Joan Werner
Senior Director
New York Life Investments
100 Women in Hedge Funds Executive Committee member - Treasurer
Joan Werner was formerly the Director of Marketing and Client Services at Ramius/ A Cowen Group Company which is an independent alternative investments firm. Prior to joining Ramius, she was Director of Marketing for CSFB Volaris Advisors (formerly Volaris Advisors) which was an independent investment advisory firm specializing in volatility management.

Joan was also Director of Alternative Investments Marketing (Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Managed Futures & Exchange Funds) at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (formerly Merrill Lynch Investment Managers) responsible for marketing communications, research, new product development and educational programs for the Financial Advisors. She has previously held positions at Bear Stearns Asset Management and at Prudential Financial in the investment management, private placement and insurance areas.

Joan has an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She currently serves as Treasurer of 100 Women in Hedge Funds and is a Founding Board Member for the Professional Association for Investment Communications Resources (PAICR). She has also been an Adjunct Professor in Marketing at The College of New Jersey.