Brenda Lyons is executive vice president and executive business manager for Investment Services. In this capacity, Brenda is charged with executing against the strategic priorities of the Investment Services organization, acting as the central network for business management across the division globally and providing management support and engaging management functions to drive strategy execution. Previously, Brenda served as global head of Asset Servicing Product, responsible for establishing product and commercialization strategies, product development and management of product solutions and advocacy for our products with clients and in industry forums.
Across her 35-year career, Brenda has demonstrated capability in driving and executing innovative and transformative change across global businesses, aligning businesses to achieve a common strategy and establishing industry differentiation for products and services. Prior to joining State Street, Brenda was 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 experienced in board governance previously serving on the IFDS LP, State Street Foundation and Syntel Services Private Limited boards. Brenda is a current member of the regional board of directors for American Red Cross of Massachusetts and a former member of the board of directors for Big Sisters of Greater Boston, Cradles to Crayons, Thayer Academy and The Sage School. Brenda is a member of C200 and The Boston Club. Brenda received a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Bentley College.