Alternative investment consultant and author of "Women of The Street: Why Female Money Managers Generate Higher Returns (And How You Can Too)", Meredith began her alternative investment career at Van Hedge Fund Advisors International (VAN), where she was Director of Research. Meredith then went on to be Director at Barclays Capital Strategic Consulting Group. There she consulted for clients and authored white papers, including her first white paper on women and minority-owned investing. Meredith is a foodie and wine lover and maintains a love of charcoal and open flames when it comes to her own cooking. She is a figure skater and skates weekly, relying on an inexplicable addiction to decaffeinated coffee for her early morning ice times.