Carol is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pepper International LLC, an award winning family office located in New York City. In 2015, Carol was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Private Wealth by Private Asset Management. In 2014, 2012 and 2011, Carol was nominated for Private Asset Management awards. In November 2009, Barron’s named Pepper International as one of the top family offices in the United States. The firm won a Growth Leadership Award in 2008 from the Family Wealth Alliance, and in 2007 Carol was named a Rising Star in Wealth Management. Carol specializes in offering highly customized family office services to families with over $100 million in net worth. Carol also acts as a consultant to families that would like to create their own family offices and has built family offices around the globe. She has an expertise in working with international families that have needs in multiple jurisdictions and in impact investing for both domestic and international families.
Carol has over 25 years of experience in the wealth management industry. Prior to forming Pepper International in 2001, Carol had extensive experience as a private banker at JP Morgan Private Bank, Citibank Private Bank and Credit Suisse Private Bank. She managed over $1 billion of private client assets as a Senior Relationship Manager and Portfolio Manager at Rockefeller & Co. As a principal at Morgan Stanley, she was instrumental in creating a web-based virtual family office prototype. Carol graduated cum laude from Bryn Mawr College in 1984 with a BA in philosophy and a minor in Russian language. She obtained a MBA in entrepreneurial studies from Columbia University Business School in 1989.