Alexis Glick speaks at the 2009 Valiant Executive Retreat.
CEO Alexis Glick Officially Launches GENYOUth
Alexis Glick is CEO of the GENYOUth Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing child health and wellness through improved nutrition and physical activity. GENYOUth's flagship program, Fuel Up to Play 60, a partnership between the National Football League and the National Dairy Council, empowers youth in more than 73,000 schools to improve their own health by consuming nutrient-rich foods and achieving at least 60 minutes of physical activity daily.
Prior to her appointment as CEO, Alexis Glick was Vice President of Fox Business News, where she helped launch the largest cable news network in history and anchored "Money for Breakfast" and "The Opening Bell." Glick has interviewed some of the world's most recognized leaders and newsmakers across politics, business and sports, including President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Warren Buffett, Rupert Murdoch, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Ken Chenault and Tiger Woods, among others.
Alexis Glick currently serves on the board of directors of Cumulus Media, America's second largest operator of radio stations. She was a senior fellow for the Kauffman Foundation, one of the largest foundations in the country, dedicated to education and entrepreneurship. She also served as a strategic advisor to the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, an international forum of business CEOs and chairpersons focused exclusively on corporate philanthropy created by Paul Newman, John C. Whitehead and Peter L. Malkin.
In addition to her consulting and advisory work for media and financial companies, Glick has become a frequent guest and contributor to many Network, Cable News and National radio stations. She travels across the country speaking about a range of topics including the fate of the U.S. economy, the political climate in Washington, D.C. and her personal journey from running a business on Wall Street to covering hurricanes, super bowls, presidential elections and the largest financial crisis of our lifetime.
Prior to joining Fox News, Glick was a correspondent for NBC News's "Today Show," where she co-anchored the third hour of the program with Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Al Roker and Ann Curry. Before joining "Today," she was the senior trading correspondent for CNBC and reported from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange for CNBC's flagship morning program "Squawk Box."
Earlier in her career, Glick was an executive at Morgan Stanley where she headed floor operations at the New York Stock Exchange. A member of the New York Stock Exchange since 2002, she was the first and youngest woman to manage such an operation for a bulge bracket firm, and served as one of its top producers on the Listed Equity Trading Desk. She began her career as an analyst at Goldman Sachs in the Equities Division.
Glick is a graduate of Columbia University where she previously served on the board of directors of the Columbia College Alumni Association. In 2006, she was awarded Columbia's John Jay Award for distinguished professional achievement. She's been featured in Metropolitan Home, W, Fortune, New York Magazine, Glamour, Men's Health, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, among others. She is the proud mother of four young children.
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