Virginia DeCristoforo

Former VP, Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse

VIRGINIA DECRISTOFORO started in 1985 in the private banking division at Morgan Stanley & Company, moving up through the ranks to Vice President. She moved to Credit Suisse Group AG, and retired over two decades later as Vice President of Private Banking. Virginia is a PhD candidate in Business Administration, working on augmenting her MBA in International Finance from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-Newark.

Virginia is a force of nature who has never shied away from a challenge, whether it be raising four children as a single mother, or holding her own as one of the first women and first people of color at Morgan Stanley. She has been serving on the Board of the Kirby Center of Entrepreneurship, Wilkes-Barre University, for over 16 years, and also volunteers with the Danbury Innovation Center.