Carolyn Kedersha, Board Member
From 1988 -2013, Carolyn worked as a senior executive at BNY Mellon. During her tenure she rose to co-managing the $10 billion Emerging Markets fund, which outperformed nine out of ten years while maintaining a significantly lower risk profile. She also headed up the International and Emerging Market Small Cap Strategies. Prior to BNY Mellon, she worked at Fidelity, where she was an analyst, and at PwC, where she was an auditor. Whether it was as an industry analyst covering electric utilities, or as an auditor on Rochester Gas & Electric and Niagara Mohawk, Carolyn has had a long standing appreciation of the unique structure and operating challenges facing electric companies.
Carolyn is a graduate of George Washington, B.A. Accounting, and Rutgers, MBA Finance. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst. She has been a member of the National Association of Corporate Boards since 2010. In 2013, she earned the designation of NACD Governance Fellow.
Carolyn’s prior board member experience includes chairing the Strategic Planning Committee while also serving on the Finance/Audit Committee. In the community, Carolyn has been an active participant for many years in the Read to a Child program and in mentoring women.