Kristin Bentz writes the fashion investment blog Talented Blonde. A former Wall Street retail analyst, Bentz served as the product manager for consumer equities at Lehman Brothers. Prior to Lehman, she was a retail and consumer analyst for Northeast Securities’ Independent Research Group and Ladenburg Thalmann.
She appears regularly on Fox Business News and has appeared on Good Morning America, CNBC and Fox News Channel. She is widely recognized for her knowledge of consumer trends and how to invest in them.
Bentz was Senior Correspondent for TheStreet.com TV, joining TheStreet.com in August 2007 as managing editor of RealMoney.com. She produced the weekly segment “Random Acts of Fashion” as well as reporting breaking financial news.
She holds a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University and a master’s degree in business administration from Fordham University Graduate School of Business Administration.