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Sallie Krawcheck ’92
Chair, Ellevate, New York
Sallie Krawcheck is the chair of Ellevate Network (formerly 85 Broads), a global professional women’s network made up of thousands of women from across industries and around the world. She was the president of Global Wealth and Investment Management for Bank of America, which included Merrill Lynch and US Trust and was the world’s largest wealth management business, with $2.2 trillion in client balances. Ms. Krawcheck has a track record of reinvigorating and driving growth for numerous businesses, eliminating Wall Street conflicts of interest, and advocating for a true client-centered business model.
Prior to joining Bank of America, she was the chief executive officer and chairman for Citi Global Wealth Management, where she oversaw Citi Private Bank, Citi Smith Barney and Citi Investment Research. Previously, she was chairman and chief executive officer of Sanford C. Bernstein & Company. Ms. Krawcheck began her career as a research analyst covering the financial services industry, a role for which she was consistently ranked first in her field by Institutional Investor.
Ms. Krawcheck has received numerous accolades, including being named among Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business,” Entrepreneur Magazine’s “10 Up and Coming Leaders to Watch,” and Forbes’ and Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women.” She holds a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from Columbia Business School, and serves as a member of the Business School’s Board of Overseers.
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Class of 2015
Best of luck to all of you from the entire Columbia Business School community.
Moving forward, Columbia Business School’s online alumni community will be a resource for you that incorporates social networking technology and enables you to tap into the vast pool of knowledge and experience you share, while keeping in touch with the School.