What is the role of the business leader in a society in which the ideals of the market are questioned with regularity? Marilyn Fedak shares some answers to this question.
About Marilyn Fedak
Marilyn Fedak joined Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., Inc. (a predecessor company of AllianceBernstein) in 1984 as a senior portfolio manager. She was chief investment officer for U.S. Large-Cap Value Equities from 1993 to 2009. In 2003, she also became the business head of Bernstein Global Value Equities. In 2009, she was named vice chair of investment services. Ms. Fedak also created and headed the firm’s talent development team and was president of the Sanford C. Bernstein Mutual Funds. She was a partner at AllianceBernstein and served on Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.’s board of directors. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Prior to joining Bernstein, Ms. Fedak was a portfolio manager and research analyst at Morgan Guaranty Trust Company (1972 to 1983) and a systems programmer at IBM (1968-1970). She has a B.A. from Smith College and an MBA from Harvard University. Ms. Fedak is the founder of the Marilyn G. Fedak Capitalism Project that, in partnership with the Manhattan Institute started the Adam Smith Society. She is also a member of the Dean’s Council of the Weill Cornell Medical College.