Founders

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Cordelia Boise — Co-Founder

Cordelia Boise is Head of Human Resources of MarketAxess Holdings, Inc., a global financial services company that operates a leading electronic trading platform for institutional trading of fixed-income products. Prior to joining MarketAxess, Cordelia held senior Human Resource positions at BrokerTec USA, Bondbook Holdings, and Arrow Electronics. She began her career at Chase Manhattan Bank (now JPMorgan Chase) in various business and Human Resources roles. Cordelia graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Psychology from Lehigh University and holds a Certificate in Human Resource Management from New York University.

Cordelia serves as the Secretary of the Board for NOVA Hope for Haiti. She has also been a long-time volunteer at The Doe Fund. She currently participates in mock interview events. Previously she served as a tutor in their computer skills class and she has tutored Language Arts and Writing in preparation for the TASC (GED) test.

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Jean Sheng — Co-Founder

Jean Sheng is President of Panyork Group, Inc., a N.J. based real estate firm engaged in the acquisition and management of multi-family properties. Prior to this, Jean spent over twenty-five years in global human resource leadership positions with ExxonMobil, JPMorgan Chase, Scholastic, and Arrow Electronics. Jean holds a B.A. in Psychology from Cornell University where she graduated with honors and a M.A. in Consulting Psychology from Harvard University. She has completed all academic requirements for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) certification from Boston University.

Jean is a member of Columbia University's Board of Advisors for the Department of Ophthalmology. She has been an active volunteer for individuals who are visually impaired, coaching them on interview and job search skills. She has also been a volunteer for the Cornell Asian American Alumni Association for many years as well as a member of TAPROOT, an organization providing pro bono professional services, including Human Resources expertise, to other non-profit organizations.