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Commonfund, an investment management firm in Wilton, Conn., has hired Catherine Keating as its chief executive. »
Depositors at Reading Co-operative in Reading, Mass., approved a plan to make it more difficult for the thrift to convert to a public stock company. »
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Lateral moves can be a way for women in banking to expand their knowledge base and make themselves more appealing candidates for upper management positions, according to the head of TD Bank's consumer bank Nandita Bakhshi.

Millennial women are making great strides in the workforce, but still "channel their inner ninth grade insecure freshman when it comes to financial matters," according to Fidelity's head of personal investing.

The Bancorp in Wilmington, Del., will have a new chief executive next year.

Transparency about the diversity of companies’ workforces can promote the hiring and advancement of women, while role models like Janet Yellen help pave the way for more female leaders.
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Research suggests that women in leadership positions are most successful when they develop flexible management styles and pay attention to some uncomfortable truths in today's workplace-even if they reject them.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren's rise to a spot on the Democratic leadership team has supporters cheering, but it remains to be seen how the role will affect her work on banking issues.
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The $5.8 billion-asset company said in a press release Wednesday that Shelley Seifert would fill the newly created role.

Carver Bancorp in New York has named a new chief lending officer and president of its community development unit.

Shaza Andersen recently sent out a companywide email stating that employees who don't deposit their paychecks into a WashingtonFirst account will soon be required to pick up paper checks — from her office.
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National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors President and CEO Mary Martha Fortney should be making her victory lap around Capitol Hill, but she's too busy seeing to the future of this unique trade organization before she retires at the end of the year.

Cece Stewart, a 35-year banking veteran who retired from Citigroup in April, has joined the board of First Horizon National Corp. in Memphis, Tenn.

Rodney Martin Jr., Voya Financial's chairman and CEO, said he has decided to oversee the Retirement Solutions division himself. As a result, Maliz Beams, the CEO of that division, has left the company.

The head of Key's charitable foundation is lauded at American Banker's Most Powerful Women in Banking Gala for her role in improving educational opportunities for low-income and minority students in Cleveland.

Debby Hopkins' team brings fresh ideas to Citigroup by thinking and acting like tech entrepreneurs. Her Citi Ventures unit is an outlier in that its top four executives are women.

Beth Mooney cares more about her legacy than she does about being the first female CEO at a top 20 U.S.-based bank. One of her primary goals is to make sure KeyCorp always does right by its customers.

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