Invest in Others Board Member
Joined June 2022
Senior Director, Business Development, Global Sales
Throughout a distinctive career earning her executive management positions at some of the world’s largest financial services institutions, Clara Sierra has always stood apart: for her extraordinary professional relationships, her remarkable passion for sales/marketing, her unique personal background and, most of all, for her unrelenting drive to achieve the best-possible results for her employees, employers and her clients.
As Senior Director, Business Development for Moody’s Analytics – Ms. Sierra leads the firm’s C-Suite Client Conversations; A proven leader in strategic plans, sales and marketing. Ms. Sierra builds upon existing client relationships to expand Moody’s Analytics brand and sales efforts within Financial Services.
Prior to Moody’s Analytics, Ms. Sierra was Senior Vice President and Senior Business Development Officer for Amundi Pioneer where she led the firm’s business development efforts with US-based Independent Broker/Dealers operating nationally and regionally.
Ms. Sierra was Executive Vice President and Director of Strategic Alliances for Sentinel Investments. With global responsibility for Sentinel Investments’ relationship management and investment strategy teams. She also led the organization’s advisor training/development through Sentinel Investment’s University.
During her tenure at AIG Advisor Group she was responsible for the firm’s entire fee-based advisory business, with over $40 billion in assets under management across five broker dealers. She also held the role; Director of Marketing, and Meetings/Events for all five of the AIG Advisor Group broker/dealers.
Graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, BA – Business Management
Institutional Investors’ Rising Star Award Recipient