2018 Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series

2018 Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series

NJCU School of Business Presents the 2018 Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series

Alma DeMetropolis to Speak on ‘Financial Leaders of Today’ on January 30

The NJCU School of Business will open its 2018 Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series on Tuesday, January 30 with a lecture by Alma DeMetropolis, the President of the New Jersey Market Leadership Team and Market Manager for J.P. Morgan Private Bank’s New Jersey Market.

Ms. DeMetropolis will speak on “Financial Leaders of Today – From Brooklyn to Zurich, Buenos Aires & Beyond: 10 Lessons in Career Development.”

The lecture will be held 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the NJCU School of Business Lecture Hall, Room 202, at 200 Hudson Street, Harborside 2, in Jersey City, NJ 07311. Admission is free and open to the public.

Ms. DeMetropolis provides executive leadership across J.P. Morgan’s line of businesses as well as both community and employment engagement. She has been advising families, endowments and foundations on a broad range of wealth matters and managing investment portfolios for over 20 years and joined J.P. Morgan in 1992. Ms. DeMetropolis has also worked for seven years on foreign assignments in Latin America and Europe. 

As part of her interest in local non-profit organizations, Ms. DeMetropolis is on the Boards of the Liberty Science Center, the Community Food Bank of New Jersey, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, SciTech Scity, and Nature Conservancy NJ Advisory Council. She recently completed years of board service for Cornell University’s Dean’s Advisory Council and the New Providence Education Foundation. 

Ms. DeMetropolis was recognized as a Top 100 Financial Adviser by the Financial Times in 2014 and by NJBIZ as one of the Best Fifty Women in Business for 2012.

Ms. DeMetropolis holds a B.S. from Cornell University. She is fluent in Spanish and Greek. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst and is a member of the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Security Analysts.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Ms. DeMetropolis resides in New Providence, New Jersey with her two children

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