Some Lesser Known Facts About Sallie Krawcheck
- Does Sallie Krawcheck smoke?: Not known
- Does Sallie Krawcheck drink alcohol?: Not Known
- She has described her childhood as “half Jewish, half WASP-y”.
- In 1983, she was honored as a South Carolina Presidential Scholar.
- She received a Morehead Scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- Her Wall Street career started as a junior analyst with Salomon Brothers in 1987 and the stock market crashed just after the 2 months of her joining.
- She has worked as the CEO of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, of Smith Barney and of Sanford Bernstein.
- Fortune Magazine has named her “The Last Honest Analyst” during her tenure at Sanford Bernstein and noted that hers was the most influential voice for research quality and integrity.
- She became the CFO and head of the strategy for the Citi Bank, for which she was named to Time’s 2002 list of “Global Influentials” and Fortune’s Most Influential Person Under the Age of 40.
- In 2007, she became the bank’s head of wealth management business. After a fight with Vikram Pandit (the CEO of the Citigroup), she left the company.
- She had been going through a rough phase, as things were not smooth with her first husband “John Binnie”. She was earning more than him and ultimately, this led to their divorce.
- In 2009, she became the President of the Global Wealth & Investment Management division of Bank of America.
- Currently, she is the owner and Chair of Ellevate Network, the global professional woman’s network, and of the Pax Ellevate Global Woman’s Index Fund, which invests in the top-rated companies in the world for advancing women. Her professional mission is to help women reach their financial and professional goals.
- She is ranked as one of the most senior and most powerful women on the Wall Street and has also served as an advisor for a number of start-up businesses.
- She has been on CNBC a several times for talks and has written a number of columns for Huffington Post and Reuters. She has been the past recipient of CNBC’s “Business Leader of the Future” Award.
- She was recognized by the World Economic Forum as one of its Young Global Leaders.
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