Carrie Pickett, CAIA, is President of Blueprint Capital Advisors LLC. Carrie has over 15 years of experience in family office asset management, private equity, and hedge funds focused on business operations and business development. Prior to founding BCA, she served as a Managing Director at Ramius LLC, the investment management division of Cowen & Company. She helped establish the firms emerging manager seeding and acceleration effort in 2014 and focused on manager sourcing across the liquid and private alternatives and negotiating and structuring revenue share transactions. Carrie joined Ramius from RiverRock Group in Houston, Texas, a family sponsored investment management organization where she served as Director of Investor Relations and Marketing. Prior to joining RiverRock, Carrie was Director of Marketing and Investor Relations at Restoration Capital, a distressed debt hedge fund seeded by the Bass family. She managed the firm’s client relationships and coordinated all aspects of due diligence meetings and external reporting. Prior to Restoration, she was the Controller at JME Opportunity Partners, a distressed corporate credit hedge and held responsibility for all non-investment related activities at the firm.

Carrie received her BA from Stanford University in Economics with a minor in Industrial Engineering. She is a member of 100 Women in Hedge Funds and has previously served on High Water Women’s Finance Committee. Carrie is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst.