Ms. Shal Ahmed, CFA, has over a decade of professional experience on Wall Street, from being an analyst in investment banking, to researching and marketing stock investments as a Sell-Side equity research analyst, to suggesting tactical asset allocation strategies across asset classes to clients, to being an Analyst on the Buy-Side, helping to research and recommend stock investments to internal Portfolio Managers for multi-billion dollar portfolios. Her Wall Street career has spanned across prestigious firms like Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Putnam Investments, and Goldman Sachs.
She has a unique perspective on the finance industry and has also been the only woman on an all-male team. Ms. Ahmed has founded two advisory companies – FinanceJobPrep and PrepEssay, offering both products and services to individuals who wish to have a career on Wall Street or finance in general, and to high school students preparing for college admissions. She can be reached by email or also via her website www.shalnco.com.
Ms. Ahmed earned her undergraduate degree in Economics with a minor in Computer Science from Princeton University, and a graduate degree in business administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School. She is an aspiring author and has published a number of books, including for children. She currently resides in CT with her family, including three young sons.