Jessica M. Bibliowicz

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Jessica M. Bibliowicz is Chairman of the Board of Fellows of Weill Cornell Medicine. A successful entrepreneur in the financial services business for nearly three decades, Ms. Bibliowicz has served on the Board of Overseers for the last decade.

Ms. Bibliowicz is currently Senior Advisor at Bridge Growth Partners, a new growth-oriented private equity investment firm focused on investments in technology and financial services as well as technology-enabled opportunities in other sectors. She was Chairman and CEO of National Financial Partners (NYSE:NFP) until its sale to Madison Dearborn Partners in June of 2013. NFP and its benefits, insurance and wealth management businesses provide diversified advisory and brokerage services to companies and high net worth individuals, partnering with them to preserve their assets and prosper over the long term.

Ms. Bibliowicz became President and CEO of NFP in 1999 when the company was funded by Apollo Global Management, LLC. She became Chairman of the Board in June of 2003 and took the company public in September of 2003. 

Prior to joining NFP, Ms. Bibliowicz served as President and Chief Operating Officer of John A. Levin & Co., a registered investment advisor. Ms. Bibliowicz’s career in the financial services industry began in 1981. She spent eight years in the Asset Management Division of Shearson Lehman Brothers and joined Salomon Brothers after they purchased Lehman Management’s Private Client Group. In 1992, she became the Director of Sales and Marketing for Prudential Mutual Funds and in 1994 became head of Smith Barney Mutual Funds.

Ms. Bibliowicz is a member of the Board of Trustees of Cornell University, a member of the Board of Trustees of NewYork-Presbyterian and a member of the Board of Directors for Jazz at Lincoln Center. She is also a member of the Asia Pacific Fund (NYSE:APB), Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) and is a board director/trustee of Prudential Insurance Funds. 

Ms. Bibliowicz graduated from Cornell University, has two sons and lives with her husband in New York.