About the author

Kristen Fanarakis

<p>The Debutante&#39;s Guide to Wall Street is&nbsp;based loosely on the ten&nbsp;plus years that Kristen Fanarakis spent working in foreign exchange sales for such firms as Merrill&nbsp;Lynch and&nbsp;Citibank.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Kristen grew up in North Carolina, attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BA/MBA).&nbsp;</p><p>She&#39;s the founder of the L.A. made&nbsp;women&#39;s clothing&nbsp;line&nbsp;Senza Tempo Fashion.&nbsp; She&nbsp;was not a debutante&nbsp;but&nbsp;an&nbsp;avid wearer of A-line skirts and pearls.</p>