Laura Rittenhouse, President of Rittenhouse Rankings, was the keynote speaker at Smart Woman Securities* annual dinner held on January 15th at Fordham’s Rose Hill campus. The event was sponsored by the Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis.
The title of her address was “The Courage for Candor” in which she gave the students inspiring career development advice based on her personal experiences leading to the formation of Rittenhouse Rankings. She also discussed key elements of her new book, Investing Between The Lines, which was endorsed by Warren Buffett.
L.J. Rittenhouse is a trust and valuation expert, as well as a financial strategist and innovation coach to FORTUNE 500 and small cap companies.
Her new book Investing Between The Lines: How to Make Smarter Decisions by Decoding CEO Communications was released in January 2013. It showcases a revolutionary system to measure organizational trustworthiness as a predictor of investment potential. Rittenhouse is also the author of Buffett’s Bites (McGraw -Hill 2010) and Do Business with People You Can Tru$t, both featured selections at the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting bookstore.
* Smart Woman Securities (SWS) is a not-for-profit organization focused on investment education for undergraduate women. Through instructive seminars, mentoring initiatives, and meetings with successful investors such as Warren Buffett, SWS provides resources upon which women can build greater knowledge of the financial markets.