Christa Carey Dunn is a seasoned professional with over 25 years experience on Wall Street in sales and marketing. She has substantial knowledge of the equity markets and the investment community, having worked with a wide variety of accounts, both traditional and hedged. Christa is known for her ability to build relationships within capital markets, and for her ability to help organizations understand and maximize the drivers that grow their business.
Christa Carey Dunn was a founding member of Perkins Fund Marketing, which provides alternative investment marketing services to managers in the absolute return/hedge fund arena. At Perkins, she was instrumental in manager selection that contributed to capital raised in excess of $1.7 billion. Managers represented include Raptor Capital Management (Tudor Investments), Hoffman Capital Partners, STG Capital, Artis Capital Management, and Global Credit Advisors.
A graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelors of Business Administration (1981), Mrs. Carey Dunn was registered in 1982 with Morgan Stanley Company where she assisted the research equity sales team covering the Southwestern United States. From 1985 – 1987, she was a broker in the institutional and research sales group at Alex Brown and Sons – primarily focusing on the new issue market and institutional equity sales. Late in 1987, she joined C. J. Lawrence, Inc. (now Deutsche Bank) as a Vice President of International Equity Sales. She spent 10 years with the firm – 7 years helping to grow their international sales and three years on the domestic research team covering Boston, Massachusetts.
Mrs. Carey Dunn currently resides in Fairfield, Connecticut with her husband and two sons. Mrs. Carey Dunn holds Series 7 and 63 securities licenses.
Christa’s father graduated from Law School at the age of 57 and became an Assistant District Attorney at the age of 60. He defended children, and built programs in the schools and the community so that each child who had been in trouble with the law could build a better life for themselves. He believed in second chances, tough love and the value of perseverance.