Masters in Business

Kelly Coffey on Advancing in Finance

Rising as a woman in finance.

On this week’s Masters in Business radio podcast, we speak with Kelly Coffey, chief executive officer of JPMorgan U.S. Private Bank, with more than $650 billion in client assets.

Coffey, one of the most senior women in American finance, cut her teeth working on the Argentine debt crisis. She rose to head JPMorgan’s Derivatives Marketing Group and was a key player in the bank’s takeover of Bear Stearns in the run-up to the financial crisis. She discusses what it takes for women to advance in the world of finance, and the obstacles that must be overcome.

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