Financial Success Now with JPMorgan Chase
We’re excited to partner with JPMorgan Chase for an engaging conversation about optimizing your finances during COVID-19. Our amazing speakers will have a conversation about the impact COVID-19 has had on women and provide tips for preparing for financial emergencies.
Maria Pollina — JPMorgan Chase, Consumer Bank
Maria Pollina is an Executive Director in JP Morgan Chase’s Consumer Bank and is currently head of Financial Health Digital Solutions. In her role, Maria is responsible for designing and delivering solutions that help consumers manage their daily finances, prepare for emergency expenses and reach long-term goals by saving more, spending thoughtfully, borrowing wisely and planning for the future.
Maria is a dynamic and customer obsessed leader with a passion for excellence. She if proficient in leading complex business initiatives and has extensive experience bringing products to market from ideation through market launch as well as establishing new business operating models. She has held leadership positions on key initiatives across Corporate Treasury, Asset and Wealth Management, and Consumer and Community Banking businesses.
Maria received has her BBA from Pace University and her Executive MBA from Columbia University. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and Pilates.
Tosh Ernest — JPMorgan Chase, Advancing Black Pathways
Tosh Ernest Is Head of Wealth for Advancing Black Pathways, a JPMorgan Chase initiative designed to have a sustainable impact on the economic success and empowerment of black communities. Prior to this role, Ernest served as an Executive Director in the Asset & Wealth Management line of business of the firm, in 2018 launching the Private Bank’s first proprietary mutual fund company and four funds, forming the Six Circle Funds Trust. She has led large change and transformation initiatives for the Private Bank and Investment Bank since joining in 2011.
Prior to JPMorgan, Ernest worked in post mergers and acquisitions management consulting at Accenture, Capco and Navigant Financial Services Consulting firms.
Outside of work Tosh co-founded ‘IMPACT NYC’, a non-profit volunteering service that matches members’ professional resumes to charities looking to hire the same skills pro-bono. Tosh also volunteers her time with ‘City Hope’ and ‘The Father’s Heart’; both NYC charities that provide food and shelter to low income households and the homeless population.
Tosh graduated from the University of Reading, England with a first class honors degree, Bachelor of Arts, in Accounting and Management; is a certified AGILE Scrum Master, Six Sigma Black Belt and PMP professional, and holds a FINRA Series 99.
Marsha Barnes — Founder & CEO of The Finance Bar
Marsha Barnes, is a sought after Financial Social Worker, Commentator and Founder of The Finance Bar. As a true force in the personal finance space, Marsha has been recognized as a Female Tech leader by Digital Finance Institute for her ability to create innovative and accessible financial resources. She was named as Go Banking Rates best money expert in the net-worth category and currently serves as a national ambassador for FICO.