Harriet Fried manages comprehensive investor relations programs for clients in a wide variety of sectors, including consumer goods, industrial/manufacturing, technology, transportation and business services. She joined LHA in 2000 with more than 20 years of corporate communications, consulting, and Wall Street experience. Her expert counsel and fresh strategic and tactical ideas – personalized to fit each client’s business fundamentals and corporate culture – have enabled LHA’s clients to expand the scope and caliber of their shareholder base and increase their sell-side coverage. Client longevity is a hallmark of Harriet’s contributions to LHA: among her clients, several have been with the firm for more than 15 years.
Before entering the field of investor relations, she was a vice president at Kidder, Peabody & Co., first specializing in federal finance and then moving into corporate public relations, and at Oppenheimer & Co., where she focused on real estate finance.
Harriet earned an MBA from Fordham Graduate School of Business, an MA with honors in Urban Affairs and Policy Analysis from the New School for Social Research and a BA with honors from the University of California at Santa Cruz.