University of Pittsburgh

Jan Bamford (MBA '94)

Jan Bamford

First Vice President and Marketing Manager, BNY Mellon
Pittsburgh, Pa.
2011 Distinguished Service Award Honoree

One would be hard pressed to find a more committed alumnus than Jan Bamford (MBA '94). She has faithfully served on the Business Alumni Association (BAA) Board of Directors since 2002 and currently serves on the BAA Executive Board as first vice president. Bamford worked alongside her fellow board members to resurrect the Alumnae Council of the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, and the group is proud to be awarding its first scholarship next year. She is passionate about helping Katz MBA students succeed, contributing her time and talents to various groups and events, including serving as the keynote speaker at the 2011 Marketing Club Alumni Networking Social.

In her role as first vice president and marketing manager for BNY Mellon's Corporate Marketing Department, Bamford oversees the firm's corporate-level thought leadership initiative, a global knowledge marketing program that involves promoting the company's subject matter experts on its Web site, in electronic communications, and through other channels. Prior to joining Corporate Marketing, she served in a senior marketing and communications role in Global Client Management, BNY Mellon's strategic sales organization. While in that role, Bamford provided targeted sales support and marketing/communications assistance to sales executives interfacing with major institutional clients in the financial services and insurance industries.