YMC Real Talks: The Business of Being Human, Vol. 2

The FCS Young Members Circle (YMC) continues its three part event series with a free virtual event for all audiences. Focusing on real-life aspects of our professional and personal lives, series host Chris Konowitz of Hearst Magazines will interview Michelle Thompson‐Dolberry, EVP, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer at MFS Investment Management.

Michelle’s vast experience includes brand and multicultural marketing, and during her career, she’s worked at several powerhouse financial companies, including American Express, J.P. Morgan Chase, Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, and Société Générale.

Join us on Wednesday, November 29th (11:00am-11:30am) for an inspirational conversation that will shift the spotlight from business performance to personal & professional fulfillment.

FREE REGISTRATION (Note: this event, while organized by FCS YMC, is open to all.)

FCS YMC has designated Child Mind Institute as the recipient of a $2,500 donation which the FCS will make on behalf of this event series. The Child Mind Institute is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders by giving them the help they need. They have become the leading independent nonprofit in children’s mental health by providing gold-standard evidence-based care, delivering educational resources to millions of families each year, training educators in underserved communities, and developing tomorrow’s breakthrough treatments.

Final event in the series will feature:

  • Dara Marshall, Head of Brand Management, J.P. Morgan Chase. Details to be announced for this Q1 2024 in-person event in NYC.
  • Start November 29, 2023 11:00 AM EST
  • End November 29, 2023 11:30 AM EST
  • Location ZOOM


Guest Speaker Michelle Thompson‐Dolberry

EVP, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Michelle Thompson‐Dolberry is an executive vice president and chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). She is responsible for building out and enhancing the firm’s enterprise‐wide DEI strategy. She is member of the MFS Management Committee. Michelle joined MFS in 2022 from American Express, where she was head of strategic inclusion […]

Interviewer Chris Konowitz

Executive Sales Director, Finance

Chris Konowitz is a member of the FCS YMC Steering Committee and currently holds the position of Executive Sales Director, Finance at Hearst Magazines in New York City. With a decade-long career centered around finance within the media realm, Chris’s career has encompassed roles at the Department of Defense, Bloomberg, NASCAR, and The Wall Street […]