Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Names 18 to MAKERS Class of 2019

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management has recognized the achievements of 18 outstanding professionals as part of its partnership with MAKERS “ a project dedicated to identifying and celebrating women of accomplishment across multiple fields along with the men who sponsor and champion womens achievement.

“We congratulate these ground breakers, innovators and advocates who advance our mission to be the firm of choice for women employees and clients, said Shelley OConnor and Andy Saperstein, Co-Heads of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Our partnership with MAKERS is a powerful way to celebrate the impact that our talented women have on their clients, colleagues and communities every day, and to recognize the men who champion their advancement.

Nominations were solicited from across the wealth management organization and a panel of senior managers selected the 18 individuals to be recognized. They are:

Julie Baeder, Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor Sandy Fletcher, Senior Vice President, Branch Manager Kalena Griffin Costa, Executive Director, Head of International Relationship Management Claudia Mollerup-Madsen, Vice President, Financial Advisor Ileana Musa, Managing Director, Co-Head of International Wealth Management and the head of International Banking & Lending Amy Nash, Senior Vice President, Associate Complex Manager Janet Nickel, Managing Director, Regional Sales Manager Cheryl Palmerini, Managing Director, Head of WM Diversity and Chief of Staff Patricia Selin, Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor Gerty Simon, Complex Administrator Gabriela Teran, Managing Director, Branch Manager James Tracy, Managing Director, Head of Consulting Group and Graystone Consulting Rhonda Viapiano, Executive Director, Branch Manager Lori Villegas, Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor Kate Waters, Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor Rachel Wilson, Managing Director, Head of WM and IM Cyber Security Adrianne Yamaki, Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor Kathleen Youngerman, Managing Director, Financial Advisor

Launched in 2012, AOL MAKERS is a storytelling platform for the trailblazing women of today and tomorrow. Morgan Stanley Wealth Management is a founding partner of [email protected], which encourages corporations to celebrate, acknowledge and connect their leading female employees to the larger MAKERS network. For more information, go to

The 2019 MAKERS will be profiled on the Morgan Stanley Forum for Women, Multicultural and LGBT Financial Advisors throughout the year. To visit the website, go to

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