Women of the Year

“Thank you, FWA. This award is for the women of the financial services, the women who have worked hard to earn a seat at the table. Nobody gave you that seat; you earned it.”
—Maria Bartiromo
Anchor and Managing Editor
CNBC
FWA Private Sector Woman of the Year 2012

Since 1984, the FWA has honored distinguished women in both the public and private sectors for their achievements, leadership and professionalism. The FWA Women of the Year awards are presented in the spring at the FWA Annual Dinner, the organization’s major fundraising event to benefit its nationally acclaimed scholarship, mentoring, financial literacy and summer training programs.

Private Sector

2013-2014
Martina Hund-Mejean
CFO, MasterCard

Betsy West

2012-2013
Betsy West
Visionary Woman of the Year
Executive Producer, Storyville Films and
“MAKERS: Women Who Make America”
Visionary Award was established in 2013

Barbara J. Krumsiek

2012-2013
Barbara J. Krumsiek
Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer
Calvert Investments, Inc.

Maria Bartiromo

2011-2012
Maria Bartiromo
CNBC’s “Closing Bell”
Anchor/Managing Editor
“Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo”

Irene Dorner

2010-2011
Irene Dorner
President and CEO
HSBC Bank USA, N.A.

Karen B. Peetz

2009-2010
Karen B. Peetz
Chief Financial Officer
Financial Markets and Treasury Services
BNY Mellon

Amy Brinkley

2008-2009
Amy Woods Brinkley
Global Risk Executive
Bank of America Corporation

Christine A. Poon

2007-2008
Christine A. Poon
Vice Chairman,
Board of Directors
Worldwide Chairman, Pharmaceuticals Group
Johnson & Johnson

Anne Mulcahy

2006-2007
Anne M. Mulcahy
Chairman & CEO
Xerox Corporation

Sharon Allen

2005-2006
Sharon Allen
Chairman of the Board
Deloitte & Touche USA LLP

Marjorie Magner

2004-2005
Marjorie Magner
Chairman & CEO
Global Consumer
Group, Citigroup

Dina Dublon

2003-2004
Dina Dublon
Chief Financial Officer
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Sallie Krawcheck

2002-2003
Sallie L. Krawcheck
Chairman & CEO
Smith Barney

Mary Farrell

2001-2002
Mary Farrell
Managing Director
Member of the Investment Policy Committee
UBS PaineWebber, Inc.

Nancy Peretsman

2000-2001
Nancy Peretsman
Executive Vice President & Managing Director
Allen & Company, Inc.

Pamela Thomas-Graham

1999-2000
Pamela Thomas-Graham
Executive Vice President, NBC, President and CEO, CNBC.com

Abby Joseph Cohen

1998-1999
Abby Joseph Cohen
Partner & Chief
U.S. Market Strategist
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Edwina Woodbury

1997-1998
Edwina Woodbury
Executive Vice President
Avon

Nancy Donovan

1996-1997
Nancy Donovan
President & COO
NOVIS Financial Corporation

Lois Juliber

1995-1996
Lois Juliber
President
Colgate-North America

Angela Dunlap

1994-1995
Angela Dunlap
President
MCI Consumer Markets

Muriel F. Siebert

1993-1994
Muriel F. Siebert
President & Chairman
Muriel Siebert & Co.

Ellen Gordon

1992-1993
Ellen Gordon
President & COO
Tootsie Roll Industries

Judy Lewent

1991-1992
Judy C. Lewent
Vice President & CFO
Merck and Co., Inc.

1990-1991
Maria Monet
CFO and Director
Ogden Corporation

Joan Edelman Spero

1989-1990
Joan Edelman Spero
Senior Vice President and Treasurer
American Express Company

1988-1989
Deborah Coleman
Vice President, Finance
Apple Computer, Inc.

Karen Horn

1987-1988
Karen Horn
Chairman and CEO
Bank One – Cleveland

Cathleen Black

1986-1987
Cathleen Black
Publisher
USA Today

Jane Evans

1985-1986
Jane Evans
President and CEO
Monet Crystal Brands, Inc.

Marina Whitman

1984-1985
Dr. Marina Whitman
Vice President and Economist
General Motors Corp.

Public Sector

2013-2014
Vicki L. Fuller
CIO, New York State
Common Retirement Fund

Judith Rodin

2012-2013
Judith Rodin, Ph.D.
President
The Rockefeller Foundation

Paula Gavin

2011-2012
Paula Gavin
President
National Urban Fellows, Inc.

Sylvia Ann Hewlett

2010-2011
Sylvia Ann Hewlett
Founding President
Center for Work-Life Policy

Gail J McGovern

2009-2010
Gail J. McGovern
President and CEO
The American National
Red Cross

Sheila C. Bair

2008-2009
Sheila C. Bair
Chairman
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Evelyn H. Lauder

2007-2008
Evelyn H. Lauder
Senior Corporate Vice President, The Estée Lauder Companies
Founder and Chairman
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Kathryn S. Fuller

2006-2007
Kathryn S. Fuller
Chair of the Board
The Ford Foundation

Nancy Barry

2005-2006
Nancy Barry
President
Women’s World Banking

Maria Otero

2004-2005
Maria Otero
Founder and President
Women’s Venture Fund

Kayita Ramdas

2003-2004
Kavita Ramdas
President and CEO
Global Fund for Women

Beverly Daniel Tatum

2002-2003
Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD.
President
Spelman College

Kathy Wylde

2001-2002
Kathy Wylde
President and CEO
The New York City
Partnership &
Chamber of Commerce

Catherine Kinney

2000-2001
Catherine R. Kinney
Group Executive Vice President &
Member of the Office of the Chief
Executive-New York Stock Exchange

Mary L Schapiro

1999-2000
Mary L. Schapiro
President
NASD Regulation, Inc.

Charlene Barshevsky

1998-1999
Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky
United States Trade
Representative

Alice Rivlln

1997-1998
Alice Rivlin
Vice Chair
Federal Reserve

Ruth J. Simmons

1996-1997
Dr. Ruth J. Simmons
President
Smith College

Madeleine Albright

1995-1996
Hon. Madeleine Albright
U.S. Representative
The United Nations

Laura D'Andrea Tyson

1994-1995
Laura D’Andrea Tyson
Assistant to the President
for Economic Policy

Margaret M. Richardson

1992-1993
Hon. Margaret M. Richardson
Commissioner
Internal Revenue Service

Barbara Hackman Franklin

1991-1992
Hon. Barbara Hackman Franklin
Secretary
U.S. Department of Commerce

Jill M. Considine

1990-1991
Jill M. Considine
Managing Director and CAO
American Express Bank
(fomer NYS Superintendent of Banks)



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