Company: Accounting by Carol
Location: Henrico, VA
Company: BNY Mellon
Location: New York, NY
New York, NY, July 15, 2016, Melanie Wong, Managing Director of BNY Mellon, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in sales and relationship management.
Ms. Wong was drawn to the excitement of the finance world and the trading floor. She began her career trading for BNY, and enjoyed the fast-changing pace of the floor, how news shaped trading in an instant. After some time in that position, she moved into the institutional sales department, and then was directed to grow business in Asian markets. She spent nearly seven years growing Asian markets before returning to the United States to repeat her specialty in turning profits. As the managing director in sales and relationship management markets, she oversees the multi-asset sales initiative. This position requires her to work with the newly structured and consolidated group of collateral services, securities financing, foreign exchange and capital markets. Continue reading
Company: CGC Services
Location: Sainte-Julie, QC, Canada
Sainte-Julie, QC, Canada, July 15, 2016, Geneviève Carle, President of CGC Services, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in strategic consulting.
Ms. Carle endeavors to be remembered by three simple words: helping people succeed. This phrase, which drives her professionally, is met every time she uses her passion to meet client needs in project management, process improvement and change management. Ms. Carle works with and coaches owners and leaders of business in operational and financial plans. Leading teams, she works on orchestrating process improvements and projects. She hosts training sessions to ensure clients continue to improve after their initial business with her firm. In addition to her experience in financial institutions and Process Engineering, she has her certifications in PMP, PPCP and Change Management. Continue reading
Location: Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, Maryland, July 13, 2016, Bonnie D. King-Rose, Retired Stockbroker and Educator, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in business and education.
With the ability to champion over obstacles, Mrs. King-Rose has carved out a successful career in sales, brokering and education. After passing the required tests to become a stockbroker, finding a job in the field proved quite challenging. At the time, firms had hired very few females for this position. However, Mrs. King-Rose persevered and eventually landed a job. This position even brought her to New York for a month of training. She came into brokering after working in sales at IBM for 6 years and prior teaching for 3 years in a local high school.
After remarrying in 2002, Mrs. King-Rose retired from the industry 2003, and began teaching summer classes relating to the field, as well as volunteering at the Baltimore Visitor Center. She became a Certified Tourism Ambassador for Baltimore and aided in many functions to promote the city. Mrs. King-Rose drew strength to continue down her path from the wise advice of her mother, who told her, “I believe a woman should be able to do anything she wants. You just have to go for it and don’t take no for an answer.” With this piece of advice resounding in her mind, she never let an obstacle discourage her from pursuing her interests. Mrs. King-Rose majored in Business Education at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her natural communication skills have helped her succeed in this industry, as well as teaching classes. Continue reading
Company: Barbara Blackett Consulting
Location: Stoney Creek, ON, Canada
Stoney Creek, ON, Canada, May 4, 2016, Barbara Blackett, Lead Consultant at Barbara Blackett Consulting, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in information technology services.
After 14 years as an accountant, Ms. Blackett brought the skills she learned in achieving business solutions to the online marketing industry. After making the switch to website design, development, and business consulting services more than 13 years ago, she has created a niche in providing clients in the accounting and financial sectors with her services. While working with her clients to create their websites, she also ensures exposure with search engine optimization, social media and mobile marketing. Additionally, she collects complete financial data for large corporations, which include year-end files and monthly bookkeeping. Her support lends itself to problem solving for corporations. Her creative website design, which utilizes a variety of language and scripting helps capture information from visitors and develop e-commerce solutions for her clients. Continue reading
Company: R.K. Publow Advisory Group
Location: Eastern Ontario, Canada
Eastern Ontario, Canada, March 29, 2016, Rosanna Publow, Financial Adviser at R.K. Publow Advisory Group, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in financial services.
After working in politics for five years, Ms. Publow turned to the financial industry, where she had watched her father work for 27 years. Working in finance allows her to interact with clients, an aspect of the job she greatly enjoys. She began in financial services and also obtained a life insurance broker license. Prior to opening her own firm, Ms. Publow worked as a financial advisor for Performins Canada Inc., and used her talents to assist clients in choosing investments, life insurance products, tax reductions and retirement security. Continue reading
Company: ATB Financial
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, March 8, 2016, Rachelle Wilson, Director of ATB Financial, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in risk management and financial services.
With nearly three decades of experience, Mrs. Wilson brings her expertise in risk management to ATB Financial. For two years, Mrs. Wilson has provided oversight to retail risk and loss management, and defining, formulating and executing strategies for operational risk management across Retail Financial Services (RFS). Additionally, Mrs. Wilson is committed to pursuing knowledge and application of the best practices in operational risk management, specializing in RFS composition and complexity. She maintains affiliation with the Global Association of Risk Professionals and has goals to teach risk management with adult learners. Continue reading
Title: Partner, Wealth Management
Location: Genève, Switzerland
Genève, Switzerland, February 8, 2016, Slavica Esnault-Pelterie, Partner of Wealth Management with Mantor, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in wealth management.
Driven by high moral and professional standards, Ms. Esnault-Pelterie has spent the better part of four decades solidifying her reputation as a leader in the financial world. She considers the greatest highlight of her career to be her rapid advancement through the corporate ladder, which was no easy task for a woman pursuing a career in finance. Despite her ambitious attitude, Ms. Esnault-Pelterie has been continually recognized for her loyalty to her client base, as well as the banks she serves. Throughout her 35-year career, she has only ever worked for two banks: American Express Bank in Paris, and Schroder & Co Bank in Geneva. Continue reading
Title: Senior Vice President of Global Workplace Strategies and Services
Company: McGraw Hill Financial Inc.
Location: New York, NY
New York, NY, January 26, 2016, Michelle R. Ferguson, Vice President of Global Workplace Strategies and Services at McGraw Hill Financial Inc., has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide for dedication, achievement and leadership in operations and finance.
Ms. Ferguson, an expert in project management, brings over three decades of professional experience to McGraw Hill Financial Inc. McGraw Hill Financial provides finance, human resources, real estate and financial ERP services. Ms. Ferguson has held many positions within the company over the years; she is the founder of their women’s initiative program, and is the co-founder of their corporate-wide mentoring program. With those programs, she published a book, “The Power of Mentoring,” which tells the story of the development of the company’s mentoring initiative. Continue reading