Blair duQuesnay, CFA, discusses what it has been like to be a financial adviser during the coronavirus pandemic; the impact this crisis may have on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the investment management industry; and how COVID-19 has changed standards around work environments.

The Home Front speaker series captures the responses of leading thinkers to the current COVID-19 crisis. Speaking from their homes, these experts share their insights across economic, social, and political realms.


About the Speaker(s)

Blair duQuesnay, CFA
Blair duQuesnay CFP, CFA

Blair duQuesnay, CFP, CFA, is a New Orleans–based investment adviser at Ritholtz Wealth Management, LLC, where she is a member of the investment committee. She is author of personal finance blog the Belle Curve and is an active contributor and commenter on the financial services industry. Ms. duQuesnay has appeared in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Investment News, Morningstar Advisor Magazine, and Business Insider. She was named to the 2015 Investment News “40 Under 40” list of top advisers and associated professionals in the financial planning industry and is a frequent speaker and panelist at financial service events and conferences. Ms. duQuesnay is a former president of CFA Society Louisiana, where she continues to serve on the board. She holds a BBA in finance from the University of Georgia, where she graduated magna cum laude.

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