Jolyne Caruso is a Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Alberleen Group, an investment banking and merchant banking firm that offers seasoned investment bankers the opportunity to start their own businesses within an entrepreneurial financial community. She has over 30 years of Wall Street experience in both Capital Markets and Asset Management businesses at major Wall Street firms. Ms. Caruso was previously Global Head of Absolute Return Strategies at Lehman Brothers and served on the Management Committee of the firm.
Prior to joining Lehman, Ms. Caruso was a founder and President of Andor Capital Management, an equity long/short hedge fund. From 1992-2001, she was a 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 in English – Writing from Barnard College, Columbia University and is Chair of the College’s Board of Trustees. She is a board member of Kleinfeld Inc. – a privately held bridal retailer, and is an active angel investor and an advisory board member of Golden Seeds – an angel investing group focused on women-owned businesses.