I am delighted to write about
Nancy. She was a very special person. I vividly remember the
day Timmy Grazioso approached
hiring Nancy to work with us. At that time Timmy was the
chief operating officer of institutional equities. Normally
have been reticent about hiring someone who had no experience
in our industry. I had known Nancy from her work at Tzell
Travel and she had always been the ultimate professional.
had to worry that she would let me down. She would always
get a complex job done right. Everything she did for me she
both efficiently and cheerfully. There are many similarities
between the businesses when I thought about it. Both are
customer-driven and there is little room for error. Her professionalism
travel was directly applicable to the job at Cantor Fitzgerald.
With her thoroughness, attention to detail, customer service,
and her zest for life, Nancy was the exact type of person
we like to hire at Cantor. I wholeheartedly approved and
his idea. Nancy started right away.
In working with Nancy, I got
a chance to know her. She had diverse interests, from her strong
religious views to her
bicycle riding. She was both warm-hearted and fun-loving. In
discussing her career interests over dinner, I learned that
she was enthusiastic about almost anything she undertook.
learning about her travels during her sabbatical from Tzell.
Nancy was a nice person.
We had 150 people working
on the 104th floor. Nancy fit in with the team from day one.
She quickly made friends among
And within a short period of time, it was as though she had
worked with us for a decade. No one had to look over her
check her work. What we knew about her before we hired her
proved to be true.
Nancy was warm-hearted, fun,
professional, kind and, a list of other adjectives to fill a
book. I miss her.
President, Cantor Fitzgerald