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Discover the Incredible Potential at Bank of America and Merrill Wealth Management – a Great Career for Women!

Discover the Incredible Potential at Bank of America and Merrill Wealth Management – a Great Career for Women!

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Curious what your future could look like inside Bank of America and Merrill?

Talents were invited to a private networking event with Bank of America and Merrill featuring a panel of diverse women leaders and recruiters. Whether they were already building their finance career or considering pivoting into this growing industry, Bank of America and Merrill wanted to show them why it’s an incredible place to work — and how they would support their career.

During an invite-only session, attendees :
  • 💰 Explored career opportunities with Bank of America and Merrill
  • 🔎 Discovered day-to-day life on the financial services team
  • 🚀 Heard from women on how they feel supported & empowered in their roles
  • 📚 Learned about Bank of America and Merrill’s award-winning training Academy
  • 4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT - PowerToFly kickoff
  • 4:05 PM ET / 1:05 PM PT - Welcome address and panel discussion led by Hillary Henderson, Managing Director, Division ADP Executive, Mountain Pacific Division and featuring:
  • 4:30 PM ET / 1:30 PM PT - Closing remarks
  • 4:35 PM ET / 1:35 PM PT - Breakout room introductions
  • 4:40 PM ET / 1:40 PM PT - Overview of ADP program
  • 4:45 PM ET / 1:45 PM PT - Overview of application process
  • 4:50 PM ET / 1:50 PM PT - Q&A with Bank of America and Merrill team
  • 5:15 PM ET / 2:15 PM PT - Event concludes

About Bank of America: At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day. One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being. Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow, and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference.

About PowerToFly: PowerToFly is a women-run platform that works with companies to identify skilled professionals for networking and recruiting opportunities. Over the past few years, we’ve produced 2,000+ events across the world with brands like Meta, American Express, Morgan Stanley, and Deloitte, resulting in countless hires.

About PowerToFly’s Events: All RSVP’d attendees are welcome, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, or age. If you require assistance to participate in this event, please email, and we will contact you to discuss your specific needs.

Meet The Speakers

Hillary Henderson
Hillary Henderson
Managing Director, Division ADP Executive, Mountain Pacific Division

Hillary Henderson is the Division ADP Executive for the for the Mountain Pacific Division. With over a decade of leadership experience at the firm, she is a passionate leader dedicated to developing advisors and delivering for our clients. In her current role, Hillary overseas advisor development across the 10 Merrill markets within the division and was previously the Consumer Investment FSA Executive for Central California and Northern Nevada. She began her career in finance at Smith Barney in La Jolla, California in 2005 as a Financial Advisor where she built a book of business and joined a successful team. She and her teammates joined our company in 2009 where she continued to work with high-net worth clients to develop asset strategies and investment models before moving into her first leadership role in 2013.

Jessica Socquet
Jessica Socquet
Merrill Financial Solutions Advisor

Jessica Socquet is a Merrill Financial Solutions Advisor. She joined Bank of America Merrill in 2012 and is currently in an FSA role in the New Haven, CT office. Jessica was a Peer Mentor in her market where she aided in the training and development of newly hired Financial Solutions Advisors. She is also a former co-chair of Southern CT’s Employee Engagement Council Career Development Work Team.

Prior to joining Bank of America Jessica managed enterprise communication systems on the west coast. Jessica holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications Management and a Masters in Business Administration. Currently, Jessica lives in Milford, CT with her two children and enjoys volunteering, traveling, skiing and is training for the next triathlon.

Rachel Coronel
Rachel Coronel
Merrill Financial Solutions Advisor

Rachel is currently in the Merrill Financial Solutions Advisor role which is the second stage in the ADP program, mentoring 3 ADP-FSA team mates to help them make the transition to the next phase as MFSA. She was recently appointed POD leader for the Western LI market. In that role she is responsible for mentoring and assisting with practice management.

Rachel joined Bank of America and Merrill in February 2020. During that time, she had the ability to support the paycheck protection program, one of the most impactful programs for Bank of America. We processed over 475,000 applications providing $34.5 B in funding for our small business clients.

Prior to joining Bank of America and Merrill, I spent over 15 years in the finance industry with a competitor bank and wealth management firm, a mutual fund asset manager and fund administrator working with institutions and c-suite clients.

Accomplished leader, recognized for building, training, and mentoring cross-functional teams for delivering best-in-class services to elevate customer experience, promote loyalty/retention, and secure repeat/referral business. Adept at cultivating collaborative partnerships with clients, interdepartmental teams, and executive management peers to realize strategic business goals. I’ve been instrumental in establishing and managing high-level engagements with key clients to identify business needs and deliver strategic recommendations and solutions, while facilitating sales and revenue growth by capturing business development opportunities.

Areas of Expertise: Institutional client relationship management; consumer need analysis; strategic analysis & planning; cross-functional collaboration; team training & management; business development; end to end project management; revenue growth & optimization.