Past Event Highlights

If you missed any of FWSF’s women-in-finance events in San Francisco or the East Bay, click on the links below for event highlights.

Our signature events include the FWSF Financial Woman or the Year luncheon and scholarship awards ceremony.

To get more involved, see our list of upcoming events.


Member Profile: Melissa Maquilan Radic

Melissa Maquilan Radic, BlackRock, Institutional Client Relationship Manager- Insurance Channel. Favorite part of her job: Interacting with the CIO’s and investment teams at my client’s firms is my most favorite part of my job.

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Member Profile: Krystle Darby

Krystle Darby, Spott, Lucey & Wall, Inc. CPAs, CPA. Favorite part of her job: My favorite part of my job is that I am always learning something new.

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Member Profile: Crystal Valdez

Crystal Valdez, Morgan Stanley, Consulting Group Analyst. Favorite part of her job: I enjoy working on client portfolios and financial plans. The absolute favorite part of my job is building a tailored investment plan for each client. Every client is different and has different investment needs so no two days are ever alike.

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Member Profile: Diane R. Maurice

Diane R. Maurice, San Francisco Federal Reserve, Bank Supervision. Favorite part of her job: communication.

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Member Profile: Laura McDowell

Laura McDowell, Charles Schwab, Regional Director, West - Charles Schwab Investment Management. Favorite part of her job: meeting with people and hearing their stories – how they got to where they are, how they work with their clients, how they view investing, and how they manage client expectations with the current market environment. Everyone has a different background and a different approach. Understanding clients’ backgrounds helps me build more meaningful relationships with them, and being open to different investment approaches allows me to be a better resource for their firm.

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