Join WiPN NY for an afternoon of networking, inspiration and positive energy. Our speaker, Val Ferrara, Vice President, and Senior Investment Sales Consultant at Wilmington Trust Retirement and Institutional Custody Services, will share her experience on running a half marathon on all 8 continents. What led her to do this and what inspirational words of wisdom did she pick up along the way from all over the world? Val will share a glimpse into her personal journey and how this led to her writing a book around positive energy!
About Our Speaker
Val Ferrara, AIF®
Vice President and
Senior Investment Sales Consultant
As a senior investment sales consultant for Wilmington Trust Retirement and Institutional Custody Services, Val is responsible for sales and relationship management of Collective Investment Trust Funds to defined contribution and defined benefit focused financial advisors, sub-advisors, and recordkeeping partners.
She has over 16 years of industry experience, including 14 years in the defined contribution business. Prior to joining Wilmington Trust in 2015, Val was a defined contribution associate at BlackRock, supporting advisors and recordkeepers. She also served as liaison between broker-dealer home office relationships. Prior to this role, she covered national sales for iShares in 401(k) plans with Barclay’s Global Investors. Val began her career at Merrill Lynch serving as a financial advisor.
Val holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Siena College. In addition, she holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary