Instructor, Management; Business Honors Program Director
Margot Palermo is currently an Instructor in the Management Area in the College of Business, teaching Introduction to Business and Business Ethics. She is also Director of the Business Honor's Program. Margot's expertise has been with learning communities and experiential learning. Her reach to outside organizations to do work with her students includes Brookhaven National Laboratory, Cintas, Long Island State Veterans Home, Make A Wish Foundation, Hope House Ministries and more.
Margot was with Merrill Lynch for over 20 years. She was the Manager of the International
Equity Desk for the Private Client Trading/Marketing Group and was responsible for
pioneering and developing the International Private Client Trading Unit at Merrill
Lynch with offices in New York, Hong Kong, and London. She started as a Financial
Advisor in Manhattan and was invited into the Residential Vice President Program to
manage offices around the world.
Margot holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from New York University and a BS in Public Relations and International Affairs from Boston University. She has done philanthropic and development work throughout her career and is a mother of four.