Caryn Effron is a senior managing director with Ackman Ziff Real Estate and has over 17 years of experience in commercial real estate finance. She founded GoGirl Finance in 2008. Caryn received her BA from The University of Michigan and MBA from New York University.
Prior to becoming one of the founding members of GoGirl Finance, Peter Boyce was an analyst in the Business Development and Marketing group at Bad Boy Entertainment and a summer analyst at Scoggin Capital Management. Peter is currently an undergraduate studying Applied Mathematics at Harvard College.
Brooke Effron is an independent marketing consultant with over 15 years of Brand Management and Marketing Strategy experience. Working with Fortune 500 companies ranging from consumer packaged goods to media and entertainment, Brooke has always established herself as an integral part of the teams she has assisted. Her particular strengths lie in launching and managing businesses, building brand identities and making strategic decisions. Brooke earned an A.B. (cum laude) from Princeton University and a M.B.A. from The Wharton School of Business.
Kat McCue is a writer living in Astoria, NY. She now writes for an ad agency in downtown Manhattan, where she works full-time. Her work appears in various business and media publications online, as well as in literary publications across the country. She received a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Kansas.
Prior to joining GoGirl Finance, Sarah taught history and government at the high school level. Since leaving the world of teaching, Sarah has written for various online publications. Sarah received a BA from Queens University in Ontario, Canada, and an MA from The University of Toronto in Canada.
Rebecca Jackson grew up in Birmingham, UK, where her accent is derided, and moved to New York in 2005 where her accent is a golden ticket! As a child, Rebecca wanted to be an actress, a writer and then a vet, but ended up studying politics at university and subsequently becoming a tax consultant. She then spent almost a decade in investment banking wearing many hats – most of them didn’t fit. Rebecca lives in Greenpoint, Brooklyn with her American husband, freelances for several startups including Maestro Market and GoGirl Finance, and sometimes tweets from @BKLYN_Brummie.
Aleeka Kay Edwards
Aleeka Kay Edwards has worked on production teams for The Today Show, The Wendy Williams Show, and The Peter Jennings Documentary Group. She discovered her passion for storytelling while working as a writer for Vista Magazine in Florence, Italy. Aleeka received her BA in Economics from Brown University and her MS in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University. Follow her on Twitter @Aleeka_Leeks
Erika received her B.A. in English and Italian Studies from Wellesley College. She works in public relations and lives in Orange County, CA with her husband, Eric, and their dog, Bentley. She blogs at www.NewlywedsonaBudget.com, covering everything on marriage and finances.
Prior to joining GoGirl Finance, Jessica worked at Nap Nanny as the Social Media and Marketing Manager. Since leaving the corporate world, Jessica has helped several small companies with crafting an effective social media strategy. Sarah received a BS from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia.