Gateway to Leadership Foundation named Diversity Champion Finalist in InvestmentNews’ Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Awards

On August 5, 2019, it was announced that InvestmentNews has selected MMI’s Gateway to Leadership Foundation as a finalist in the Diversity Champion category for its 2019 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Awards.

The Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Awards identify and celebrate individuals, advisory firms, industry partners, and institutions for their dedication to diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Gateway to Leadership, a 501c3 organization administered by the Money Management Institute, supports a variety of programs to foster career awareness and workforce readiness for students of color from historically underrepresented communities, particularly African Americans and Hispanics, seeking internships and entry-level employment opportunities in the financial services industry.

MMI thanks the Gateway Board of Trustees – Marc Brookman, Schroders; Fran Cashman, Legg Mason; John Coyne, Spouting Rock; Andrea Lisher, JP Morgan; Cheryl Nash, Fiserv; Renee Neri, Heidrick & Struggles; Vince Pandes, Neosho Capital; Craig Pfeiffer, MMI; Marc Spina, Russell Investments; Troy Thornton, Goldman Sachs; and Sean Walters, Investments & Wealth Institute – for their hard work and contributions to the Foundation.

MMI also thanks our MMI members and university partners for their ongoing support of Gateway and congratulates the other Diversity Champions finalists for their remarkable efforts – E*TRADE, FS Investments, Guggenheim Investments, Investacorp, Inc., Jackson National Life Insurance, LPL Financial, Natixis Investment Managers, TD Ameritrade Institutional, Wells Fargo Advisors, and XY Planning Network!

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