Jacquette M. Timmons, the author of "Financial Intimacy," is known for leading
thought-provoking conversations about money, choices, relationships, and life. An
investment expert and financial coach, she is the founder of Sterling Investment
Management, an investment education and financial coaching firm. She has worked in the investment industry for twenty-three years, dedicating more than a decade to teaching intelligent people how to be smarter with their money. Ms. Timmons holds an MBA in finance from Fordham University's Graduate School of Business and a BS in marketing from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She is a Woodhull Fellow.
Ms. Timmons conducts numerous personal finance and stock
market investing workshops throughout the year and is a sought-after
speaker on the intersection of money and life. Her recent media appearances include CNN's "Your $$$$$" with Christine Romans and Ali Velshi and "Your Bottom Line" and "The Help Desk" with Gerri Willis, American Public Media's "Marketplace Money" with Tess Vigeland, WBAI's "Women: Body & Soul" with Nathalie Thandiwe, "Your Time with Kim Iverson," - a syndicated radio show, "The Joey Reynolds Show" on WOR Radio, "Black Enterprise Business Report," Bloomberg
Radio, BET Tonight's "Nightly News", WNBC's "Today in New York" and Fox TV's "Good Day New York" and "Good Day Street Talk." She
has been quoted in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette and the Wall Street Journal and magazines such as Forbes.com, the Root.com, Match.com's Happen, Real Simple, Teen Vogue, Black Enterprise, and Heart and Soul and profiled in the spring/summer 2008 issue of New York Moves Magazine and the June 2003 issue of Black Enterprise, and in the 1997 book Doing It For Ourselves - Success Stories of African-American Women in Business. In addition, Ms. Timmons has written for gURL.com, Kuji Magazine, a life-style guide to self-enrichment, Glory, a Christian women's magazine and also created and writes Financial Profundities, Sterling's e-newsletter and the firm's blog - TheSterlingChoices. She has also hosted The Street: Making Your Money Work for You, a weekly televised investment education program.
Prior to creating Sterling in 1995, Ms. Timmons spent nine years with Bankers
Trust Company (now Deutsche Bank). The last five years of her tenure were spent
in the Private Bank. Among her many accomplishments was the successful launching
of Private Investment Planning, an advisory business targeted primarily to emerging
affluent individuals and smaller institutions. She served as the sole manager
of this business unit for two years and was responsible for business development,
client servicing and operations management.
Ms. Timmons is a member of the New York Chapter of the National Black MBA Association
and is on the Board of Directors for Non-Profit Connection, an organization that
provides management assistance to non-profit organizations, and The Laundromat Project, a Brooklyn-based arts organization committed to making visual art more accessible to communities of color living on low incomes. She is also a former
member of the Board of Directors for the New York Chapter of the National Association
of Securities Professionals, an organization she co-founded.
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