Melanie Moore Carpenter '95, '98
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Melanie Moore Carpenter ’95, ’98 is founder and partner of i-advize Corporate Communications, Inc., an investor relations agency based in Manhattan’s financial district. Founded in 2000, i-advize’s clients include some of the largest publicly traded companies in Latin America.
Demonstrating the remarkable energyso typical of a Hofstra alumna, Melanie Moore Carpenter launched her post-college career as a market analyst at IFR-Latin America, covering the macroeconomics and politics of the Andean region. Her renowned pieces were published in several major newswires worldwide. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in international business and an M.B.A. with a concentration in finance from Hofstra’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business.
Following her work in market analysis, Melanie was a consultant at Thomson Financial IR, an investor relations products and services company. At Thomson she spearheaded the division’s largest account, Brazilian oil concern Petrobras, and helped create its international investor relations program in preparation for the company’s global IPO and NYSE listing.
A New Jersey native, Melanie now lives in Middletown, NJ, with her husband of 10 years, Matthew Carpenter, B.B.A. ’96, and their two children, Vincent, 5 and Madeleine, 2. Melanie is a permanent fixture in the Chelsea Piers Recreational Women’s Basketball League and ran in the New York City Marathon last month.