CEO of Index
- 2 Years with the firm
- 28 Years of industry experience
Stephanie M. Pierce is the CEO of BNY Mellon Investment Management’s ETF and Index Business. She is an entrepreneurial investment management leader with extensive experience driving strategic change and commercial innovation across investment management companies. She most recently served as Head of Global Investment and Product Strategy for Mellon, BNY Mellon Investment Management’s North American investment firm.
Prior to her role at Mellon, Stephanie served as Executive Vice President, Investment Product Group at Fidelity Investments, where she led product strategy for Fidelity’s $2T asset management business. A member of the Asset Management Senior Management Team, Stephanie ran strategy and development for more than 500 mutual funds and other investment products, and brought several key products to market.
Previously, Stephanie was Executive Vice President, Investment Business Development, where she combined her investment experience and commercial background to lead a growth agenda through product development, thought leadership and institutional portfolio management. Joining Fidelity in 2010, she launched an investment thought leadership program that included innovative research, rebuilt the firm’s relationship with Morningstar to improve ratings, and created shared product priorities and governance procedures across multiple teams.
Before joining Fidelity, Stephanie was Senior Vice President, Product Management, Business Development and Client Portfolio Management at Janus Henderson. In this role, Stephanie created and managed a global product organization to maximize the commercial viability of Janus investment strategies, raising over $4B in new assets. She also held several positions over 13 years at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York and San Francisco.
Stephanie has a BA in International Relations from Stanford University, and holds the Series 24, 7 and 3 certifications. She is a member of the Board of Overseers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, a member of the Board of Overseers for the Boston Ballet, a member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Retirement and a Trustee for the US Ski and Snowboard Foundation Board.
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CEO of BNY Mellon ETF Investment Adviser, LLC, acting as dual officer of Mellon.