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Jennifer Wade

Board Chair

Jennifer Northam Wade

Jennifer (Jen) Northam Wade serves as the Board Chair and a Director (serving since 2010) at the National Association for Urban Debate Leagues and is also a member of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Advisory Council.  She competes nationally in the sport of canine agility and is currently training with her new toy poodle teammate. Jennifer is the former Director of Research and a Co-Portfolio Manager of CAVU Capital LLC, an equity long/short hedge fund. Prior to CAVU, she was a long/short equity analyst at Elm Ridge Capital, CR Intrinsic Investors LLC, and SAC Capital LLC where she covered the capital goods and financial sectors. She also worked as a European equities analyst for Driehaus Capital Management and a corporate credit analyst for Bank of America. Jennifer is a graduate of Northwestern University with a B.S. in Communication Studies and the NYU Stern School of Business with an M.B.A. in Finance.  She was a policy debater at Omaha Westside High School and Northwestern University.

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