Karen Firestone is President, CEO and Co-Founder of Aureus Asset Management, an investment firm dedicated to providing contemporary asset management to families and individuals. Previously, she spent 22 years at Fidelity Investments, most recently as a Diversified Fund Manager. Prior to that, Ms. Firestone managed several sector funds. Ms. Firestone’s Fidelity career began in 1983 as an Assistant Fund Manager to Peter Lynch on the Magellan Fund. Later, she moved to an Analyst role in the research department covering numerous industries. Ms. Firestone received a Bachelor of Arts in economics, magna cum laude, from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.