Speaker Lineup Announced for Nicsa’s 2023 Fearless Leadership Symposium

By Nicsa Admin posted 05-09-2023 01:14 PM


Nicsa’s Diversity Project North America, a leading advocate for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the asset and wealth management industry, is pleased to announce its impressive speaker lineup for its upcoming Fearless Leadership Symposium. The event will be held in NYC on June 14 and will bring together experts, advocates, and thought leaders from a variety of industry perspectives.

The conference promises to be a powerful and inspiring event, where experts from across the industry will convene to discuss DEI issues specific to the industry, including executive accountability, industry sustainability, critical skills and strategies of influence.

The following speakers have been confirmed to participate in the conference:

Rachel Bellow

Co-founder & President, Bonfire

Erika Irish Brown

Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer and Global Head of Talent, Citi

Matt Cameron

Global Managing Director, LGBT Great

Dan Houlihan

President, STP Investment Services

Lisa Jones

Head of the Americas, President and CEO, Amundi US, Inc.

Megan Kronen

Managing Director, CRA | Admired Leadership

Baroness Helena Morrissey

Chair, Diversity Project

Byron Pitts (Moderator)

Anchor & Chief National Correspondent, ABC News

Emily Portney

CEO, BNY Mellon’s Asset Servicing

Bill Proudman

Co-Founder and CEO, WMFDP LLC | FDP Global

Erica Seremeta, CIMA

Global Director of DEI Client Engagement, BlackRock

Elba Vasquez

Senior Vice President, US Head of Client Management, HSBC Global Asset Management

Alfonzo Willoughby

Compliance Manager, Broadridge

Rheeta Wise

President, MFS Service Center, MFS

The conference is open to all industry participants interested in advancing DEI, including HR professionals, DEI practitioners, business leaders, managers, and next gen industry participants. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with peers, learn from experts, and participate in interactive sessions that explore the latest trends and best practices in DEI.

Registration for the conference is now open. Nicsa’s FLS is an ideal opportunity to hear from all perspectives within the industry — asset and wealth management firms, broker dealers, and an extensive group of firms that include law, technology and service firms that support the industry. View the agenda here.