Ms. Bernstein joined PCA in 2002 as a Principal and now serves as PCA’s head of ESG/Sustainability efforts. During her tenure, she has assumed senior responsibilities across varying clients and consulting projects.
Prior to joining PCA, Ms. Bernstein was an equity analyst with several Wall Street firms, including Kaufman Bros., First Union Capital Markets Corp., and US Bancorp Piper Jaffray. In the July 2000 issue of "Wall Street Journal 1999 Best on the Street," Ms. Bernstein was named No. 1 for Estimate Accuracy and No. 3 for Stock Picking within the Enterprise Software sector.
Prior to her Wall Street experience, Ms. Bernstein was an Economic Affairs Officer at the United Nations Secretariat where she analyzed investment, productivity, growth, inflation, technological change and employment in developed market economies for internal UN discussion and publication. In addition, Ms. Bernstein was a Vice President with Mantis Holdings, a Project Director with the Ontario Investment Fund Initiative, and a Senior Economist with the Cuomo Commission on Competitiveness.
Ms. Bernstein earned a Bachelor of Arts in Politics at the University of California and a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics at the New School for Social Research in New York.