Wall Street 50 - 2011

Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen Murphy/Fidelity Investments

Kathleen Murphy is president of Personal Investing, a unit of Fidelity Investments, which is the largest mutual fund company in the United States, one of the largest retail brokerage companies and the number one provider of workplace retirement savings plans. Kathy assumed her current position in January 2009. Her business serves nearly 13 million accounts and she is responsible for over one trillion dollars in assets. Prior to joining Fidelity, Kathy was CEO of ING U.S. Wealth Management. She received her BA summa cum laude from Fairfield University in 1984, and earned her JD with highest honors from the University of Connecticut. She is recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the top 50 women in American business.

Kathy serves on several boards, including America’s Promise, the Smurfit School of Business at the University of Dublin, and the Securities, Investment and Financial Markets Association. Kathy’s father’s family is from Cork and her mother’s is from Kerry. A third-generation Irish American, she is married with one son.