Adeola Akinrinade is a Director in the Financial Advisory Services Group and has over 15 years of experience providing financial and strategic advisory services to companies and creditors.
Meet Our Mentors
Marline Currently serves Senior Vice President and Head of Collateral Monitoring and QA at BHI USA.
As a leadership and career coach, Ellen is focused on helping high performing professionals and new leaders raise their self-awareness and achieve their personal and professional goals.
Laleh Bashirrad is a Managing Director on the Leveraged Syndicate desk within BNP Paribas’ Global Markets group.
Barbara Bergman has 30+ years of experience in the finance and banking industry.
Marietta came to Baruch from BMO Capital Corp., where she was Vice President and Senior Human Resources Business Partner supporting Investment Banking/Equity Products.
CAROL CHAN, CFA, is the Deputy Chief Investment Officer/Finance Director at EY US LLP overseeing the strategic management and operational aspects of the $28+ billion of retirement trust assets.
Liliana Chang is a partner in Herrick's Corporate Department.
Julia currently work as a VP of Finance & Accounting at Sapphire Digital (formerly known as Vitals).
Grace is a chartered accountant with over 10 years' experience in accounting and finance.
Claudia is a Director for the Global Corporate Transaction Banking at BMO Capital Markets in Chicago.
Naomi is an Associate at Brightstar. Prior to joining Brightstar, she worked at Moelis & Company as an Investment Banking Analyst where she focused on mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and capital markets advisory across industries.
Kathy Garramone served as the Chief Financial Officer of the North Bronx Healthcare Network, a regional network consisting of Jacobi Hospital and North Central Bronx Hospital, for 10 years.
Maria Giraldo is a Managing Director in Guggenheim’s Macroeconomic and Investment Research group.
Anna Gitelman is a Managing Director and Head of Technology, Operations & Firm Resilience Business Management at Morgan Stanley.
Mary Greenebaum is a retired chief investment officer of New York Community Trust, a community foundation with approximately $3 billion in assets in more than 2,000 charitable funds.
Phyllis Haberman is a Managing Director at Golden Seeds LLC, a network of investors dedicated to providing capital to early stage companies founded and/or led by women.
Ms. Halpern is a graduate of New York University and holds an undergraduate degree in mathematics and a Master of Business Administration from the Stern School of Business.
Kim Hanson is Head of Thought Leadership Content, BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO), responsible for managing the content marketing, digital communications and email marketing for BMO’s B2B businesses.
As the principal in a small consultancy, The NonProfit Helper, Stephanie facilitates key decision making and strategic planning for non-profit boards and leadership.
Ms. Hertenstein is entering her 6th year as an FWA/Baruch mentor, in addition to being a part of the 2016 FWA Pacesetter class and former Co-Chair of the Pacesetter Program for the 2019-2020/2020-2021 class.
Susan Hume is an Associate Professor of Finance in the School of Business at The College of New Jersey.
Jewell has ten years of experience managing strategic technology initiatives for global enterprises.
Bernitza Lafleur is a Senior Manager in EY’s Consulting practice focusing on Technology Risk.
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Stephanie is a Tax Director with PwC's Financial Markets practice, with over 14 years of experience in the banking, capital markets and insurance and asset management industries.
Lucille Licciardello is VP, Financial Planning Education & Adoption Manager at Morgan Stanley, with Financial Planning, management, and marketing experience.
Jacqueline (Jackie) is a senior financial services industry executive with over 30 years of global banking experience at Citigroup where she held key strategic leadership roles in treasury, finance, and risk management.
Patricia Lucey has extensive experience in the financial services industry.
Mara MacDonald is a Director in the Leveraged Finance at BNP Paribas.
Salome is a managing director in Alternatives Capital Markets and Strategy (ACMS) within Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
Kathryn Mayer is President and Founder of KC Mayer Consulting, Inc., a strategic leadership firm providing both individual executive coaching and group seminars with a special focus on women in competitive businesses.
Maureen has been an FWA member for more than 20 years and an FWA Baruch mentor since 2003.
Former US Partner in Ernst & Young's (EY) New York Consulting Practice as part of the Financial Services Office.
Mindy is an assurance Senior Manager at CohnReznick LLP’s New York office and a member of the firm’s Not-for-Profit and Education Industry practice.
Jemi was born, raised, and lived most of her life in Nigeria. She is an experienced finance professional with over 12 years’ experience in the Capital Markets Space.
Maria is a Vice President in the Trade and Treasury Solutions group at BNPP New York where she joined in 2018 with the task of providing correspondent banking services to banks as part of the Transactions Solutions for Banks team.
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Allison Reid is Associate General Counsel for Legal and Regulatory Affairs with S&P Global, a global financial information and analytics company.
Katie Renken is Vice President, Americas for the Global Financial Institutions Group (GFIG).
Fran is founder and President of Riemer Consulting Inc., which specializes in Executive/Leadership Coaching and Organization Development.
Tunisia Riley is the digital community manager for the Agency section of the employee intranet at New York Life Insurance Company (NYL).
As a recognized, awarded, and highly praised pioneer in market research, Ellen has excelled in creating methodological approaches and analytics for both quantitative and qualitative applied research.
Irene joined BNYM AIS in 2004 and was appointed to her current position in 2019.
Laura Smith Dunaief has 20 years’ experience managing sales, operations, call centers, organization-wide culture change initiatives, project teams, equities trading, and training organizations in the financial services industry.
Janna Treybick is an Assurance Director in the Financial Services Market Information & Data Analytics (MIDA) group.
She started her career at New York Life shortly after graduation and held 4 different Accounting positions within New York Life over her first 8 years with the company.
Betsy Werley is in her third career, dedicated to helping people of all ages realize their full potential.
Aidi is a Director in Global Markets Corporate Banking at BMO Capital Markets.