Ep. 13 – A Seat at the Table with Lorraine George-Harik

On this episode of UnNiched, Andrea chats with Lorraine George-Harik. While Lorraine has an impressive list of job titles, educational accolades and professional accomplishments, it’s how Lorraine has built herself, her career and now mentors other women that is truly impressive. She is moving the needle forward by encouraging other women to always ask for a seat at the table, stand boldly and confidently in what they have to present and demonstrate that they are capable.




Show Notes & References


Lorraine is a Partner in the New York office and Co-founder of the firm. She has served in several leadership roles for Cerity Partners including Wealth Management Practice Leader and Chief Marketing Officer. She is currently a member of the Executive Committee and the Personnel Development Committee.

Lorraine has more than twenty-five years of experience in wealth management, capital markets, corporate and international banking, serving affluent individuals, multi-generational families, business owners, privately-held companies, foundations and government institutions in the U.S and abroad.

Prior to joining Cerity Partners, Lorraine served as a Managing Director at Citi Private Bank in New York, a member of the Chairman’s Council for Global Wealth Management at Citi, and as a Managing Director at UBS Private Wealth Management in the U.S. Lorraine served as a director of Citigroup’s Merchant Bank and as a member of the Vice Chairman’s Special Project Team for sovereign and institutional acquisitions of precious metals. In the World Corporate Group, she was responsible for managing Fortune 500 client relationships in the U.S. Prior to Citigroup, she was a Vice President in First Chicago’s International Banking Department and Assistant Branch Manager for private and sovereign wealth agencies in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Lorraine earned her Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from the College of Wooster and completed the Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School and the Executive Leadership Program at the London School of Economics.

Lorraine was named one of 2019’s Notable Women in Banking and Finance by Crain’s New York Business. She served on the Family Office Councils at Yale University and New York University, and as a member of Attorneys for Family-Held Businesses. Lorraine serves on the Professional Advisory Council at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Parish Council of Church of Our Saviour, and is a Patron of American Friends of the Louvre and St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN.