Commission Members

Celeste Smith

Celeste Smith, Vice President, VP Morgan Private Bank: Celeste Smith has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently as Vice President of J.P. Morgan Private Bank with where she specialized in advising Entrepreneurs. Celeste is currently a Consultant and her expertise is in working with high net worth individuals on strategies to achieve their social innovation and philanthropic goals, where she leverages her network of investors, institutions and family offices to help scale impact. Celeste has a B.S. Degree in Business from Michigan State University as well as her 7, 66, 24, Health and Life Insurance licenses. Celeste currently serves on the Board of the New York Women’s Foundation where she has been a member of the Corporate Leadership, Development and Grants Advisory Committees.   Additionally, Celeste is an Executive Fellow of the Ascent Leadership Institute in affiliation with the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, whose mission is to promote gender equity and advance the careers of multicultural women within Fortune 500 companies through Executive Leadership Education and Professional Development.