Deena Friedman is a Research Analyst at Fidelity Management & Research Company — FMRCo. In this role, Ms. Friedman is responsible for covering footwear, apparel, department store and specialty retail stocks. She also manages the Fidelity Select Retailing Portfolio — since 2014. Prior to joining Fidelity in 2006, Ms. Friedman was a senior vice president/research analyst at Brean Murray Carret from 2004 to 2006, where she covered the footwear, apparel and specialty retail industries. Previously, Ms. Friedman worked as an analyst at Lawson Software during 2004, a research analyst at Piper Jaffray from 2002 to 2003 and as an equity research associate at Morgan Stanley from 1997 to 2001. Prior to that, Ms. Friedman was a benefits analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co. from 1992 to 1996 and a junior human resources analyst at NatWest Markets from 1990 to 1992. She began working in the investments industry in 1990. Ms. Friedman earned her Bachelor of Art degree in sociology from Columbia University; her Bachelor of Art degree in Bible from List College, part of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America; and her Master of Business Administration degree in finance and accounting from Columbia Business School.