Ileana Musa

Ileana Musa

Managing Director, Head of International Banking and Lending, Morgan Stanley

Ileana Musa is the managing director of the head of International Banking and Lending, Morgan Stanley. In this role, she leads the segment and strategy that focuses on delivering cash management and lending solutions to Morgan Stanley’s international clients across multiple channels including International Wealth Management, E*TRADE and Morgan Stanley at Work. Most recently, she was the co-head of International Wealth Management leading the business and international advisors across Latin American, Europe and Asia. Ileana is a member of Morgan Stanley's Wealth Management Committee, Wealth Management Operating Committee, Latin America Management Committee, U.S. Banks Management Committee, and Bank Leadership Committee. Ileana co-chairs the Enterprise Latino Employee Network and is the Executive Sponsor of the WM LatinX forum. She is a trustee on the Morgan Stanley Foundation Board. 

Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Ileana was the global client segment and strategy executive for Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. In this capacity, she focused on helping international financial advisors ensure the delivery of a consistent, goals-based wealth management experience for international high net worth and ultrahigh net worth clients. Prior to this role, Ileana was head of International Credit and Banking within Bank of America’s Global Wealth & Investment Management (GWIM) Banking group. In this role, she led the teams that supported and delivered integrated liquidity, cash management and lending solutions and services to financial advisors and high net worth clients in Latin America, Asia and Europe. 

Ileana held several leadership roles in the domestic, international, and affluent banking platforms at Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase, where she lent her talent to growing their cross-border wealth management businesses. Ileana received her BBA, with a concentration in finance, from the University of Miami and an MBA in finance from Florida International University. Ileana is fluent in Spanish, is FINRA-registered, and is Six-Sigma Greenbelt certified. 

She was named to the Girl Scouts National Board (GSUSA) where she chairs the Investment committee and she sits on the corporate advisory boards of the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) and Florida International University Honors College.

Ileana was recognized in 2022 by Bloomberg among the 500 most influential Latinos in Latin America. After being named to ALPFA’s Most Powerful Latina List for four years in a row, she joined the inaugural 2021 MPL Hall of Fame. Ileana was named to the Red Shoe Movement 2021 Hall of Fame for leading transformational change that impacts diverse communities. She was named one of the Top 20 U.S. Offshore Women Leaders 2020 by Citywire and one of the Top 100 Most Influential Latinas in 2020-2022 by Latino Leaders. She was selected to the 2019 MAKERS class of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and given the 2019 Latina Trailblazer Award by Latino Justice in honor of her professional and personal achievements in opening doors and new opportunities for other professionals. In 2015, Ileana was named one of the Top 10 Corporate Executives by Latina Style magazine.