Executive Vice President
Brenda Lyons is an executive vice president and head of the specialized products group for State Street Global Services Investment Services Americas. Specialized products provide solutions for institutional clients in fund accounting (ETFs, bank loans, CLO’s and COO’s and other), fund administration (financial reporting, regulatory reporting, compliance, tax and other treasury services), transfer agency for institutional clients and oversight products. Previously, Brenda served as chief operating officer for US Investment Services, leading a variety of divisional resource groups. In this role, she was responsible for employee skill-based training and professional development, intern programs, business continuity and incident management, internal controls and strategic planning.
Prior to joining State Street, Brenda was a managing director with Deutsche Asset Management (and its legacy companies) where she served as president of the Scudder Mutual Funds, among other responsibilities. After leaving Deutsche Asset Management, Brenda started a consulting practice where she consulted to a board of trustees overseeing a large mutual funds complex.
Brenda is a member of the board of directors for State Street Syntel Services Private Limited and State Street Foundation. Brenda is also a member of the board of directors for Big Sisters of Greater Boston and Thayer Academy and a former member of the board of trustees for Cradles to Crayons and The Sage School. Brenda received a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Bentley College.