The CastleKeep Team
Lauren Quesada, Vice President
Lauren serves as CastleKeep’s Vice President of Investments. Lauren evaluates the investment security selection within all asset categories as well as the equity strategies managed by CastleKeep. She works closely with the client relationship managers and clients in preparing and structuring investment portfolios. Lauren manages all current and potential relationships with mutual funds and investment firms. She works directly with and reports to the CEO and CIO, Charlie Haberstroh. Lauren is also a member of CastleKeep’s Investment and Portfolio Review Committees.
Lauren began the summer internship program at CastleKeep in 2011 which she extended throughout her senior year at Fairfield University. Upon graduating Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. degree in Finance from the Dolan School of Business and a minor concentration in Spanish Studies in 2012, she joined CastleKeep full time.
Lauren is currently working towards the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and has passed the Level 1 exam.
She holds the Uniform Investment Advisor Law Examination (Series 65).
Lauren has always shown an affinity for international languages and cultures. As a part of her college experience, she spent her junior year at the Universitat de Ramon Llull in Barcelona, Spain, studying international financial markets and the application of business concepts in a global context. Lauren understands conversational Spanish and is fluent in Brazilian Portuguese.
Lauren is a member of 100 Women in Finance.
Lauren currently resides in Norwalk, Connecticut and enjoys spending free time in New York City and Upstate New York.