Linda Dao is an Equity Derivatives Trade Execution Specialist. Prior to joining the firm, Linda worked at Deutsche Bank as an Equity Derivatives Middle Office Associate. Linda attended Rutgers University, where she received her B.S. from Rutgers College and Rutgers Business School.
Why did you choose to work at BlueMountain instead of other organizations?
I wanted to work in an organization that challenges me. At BlueMountain, I have great exposure to the markets and I work alongside very smart individuals from whom I can both learn from and grow with. Hard work is recognized, which makes all the effort worth it. BlueMountain is a growing firm, and I enjoy the challenge that the growth presents.
How would you describe the culture?
Because of the nature of the business, it is always very busy which I find very exciting. The company does a very good job integrating new employees into the firm and continuously enhancing the culture to make the environment enjoyable to work in. Management is constantly finding ways to preserve our unique culture, which is dynamic, fun, and fast-paced.
What do you like most about the firm?
I really like the culture, work ethic, and the smart people I get to interact with daily. I love that the CEO of the company knows his employees well and makes all of us feel like real people. I know BlueMountain’s standards are very high, so I appreciate that the firm takes pride in hiring personnel to maintain its unique culture.
I also appreciate that BlueMountain pushes its employees to grow and advance.