Jan Hopkins is an Emmy and Peabody Award winning journalist and former anchor & correspondent at CNN with two decades of experience in business news and network television production. Prior to CNN she worked for ABC World News Tonight, CBS network television news, and for radio and television stations in Ohio.
After leaving CNN she became Managing Director and Head of Client Communications at Citigroup Private Bank.
In 2005, she founded The Jan Hopkins Group, a communications and media strategy consulting company that specializes in connecting clients more effectively with their audience and offers media training and video production services.
Jan is the past President of the Economic Club of New York, the first woman to fill this post. The Economic Club of New York is one of the oldest and preeminent speaker's platforms for major global business, financial and political figures in the country.
She is an independent director of Franklin Templeton Mutual Shares and Alternative Investments. She is a member of the nominating and compensation committee. She is also a director of NASDAQ-listed Fintech Acquisition Corporation 3 and a member of the audit committee. In 2011, she was selected as a "Director to Watch" by Directors and Boards Magazine.
Jan Hopkins served on the Advisory Board of Houlihan Lokey, the investment bank. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Knight Bagehot Fellowship at Columbia University School of Journalism. As a Bagehot Fellow she studied at Columbia University School of Business.