Karen Finerman began her career as a trader at First City Capital, a risk arbitrage fund. She later joined Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette where she became Lead Research Analyst for the Risk Arbitrage department.
In 1992, she co-founded New York-based hedge fund Metropolitan Capital Advisors, where she currently serves as CEO. Her first book, Finerman's "Rules: Secrets I'd Only Tell My Daughters About Business and Life," was released in June 2013.
Ms. Finerman is proud to serve on the board of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research and on the Undergraduate Executive Board at Wharton, her alma mater. She lives in New York City with her husband Lawrence Golub, and their two sets of twins: Lucy, Jack, William and Kate.
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