Elizabeth MacElwee Jones, CFA, is the Founder and Principal of Blakely Harbor Advisors, LLC, an investment management and advisory firm serving families, non-profits, and endowments. She started her firm on the belief that the best investment advice is completely independent of any corporate constraints or conflicts of interest. Prior to founding Blakely Harbor Advisors, she spent over 16 years in the investment management industry. She began at Morgan Stanley in New York as a Quantitative Analyst, then joined Goldman Sachs Asset Management, as a portfolio manager. She was recruited back to Morgan Stanley and named Head of Global Marketing for MSCI, the creator of global stock market indexes. She was later recruited by one of Morgan Stanley’s largest clients, Putnam Investments,where she create a 12-person group to evaluate Putnam’s mutual fund teams and rose to Managing Director. She then left the corporate world to start her own firm.