Adrienne Penta is the Executive Director of the BBH Center for Women & Wealth (CW&W). She led the creation of the CW&W, which supports women as they create and manage wealth and seeks to create a dynamic and inclusive environment where women can engage in conversations about wealth, family, and values. Adrienne has expertise in values-based planning and assists families in making decisions about wealth in alignment with their values and objectives. She also oversees Private Banking Marketing and Sales Enablement.
Prior to joining the firm in 2008, Adrienne practiced at the law firm of Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP in Boston. She serves on several boards, including the Home for Little Wanderers, New America’s Better Life Lab Advisory Council, and the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Lilly School of Philanthropy Advisory Board. She is also the vice president of the International Women’s Forum of Massachusetts. Adrienne is a past chair of the Boston Foundation Professional Advisors Committee and past member of the Winsor School Board of Trustees. In addition, she speaks and writes on a variety of issues related to women and wealth, wealth planning, and family communication about wealth and values.
Adrienne received a B.A. in history and political science from Johns Hopkins University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was the executive editor of the Virginia Tax Review.