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Speaker's Biography:

Karen McQuiston
Managing Director and Head of Institutional Advisory and Solutions, PGIM

Karen McQuiston is a managing director and the head of institutional advisory & solutions for PGIM, the Investment Businesses of Prudential. She was previously a managing director and head of strategic advisory at Jennison Associates, where she led the firm's institutional client advisory and thought leadership initiatives. Prior to joining Jennison, Karen was vice president with the Pensions, Endowments and Foundations Group at Goldman Sachs, where she was responsible for developing and managing relationships with major US corporate and public pension plans. Previously, Karen headed the Strategic Investment Advisory Group at JPMorgan Investment Management, advising major institutional clients on the design and implementation of investment strategies and solutions. She started her career at Salomon Brothers Asset Mgmt. in the Quantitative Research Group. Karen received a BS in agricultural economics from Cornell University and an MA in biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is a CFA charterholder.