Greater St. Louis Chapter of WIFS

St. Louis, Missouri


You're Invited to Join Us:

Success in the Corporate World
By:  Merry L. Mosbacher

November 20, 2019
11:30am - 1:00pm

Description of the talk: The Path Ahead: 10 lessons on career fulfillment
As a 38-year veteran with Edward Jones, Merry Mosbacher will share some of her key insights to answer the question, "How do you find fulfillment in your career while staying with a single company?"  After reflecting on her career, Merry has identified 10 lessons she learned over the years to  help answer that question and hopefully provide you some insights to also achieving a long and fulfilling career.
About our Speaker:  Merry Mosbacher
Merry Mosbacher is a principal with Edward Jones who is recognized for her leadership and achievements both as a professional in the financial services industry and as a community volunteer here in St. Louis.

She began her career at Edward Jones as a student intern 38 years ago and has been with the company ever since.

Professionally, Merry's career included 13 years in investment banking and 24 years leading Edward Jones' insurance & annuity product area.  Today she is involved in the firm's inclusion & diversity efforts, focusing on leadership development for their women financial advisors.

Merry's community work has spanned across numerous organizations including Stages St. Louis, St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf, United Way, Washington University and YWCA of Metro St. Louis.

Merry has been recognized not only as a role model in her profession, but also for her leadership as a community volunteer.  She will join us for lunch to share her personal insights on how to find fulfillment in your career while staying with a single company and the importance of giving back to the community.
 Event Location:
Il Bel Lago
11631 Olive Blvd.
Creve Coeur, MO 63141


Holiday Happy Hour

December 4, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Join us for a holiday happy hour!  Help us celebrate the holidays with drinks, appetizers and good company.  Your Greater St. Louis Chapter of WIFS is hosting this event and it is free of charge. 

This event open to members and non-members in and related to the financial services industry. 

Please register at   as space is limited and we want to have a good head count. 

Hope to see you there!!!

Event Location:
Missouri Athletic Club West
1777 Des Peres Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63131


A Big Thank You to Our 2019 Sponsors:




Greater St. Louis Chapter WIFS
As the preeminent professional organization for women in the insurance and financial services industry, Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS) is dedicated to attracting capable women to the insurance and financial services sector, developing their talents and advancing them toward their fullest potential. 

The Vision of the Greater St. Louis Chapter of WIFS is to provide industry knowledge, best practices, leadership development, networking opportunities and support for women in all financial services related industries.

The Greater St. Louis Chapter of WIFS was founded in 2015. We are committed to advancing women working in all areas of the financial services industry in the greater St. Louis area.

We meet monthly for lunch-and-learn style meetings that feature a guest speaker on a topic that positively impacts the success of our Member's business. Each meeting also includes mastermind time which gives you one on one connection with Members and guests when you need resources, ideas, and inspiration to grow your business.

In addition to structured monthly meetings, we enjoy making meaningful connections and having fun! We have quarterly social events which strengthen our relationships and grow our sphere of influence in a more relaxed environment.

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and much, much more!

Meet Our 2019 Leadership Team

Stephanie Martinez          Kelli Lewis              Carol Hofer   
  President                    Vice President             Treasurer

 Kathy Pallartio                                  Carrie Burggraf         
Membership Chair                         Community Outreach