Wall Street Women of Faith

21 Jun 2022 | 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

What are the experiences of women in the finance industry, including women of faith?  Come hear the stories and advice from our panel of top industry leaders.

Join your fellow finance professionals in this important discussion with our panel of distinguished leaders.

How does their faith impact their work? What is the market outlook for financial services to women?  Are there obstacles in the job market for women of faith? Might there be a competitive opportunity in the marketplace?

Master of Ceremonies

Kelly Evans — Anchor, “The Exchange” and Co-Anchor, “Power Lunch” — CNBC

Kelly Evans is anchor of CNBC’s “The Exchange” (M-F, 1PM-2PM ET), the newsroom-based program for today’s investor. She is also co-anchor of CNBC’s “Power Lunch” (M-F, 2PM-3PM ET), which broadcasts from the network’s headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

She joined the network in February 2012 as an on-air correspondent, reporting across CNBC’s Business Day programming. Evans was most recently co-anchor of CNBC’s “Closing Bell,” and earlier, “Squawk on the Street” and “Worldwide Exchange” based in London.

Prior to CNBC, Evans was an economics reporter and “Heard on the Street” columnist for The Wall Street Journal. She also hosted the daily “News Hub” program on WSJ.com. Evans joined the Journal in 2007 after graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from Washington & Lee University in Lexington,Va.


Mary Brunson — Vice President, AIF — Index Fund Advisors & Investing for Catholics

Mary Brunson is Co-Founder of Investing for Catholics, a division of Index Fund Advisors, Inc. She is an accomplished Wealth Advisor (Series 65), an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF), and considered a respected speaker, author and authority on developing sound policy for prudent investing.

Mary has a particular expertise in faith-consistent investing rooted in financial science, providing fiduciary advice and institutional wealth services to religious orders including Archdioceses, dioceses, endowments and foundations. In addition, Mary works with nonreligious public trusts, pension plans and individuals.

Susan Michel — Chief Executive Officer — Glen Eagle

Susan Michel is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Glen Eagle, a full-service Registered Investment Advisor and Broker-Dealer. Susan founded Glen Eagle in 2002.  Glen Eagle is a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise.

Today, under Susan’s principled guidance, Glen Eagle has grown to become a national financial services firm providing corporations, family offices, business owners, and multigenerational families with trusted stewardship and transparent access to their wealth.  Glen Eagle serves clients in 32 states and oversees over $4 billion dollars in assets. 

Marie Milie Jones — Governing Board Director, Federated Hermes, Inc. —Founding Partner, Jones Passodelis, PLLC

Marie Milie Jones was elected to the Federated Board in April 2014. She is a Founding Partner at JonesPassodelis, PLLC, a Pittsburgh-based law firm that specializes in civil rights and employment law, commercial litigation, professional liabilities law, and other areas.

Jones is the Past Chairman and Emeritus Member of the Board at Duquesne University and is a Member of the Board of Regents of St. Vincent Seminary.