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Yvonne Garcia

Senior Vice President of Investment Manager Services & Global Head of Client Solutions — State Street Corp.

Yvonne Garcia is a Global Corporate Leader, a National Civic Leader and an impactful change agent. As the Senior Vice President of Investment Manager Services and Global Head of Client Solutions at State Street Corporation, Yvonne develops solutions for Fortune 100 companies in the financial sector by delivering superior service to clients and deploying cutting-edge technology and operational processes, and delivering complex consulting engagements for existing and potential State Street clients.  Yvonne leads a high performing global team that provides end to end services to clients from deal structures that yield optimal solutions to conversions onto State Street industry leading platforms.

Prior to State Street, Yvonne served as Director in Marketing and Distribution Strategy for Liberty Mutual where she led the development and deployment of complex integrated marketing strategies, including the development and implementation of their Hispanic Marketing initiative and the development and implementation of Liberty Mutual’ s segmentation strategy for Personal Markets. Yvonne also served as Vice President for Mass Affluent Marketing for Bank of America and as Vice President for their China Construction Bank Strategic Assistance Program. In that role, Yvonne and her team created and implemented over five new Wealth Management Centers throughout China which resulted in over 80 centers currently throughout the country. Yvonne is a fully certified Six Sigma Black Belt, and applies that discipline, rigor, and process to every project on which she deploys.

As an active leader of local and national communities, Yvonne serves as the Chairwoman for the largest Latino Professional Organization in the country, ALPFA.  Yvonne also serves as the Chair of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund for Boston and on the Board of Directors for The Partnership, Inc. She is the co-founding Chair of Milagros para Niños, a board at Children’s Hospital in Boston, which has raised more than $8.2 million in funds for Hispanic children who can’t afford medical care. In addition, Yvonne serves on the Board of Directors for Tufts Medical Center in Massachusetts. Yvonne also serves on Massachusetts Governor Baker’s Latino Advisory Commission Board. Yvonne was selected as the Top 5 Latina Executive in the Country by Latina Style Magazine for 2012 and most recently, was selected as Top 22 Most Influential Women in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal for 2015. In 2016 Yvonne was named one of the Top 12 Leaders in Finance in the country by Latino Leaders Magazine. Just this year, Yvonne was featured in Fortune Magazine as one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Latinas in the United States for 2017 and 2018 and received the NFL Hispanic Leadership Award from the New England Patriots. In addition, Yvonne has run 8 marathons in the past 6 years and will be running her 9th marathon this year for The Dimock Center.

Yvonne holds an MBA from Boston University in Finance and Marketing and a BA from SUNY Albany. She is also a graduate of the ARMY R.O.T.C. program at Siena College in Loudonville, NY and holds a Certificate in Economics and Culture from La Sorbonne in Paris, France.

Yvonne Garcia is leading a webinar for Color Leadership Series: Steps to Being an Executive. Register using the button below.


Yvonne Garcia served as an executive panelist at this year’s SOLD OUT Women of Color Leadership & Empowerment Conference.