Erica Doray Seremeta, CIMA@, (She/Her) is the Global Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Client Engagement within Human Resources. She is responsible for developing and driving BlackRock’s DEI client engagement strategy and alignment globally, ensuring that we are front-footed in responding to this emerging client need.

In her role, Erica amplifies our DEI messaging to clients, including directly engaging with key contacts, designing client materials, and training client-facing professionals on best practices in DEI engagement. She partners with relationship managers, the global DEI ExCo, DEI Business Leads, Ambassadors and Champions, HR peers and other business leaders. Erica works across all US & Canada channels, including both retail and institutional clients.

Previously, Ms. Seremeta was a Relationship Manager within the Aladdin Product Group Client and Sales Solutions team, where she was responsible for driving the unification strategy and adoption of enablement technology in partnership with the Client Experience Platform for BlackRock’s Institutional Client Business.

Ms. Seremeta’s service with the firm dates back to 1998, including her years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. In 2008, she formed BlackRock’s Advisor Services Group, which handles inbound financial professional inquiries and supports BlackRock’s USWA sales desk. Her previous roles at MLIM include Regional Sales Desk Manager, Investment Management Associate and Syndicate Equity Coordinator. Ms. Seremeta began her career in Defined Assets Funds at Merrill Lynch as a hybrid wholesaler.

Ms. Seremeta earned a BBA degree in finance and an MBA degree in finance from Rider University in 1998 and 2003, respectively. She is also a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA). Ms. Seremeta is an active board member and office lead of BlackRock’s OUT & Allies network. She has been a featured speaker at numerous events including Out & Equal’s annual summit, Open Finance of New York City and BlackRock’s Women’s Initiative Network. In addition, she serves as a keynote speaker for BlackRock’s LGBTQ+ client program.

Summits Attended: 2022 Pride

Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.