Ilana Ash, Chairperson

Ilana is a Managing Director and the head of Portfolio Management Group (PMG) Credit at BNY Mellon. Ilana is responsible for managing all credit related activities in BNY Mellon's securities portfolio.  Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Ilana spent more than 20 years at Goldman Sachs in a variety of credit risk management and leadership roles and 2 years at Credit Suisse in credit risk management.

Ilana serves on the board of Risk Management Association (RMA) NY Chapter.  She previously served as co-chairperson of the board of Capital Markets Credit Analysts Society (CMCAS).  Ilana also serves on the Million Dollar Women Fund board.

Ilana earned a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan and an MBA in Finance from Columbia University.