Diane B. Glossman
Senior Fellow / Financial Institutions
Ms. Glossman has 25 years of experience as an investment analyst, including for Salomon Brothers, Lehman Brothers, and UBS, where she was managing director and head of United States bank and brokerage research until her retirement. She specialized in money center, trust banks, and broker/dealers and over the course of her career covered all aspects of the banking and financial services industries.
Following her retirement from UBS, Ms. Glossman has served as an advisor and consultant to a number of financial institutions. Ms. Glossman is currently a board member of the Ambac Assurance Company (head of the compensation committee, head of the special litigation committee, and a member of the special committee and the audit and risk assessment committee); the Bucks County SPCA (vice president and head of the finance committee, past president); WMI Holdings (member of strategy and development, nomination and governance committees); and Powa Technologies Holdings PLC. Previously, she sat on the trustees board of the SSgA Funds (a member of the audit, governance, valuation, and qualified legal and compliance committees); the board and finance committee of the Internet payments company E-Charge Corporation; and the board of the flavorings and botanicals company, A.M. Todd Group (chairman of the compensation committee and acting chairman of the audit committee).
During her career as an analyst, Ms. Glossman was a frequent commentator on industry and company events for such entities as The Nightly Business Report, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, The Economist, CNN, CNBC, and various trade publications. Ms. Glossman was a six-time member of Institutional Investor’s All-America Research Team and a member of the top ranked Global Bank Research team, along with winning the 2003 Wall Street Journal survey in the broker/dealer category.
Ms. Glossman earned a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a double major in finance and health care administration. Ms. Glossman is a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder.