Blair duQuesnay, a certified financial planner, is an investment advisor at Ritholtz Wealth Management. She works with the firm's clients to create sustainable financial plans and investment strategies. She is a member of the firm's investment committee, where she provides an advisor's perspective and has a pulse on the questions clients are asking about their portfolios.
DuQuesnay is an active contributor and commentator on the financial services industry. She is the author of an opinion piece in The New York Times, "Consider Firing Your Male Broker" in January 2019. She has been featured or quoted in publications and media such as CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, Marketplace, Forbes, Morningstar Advisor Magazine and Business Insider.
In 2015, duQuesnay was named to the InvestmentNews "40 Under 40" list of top advisors and associated professionals in the financial planning industry. She is also a frequent speaker and panelist at financial service events and conferences including the CFA Annual Conference, the Morningstar Investment Conference, WealthStack, and CFA Wealth Management.
DuQuesnay is a past president of the CFA Society of Louisiana ,where she continues to serve on the board. She holds a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Georgia and a Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning from College for Financial Planning. She is a certified financial planner.