Lunch with a Leader

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The Winston Center offers opportunities for students to meet with leaders in close quarters for lunch and informal conversation several times each year. An effort is made to invite student participants who have a demonstrated interest that is related to the leader’s area of expertise. 

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FALL 2018

Janet Wang

Jacqui Canney '89
Executive Vice President, Walmart, Inc.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
12:00 PM | Fulton Hall, Room 515

Jacqui Canney is executive vice president of the Global People Division for Walmart Inc. She is responsible for attracting, retaining and developing talent within the nation's largest private workforce. Jacqui joined Walmart in 2015 after more than 25 years of experience in global human resources. She has the unique role of engaging more than 2 million associates globally. She’s focused on making Walmart the best place to work and shop through delivering an experience that gives associates access to the best technology, training and education opportunities. She’s modernizing the company’s total rewards and performance programs, and is also driving Walmart’s inclusive culture through the work done by Walmart’s Global Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Office.

Prior to joining Walmart, Jacqui led the strategy and implementation of programs at Accenture to attract talent, and transformed its workforce to strengthen business capabilities and industry focus. Jacqui holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Boston College.

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Janet Wang

Janet Wang '99
Managing Director, Oaktree Capital Management
Monday, October 1, 2018
12:00 PM | Fulton Hall, Room 515

Janet Wang is a managing director at Oaktree Capital Management a leading global alternative investment management firm with expertise in credit strategies. Prior to joining Oaktree, she worked for ABN Amro Asia as a research assistant, covering the building materials and airline sectors. Prior to that, she worked for Evergreen Funds in the Institutional Services Department where she served as an institutional services representative.

Janet holds a B.S. degree in finance and marketing from Boston College and an M.B.A. with a concentration in finance from Columbia Business School. She is fluent in Mandarin.

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Andrea Lisher '96
Managing Director, J.P. Morgan

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
12:00 PM | Fulton Hall, Room 515

Andrea Lisher is managing director and head of North America, Global Funds, for J.P. Morgan Asset Management. In this role, Andrea oversees the distribution of J.P. Morgan’s investment capabilities through financial intermediaries, including broker-dealers, insurance companies, asset managers, banks and registered investment advisors. Andrea is Chair of the North America Funds Operating Committee and also serves on the Global Management Client Operating Committee and the Management Product Steering Committee. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Money Management Institute and the Gateway to Leadership.

Andrea graduated magna cum laude from Boston College with a B.S. in marketing. She lives in New York City with her husband and two young daughters.

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