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2019 Presenters

Speakers include MBA alumnae, experts, and representatives of Forté sponsor companies and schools.


Scott Rostan

CEO and Principal
Training the Street

Scott founded Training The Street in 1999 with the desire to combine his passion for finance and his love of teaching. In addition to his responsibilities as CEO and principal, Scott is an instructor, oversees content innovation for Training The Street, and is a lead relationship manager for the firm. Scott began his professional career as an analyst with Merrill Lynch´s M&A group in New York. After gaining transactional experience in a broad range of industries and with a wide spectrum of clients, Scott decided to draw more directly on his teaching gifts. He began working with Merrill´s Analyst and Associate Investment Banking Training Programs, ultimately becoming the lead instructor, content administrator, and manager. After Merrill, Scott felt a calling to contribute more directly to society and taught at The Field School in Washington, D.C., where he also coached several sports teams. Recognizing a need for analysts to gain a better grasp of financial and valuation modeling, Scott decided to build on his classroom teaching experience and founded TTS to meet a rising demand for high-quality, hands-on instruction in the application of finance theory through real-world simulation.


Marjie Terry

Corporate Trainer
Great on the Job

With over 15 years of experience as a social worker, educator and workplace diversity specialist, combined with a full family life, Marjie lives, eats and breathes the joys and challenges of balancing family, career, ambition, and community. Earlier in 2017, Marjie launched a coaching business, Marjie Terry Coaching and remains a lead trainer at communication training and leadership development firm Great on the Job, where she has been developing and delivering professional development programming since 2011.

Earlier in her career, Marjie worked at Goldman Sachs as a recruiter and diversity specialist, focusing on recruiting, training, promotion and retention efforts to increase diversity at all levels of the firm. Marjie also served as the Program Coordinator for Freedom Institute in New York City, leading health and wellness workshops, as well as coordinating programming with over sixty independent schools in New York City. Marjie holds a master's degree in social work from Hunter College and received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy.