Women In Leadership


Paulette Mullings Bradnock, ‘84, joined BNY Mellon in May 2015 as Chief Auditor, globally responsible for Internal Audit. She is a member of the company’s Operating Committee and reports administratively to the Chairman and CEO. Paulette also has a direct reporting line to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.

Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Paulette spent 10 years at American International Group, Inc. (AIG) where she most recently held the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Audit Executive.

Paulette began her career at Chemical Bank, followed by Chase Manhattan and its successor company JPMorgan Chase. At Chemical Bank, Paulette worked in both audit and control functions. She joined Chase in 1993, where she successively covered global services, investment management and private banking. Paulette continued with Chase as it acquired J.P. Morgan and later merged with Bank One, and in 2004 was given audit responsibilities for the corporate functions at JPMorgan Chase, including finance, legal, real estate and human resources.

Paulette graduated from the City University of New York (CUNY) - Queens College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Information Systems.

Paulette serves on the Board of Governors for the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) New York Chapter. She serves on the Board of the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro and Western New York and also serves as Chairperson of their Audit Committee.


Sherri Rossoff, ‘83, is a Managing Director at The Rock Creek Group, a leading investment and advisory firm focused on investing in multi‐asset class portfolios of alternative investments and emerging markets. She is a partner on the Management Committee of the firm, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining Rock Creek in 2006, she was senior counsel at the World Bank in the legal finance group. There, she concentrated in the areas of pension investments and asset management, focusing on hedge funds and alternative investments. She also advised the Pension Finance Committee for the World Bank's pension plans. She provided legal technical assistance to various central banks on investment management issues. Prior to joining the World Bank, she was an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton in New York. Ms. Rossoff earned her law degree from New York University School of Law. She received her B.A. in Economics and Political Science summa cum laude from Queens College where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Ms. Rossoff is a founding member of the Educational Committee of the Washington, D.C. chapter of 100Women in Hedge Funds. She is also Chair of the Markets Advisory Council of the Council of Institutional Investors.

The Rock Creek Group is a leading investment and advisory firm focused on investing in multi‐asset class portfolios of alternative investments and emerging markets. Rock Creek manages close to $10.5 billion and approximately three quarters of assets are in customized portfolios to meet specific client objectives. It is one of the largest global fund of hedge funds with 100% institutional assets. Rock Creek’s investors include premier institutional investors including pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, and foundations. It uses a sophisticated internally‐developed Rock Creek Solutions platform to advise clients and to build portfolios that create long‐term value.