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Frances Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa

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U.S. Trust

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With three decades of experience, Sevilla-Sacasa is one of the country’s most powerful female forces in the financial investment industry, which led the Wall Street Journal to name her as one of 50 women to watch in 2007. She recently stepped down as the president of U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, which only deals with clients with more than $3 million in investable assets. The University of Miami graduate is also the vice president of the board of governors for the Miami City Ballet.