in that. [...]

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July 27th, 2011, 5:00 am

35 Under 35: Stephanie Niven, Portfolio Manager, Javelin Capital

By Cleo Thompson (London), founder of The Gender Blog Twenty-seven year old Stephanie Niven is aiming high. As sole Portfolio Manager of the Fundamental Strategy of the Global Equity Strategies Fund at specialist equity boutique Javelin Capital LLP, she has already been named both the Young Professional of the Year at the Women in Banking [...]

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June 27th, 2011, 5:00 am

35 Under 35: Sarah Odell, Manager, Talent & Organization Performance, Accenture

By Cleo Thompson (London), founder of The Gender Blog British born Sarah Odell began her career in the USA thanks to her youthful prowess with a lacrosse stick. Whilst at school in Surrey, she played for the English youth lacrosse team, was spotted by a US college recruiter, and won a sports scholarship to Vanderbilt [...]

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January 4th, 2011, 6:00 am

35 Under 35: Louise Mor, Partner, Asset Finance, White & Case

By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) Louise Mor, a new partner at the global law firm White & Case, is building a career in asset finance law. She has built a store of expertise in the global financing of aircraft and trains. And now, at just 34, Mor has recently been named a partner [...]

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October 13th, 2010, 6:00 am

35 Under 35: Sara Grillo, CFA, Principal, Diamond Oak Capital Advisors

By Melissa J. Anderson (New York City) “Lead with your heart and don’t be afraid of who you are,” said Sara Grillo, Principal at Diamond Oak Capital Advisors and Adjunct Professor at Marymount Manhattan College. She continued, “If you’re a leader, a role model, a mentor, you have to live it. You have to breathe [...]

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