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Ellen Auster

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.

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Carol Chan

CAROL CHAN, CFA, is the Deputy Chief Investment Officer/Finance Director at EY US LLP overseeing the strategic management and operational aspects of the $26+ billion of retirement trust assets.

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Julia Coto

Julia Coto is currently the CFO at ChartSpan Medical Technologies. Julia has 15+ years of leading finance and accounting organizations within start-ups as they scale.

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Amy Hertenstein

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.

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Stephanie Lew

Stephanie is a Tax Director with PwC's National Tax Services and Process Businesses practice, with over 16 years of experience in the banking, capital markets, and insurance and asset management industries.

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Jacqueline Linden

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.

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Kathryn Mayer

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.

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Mindy Ng

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.

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Maria Perez

Maria is a director in the Transaction Banking 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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Erin Preston

Erin is a legal/compliance professional with 17+ years of experience as a regulatory subject matter expert. Erin currently serves as the Chief Compliance Officer for Wedbush Securities, a full-service broker-dealer and registered investment adviser. 

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Tunisia Riley

Tunisia Riley is a DE&I Specialist at New York Life where she’s been able to bring her academic training, institutional knowledge, passion for social justice, strategic thinking, and communications skills to her role.

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Kit Turner

Kit Turner has been in the financial services industry for 30 years and has spent her entire career representing women and minority-owned investment banking firms. 

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Karina Williams

Karina Williams is currently a Director at UBS. She sits in IB NCL Technology on the High Performance – Agency and Trading Infrastructure team in an Audit and Financial Controls Business Management role.

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