Women in Business – Conversations With Maureen Downs, Vice-Chairperson Of NFA Boar
In our first ever episode, Lynette is joined by veteran futures industry executive, Maureen C. Downs. Currently working as an advisor for Phillip Capital Inc., Maureen also serves as the vice chairperson of the National Futures Association’s Board of Directors. Ms. Downs is licensed in both accounting and law and most recently served 19 years as the president of Rosenthal Collins Group. In this candid conversation, Maureen shares her story of how she made it in this male dominated industry without having a woman role model of her own. She also shares the challenges she faced as a working mom juggling the choices between career-building and child-rearing. Her views and tips for women’s successes in their careers is invaluable, intriguing and applicable to males as well. This outstanding advice from Maureen is “Do The Hard Thing First”.