Carissa Felger is a Managing Director at Gasthalter & Co. Carissa has spent her career working in various roles within the financial services industry.
Prior to joining Gasthalter & Co., Carissa was the Global Head of Communications and Marketing for Jump Trading, a Chicago-based, technology-driven trading firm with more than 600 employees globally.
Before that, Carissa worked at Sard Verbinnen & Co, a leading strategic communications firm, where she advised clients on long-term corporate positioning programs, reputation management issues, crisis situations, management changes and restructuring situations, among other initiatives. Carissa previously worked in the Corporate Communications group at Morgan Stanley during the financial crisis. Carissa began her career at Lehman Brothers, where she worked in the firm’s Equities business.
She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Vanderbilt University.