RTSWS Advisory Council

Introducing the RTSWS Advisory Council, an assembly of accomplished professionals who expertly guide and shape our mission at Rock The Street, Wall Street. Committed to empowering and inspiring the next generation of women leaders. With their unwavering support, we are forging a future where women shatter barriers and excel in the dynamic world of finance.

RTSWS US Advisory Council

Meredith Jones

Meredith Jones

Meredith is Author of Women of The Street. Why Female Money Managers Generate Higher Returns (And How You Can Too)—a 2016 Axiom Business Book Awards Gold Medal Winner. She founded MJ Alternative Investment Research in 2014.

Ceci Marshall

Ceci Marshall

Ceci Marshall works on the Creator Team at TikTok. Previously Chief of Staff & VP of Revenue Strategy at Google, focusing on incentive design and global advertising strategy. Prior to her role in revenue strategy, Ceci worked as the chief of staff for the VP of Subscriptions at YouTube.  Ceci holds a deep passion for increasing financial literacy amongst children and teens. She has channeled her passion through the creation of a social media account @FinancesReimagined, where she aims to educate on personal finance fundamentals, breaking down complex financial topics into digestible and informational graphics.

Dr. Angela McShepard-Ray, Ed.D

Dr. Angela McShepard-Ray, Ed.D

Dr. Angela McShepard-Ray, Ed.D is the Principal at MLK High School in Nashville, TN, a top ranked, academically rigorous school. Dr. McShepard-Ray holds a Doctorate of Education from Vanderbilt University.  

Viraj Parikh

Viraj Parikh

Viraj Parikh is a Managing Partner at TechCXO, LLC (outsourced CFO consultancy) with over 25 years of experience as an education and software executive, board director, investment manager and analyst, and Big 6 accountant.

Judy Ricketts

Judy Ricketts

Judy is Executive Vice President of Operations at LPL. Prior to that, she was Managing Director of Investor Services at TD Ameritrade, where she worked for over 20 years.

Reginald G. Sanders, CFA, CAIA

Reginald G. Sanders, CFA, CAIA

Mr. Sanders is Director of Investments for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. He was previously Manager of Pension Investments for Eastman Kodak Company. Before Eastman Kodak, Mr. Sanders was an equity research analyst for AEW Capital Management and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Mr. Sanders is a graduate of Florida A&M University and Harvard Business School, where he was a Robert A. Toigo Fellow. Mr. Sanders currently sits on the State of Michigan Investment Board and on the Investment Advisory Committee of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation.

Tracy Sedlock

Tracy Sedlock

Tracy Sedlock has taken a strong interest in RTSWS given her overall interest in diversity and education opportunities, and she knows firsthand that financial literacy is an important component of both.  She serves as Accel’s Chief Operating Partner and has been with the firm since 1995. Tracy worked as a manager of investments at Princeton University, focused on alternative assets and planned giving. She was also an auditor for Deloitte & Touche where she focused on clients in the financial services sector. 

Matthew Stone, CFA

Matthew Stone, CFA

Matthew Stone is a strong advocate for diversity in the financial industry. He has been with the University of Chicago since 1999. From 1999 to 2009 he initiated and then managed the endowment’s external hedge fund manager portfolio. Beginning in 2009 his portfolio expanded as he was named Managing Director of Public Markets and Absolute Return. His team is responsible for investment decisions in public equities, hedge funds, public credit, private debt and fixed income. Matt earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in finance and marketing from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

RTSWS Canadian Advisory Council

Netila Demneri

Netila Demneri

Canada

Netila Demneri is a member of the firm’s Financial Services and Corporate Officers Sectors. She works closely with clients on a range of roles across asset and wealth management, banking, capital markets and insurance. Netila specializes in functional areas such as finance, human resources, technology, risk management and legal.

Amy Miller

Amy Miller

Canada

Amy Miller is a financial industry leader and the Global Head of Loan Syndications at Scotiabank with over 19 years of experience. She holds a Master’s degree in International Banking and Finance from Columbia University. Amy is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion within organizations and a skilled public speaker.

Ingrid Montarras

Ingrid Montarras

Canada

Ingrid Montarras is an experienced bilingual Co-op and Business Teacher in Ontario, holding a B.Ed from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Griffith University. She specializes in innovative teaching, leveraging AI to enhance education, and facilitating student connections with industry mentors. Montarras has developed curriculum, created online courses, and managed a technical translation business. Her teaching incorporates Design Thinking and microcredentials to improve student skills.

Anthony Ostler

Anthony Ostler

Canada

Anthony G. Ostler is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Bankers Association (CBA). As President and CEO, he advances the perspectives of the banking sector to all levels of government, regulators, stakeholders, media and the public. 

In this capacity, Anthony plays a strong role in the development of public policies on financial services that contribute to a sound, successful banking system that benefits Canadians and Canada’s economy. In addition to being on the Board of Directors of the CBA, he is also a member of the Board of Directors of the International Banking Federation (IBFed), a forum that addresses issues affecting banking around the world.

Fred Pinto

Fred Pinto

Canada

Fred Pinto is CEO of CFA Society Toronto. Fred is responsible for CFA Society Toronto’s overall strategic direction and management. Core to this mandate is continuing to deliver outstanding member value, promoting high ethical standards in the investment industry and increasing the visibility of the charter with multiple key stakeholders. He sits on the Board of Directors of CFA Society Toronto.  Fred brings over 25 years of leadership experience in the Asset and Wealth Management industry and also sits on other Boards and Advisory Councils.

Fred holds a BA (Honours) from the University of Toronto, an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University and received his ICD.D designation.