Chief of Staff to State Street CEO
Yvonne Garcia serves as Chief of Staff to State Street’s CEO, Ron O’Hanley, and recently as SVP and Global Head of Client Solutions for Investment Manager Services.
Prior to State Street, Ms. Garcia served as Director in Marketing and Distribution Strategy for Liberty Mutual, as Vice President for Mass Affluent Marketing for Bank of America, and as Vice President for their China Construction Bank Strategic Assistance Program. Ms. Garcia is a fully certified Six Sigma Black Belt.
As an active community leader, Ms. Garcia served as the Chairwoman for the largest Latino Professional Organization in the country, ALPFA. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Partnership, Inc. and is co-founding Chair of Milagros para Niños, a board at Boston’s Children’s Hospital that raises funds for Hispanic children whose families are unable to afford medical care. In addition, Ms. Garcia was appointed by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to serve on the state’s Latino Advisory Commission Board, and has run nine marathons in the past seven years in support of various charities across the Commonwealth.
Ms. Garcia holds an MBA from Boston University in finance and marketing and a B.A. from SUNY Albany. She is also a graduate of the ARMY R.O.T.C. program at Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y., with a certificate in economics and culture from La Sorbonne in Paris. Most recently, Ms. Garcia was awarded an honorary degree in Doctor of Humane Letters from Cambridge College.