Judie Zbeda is a first-generation American, the oldest of three born and raised in New York City. She has spent the last six years working on Wall Street, including equity research at Credit Suisse, and most recently as an equity trader at Bank of America. Judie relished her professional experiences, but decided to return to school and will begin working towards earning an MBA at Columbia University in the fall of 2009.
Judie graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College with a degree in Economics and Psychology, and a concentration in Behavioral Finance. She has been tutoring and mentoring children aged 8-17 for over ten years. She also enjoys cooking and using ingredients grown from the organic garden she keeps with her family. Judie leads a very active lifestyle and loves to travel. She loves exploring the places around the world that snowboarding, golf, and surfing may take her.