Jolyne Caruso-Fitzgerald

Founder and CEO, The Alberleen Group

Jolyne Caruso is Founder and CEO of The Alberleen Group, an investment banking and merchant banking firm that offers seasoned investment bankers a platform to start their own businesses within an entrepreneurial financial community.  She has over 30 years of Wall Street experience in both global Capital Markets and Asset Management businesses at major Wall Street firms.  Ms. Caruso’s previous employment included Global Head of Absolute Return Strategies at Lehman Brothers where she also served on the Management Committee of the firm.

Prior to Lehman, Ms. Caruso was a Co-founder and President of Andor Capital Management, a $7.0 billion technology equity long/short hedge fund.  From 1992-2001, she was Managing Director and Head of Equities – Americas at JP Morgan and was Chairman of JP Morgan Securities.  She began her career at Bear Stearns in Institutional Equity Sales.

Ms. Caruso holds a BA with honors from Barnard College,  Columbia University and is Chair of Barnard’s Board of Trustees.  She is a director of Kleinfeld Inc, serves on the fund Advisory board of Golden Seeds and is an advisor to Columbia University/ Entrepreneurship and Massey Quick, a private wealth management firm