Caroline O'Connell joined Motive Partners in 2022 and is an Industry Partner based out of New York. At Motive, Caroline sources and executes investment opportunities with a focus on identifying trends and growth for Motive portfolio companies, through her extensive experience as a successful change-agent.
Before joining Motive, Caroline was a member of the Operating Committee and the first Chief Strategy and Customer Experience Officer of Equitable. Prior to Equitable, Caroline was a member of the Operating Committee of BNY Mellon and the Executive Committee of BNY Mellon Investment Services, where she was the first Chief Marketing Officer. In addition, Caroline was the first Global Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at BNY Mellon Pershing, building Pershing’s marketing function from the ground up and leading strategy, communications, product management, innovation, and fulfilling the chief of staff function for the Chief Executive Officer.