2021 U.S. Women in Finance Awards: The Finalists

2021 U.S. Women in Finance Awards: The Finalists

Markets Media Group is pleased to present the finalists for the 2021 U.S. Women in Finance Awards.

Award nominations were especially strong and deep this year, which is reflected in our list.  

The seventh-annual program will be held virtually on Thursday, November 18, at 4:30 pm New York time. 

As per usual, last year’s Women in Finance Award winners were a distinguished group, including Nancy Reyda of BNY Mellon for Positive Impact; Mariam Osman of BlackRock for Individual Achievement; Sylvia Yeh of Goldman Sachs Asset Management for Crystal Ladder; Cheryl Nash of Tegra118 for CEO of the Year; and Lucille Protas of MacKay Shields for Lifetime Achievement.

Click here for more information on Markets Media Group awards, which include the Markets Choice Awards, Women in Finance Asia Awards, European Markets Choice Awards, and European Women in Finance Awards.

Priscila Acerbi Senior Compliance Officer / Program Manager Virtu Financial
Deeptha Anand Senior Quantitative Advisor – Director Societe Generale
Orly Avidan Managing Director, Head of Global Equities Distribution, BofA Securities Bank of America
Loreta Bahtchevanova Marketing Manager Glue42
Jaime Beckel Senior Director, Sales FactSet
Meytal Benichou US Head of Cross-Asset Prime Brokerage Societe Generale
Rachel Betton SVP, Portfolio Manager – Municipal Bonds PIMCO
Hayley Renee Boesky Managing Director, Executive Vice Chairman, Global Corporate & Investment Banking, BofA Securities Bank of America
Mariko Boswell EVP, Institutional Client Management PIMCO
Sarah Bratton Hughes Head of Sustainability, North America Schroders
Rosanna Bruni Senior Director, Trading PSP Investments
Kate Burke Chief Operating Officer and Head of Private Wealth AllianceBernstein
Naadia Burrows Chief Diversity Officer Broadridge
Amanda Cain Managing Director – Head of Agency Commodities Americas Societe Generale
Libby Cantrill MD, Head of Public Policy PIMCO
Mary Chan Vice President, Finance Symphony
Erika Charnley Business Development, Equities and FX Virtu Financial
Laura Chepucavage Managing Director, Head of Global Financing & Futures, BofA Securities Bank of America
Barbara Clancy EVP, Institutional Client Management – Head of Latin American and Caribbean PIMCO
Katie Cleland Managing Director, Global Head of the Client Facing Middle Office Societe Generale
Nadia Cobalovic Co-Chief Operating Officer at Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services Northern Trust
Titi Cole Head of Global Operations and Fraud Prevention & Chief Client Officer, Global Consumer Banking Citi
Margot Connolly Director Bank of Montreal Capital Markets
Natasha Dadlani MD Head of Insurance Sales Global Markets Americas Societe Generale
Margaret Dellafera Managing Director, Securitized Product Finance, Mortgage Finance Credit Suisse
Amelie Derosne Senior Trader – VP Societe Generale
Dina DiLorenzo Co-President Guggenheim Investments
Michelle Dufault Managing Director, Americas Head Prime Services RIsk Societe Generale
Chinwe Estimai Managing Director and Chief Anti-Bribery Officer Citi
Kimberly Evans North America Head of Private Capital Fund Services at Northern Trust Northern Trust
Dina Faenson Managing Director, Head of Rates and Currencies XVA Citi
Wendy Farina Head of Quantitative Survey Group MKM Partners
Sarah Fass Chief Human Resources Officer Bridgewater Associates
Keisha Flint Director, Head of Equity Derivatives Flow Sales, Americas Societe Generale
Jill Ford Head of Equity Syndicate Desk, Americas Credit Suisse
Kelly Fryer Executive Director FinTech Sandbox
Stefanie Gallagher Managing Director, Equity Capital Markets Credit Suisse
Jane Gavronsky Chief Technology Officer FINOS
Laura Gensheimer Director – Sr Project Manager Societe Generale
Ilisa Gruber Senior Sales & Relationship Manager Luminex Trading
Xinwei “Julia” Gu Vice President, Prime Services Risk Advisor Societe Generale
Pam Habner CEO, U.S. Branded Cards and Lending Citi
Nancy Harrington Jones Managing Director – Chief Culture & Conduct Officer for the Americas Societe Generale
Brenda Hoffman SVP & Head of Technology Nasdaq
Linda Hsu Managing Director and Global COO, Credit Credit Suisse
Akiko Imai Global Head of New Sales Virtu Financial
Jodi Irwin Managing Director, Head of US IG Trading JP Morgan
Rutuja Jagtap Vice President Mizuho Americas
Aditi Javeri Gokhale Chief Commercial Officer & President of Investment Products and Services Northwestern Mutual
Cynthia Jay Managing Director, Head of Loan Capital Markets and Sales, Americas Societe Generale
Joanna Jin Global Chief of Staff, Consumer and Wealth Management Goldman Sachs
Susan Joyce Head of Fixed Income Market Structure AllianceBernstein
Jo-Anne Kelly Managing Director and Global Head of Employment Law Citi
Laura Klimpel General Manager of DTCC’s Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (FICC) and Head of SIFMU Business Development DTCC
Ashley Kryshtalsky Product Sales, Workflow Technology Virtu Financial
Marisa Kurk Chief Strategy Officer at Northern Trust Global Foreign Exchange Northern Trust
Crystal Lalime Managing Director and General Counsel, Credit Suisse Investment Bank and U.S. Intermediate Holding Company (IHC) Credit Suisse
Anushree Laturkar Head of Analytics Sales & Execution Consulting Instinet
Seyi Lawal Business Manager, Global Quantitative Strategies Citadel
Cindy Lee Deputy CFO Virtu Financial
Cindy Lee Senior Marketing Communications Specialist William O’Neil + Co.
Christine Lee Hedge Fund Sales, US Liquidnet
Tara Leyden Global Head of Marketing Virtu Financial
Laine Litman Head of FX and FI Virtu Financial
Binghang Liu Quantitative Advisor – VP Societe Generale
Shirley Liu Managing Director, Head of Derivatives Risk Solutions Americas Mizuho Americas
Angela Lively Managing Director, Rates Sales Team Leader, Banks, Insurance and Asset Managers Societe Generale
Laura London Vice President, Internal Communications and Media Relations Mizuho Americas
Angela Lucas Chief Compliance Officer Simplex Trading
Michelle Luft Senior Director, Operations FactSet
Saira Malik CIO, Head of Global Equities Nuveen
Rashmi Maniyar Global Head of Virtu Execution Services Tech/DevOps Virtu Financial
Erica Marquez Avitia Chief Operating Officer Old Mission Capital
Jenny Mastrangelo Senior Trader Eaton Vance
Julienna Materin Director, Senior Sales Trader and Supervisor, Americas Algorithmic Equities Trading Credit Suisse
Lia Mathisen Chief Compliance Officer Canada Virtu Financial
Sarah-Jane McColl VP of Operations Beacon Platform
Brandee McHale Head of Community Investing & Development and President of Citi Foundation Citi
Mary McNiff Chief Compliance Officer Citi
Vinisha Minocha Senior execution consultant on the Global Execution and Quantitative Services team Liquidnet
Kristi Mitchem Chief Executive Officer BMO Asset Management
Laura Morrison Senior Vice President, Global Head of Listings Cboe Global Markets
Kate Moore Head of Thematic Strategy, Global Allocation Fund BlackRock
Carolyne Munhoz Senior Client Relationship Manager Societe Generale
Dorothee Nagy Ep Bucquet Director Risk Project Officer Societe Generale
Lorraine Napolitano Global Tax Director Virtu Financial
Elizabeth Nieves Managing Director, Global Co-Head Counterparty Portfolio Management, BofA Securities Bank of America
Marina Onischenko Client Support Manager InfoReach
Bola Oyesanya Managing Director Citi Private Bank
Lea Palumbo Managing Director, Dealerweb and Co-Head of Sales and Client Management Tradeweb
Courtney Panik HR Leader and Business Partner Symphony
Darlene Pasquill Managing Director, Head of Americas Equities Mizuho Americas
Nina Perry Director Head, Data Quality, SG Americas Societe Generale
Jennifer Pyrka Senior Salesperson, Advanced Execution Services (AES) Sales Team, Americas Cash Equities Credit Suisse
Reena Raichura Head of Product Solutions (FS) & Customer Success Glue42
Angie Redell Senior Business Intel Analyst Apex Fintech Solutions
Margaret Reid Senior Portfolio Manager The Private Bank at Union Bank
Alexis Rosenblum Chief Corporate Sustainability Officer BlackRock
Asli Rustemli Managing Director, Head of Central Funding, BofA Securities Bank of America
Lindsay Ryan Director – ESG Program Manager, Global Markets Americas Societe Generale
Della Sabessar Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Credit Suisse
Elaine Sam Managing Director, Head of Equity Derivatives and Cross Asset Sales, Americas Credit Suisse
Krapi Shah Assistant Vice President for Data Platform Technology at Tradeweb Tradeweb
Carolyn Shirian Vice President, Americas Lead for Digital and Client Engagement Credit Suisse Asset Management
Nomita Singh Managing Director, U.S. Chief Operating Officer & Head of U.S. Regulatory Affairs Credit Suisse
Harlin Singh Urofsky Global Head of Sustainable Investing, Citi Global Wealth Investments Citi
Brenda Sklar Chief Operating Officer Legal & General Investment Management
Jennifer Skrapits Head of People Beacon Platform
Judy Smith Head of Americas Bridge Finance & Managing Director, Capital Markets & Advisory’s Transaction Execution Group Credit Suisse
Val Smith Chief Sustainability Officer Citi
Cathy Stahl MD, Global Head of Marketing PIMCO
Stephanie Sze Managing Director, Investment Banking and Global Head of Sell-Side M&A Credit Suisse
Carly Tripp Global Chief Investment Officer and Head of Nuveen Real Estate Investments Nuveen
Emily Turner Head of Business Development, ICG Citi
Lorraine Twomley Managing Director – Chief HR Officer for the Americas Societe Generale
Michele Ushkowitz MD Head of Operational Risks Societe Generale
Sandra Vedadi Trader BlackRock
Brenda Warkow SVP, US Global Wealth Management/Business Development PIMCO
Sara Wechter Global Head of Human Resources Citi
Amy West Managing Director, Global Head of Sustainable Finance & Corporate Transitions TD Securities
Wendy Wong Managing Director, Head of Enterprise and Strategic Partnerships New York Life Investments
Becky Wood President and CEO FEG Investment Advisors
Mandy Xu Head of Equity Derivatives Strategy Credit Suisse
Amy Yang Quantitative Portfolio Analyst AllianceBernstein
Yi Yi Senior US Treasuries Trader Citadel Securities
Nadia Zakir EVP, Global Head of Compliance and Chief Compliance Officer PIMCO

Please note: the Women in Finance Awards finalists is a snapshot of where we are in the process. Not being listed does not preclude consideration for an award. 

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