Alexandra Lebenthal is a financial expert with more than 30 years of experience on Wall Street. In 1995, she became President and CEO of Lebenthal & Company, the municipal bond firm founded by her grandparents in 1925. Lebenthal eventually left after the company was acquired by Merrill Lynch, but later regained the rights to the family name and resurrected the storied business. In 2012, Fortune magazine dubbed her "The New Queen of Wall Street.” Lebenthal served as CEO of the firm until it was sold in 2017. She is currently working on producing a television series based on the book Keep the Damned Women Out, about the coeducation of Ivy League schools.
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