Amy Ellis-Simon, 39 Head of Specialty Sales and Americas Head of Corporate Access Bank of America Merrill Lynch
A few months ago, Ellis-Simon was named head of specialty sales and Americas head of corporate access in the equities division at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, focused on delivering value-added, alpha-creating opportunities to clients. One of the biggest professional accomplishments for this veteran, who was included on black enterpriseâ€™s 75 Most Powerful Blacks on Wall Street list, has been â€œworking on a team that gets recognized for its excellence, working on this platform at Bank of America Merrill Lynch through some turbulent times and an interesting merger, and coming out with a platform that weâ€™re all pretty proud of.â€
Major personal accomplishment: "Maintaining a strong relationship with my parents and sisters."
Next personal goal: "To incorporate more time to do more personal reading."
Dream vacation: "I tend to travel to Montego Bay."