Donna Rodgers Title: Executive Recruiter and Freelance Journalist Education: Smith College Location: San Francisco, California Expertise: Recruiting, Business Consulting Background in executive recruiting for large financial clientsWorked with UBS Financial Services, JPMorgan Chase, and Deutsche BankWorked for Institutional Investor Experience Donna Rodgers wrote about financial services for The Balance for about a year, drawing on her background as an executive recruiter for such clients as UBS Financial Services, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Legg Mason, and RBC. She was a managing director at A. T. Kearney Executive Search, where she worked with some of the world's largest financial institutions and asset managers. Prior to executive search, Donna worked for Institutional Investor and witnessed the beginnings of financial globalization. She has a master's in education from Smith College. Education Donna has a master's in education from Smith College. About The Balance The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.