‘Voices of Experience’ 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 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 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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December 12th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience, Christina Mohr, Managing Director at Citi

By Cathie Ericson Christina Mohr describes herself as “solidly an M&A person,” a statement reflected by her 34-year career on the Street. One of the first analysts on Wall Street in 1978, she became the first female partner in Mergers and Acquisitions at Lazard Freres, prior to joining Salomon Brothers (which became part of Citi), […]

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December 9th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Priscilla Hughes, General Counsel Europe & Asia and Chief Counsel M&A in Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters

By Beth Senko “Explore and learn about all the things you can achieve and then ask for what you want.” That’s the advice Priscilla Hughes of Thomson Reuters gives to women, whether they are novices or seasoned professionals—a lesson she had to learn the hard way. Growing up in Brooklyn, Hughes didn’t know how many […]

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December 8th, 2014, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Alison Mass, Co-head of the Financial Sponsors Group in the Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs

By Cathie Ericson “Clients want to do business with people they like and trust, and you can only build trust over a long period of time,” says Goldman Sachs’ Alison Mass. Mass began her career in the fast-paced industry at Drexel Burnham after earning her MBA in 1981 from New York University. Then in 1990, […]

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