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Episode 10: Consuelo Mack

A Journalist’s Journey - From Wall Street to Offering Wise Investment Choices

Janice Ellig, CEO and founder of Ellig Group, sits down with real leaders in this series of game-changing conversations, bespoke to fellow champions of change. Heralded by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of “The World’s Most Influential Headhunters,” Janice is often consulted for her expertise and her commitment to gender parity, inclusion, and diversity.

Episode 10: “A Journalist’s Journey: From Wall Street to Offering Wise Investment Choices”

Consuelo Mack is a pioneer in business television and the Executive Producer and Managing Editor of a US publicly televised show entitled WEALTHTRACK. Following a long and distinguished career in business journalism, in 2005, she began her very own weekly half-hour program devoted to helping Americans build and protect their wealth over the long-term. WEALTHTRACK is the only program on television devoted to long-term diversified investing in stocks, bonds, real estate, insurance, art and collectibles. Now in its sixteenth season, Consuelo Mack WEALTHTRACK has been labeled the “Cramer Antidote” by the press and Money Magazine named Mack “The Best Money TV Host.”

With a presence in both the US and internationally, Consuelo Mack spent over a decade at The Wall Street Journal as the Anchor and Managing Editor of its weekly syndicated business program, “The Wall Street Journal Report” as well as Editor and Anchor of “The Asian Wall Street Journal Report”. She played a critical role in CNBC’s strategic alliance with Dow Jones, the parent company of The Wall Street Journal. Anchor of a morning show, reporter for a daily “Strategy Session”, she also anchored “Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street” in its final months on both CNBC and PBS. She was a founding partner of “Today’s Business”, where she was the sole Anchor and Executive Editor of television’s first daily, nationally syndicated business news program. She was founding news editor and co-anchor of “Business Times”, the first national morning business program. In its first year “Business Times” won the ACE award, cable television’s highest honor.

Before her career in television, she worked for several prominent research and money management firms including Mitchell Hutchins and Merrill Lynch. She is a member of the Economic Club of New York, the Council on Foreign Relations, The Women’s Forum and is a board member of the YMCA of Greater New York.

Consuelo Mack shares her experiences growing up in a man’s world, with resiliency and courage to leap into a career in journalism at an early age, to now one of the most trusted names in the investment business! We invite you to hear another game-changing conversation – “A Journalist’s Journey: From Wall Street to Offering Wise Investment Choices” with Consuelo Mack!

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Janice Reals Ellig

Chief Executive Officer

As the head of the Ellig Group, Janice is dedicated to increasing the placement of women and diverse candidates on corporate boards and in C-suites by 2025. Janice joined the legacy firm in 2000 and became Co-Chief Executive Officer in its transition to Chadick Ellig in 2007; she assumed sole ownership of the company as the Ellig Group in 2017 with a new focus on Reimagining Search. Prior to her career in executive search, Janice spent 20 years in corporate America at Pfizer, Citi and Ambac Financial Group, an IPO from Citibank, where she was responsible for Marketing, Human Resources, and Administration.

Heralded by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of “The World’s Most Influential Headhunters,” Janice is often consulted for her expertise and her commitment to gender parity, inclusion, and diversity. She frequently appears at speaking engagements and as a media guest, and she has penned multiple articles for outlets such as Directors & Boards, Directorship, Corporate Director, The Huffington Post, and Forbes.com. Janice also co-authored two books: Driving The Career Highway and What Every Successful Woman Knows, acknowledged by Bloomberg Businessweek as “the best of its genre.”

A tirelessly active member of the industry and champion of her causes, Janice is Founder of the Women’s Forum of New York’s Corporate Board Initiative and its signature event, Breakfast of Corporate Champions. Since 2011, Janice continues to spearhead this event to honor companies committed to board diversity and to encourage CEOs to sponsor board-ready women for the Women’s Forum database. (LINK: www.womensforumny.org).

Janice is personally committed to several NFP organizations: Board Director of the National YMCA and Past Chair of the YMCA Board of Greater New York; Trustee of the Actors Fund and Committee For Economic Development (CED); Incoming Chair, University of Iowa Foundation; Women’s Forum of New York Past President and Chair of the Corporate Board Initiative; member of the Steering Committee, US 30% Club and The Economic Club of New York.

In recognition for her many philanthropic activities, Janice received the University of Iowa Distinguished Alumni Award in 2011 and the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) Eleanor Raynolds Award for Volunteerism in 2008. Named one of the “21 Leaders for the 21st Century” by Women’s eNews, she was also a recipient of the Channel 21 Award In Excellence for her contribution to “Excellence in the Economic Development for Women.”

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– Janice Reals Ellig

  • Champion of gender parity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Industry expert, speaker, and author
  • Founder of the Women’s Forum of New York’s Corporate Board Initiative
  • Committed board and committee member and philanthropist

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