Lauren Rich Fine Professor, Kent State University
Lauren Rich Fine, CFA was, until recently, a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch in Equity Research. A 19-year veteran, she covered the publishing, information, advertising and online industries. She was a ranked member of the Institutional Investor All-American Research Team for 14 years, holding the number-one position for 11 years. Ms. Fine has an MBA from the Stern School of Management (NYU) and a BA in Psychology/Economics from Tufts University.
In addition to serving on Dix & Eaton’s boards, she also serves on the boards of the Cleveland Film Society, the Cleveland Jewish News, the Chautauqua Foundation, In Counsel with Women, Laurel School and Urban Community School, a not-for-profit school in Cleveland for children from low-income families. She is on the Advisory Boards of Brand Muscle, a Cleveland-based marketing service firm; and the Poynter Institute, a school for journalists in St. Petersburg, Florida; and on the marketing committee of the Cleveland Museum of Art.