women in investing

Q&A with Tracy Musser

by enafinejewelry on July 1, 2015

Posted in: EnA Cover Girl

EnA is thrilled to present our July Cover Girl.  Read on about this smart, savvy and accomplished woman and why we will be donating 10% to Cradles to Crayons (her charity of choice) for the month of July.

Tracy L. Musser is Sr. Institutional Relationship Manager at Thompson, Siegel and Walmsley LLC as well as Co-founder and Co-President of WIN, Women in Investing Network of Philadelphia

Tracy red dress

What was the motivation for starting WIN?

With over 25 years of combined experience in the investment industry, the vision for WIN came from the desire of its co-founders, Tracy Musser, TS & W, and Sharon Hayman, Delaware Investments, to develop an organization focused on empowering women in investing throughout their careers.  Recognizing the importance of networking and building relationships within the investment industry, the co-founders focused on making these connections easier.  Tracy notes,” We established WIN to offer women from all constituencies in the investment business a means to discover the experts in our backyard.  The co-founders began creating a network designed to share business and career experience as we all worked to meet the common needs of our clients and colleagues.”

Today, WIN of Philadelphia is a non-profit organization that provides a forum for networking and professional development for women involved in investing, including plan sponsors, investment managers, consultants, accountants and attorneys.  WIN achieves this objective through a variety of activities, including live events, committee involvement, its website and regular communications.  Our mission is to:

– Promote professional networking and career development opportunities through effective programs, depth and breadth of membership, and extensive relationships in the investment community

– Foster personal development through opportunities in leadership, mentoring and education for women across varying investment professions and experience levels

– Provide high caliber education programs and access to pertinent resources to women in the investment industry

Please tell us about your charity and why it is important to you?

Over the years as WIN has grown up, we have increased our activities to include Community Outreach.This year’s selected organization is Cradles to Crayons.

Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school and at play. They supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities that have with communities that need.

Cradles to Crayons collects new and nearly new children’s items through grassroots community drives and corporate donations. Donations are then processed and packaged by volunteers, and are distributed to disadvantaged children across the state through a collaborative network of social service agencies and school partners.

Their vision is that one day every child will have the essentials they need.

Why do you love EnA Fine Jewelry?

I love the geometry and flexibility of every piece. EnA represents fine jewelry pieces with a contemporary flare yet timeless and jewelry that can be worn with suits or casual wear.

What is your favorite EnA jewelry piece or collection?

I often wear the Champagne necklace.  It is unique in design and receives plenty of compliments.

 

EnA supports accomplished women through its Cover Girl campaign.  For the duration of a month, EnA Fine Jewelry donates a portion of the proceeds to the Cover Girl’s charity of choice.  This month, 10% of all sales will be donated to Cradles to Crayons. Please include “C2C’ in the “Special Instructions” box at checkout.

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