Serving as the CEO of JP Morgan Chase Asset Management, Mary Callahan Erdoes is responsible for supervising the company’s assets that are believed to be more than $2.2 trillion. Along with being the member of the Operating and Executive Committee of the firm, she also has an integral role to play in the partnership that the organization has with Gavea Investimentos and Highbridge Capital Management.
Mary Callahan Erdoes was born to Patricia and Patrick Callahan on 13th August, 1967. She was brought up in Winnetka, Illinois which is a shore suburb near Chicago. Her father used to be a partner in Lazard Fereres, an investment banking company. She was Irish by birth and a Roman Catholic too. She went to an all girls’ school in Lake Forest in Illinois named Woodlands Academy of Sacred Heart. Mary went on to complete her Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Georgetown University. In those days, she was the first ever woman to have majored in Mathematics from the University. Later she went to Harvard Business School to study management and got her MBA degree from there.