Alexis Glick Biography
Alexis Glick, born Alexis Cahill Donnelly, is an American television personality who was an anchor of Money for Breakfast and Opening Bell on Fox Business Network.
Along with this she also served as the Vice President of Business News. She left the channel in December 2009. since then, she founded the GENYOUth Foundation, an organization that nurtures child health and wellness through improved nutrition and physical activity.
Alexis Glick Family
She was born in the 7th of August 1972 in New York City, New York in the United States to Robert E. Donnelly, an entertainment lawyer in Manhattan and Ellen Cahill Donnelly, a former secretary for Lehman Brothers and is the office manager in Brooklyn for the New York real estate developer Forest City Ratner Corporation. She graduated from the Dalton School, a private coeducational college preparatory school on New York City’s Upper East Side. She later earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the Columbia University.
Alexis Glick Husband
Alexis is married to the Oren Glick, a Jewish, and the founder of the New York City photography company, Shoot Digital where he serves as the President. The couple lives with their four sons, Logan, Sky, Kyle, and Slate, in their primary houses in the Gramercy Park and Flatiron neighborhoods of the Manhattan borough in New York City. Apart from here, the family has a second home in Watermill, New York in Suffolk County.
Alexis Glick Career
Alexis Glick started off as an analyst in the Equities division at Goldman Sachs. She later became an executive at Morgan Stanley where she was in charge of floor operations at the New York Stock Exchange thus being the youngest woman to take on such a role for a bulge bracket firm. There, she traded consumer and entertainment stocks, utilities, and real estate investment trusts. For the most part, she traded investment trusts for financials including banks, credit card stocks, government agencies and insurance stocks at Morgan Stanley. She is also one of the top producers on the company’s listed equity trading desk from 1998 to 2001.
In her TV career, one of her first roles was as a temporary host for the third hour of NBC’s Today Show in 2006. She also worked as a substitute anchor on Early Today in 2005 and an occasional anchor on MSNBC Live. Before that, she worked as a senior business correspondent for CNBC. In 2006, she was awarded Columbia University’s John Jay Award for distinguished professional achievement.
She was announced to be joining the Fox news channel as Director of Business News on the 12 the of September 2006. The year after in July was when she first appeared on the Channel. Here, she has interviewed several notable people like President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Warren Buffett, Rupert Murdoch, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Ken Chenault, and Tiger Woods, among others. She announced on the 23rd of December 2009 that she would be leaving the channel.
After her departure from Fox, she has made appearances in “Real Time with Bill Maher” on the 7th of May 2010. She also guest-hosted on WABC (AM) and Sirius XM radio from New York. She later founded the GENYOUth Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to nurturing child health and wellness through improved nutrition and physical activity, where she now serves as the CEO. The company’s flagship program, Fuel Up to Play 60, which is a partnership between the National Football League and the National Dairy Council, empowers youth to improve their own health by consuming nutrient-rich foods and achieving at least 60 minutes of physical activity daily.
Along with all her works, she also serves on America’s second largest operator of radio stations, Cumulus Media. She was also a member of the Senior Fellows for the Kauffman Foundation, dedicated to education and entrepreneurship. She was a strategic advisor to the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, an international forum of business CEOs and chairpersons exclusively focused on corporate philanthropy. This foundation was created by Paul Newman, John C. Whitehead, and Peter L. Malkin.
Alexis Glick is also a guest and contributor to a number of Network, Cable News and National radio stations. Many at times, she travels to several places in the United States and speaks about a variety of topics such as the fate of the US economy, the political climate among many others.