Board Members


Miranda Raiford
Miranda Raiford is a driven next generation professional, with two years experience at JPMorgan as a corporate development analyst in one of their rotational programs; and now begins her new journey as a Payments Sales Associate with the company’s FinTech and Gaming Payments Sales team.

Originally from Long Island, NY, Miranda graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in finance and a minor in history. After graduation, she moved to Chicago to pursue her analyst role with JPMorgan and push herself yet again to experience a new city and build her network even further. She possesses a strong tenacity to continuously grow professionally , motivate others, and strives to build an inclusive and comfortable working environment.

As an Ambassador, Miranda is able to hone in on her communication and relationship management skills to encourage involvement within the organization and spread awareness for how the organization can help other women. Her life outside of work consists of traveling, trying new restaurants with friends, and spending time with her cat Mojito.


Jennifer Merida
As a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst ®, Jennifer assists clients in navigating their financial circumstances throughout the divorce process and helps them plan for the future. She has 22 years of experience as a financial professional. Her expertise lies in providing advisory services specifically tailored to individuals going through a divorce. She values helping her clients comprehend their present financial state and offers valuable insights into how different financial options might affect their future.
Jennifer, and her husband Miguel, have 5 very active children ranging from high school down to twins in grade school. Miguel is a Pediatric Chiropractor. In any free time they are lucky to get, they enjoy traveling with the family, working out, going hiking, and watching sports.