L.J. Rittenhouse is CEO of Rittenhouse Rankings, Inc., a financial communications company that specializes in trust and reputation strategies that affect the corporate bottom line and market performance. She is a fintech entrepreneur, leadership communications expert, strategic investor relations coach, keynote speaker, and best-selling author. Ms. Rittenhouse’s invention—Candor Analytics—measures the integrity of corporate culture and leadership as an indicator of superior market performance and was chosen by CFA Institute as part of its “Future of Finance” initiative. She is author of Investing between the Lines, one of 15 books endorsed by Warren Buffett in his shareholder letters. Ms. Rittenhouse has been featured on CNN, CNBC, and Canada’s BNN, as well as in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, BusinessWeek, Forbes, and Barron’s. She was chosen as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior by Trust Across America. Ms. Rittenhouse’s Forbes.com blogs are widely followed and highlight the leadership qualities that define CEO success in the 21st century. She serves on the advisory boards of Acus Foundation, Variant Perspectives, and Illinois Institute of Technology.