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WorkPride 2023: How to Secure a Career in Financial Services

The financial industry offers so much potential, and so many areas of employment for prospective hires. Over the course of the hour, our panel of industry experts will sit down to discuss their experiences working in financial services, the state of play for LGBTQ+ in the sector, and how you can begin your journey to securing a career in finance - including what to expect when you start your career! 

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    Michelle (Michi) Raymond
    Michelle (Michi) Raymond
    Business Development Director
    Michelle Raymond is the Business Development Director at myGwork, a global networking hub and job board for LGBTQ+ professionals and graduates. In addition to being a public speaker and D&I consultant, Michelle is also an accomplished musician who performs under the artist name ‘Michi.’ She has graced the stage with some of the biggest names in music today including Miley Cyrus, Meghan Trainor, DJ Marshmello, Rita Ora, and Carly Rae Jepsen.
  • Gee Foottit
    Gee Foottit
    Channel Marketing Manager
    St. James's Place
  • Emily Jasper, MBA
    Emily Jasper, MBA
    Director, Product Management
    S&P Global
    Emily Jasper currently works in technology data teams at S&P Global Market Intelligence, focused on integrating company information to support customer business development workflows. She is also the Global President of the S&P Global Pride People Resource Network, building awareness, education, programming, and resources for S&P Global LGBTQ+ employees and allies. Her prior professional experience includes building e-commerce sites for manufacturing provider, building advertising and social media content strategies for Verizon FiOS, writing thought leadership and longform content for HCM technology providers, and managing alliances marketing relationships with professional services firms.
  • PJ Jannuzzi
    PJ Jannuzzi
    Managing Director
    PJ Jannuzzi is a Managing Director involved in Asset Management within Blackstone’s Private Equity Business. In this role he focuses on a subset of high-priority portfolio companies to create and drive value-added initiatives alongside the investment team for our private equity strategies. Since joining Blackstone in 2019, Mr. Jannuzzi has been involved with investments in business services, consumer, and technology verticals. He is a director of Tradesmen International and observes several other Boards. Mr. Jannuzzi is a leader on the OutBX Taskforce. Prior to joining Blackstone in 2019, Mr. Jannuzzi was an Associate Partner at Bain & Company in their New York office. During his seven years at Bain, Mr. Jannuzzi focused on growth and product strategy, business transformations at scale, and change management. Before joining Bain & Company he worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and corporate strategy at Tishman Speyer. Mr. Jannuzzi received a BS from Duke University, where he graduated magna cum laude and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar.
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    Bandar Alturkmani
    Bandar Alturkmani
    Private Bank Innovation - Executive Director
    JPMorgan Chase & Co.
    Bandar Alturkmani, Executive Director, is on the Global Private Bank (GPB) Innovation team within the Asset and Wealth Management (AWM) Chief Financial Officer organization. In this role, he is the Wealth Management Solutions product management lead for investments, lending, banking, mortgages, trusts & estates, insurance and retirement products that we offer clients across the wealth spectrum, from affluent clients across our ~5,000 Chase branches to deca-billionaires in our ~50 Private Bank offices globally. He is responsible for enabling the transformation of the product organization into a product / design-led & agile operating model. Additionally, he ensures our product strategy & roadmaps are aligned with business priorities. Bandar joined JP Morgan in 2014 and prior to his current role, he was in the Consumer & Community Banking Product team where he led go-to-market for the Online Investing platform and several other digital product launches on and the mobile app. Bandar started his career at JP Morgan in AWM before joining CCB and worked on the Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule and the program aimed to transform Client Onboarding & AML/KYC processes. Prior to JP Morgan, Bandar had different jobs across several industries, including Telecom & Media, Semiconductors and Management Consulting. He received a BS & MS in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Columbia University, respectively.
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    Paul Carter ACMA, CGMA
    Paul Carter ACMA, CGMA
    Senior Director
    I am an accounting and finance professional who specialises in business restructuring, debt advisory and mergers & acquisitions. I have worked in both professional services and banking during my career, working for both domestic and international clients, ranging from small and medium enterprises to large companies.
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