Joan P. Werner is a Director in the Marketing and Client Services Group at Ramius LLC.
She is on the Board of 100 Women in Hedge Funds and serves as President of the Foundation and is also a Board Member of IDEAS (Investing in the Development and Educational Advancement of Students, Inc). Also, she is a founding board member of the Professional Association of Investment Communications Resources (PAICR).
Prior to joining Ramius in January 2004, Ms.Werner was a Marketing Manager at Lincoln Financial Group responsible for the strategic marketing of their Mutual Funds and Managed Accounts businesses through their wholesaling arm. Ms. Werner has also worked in a number of other senior marketing positions including Director of Marketing for Volaris Advisors (sold to Credit Suisse) , an options firm and Director of Alternative Investments Marketing for Merrill Lynch Investment Managersí retail and institutional businesses. She was also a Director of Communications and Market Research for Prudential Financial. Ms. Werner received a B.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.