J.P. Morgan Asset Management has appointed Stephanie D. Neely as a managing director and head of Central U.S. and Canada region for North American Institutional. Previously, Neely was vice president and assistant treasurer at Allstate Insurance Company.
NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announced the appointment of Stephanie D. Neely as Managing Director and Head of Central US and Canada Region for North America Institutional. Ms. Neely will be based in Chicago and responsible for overseeing institutional strategy, sales and client services and the region’s team of dedicated client facing professionals.
Ms. Neely brings three decades of financial services experience to the role, most recently acting as vice president and assistant treasurer of the Allstate Insurance Company. In this position, she was responsible for the strategic direction and management of liquidity, capital, ratings, corporate finance and corporate structure issues.
Prior to Allstate, Stephanie was appointed to serve as treasurer of the City of Chicago in December 2006, elected in February 2007 and re-elected to a second term in February 2011. During this time she raised reporting efficiencies and reinvented the Office with innovative programs and community outreach, including Small Business Development Loans and financial literacy programs reaching more than 240,000 Chicago Public School students.
“Stephanie’s deep financial services experience in both the public and private sectors makes her the ideal leader to drive growth for the institutional business in the key central U.S. and Canada markets,” said James Peagam, Head of North America Institutional and Global Insurance Solutions, J.P. Morgan Asset Management. “Throughout her career, Stephanie has demonstrated expertise in leading and executing a wide range of complex projects, and this experience will prove invaluable as we look to continue building out our institutional client offering in North America.”
Ms. Neely began her career as a financial analyst with Smith Barney in municipal finance and earned an AB in economics from Smith College, and an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
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