Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Head of Global Client Segment and Strategy
ILEANA MUSA is head of Global Client Segment and Strategy for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. In this role, Ileana focuses on international financial advisors to ensure the delivery of a consistent, goals-based wealth management experience for our international high-net-worth and ultra-high-net worth clients. Prior to this role, Ileana was head of International Credit & Banking within Bank of America’s Global Wealth & Investment Management (GWIM) Banking group. In this role, she led the teams that supported and delivered integrated liquidity, cash management and lending solutions and services to Financial Advisors and high-net-worth clients in international markets.
Previously, Musa served as the National Sales executive in Wealth Management Banking. She also held numerous regional and divisional assignments in Wealth Management Banking and Brokerage since joining Bank of America in 2005. Prior to Bank of America, Musa held several leadership roles in the domestic, international and affluent banking platforms at JPMorgan Chase, where she lent her talent in growing the cross-border business for high-net-worth clients.
Musa received her BBA degree, with a concentration in finance, from the University of Miami and an M.B.A. degree in finance from Florida International University. In 2004, she was sponsored for the Executive Development Program at the Kellogg School of Business. Musa is fluent in Spanish, holds FINRA 4, 7, 24, 63 and 65 licenses, as well as Life and Health Insurance licenses, and is Six-Sigma Greenbelt certified.
Ileana served on Bank of America’s GWIM Diversity & Inclusion Council from 2010 to 2012. She is the chair of the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) National Corporate Advisory Board and and leads, Women of ALPFA , a strategic initiative focused on advancing Latinas. Ileana serves on the board of Zoetic Stage, a South Florida Theatre company and Art Partner with the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. She is a member of the PRIMER network focused on the power of relationships to create new opportunities. In 2015 Musa was named Top 10 Corporate Executives of the Year by Latina Style magazine.