Ms. Cranston is responsible for the sales, client service, operations, strategic planning, and administrative management of the First Republic Investment Management business. Prior to joining First Republic in 2013, Ms. Cranston spent 12 years at McKinsey & Company where she consulted in various roles of increasing seniority and focused on strategy, growth and transformational change for Financial Services companies.
Active in the San Francisco business community, Ms. Cranston is a board member of the Commonwealth Club and Lone Mountain Children’s Center. She has authored several published articles and a book on women and leadership, 'How Remarkable Women Lead".
Ms. Cranston holds a Masters in Business Administration degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree with a Distinction in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.