At CIC Wealth, we consistently strive to exceed expectations in serving our diverse client base. Women compose more than half of our clientele, and in order to maintain our commitment to constantly improving our service to our clients, CIC Wealth formed an all-female advisory board.
Composed of professional women with backgrounds in a vast array of industries, this board helps ensure that CIC Wealth advisors are always providing only the highest quality of service to our clients. Our board of female advisors allows CIC Wealth to gain the inside lane in understanding our female clients and always improving our service model.
Reneé Finley is President and CEO of GuideWell Innovation with a mission of transforming the health industry by rapidly accelerating health innovation. In this role, Finley provides leadership to GuideWell’s Innovation Center in Lake Nona, a global epicenter of health excellence, where thought leaders converge to address current state issues, evaluate emerging trends, and commercialize new solutions that are reshaping the health industry. Finley leads industry changing research and development, and serves as the executive champion for key innovation partnerships including the Lake Nona Institute and Healthbox, an entrepreneurial accelerator and investment fund for health care startups. Additionally, she is responsible for promoting and enabling an enterprise-wide culture of innovation and imagination for GuideWell and its family of companies including, Florida Blue, the Blue Cross Blue Shield plan in Florida.
Prior to this role, Finley served in an 18-month appointed position for the Jacksonville Mayor’s office to establish and lead the first ever Office of Public Private Partnerships, where she was responsible for encouraging the use of public-private partnerships to support the mayor’s priorities, as well as facilitating state, national and international initiatives and research regarding the use of public-private partnerships for the provision of public services and public facilities.Read More
Jennifer Francis joined the Museum staff in August of 2012 after nearly nine years as Head of Press and Marketing at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. Successes there include significant contributions to the exhibitions program, increased visitor attendance, more effective corporate communications, improved public and media awareness, delivery of comprehensive marketing solutions, and an enhanced institutional reputation as a premier cultural institution.
Under her new role as Executive Director of Marketing and Communications at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Ms. Francis oversees the Museum’s Marketing and Communications Division, which is responsible for editorial and graphic design, special events, marketing and advertising, and press and media communications.
Interested in the field of marketing from an early age, Ms. Francis received her MA in Cultural Leadership and Policy Management at City University. She has worked as Public Relations Executive at London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association; Head of Media Relations at the Victoria and Albert Museum; Head of Media Relations at the Royal College of Art; Director of Communication at the Drum Art Center and as an public relations executive for LAPADA;Read More
Lori Honigman is a partner in the Washington, DC law firm of Glazer Winston Honigman Ellick and specializes in all aspects of commercial real estate and finance.
In her commercial finance practice, Ms. Honigman represents a wide variety of commercial banks, insurance companies, private lenders, developers and investors in originating and restructuring acquisition, construction, bridge, permanent and mezzanine loans, structuring debt and equity investment vehicles, managing portfolio acquisitions and defeasance transactions and negotiating participations and intercreditor agreements. She has significant experience in negotiating multiparty work outs and advising and conducting foreclosures and other collateral recovery strategies.
In her commercial real estate practice, Ms. Honigman represents individuals, public companies, and institutional and hedge funds in structuring and negotiating all aspects of acquisition, development, construction, operation and disposition of real property, including raw land, industrial, retail, shopping center, residential planned development and office assets.Read More
Gianna Jackson is the Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility for TIAA-CREF, based in Philadelphia, PA. She oversees all Corporate Social Responsibility activities for the firm, ensuring that the TIAA-CREF brand is enhanced by a robust CSR platform and broad philanthropic engagement in the communities where its employees live and work. Ms. Jackson makes all charitable funding decisions and manages TIAA-CREF’s Corporate Citizenship team and the firm’s relationships with nonprofit partners, civic organizations, policymakers, business leaders and local public officials.
Prior to joining TIAA-CREF in August, 2014, Ms. Jackson worked for Cigna Corporation for 18 years, both in the Legal Department and in the Public Affairs area. Licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and Virginia, Gianna provided legal counsel in support of Cigna’s global corporate clients, including Investment Management, Corporate Real Estate, Supply Chain Management, Corporate Services, Travel and Meeting Services, Marketing, Diversity, Communications, Corporate Giving and IT. From 2005 to 2013, Gianna led Cigna’s philanthropic and corporate responsibility efforts as the Executive Director of the Cigna Foundation.Read More
I began my career out of Penn State as an Account Executive for an Advertising Agency. I loved every aspect of the industry. Soon after I began my family and after raising 2 daughters, that I put through Ohio State, then Harvard and Temple for her Masters Degree, and my youngest daughter who went to Virginia Tech, and then U MASS for her Masters Degree, I began phase two of my career. While I was raising my children, I was very active in the community and in their schools. I ran numerous fundraisers and headed special projects in the community, such as Census 2000 where I received awards from the federal government.
I carried these experiences into my next career as a Public Information Writer and Legislative Liaison for a Senator, who was Chair of the Banking and Insurance Committee. Politics is an exciting, demanding and rewarding world. After the Senator’s retirement, I moved into the healthcare field as Director of Marketing and Sales for a healthcare technology start-up company. I brought this company to market in every aspect. The day we were ready to accept patients in a clinical setting, was one of my crowning moments. I continued in the heatlhcare field when an opportunity came along as an Account Executive in the medical/surgical/pharma industry.Read More