Alana Pickens

Alana is an analyst on the Sequoia team.

Alana started her career as a Girls Who Invest Summer Intensive Program Scholar and a summer intern at Cascade Asset Management Company. She joined Ruane Cunniff as a summer intern and then as a full-time analyst upon graduation in 2023.

Alana graduated from Rice University, Magna Cum Laude, with a BA in Economics.

What attracted you to Ruane Cunniff?

I knew I wanted to work as an investor and spend my time analyzing businesses. The Ruane Cunniff internship offered me the best opportunity to do just that by conducting meaningful, in-depth primary research.

Best Vacation

Rafting down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon—it was extraordinary.

Favorite Hobby

Beekeeping. My dad and I have two hives in the backyard.

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