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Kristie Pellecchia

Kristie Pellecchia, Executive Director, Head of US Corporates and Latin America, Loan Syndications, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.

Kristie joined SMBC Syndications in August 2014. Prior to joining SMBC, she spent 10 years at BNP Paribas in various origination, structuring and distribution teams within structured finance and fixed income. Her experience spans initial transactions and restructurings across the corporate, project finance, and commodity sectors. In addition to primary transactions, she was responsible for secondary sales of loans in Latin America during the European crisis. Prior to joining BNP Paribas, Kristie spent 6 years at Bell Labs / Lucent Technologies.

Kristie has an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School and a BS in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh University. She is fluent in Spanish and has some knowledge of Portuguese.

After serving as co-chair of the Junior Council, Kristie Pellecchia joined the Riverkeeper Board of Directors in early 2014.

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