Excellence in Leadership Award
This award is presented to a woman who demonstrates exemplary leadership and exceptional performance throughout her career. This individual, selected by the Advisory Committee, is considered to be the standard bearer for women in the financial community.
Managing Director and Head of Equities
These awards recognize women who broke the gender barrier in trading, advancing up the career ladder on the buy and sell sides of the business. These trailblazers forged the opportunity for other women to become traders, managers and successful financial professionals.
Donna Sims Wilson
Executive Vice President
Castle Oak Securities, L.P.
These honors are given to women with more than two decades of senior management experience on Wall Street, and who have achieved the pinnacles of success and acted as role models to younger generations of women and men.
Manulife Asset Management
Nancy D. McLaughlin
Managing Director | Sales & Business Development
Entrepreneurs of the Year
These are skilled, creative women who have pursued, and succeeded in new ventures or businesses in financial markets.
Dakin Partners, LLC
Holly A. Stark
Efficient Frontiers LLC
Mentors of the Year
These are women who have shown dedication to the cause of furthering the careers of other women in financial services.
RBC Capital Markets LLC
Global Head of Specialist Sales and Americas Head of Corporate Access
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Charitable Works Award
These are presented to women who devote considerable resources and energy to philanthropic causes that benefit society as a whole.
Cathy Wilson Rosen
Chief of Staff to the President
Crystal Ladder Awards
These give recognition to women who began their careers in an entry-level job in a financial firm and climbed steadily through the ranks to reach senior management.
Senior Vice President
First Eagle Investment Management
These are earned by professionals that have had significant and growing impact on their firms and the industry.
Director, Fixed Income Derivatives
Director of Corporate Compliance
Knight Capital Group
Diversity Achievement Award
This award highlights the efforts as well as demonstrated quantitative and qualitative results produced by a firm in pursuit of gender diversity in the executive ranks.
Goldman Sachs Group