The asset and wealth management business has a talent challenge.
Students are taught the fundamentals and language of the industry as well as possible career paths for employment.
Firms and their clients benefit from intentional hiring practices.
Program Goals Through 2023
Having 58 participating colleges and universities.
Have 49 schools participating.
Have over 7,000 students complete the program.
Have over 5400 graduates.
Have 50% women participants.
Currently, 32% of participants are women!
Have 50% minority participants.
Currently, 28% of participants are minorities!
Have 50% or more of participants enter the industry.
Since inception, close to 15% of located graduates have entered the industry!
Industry leaders discuss the current talent challenge and how Envestnet Institute on Campus can attract young, talented individuals to the wealth and asset management industry.
Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV) is transforming the way financial advice and wellness are delivered. Our mission is to empower advisors and financial service providers with innovative technology, solutions and intelligence to make financial wellness a reality for everyone. Over 106,000 advisors and more than 5,200 companies including: 17 of the 20 largest U.S. banks, 47 of the 50 largest wealth management and brokerage firms, over 500 of the largest RIAs and hundreds of FinTech companies, leverage Envestnet technology and services that help drive better outcomes for enterprises, advisors and their clients.
Fidelity Investments® helps over 32 million people feel more confident in their most important financial goals, manages employee benefit programs for over 22,000 businesses, and supports more than 13,000 financial institutions with innovative investment and technology solutions to grow their businesses. Fidelity's diverse businesses and independence give Fidelity insight into the entire market and the stability needed to think and act for the long term as the firm delivers value to its customers. Learn more>
BlackRock (NYSE: BLK) is trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm*. Our business is investing on behalf of our clients — from large institutions to parents and grandparents, teachers, nurses, doctors and people from all walks of life who entrust their savings to us.
BlackRock has world-class capabilities designed for our clients’ greatest needs, with a comprehensive range of products and services across asset classes, geographies and investment strategies. We have expertise in every region around the world, with 135 investment teams in 30 countries sharing their best thinking in order to seek better returns.
Their clients come from every corner of the globe. They are governments, companies, foundations, and millions of individuals saving for retirement, their children's educations and a better life.
To build a bridge between the college and university environment and the asset and wealth management solutions industry to train talented students and better position them for employment,
Addressing The Talent
It’s no secret that the asset and wealth management industry has a
We’re addressing the issue.
Envestnet Institute On Campus
Jean Heath, is Chairwoman of the Envestnet Institute On Campus Advisory Board and is the Managing Director, Head of Asset Manager Network of Envestnet. She has 24 years of diverse experiences within the managed account and advisory business and has held leadership roles in key account management, consultative sales, strategic marketing, branding, and channel development. Currently, she is responsible for the investment products on the Envestnet platform and determines and optimizes the economic model and engagement between Envestnet and its asset manager partners. Her team is responsible for deepening relationships with asset managers across the Envestnet suite of services, and ensuring that these managers have the tools, training, and knowledge they need to be successful distributors throughout the Envestnet ecosystem. She also is Head Chair of Envestnet’s managed product acceptance committee and advocates industry best practices. She has been an active mentor to young women professionals and is the Chairwoman of the Envestnet Institute on Campus Board and a member of Money Management Institute (MMI) Board of Governors. Jean is also a member of the Women’s Leadership Forum of Philadelphia. In 2017, Jean was named one of Profiles in Diversity Journal Women Worth Watching.
Anand, is Vice President of Practice Management & Consulting for Fidelity Institutional(SM), a business unit of Fidelity Investments dedicated to serving financial intermediaries and institutions. In this role, he is a strategic business consultant to clients and contributor to Fidelity’s Practice Management program, helping lead the direction and development of advisor tools, whitepapers and resources in the areas of client experience, strategic planning, and talent strategies.
Prior to his current role, Anand spent several years in roles in Fidelity’s retirement division and as part of a mid-level leadership development program rotating across the firm.
Prior to joining Fidelity in 2004, Mr. Sekhar worked for several years at Procter & Gamble helping launch Charmin into Canada and Latin America.
Mr. Sekhar received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Masters of Business Administration from Babson College.
Tricia, is a currently a Product Manager with the Envestnet Analytics team. She has been involved with Envestnet Institute on Campus program since its inception in 2015 as the Associate Program Director. Her responsibilities included interacting with the students, universities and sponsors. In addition, she managed the website, eLearning program and all inquiries on the program.
In 2019, Tricia transitioned from the tactical responsibilities of the program and joined the Advisory Board in 2019 to help support efforts to grow the program.
Prior to her current position, Tricia worked at Wheelhouse Analytics, which was acquired by Envestnet in 2016. In this role, she was on part of the Product Development team and led the Education platform development.
Tricia has previously held positions at Coates Analytics and Nuveen Investments. Learn more>
Paul Drakeley, Managing Director, is the head of the USWA RIA & Direct National Accounts team responsible for business development and relationship management to custodians, national RIAs, TAMPs, direct investor platforms and wealthtech firms.
Prior to this role, Paul was head of National Accounts for the wirehouse channel with primary responsibility for BlackRock's relationship with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Paul joined BlackRock in 2010 on the iShares National Accounts team leading coverage for wirehouses, independent and regional broker-dealers.
Prior to joining BlackRock, Paul worked at the Vanguard Group as a National Accounts Executive and Regional Sales Executive responsible for national and regional broker-dealer channels for Vanguard's ETFs and mutual funds. Previously, Paul was a fixed-income trader in Vanguard's Brokerage Services business.
Paul prior experience includes various sales and trading and wealth management roles within Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers. Paul received a BS in Finance and an MBA from LaSalle University. He holds his series 7, 24, 63 and 65 FINRA licenses.
Paul resides in Chalfont, PA with his wife and four children.
Sharon Rosenthal, is the Chief Human Resources Officer and joined Envestnet in 2013 and is responsible for overall human resources strategy, talent acquisition, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, organizational design and cultural development, employee education and development, compensation and benefits, HR operations and technology, and employee relations. Learn more >
Tisha Boyd, SHRM-CP, Senior Director, Learning & Development Partner, has 10 plus years in leading the design and execution of learning, development and training programs for top-tier organizations and professionals at all levels.
Kipp Cormier, is the Senior Director, and Eastern Divisional Manager of the Advisor Sales and Practice Solutions Team at Envestnet. In this role, he maintains oversight of the sales team responsible for supporting advisors in the Eastern part of the US, empowering them to leverage Envestnet's always-on financial wellness ecosystem and deliver The Intelligent Financial LifeTM for their clients. Kipp possesses over 25 years of sales experience, with more than 17 years in the financial services industry, holding various senior sales positions with leading Fortune 500 companies. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Maine and has completed FINRA Series 6 and 65.Learn more>
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