Laura “LJ” Rittenhouse is a former Wall Street corporate finance banker, an investor relations and financial advisor, executive and life coach, a best-selling author, and a riveting keynote speaker. She is the inventor of Candor Analytics a groundbreaking behavioral finance technology that measures the integrity of corporate culture and leadership as a reliable indicator of superior market performance. Because of its alpha-creating results, Candor Analytics was chosen by CFA Institute as one of its leading Future of Finance initiatives.
Her book, Investing Between the Lines, was endorsed by Warren Buffett in the 2013 Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letter. It is essential reading for investors who want to learn how to evaluate the integrity of corporate culture. LJ was an organizer of the largest all-female investor conference, key-noted by Buffett at the 2019 Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. She has spoken frequently to the trailblazing members of Fordham’s Smart Women in Securities chapter. She has an M.B.A. in finance and an M.S. in community organizing from Columbia University.