Ms. Bernstein is a consultant and has over 30 years’ of industry experience. Ms. Bernstein joined the firm in 2019 as part of the merger between Meketa and Pension Consulting Alliance (PCA). She has senior responsibilities across varying clients and consulting projects and is a member of the firm’s ESG Investing Committee.
Prior to joining PCA in 2002, Ms. Bernstein was an equity analyst with several Wall Street firms, including Kaufman Bros., First Union Capital Markets Corp., and U.S. 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 from the University of California and a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics from the New School for Social Research in New York City. Ms. Bernstein is a member of SASB and holds the SASB FSA (“Fundamentals of Sustainable Accounting”) Credential. She serves as Treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the Private Equity Women’s Investor Network.