2016 Consulting Rankings
In traditionally male-dominated industries, women sometimes struggle to advance through the ranks. Cara Williams, Global Head of Wealth Management and Technology Solutions for Mercer Investments, didn't let stereotypes block her path to the top.
Join us as we interview Cara Williams on how she advanced her career through numerous tough-to-crack industries, and what she learned about developing confidence.
Ms. Williams has been the Global Head of Wealth Management at Mercer since July 2011 and serves as its Global Head of Technology Solutions. She joined Mercer Investment Consulting as Global Chief Operating Officer in 2005. Ms. Williams has more than 17 years of experience in the pensions and investment industry. Prior to Mercer, she worked at a number of institutional asset management firms. Ms. Williams began her career in finance as a financial advisor in New York with Merrill Lynch. Ms. Williams graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a BA degree, and from the University of Hartford, CT, with an MBA in Finance.