‘Voices of Experience’ Category

March 2nd, 2015, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Natasha Moffitt, Partner, King & Spalding

By Cathie Ericson Sometimes dad knows best. That’s what Natasha Moffitt, Partner at King & Spalding, learned when following her father’s suggestions for her career path. Raised in Germany by a German mother and American father, Moffitt decided in high school that she wanted to be a lawyer, but her father urged her to leverage […]

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February 23rd, 2015, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Stephanie Smith, Managing Director, Global Head Credit Operations, Goldman Sachs

By Cathie Ericson In honor of Black History Month, The Glass Hammer will feature interviews with notable African American women on their career experiences, aspirations, and advice for other women in their field all month long! Curiosity and a willingness to say “yes” have been the driving forces behind Stephanie Smith’s successful career in the […]

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February 9th, 2015, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Candace Ewell, Principal, PwC US

In honor of Black History Month, The Glass Hammer will feature interviews with notable African American women on their career experiences, aspirations, and advice for other women in their field all month long! By Cathie Ericson “Be open to a career that isn’t exactly what you thought it would be. I don’t know that anyone […]

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February 2nd, 2015, 6:00 am

Voice of Experience: Mylan Denerstein, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

In honor of Black History Month, The Glass Hammer will feature interviews with notable African American women on their career experiences, aspirations, and advice for other women in their field all month long! By Rebecca S. Caum Mylan Denerstein, partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, is a woman driven to […]

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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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