109. Leading Organizations & People

Podcast, women in leadership

Stephanie M. Pierce is the CEO of Dreyfus, Mellon & Exchange-Traded Funds at BNY Mellon Investment Management. In this role, she has responsibility for the development of the firm’s sponsored ETF offering as well as the index and money markets businesses. Stephanie is an entrepreneurial investment management veteran with extensive leadership experience driving strategic change and commercial innovation across investment management companies. 

Prior to joining BNY Mellon in 2018, Stephanie served as Executive Vice President, Investment Product Group at Fidelity Investments, where she led product strategy for Fidelity’s $2 trillion asset management business. 

Stephanie, who resides in Boston with her husband and daughter, has a BA in International Relations from Stanford University and holds the Series 24, 7 and 3 certifications. She is a member of the Leadership Board at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a member of the Board of Advisors for the Boston Ballet, a member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Portfolio Management, a member of the Speakers’ Bureau of Women in ETFs and a Trustee for the US Ski and Snowboard Foundation Board.

First-time CEO, Stephanie Pierce joins The 411k to share the story of her non-linear career path, lessons from 30+ years in the finance industry, and advice to young professionals on what it means to be a leader today.

100. Reclaiming Confidence with Nicole Kalil

career development, Podcast

Nicole Kalil is a confidence sherpa, an in-demand speaker, leadership strategist, respected coach, and host of the “This Is Woman’s Work” Podcast. A fugitive of the C-suite at a Fortune 100 company, she has coached hundreds of women in business, which has given her insight as to what – structurally, systemically and socially – is and isn’t serving women and leaders within an organization.

Nicole joins The 411k to discuss her new book “Validation is for Parking” which is all about confidence! We really enjoyed this shame-free discussion about confidence – what it is, what it isn’t, and how to build it – and we hope you will to.

040. Sponsorship with Joyce Johnson

career development, Podcast

83% of women report having at least one mentor in their careers, compared to 76% of men. In fact, 21% of women report having four or more mentors, whereas just 15% of men report having that many. HOWEVER men are 46% more likely than women to have a sponsor. WHY IS THAT? In this episode, we explore sponsorship with Joyce Johnson, a speaker, business consultant, sales champion, and 6x author. According to Joyce, it’s all about the PIE – Performance, Image and Exposure.