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Janet Hanson Discusses Decision to Leave Goldman Sachs, Return and Leave Again To Start Milestone Capital

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  • Date Added : 2/8/2005
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Janet Hanson

  • Founder, Milestone Capital Management
  • female
  • Caucasian
  • 1952 (Age: 68 years old)
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Biography

Janet Hanson is the founder of Milestone Capital, the only woman-owned investment adviser to manage institutional money market funds in the United States. Under her leadership, assets under management have grown steadily to over $2 billion, and the firm now serves the cash management needs of over 500 institutional investors.

Prior to founding Milestone, she worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. for 14 years where she was a Vice President and Co-Manager of Money Market Sales in New York. Ms. Hanson joined Goldman Sachs in 1977, and throughout her career she consistently ranked among the highest producing professionals in the Fixed Income Division.

In addition, Ms. Hanson is the founder of 85 Broads, a global network of former and current Goldman Sachs women professionals.

In May of 2004, Ms. Hanson became a Managing Director and Senior Adviser to the President of Lehman Brothers.

Janet Hanson earned a B.A. in Government from Wheaton College and an M.B.A in Finance from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

In August of '77 I graduated from Columbia Business School on a Friday. And literally, the following Monday I started my career at Goldman Sachs. I was the second woman to be hired in the fixed income division. And for the next years, I had the roller coaster ride of my life. This is where - this...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 19 Janet Hanson Discusses Personal and Academic Background and Decision To Start Career at Goldman Sachs
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Janet Hanson
  • 4 min. 19 sec.
Video 2 of 19 Janet Hanson Discusses Decision to Leave Goldman Sachs, Return and Leave Again To Start Milestone Capital
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Janet Hanson
  • 3 min. 29 sec.
Video 3 of 19 Janet Hanson Discusses Running Milestone, An Asset Management Company, and Creating 85 Broads
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Janet Hanson
  • 2 min. 43 sec.
Video 4 of 19 Janet Hanson Discusses Broad-To-Broad Co-Mentoring Initiative
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Janet Hanson
  • 2 min. 55 sec.
Video 5 of 19 Janet Hanson Discusses Creation of Angels Abroad and Networking Opportunity Provided By 85 Broads
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Janet Hanson
  • 3 min. 30 sec.
Video 6 of 19 Janet Hanson Discusses Importance of Fluency in Language of Technology
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Janet Hanson
  • 1 min. 25 sec.
Video 7 of 19 Janet Hanson Shares Thoughts on Work-Life Balance and Teamwork
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Janet Hanson
  • 1 min. 22 sec.
Video 8 of 19 Janet Hanson Shares Personal Example of Power of Networking
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Janet Hanson
  • 2 min. 47 sec.
Video 9 of 19 Janet Hanson Discusses Organizing a Boycott Without Knowledge of Lehman Brothers PR Department
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Janet Hanson
  • 2 min. 2 sec.
Video 10 of 19 Jeff Hanson Discusses Producing Management and Relationship Building
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Jeff Hanson
  • 3 min. 1 sec.
Video 11 of 19 Jeff Hanson Discusses Relationship Networking Components
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Jeff Hanson
  • 1 min. 47 sec.
Video 12 of 19 Jeff Hanson Discusses Relationship Networking Realities
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Jeff Hanson
  • 2 min. 10 sec.
Video 13 of 19 Jeff Hanson States Importance of Managing Up As Well As Managing Down
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Jeff Hanson
  • 4 min. 23 sec.
Video 14 of 19 Jeff Hanson Discusses Relationship Networking In First Two Years of Professional Career
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Jeff Hanson
  • 2 min. 17 sec.
Video 15 of 19 Janet Hanson Shares Personal Example of Making Connection With Senior Executives Based on Knowledge of History of Firm
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Janet Hanson
  • 0 min. 56 sec.
Video 16 of 19 Janet Hanson Discusses Challenges in Creating Alumni Groups From Big Financial and Consulting Firms
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Janet Hanson
  • 2 min. 49 sec.
Video 17 of 19 Janet Hanson Shares Thoughts on Stress and Health
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Janet Hanson
  • 1 min. 44 sec.
Video 18 of 19 Janet Hanson Shares Thoughts on Choosing a Career Path
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Janet Hanson
  • 3 min. 42 sec.
Video 19 of 19 Jeff Hanson Discusses Good Leadership and Teamwork
  • Janet & Jeff Hanson - Lecture - Networking
  • 2/8/2005
  • Jeff Hanson
  • 4 min. 48 sec.

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