Jacki Zehner Bio

Ms. Zehner was in 1996 the youngest woman, and first female trader, to be invited into the partnership of Goldman Sachs. Most of her career at Goldman was in mortgage-backed trading, followed by two years spent in the executive office working in human capital management.   After leaving the firm in 2002, she became a Founding Partner of Circle Financial Group, a private wealth management operation consisting of a small group of women committed to effectively managing their families’ assets and philanthropic activities.  An impassioned philanthropic visionary committed to the social and economic empowerment of women, she serves as Co-Chair of Women Moving Millions, is Vice-Chair of The Women’s Funding Network, and is President of the Jacquelyn and Gregory Zehner Foundation.  She is a former board member of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, The National Council for Research on Women and The Center for Work Life Policy.  In addition she serves as an advisor for many other for profit and non-profit organizations that are working to advance gender equality for women and girls.  She is a frequent media commentator, consultant and speaker on women’s success in the workplace, women and wealth, investing, financial current events and high-impact philanthropy.   Her websites are www.pursepundit.blogspot.com  and  www.jackizehner.com.