JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF NEW YORK WELCOMES A NEW MEMBER TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(PR NewsChannel) / February 7, 2018 / NEW YORK 

Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York) announced today that a new member was elected to its Board of Directors. JA New York officially welcomed Rosa Ramos-Kwok, Managing Director, Consumer & Shared Services Operations Technology, Bank of America. Since 1929, JA New York has worked to provide K-12 students from New York City, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley with the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices.

Rosa leads the delivery of technology solutions for Consumer & Shared Services Operations Technology. She is responsible for technology supporting Enterprise Card Issuance, Retail Lock Box, Item Processing, Cash & Vault Management, Deposit Product Services for both consumer and commercial clients, Collections, Specialty and Horizontal Servicing, Claims, Mortgage Servicing, and Document, Content, & Record Services. Additionally, Rosa leads a team responsible for Consumer Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Technology and Global Wealth and Investment Management (GWIM) AML strategy. Rosa co-leads the Global Technology & Operations (GT&O) Diversity and Inclusion Forum as well as the GT&O Hispanic-Latino Advisory Council.

Rosa joined Bank of America in 2014 as the Global Wholesale Bank Chief Technology Officer. Prior to joining the bank, she was the Morgan Stanley Global head of Enterprise Production Management as well as the Americas regional head of Enterprise Infrastructure. Rosa had a more than 25-year tenure at Morgan Stanley joining as a trainee and rising through the ranks to become Managing Director. She held roles in Application Development, Infrastructure Management, Risk Management and Production Management. Rosa was also the Chair of the Latino Employee Network.

Rosa is an advocate for women and Hispanics and has been an avid mentor throughout her career. For the last three years, Rosa has been a mentor in the Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) Emerging Executive Program. Rosa also mentors women at Bank of America. Rosa is one of the sponsors of the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program that Bank of America hosted for the first time this year. She is also an active participant in the firm’s recruitment efforts participating in the Grace Hopper Conference. Rosa is the executive sponsor of the GT&O technology recruiting effort at City College of New York.

In 2017, Business Insider named Rosa one of the top female Engineers in the US (#8) and Fortune and the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) named Rosa as one of the top 50 Latinas in Corporate America (#27).  Rosa is a Senior Leadership Council member of the NY Chapter of ALPFA.  She is also a member of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE).

“Our board continues to grow and diversify to reflect the wide range of sectors that will employ young people in the future,” said Joseph A. Peri, President of JA New York. He added, “We are excited to welcome Rosa to JA New York’s Board of Directors. Her energy and enthusiasm for our mission, as well as strategic expertise, will help us to better position and strengthen our brand in a competitive educational marketplace.”

ABOUT JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF NEW YORK

Junior Achievement of New York is the local affiliate of Junior Achievement USA, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. We recruit, train, and mobilize more than 6,600 corporate and community volunteers to provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Today, JA New York delivers more than 85,000 student experiences per year to more than 275 NYC, Long Island and Lower Hudson Valley schools. Visit www.jany.org for more information.

CONTACT:
Rebecca Rosenbaum
Phone: 212-907-0027
Email: rrosenbaum@jany.org

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SOURCE:  Junior Achievement of New York



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