President and Chief Executive Officer of Mellon Capital
Gabriela Franco Parcella is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mellon Capital. She provides strategic leadership to the executive team and all areas of the firm. Prior to her current role, Gabriela served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, where she managed all operations, systems, finance, regulatory and administrative functions of the firm.
Gabriela has 22 years of financial services, operations, risk and regulatory experience. She previously served other senior roles at Mellon Capital: Managing Director of Business Operations, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel. In those prior roles, Gabriela was a key contributor to Mellon Capital’s international expansion, its growth in collective funds and the launch of its alternative investment strategies platform.
Gabriela chairs Mellon Capital's Board of Directors, Executive Planning Committee and Senior Management Committee, and is also a member of the BNY Mellon Investment Management Executive Committee, the BNY Mellon Operating Committee. Gabriela is the founder of the San Francisco Region Women's Initiative Network (WIN). She is also a Trustee and Chair of the Schools of the Sacred Heart San Francisco Board, an independent Catholic school founded in 1887, and formerly served on the Board of San Francisco Meals on Wheels. She is also a life member of ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting).
Prior to joining Mellon Capital, Gabriela was an attorney at Orrick.
Gabriela received her J .D. from Stanford Law School and her M.P.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.