Global Conference 2010
CEO, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group LLC
Meredith Whitney is CEO of the Meredith Whitney Advisory Group LLC. Recognized for her macro and strategy research, Whitney also focuses her team on a broad cross-section of financials, including banks, brokers and independent commercial and consumer finance companies. In 2009, Whitney was named one of the "World's Most Influential People" by Time and was ranked the No. 1 Investment Analyst in her category by The Wall Street Journal. Also in 2009, Fortune named her one of the "50 Most Powerful Women" for the second consecutive year, and she made the Crain's list of "40 Under 40." Whitney started out as a research associate covering the oil and gas industry. She later joined the Specialty Finance Group and Wachovia, where she became the youngest analyst leading a financial institutions group on Wall Street. In 2006, Whitney was the first research analyst asked to present at the FDIC Annual Economic Round Table.