‘Movers and Shakers’ Category

June 26th, 2014, 6:00 am

Movers and Shakers: Suzanne McAndrew, Vice President of Talent Management, American Express

Welcome to Pride Week on The Glass Hammer — we’ll be profiling successful LGBT business women all week long! By Michelle Hendelman “By not telling your story, you might run the risk of creating barriers for yourself at work,” said Suzanne McAndrew, vice president of Talent Management at American Express. “That being said, you need [...]

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May 15th, 2014, 6:00 am

Movers and Shakers: Lei Chen, Vice President and Head of Enterprise Growth Risk and Information Management, American Express

Welcome to The Glass Hammer’s Celebration of Asian Heritage Month! All month long we will be profiling successful women here in the US who have Asian heritage as well as spotlighting some amazing women in Asia and discussing what it means to work there. By Michelle Hendelman Lei Chen, Vice President and Head of Enterprise [...]

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April 17th, 2014, 6:00 am

Movers and Shakers: Triinu Magi, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Neura

By Michelle Hendelman Triinu Magi, Co-Founder and CTO of Neura, a company leading the trend on the Internet of Things, has always believed in paving her own path. Growing up in Estonia, Magi was instilled early on with the idea that everyone had the opportunity to create their own successful future. This mentality and entrepreneurial [...]

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March 27th, 2014, 11:00 am

Movers and Shakers: Mary Ruane, Senior Manager, Assurance, PwC Ireland

By Michelle Hendelman One of the most important lessons that Mary Ruane, Senior Manager of Assurance at PwC Ireland, has learned throughout her career is that if you do not take the initiative and express your interest in new opportunities, they might pass you by. “If you want to try something new or different, just [...]

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February 18th, 2014, 6:00 am

Movers & Shakers: Barbara Edwards, Counsel, Shearman & Sterling

By Tina Vasquez Barbara Edwards has spent nearly the entirety of her career at global law firm Shearman & Sterling, where she is now counsel in the Finance Group, focusing on complex international and U.S. leveraged financings. The story of how she achieved this level of professional success is a remarkable one – from humble [...]

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December 19th, 2013, 11:00 am

Movers & Shakers: Stephanie Weimer, Regional Vice President, ING U.S. Investment Management (ING U.S. IM)

By Tina Vasquez, Editor While attending Pennsylvania State University, a friend’s father, who was President of Sun Life Financial Distributors, told Stephanie Weimer that she absolutely had to get into financial services. “I looked at him like he was crazy,” Weimer laughed. He said, “‘You’re smart and there aren’t enough women in the industry. If [...]

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December 11th, 2013, 6:00 am

Movers & Shakers: Rhiannon Wood, Senior Manager M&A Private Equity, PricewaterhouseCoopers

By Tina Vasquez, Editor When Rhiannon Wood began in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ audit department as a graduate in 2004, there was no way for her to know that she’d be part of the world’s largest professional services firm’s most pivotal global program. Though she’s spent the last six years in the firm’s M&A tax team working with [...]

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November 21st, 2013, 11:00 am

Movers and Shakers: Nicole Douillet, Vice President, Credit Suisse

By Michelle Hendelman According to Nicole Douillet, Vice President, Credit Suisse, when you are young and high achieving coming out of college, entering the workforce can be a difficult transition, especially in an environment like Wall St. “It can seem disappointing if your career trajectory is not progressing as quickly as you imagined, but it [...]

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October 24th, 2013, 1:00 pm

Movers and Shakers: Maya Venkatraman, Vice President, Senior Research Analyst of ING U.S. Investment Management

This week we are profiling amazing women in investment management ahead of our annual career panel event on the 5th November for women in the industry who want to make it to the top. By Michelle Hendelman When Maya Venkatraman, Vice President and Senior Research Analyst at ING U.S. Investment Management graduated from college with [...]

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September 19th, 2013, 6:00 am

Movers and Shakers: Karen Catlin, Developing powerful women leaders in the tech industry

By Michelle Hendelman, Editor-in-Chief In college, Karen Catlin chose to major in computer science at Brown University, despite the fact that she was not extremely familiar with computers. But as it turned out, Catlin discovered early on that she enjoyed the challenge presented to her through her computer science studies. “I enjoyed solving problems and [...]

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