Workshop Session 2 | 2-2:50 PM


 

Take Control of Your Brand | Hosted by: Bank of America | UC 15

Learn tips and tricks on how to create and use your personal brand to stand out and get hired.

 
 
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Rachel Johnson was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. She graduated from North Carolina State University where she majored in Human Resources. Rachel is a Campus Recruiter for Bank of America. She #MakesItHappen by staying connected and lots of coffee!

 

 

Case Workshop - Burger King Merger Deal | Hosted by: Wells Fargo | LC 25

In August of 2014, Burger King and Tim Hortons announced an agreement to create a new global powerhouse in the quick service restaurant sector. This case study details the acquisition, what part Wells Fargo had in it, and how Tim Hortons and Burger King operate as independent brands while benefiting from the new company's global scale and shared best practices. Learn how this transaction enabled Tim Hortons and Burger King to continue growing their brands while significantly accelerating international expansion.

 
 
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Lindsey Michaels is a first year analyst in Equity Capital Markets.  She graduated from Washington & Lee in 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration.  In 2016 Lindsey was a Capital Markets and Retail Brokerage summer intern with JLL and in 2017 interned with Wells Fargo Securities- Equity Capital Markets.  Lindsey is originally from Dallas, Texas.

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Rohit Mehta is an associate with Wells Fargo Securities in Equity Capital Markets. Rohit graduated from NYU Stern majoring in Finance and Management, with a minor in Mathematics in 2012. Rohit has been with Wells Fargo Securities for 6 years and is originally from New Jersey.



 

 

Climate Finance Day | Hosted by: BNP Paribas | UC 21

Join this session to learn more about BNP Paribas’ Climate Finance Day and their initiatives for climate actions for 2020. Climate Finance Day will be driven by the ongoing and growing mobilization of finance in favor of sustainable development in the world.

 
 
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Women in Finance: Launching Your Career | Hosted by: Barclays | LC 21

Join senior women across Barclays to gain insight into their experience and advice on beginning your career in finance. Discussion will include topics such as how to navigate the start of your internship or analyst program, grow with constructive feedback, and stand out and find your voice, among others. Q&A is highly encouraged - bring your questions!

 
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Caty Truei is a Vice President in the Restructuring & Finance Group within the Investment Banking Division at Barclays.  Caty has focused her career on advising, selling, buying and financing companies in all stages of stress and distress. She is Senior Captain of the NYU Banking Recruiting Team and is actively involved in recruiting, diversity, and mentorship efforts to recruit, promote, and retain diverse talent across the firm.  

Growing up in South Jersey, Caty joined Barclays after graduating from New York University’s Stern School of Business with Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and Management.  

Caty #MakesItHappen by staying true to herself and standing up for what she believes in.

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Claire O'Connor is a Managing Director and Head of Loan Capital Markets & Acquisition Finance in the Americas at Barclays. She is responsible for the origination and structuring of corporate and acquisition financings for major corporate clients, and has led a number of the largest global capital raises in the industry.

She lives in Westport, CT and is a graduate from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in American Studies.

Claire #MakesItHappen by making personal connections and building relationships.

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Aileen Postlethwait is from Morristown, New Jersey and attended New York University, graduating with a double major in Political Science as well as Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies. She joined Barclays as a summer intern in 2011 and is now the regional lead of the Electronic Trading Compliance team.

 She #MakesItHappen by building trust and always seeking to add value.

 
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Natasha Patel is an Assistant Vice President in the High Yield Credit Sales Group within the Markets Division of the Investment Bank at Barclays. Natasha is primarily focused on trading high yield corporate bonds with institutional clients such as insurance companies, pension funds, mutual funds, and hedge funds. She is actively involved in the Barclays’ Women’s Network, Georgetown recruiting, Barclays’ Human Capital Program, and technology efforts within the Credit group.  

Originally from Chicago, Natasha joined Barclays after graduating from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology.

Natasha #MakesItHappen by putting forth as much effort as possible, and by creating and maintaining lasting relationships.

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Christina Madray is a Vice President in the Interest Rates Sales group within the Investment Banking Division at Barclays.  

Christina is actively involved in recruiting. She grew up in Floral Park, NY, and graduated from Brandeis University Class of 2009 where she majored in Health Science Society and Policy and minored in Economics and Business.  

She #MakesItHappen by coffee, mascara, audible research and being sincere and having a common courtesy for every and anyone she comes in contact with.



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Christie Leslie was born in Larchmont, NY, but grew up in Atlanta, Georgia.  She attended Georgetown University and graduated magna cum laude with a double major in Finance and International Business.  Christie is currently a Vice President at Barclays working in the CCAR Stress Testing Team. 

 Christie #MakesItHappen by embracing her passion for always trying to leave things better than she found them.


 

Networking | Hosted by: Guggenheim Partners | UC 19

The workshop presented by Guggenheim Partners, LLC Talent Management Group will focus on Networking – why do it, the benefits you can expect, and techniques for improving your approach. In particular, we will discuss how women can develop meaningful and productive relationships through better networking.

 
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Gen Kapoor is a Vice President of Talent Planning and Strategy at Guggenheim Partners who focuses on creating and implementing strategies for enhancing career development, performance management and recruiting across the Firm.  She also manages the internal relationships for temporary hiring and often represents the firm in recruiting and diversity functions. She is a steering committee member of the Women’s Inclusion and Innovation Network aimed at promoting gender transparency and managerial accountability in recruiting, retaining and advancing female talent. Gen joined the Firm in March 2016 as an HR Business Partner supporting Guggenheim Securities.  

Prior to Guggenheim, Gen worked at JP Morgan as an HR Business Partner in its Asset Management business.  Before that, she was initially on the recruiting team and then transitioned into an HR Associate role servicing the HR for HR and Securities groups of Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Before joining the financial sector, Gen spent several years in the non-profit sector working to eradicate poverty and homelessness in New York City and remains committed to these causes today. Gen holds and MPA and BA from John Jay College in New York City.

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Erin King is a Senior Managing Director for Guggenheim Partners, LLC and serves as the Senior Advisor to Global Talent.  In her role she partners with the Global Human Resources Team, Affinity Groups, Brand Marketing and Communications, as well as stakeholders across multiple business units, to design, deliver and continuously improve enterprise-wide talent initiatives, with a focus on securing gains in diversity and inclusion, career, performance management, and leadership development.

Currently, Ms. King also supports the Chief Legal Officer to manage the operations of the legal and compliance department, with a focus on human capital components such as diversity and inclusion and employee engagement.

Ms. King has held multiple roles during her long tenure at Guggenheim and previously served  as the Co-Head of Institutional Compliance for Guggenheim Investments, the Chief Compliance Officer (“CCO”) for Guggenheim Partners Investment Management and subsequently was the CCO for Guggenheim Investment Advisers, LLC. She also held the position of CCO at Transamerica Asset Management, the registered investment companies it advises, and simultaneously held the position of Chief Risk Officer.

She started her financial services career at FINRA as a Compliance Examiner and has held roles in compliance at Citigroup Asset Management and at Western Asset Management Company. Ms. King is a graduate of Florida State University and New York Law School.