Brenda Earl was formerly a principal of Zweig-Dimenna Associates LLC, where she was director of research and a portfolio manager. Zweig-Dimenna has managed Long Short Equity Funds since 1982, making it one of the longest running hedge funds. In 2004, she was honored by 100 Women in Hedge Funds, receiving their Leadership Award for being a Pioneer in the industry.
Brenda graduated from Bucknell University in 1981 with a degree in International Relations. She has received Bucknell's Award for Outstanding Achievement in a Chosen Profession. She is currently a private investor and serves on numerous Boards. She lives in Manhattan with her three daughters.