Penny Pennington, Managing Partner, Edward Jones
Goldman Sachs just announced it will no longer take a company public unless it has at least one woman or non-white member on the board. This is just the latest example of efforts to increase gender diversity in boardrooms and C-suites. The financial industry has long been under scrutiny for its lack of diversity among top executives. It’s an issue that Edward Jones’ Managing Partner, Penny Pennington, is quite familiar with.