With all the attention around more women running for office, women's marches, and the #MeToo movement, there is growing demand for investment options that support women too, says Veris' Luisamarie Ruiz Carlile.
Even as Jamie Dimon touts the female leadership at his company, it lags in one key area. But JPMorgan women are making strides in particular with blockchain initiatives, and Amber Baldet finally shares what she is working on. Plus, heels or flats?
JPMorgan Chase’s Thasunda Duckett is living her ancestors’ wildest dreams; Morgan Stanley could take a lesson from Citi on reining in rainmakers; and Jelena McWilliams faces tough choices at the FDIC. Plus, babysitting gets approved as a new type of campaign expense.
Democratic Senator Kamala Harris on Thursday upped the pressure on the U.S. central bank to make its leadership more diverse, introducing legislation to compel the Federal Reserve's 12 regional banks to interview at least one woman and one minority candidate when they search for a new chief.
Thasunda Brown Duckett discussed her journey to becoming CEO of consumer banking at JPMorgan Chase, a career path that, she noted, wasn't available to African-American executives only a generation ago.
Amber Baldet is exiting JPMorgan Chase to start her own venture, and another female executive is taking charge of the blockchain effort. BofA makes major progress on digital mortgages and gets gun-shy after Parkland. Plus, GM’s one-sentence dress code.
The Federal Reserve is facing a backlash over its lack of diversity in key positions after it emerged this weekend that John Williams, the current president of the San Francisco regional branch, is a front-runner to succeed William Dudley as head of the powerful New York Fed.