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Carolyn Soliday Meakem

Carolyn Soliday Meakem, American investment executive, financial planner, money manager, consultant. certified finance planner, certified trust specialist.


  • Meakem, Carolyn Soliday was born on January 11, 1936 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Junius Dean and Mary Elizabeth (Thomas) Soliday:.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, West Liberty College, 1959. Master of Education, University Maryland, 1970.


    • Teacher Westchester Elementary School, Ellicott City, Maryland, 1956-1959, Riverdale (Maryland) Elementary School, 1959-1960, Buckingham Elementary School, Willingboro, New Jersey, 1962-1964, Beacon Heights Elem School, Riverdale, 1964-1968. Director Christian education Forest Lake Presbyterian Church, Columbia, South Carolina, 1961-1962. Supervisor student teachers University Maryland, College Park, 1968-1969.

      Teacher Norwood School, Bethesda, Maryland, 1975-1977. With Ferris and Company Inc., 1978-1988, vice president, 1984-1986, senior vice president, member president's council, chairman's council, 1986-1988, also board directors. Senior vice president Legg Mason, Inc., 1988—2005, Smith Barney, Bethesda, since 2005.

      Guest lecturer George Washington University, 1982-1983. Trustee, teacher Wharton School Security Industry Institute, Philadelphia, 1986-1995, teacher, speaker Business Institute for Educators, Bethesda, 1987-1995.

    Major achievements

    • Certified finance planner, certified trust specialist.


    • Author: Teachers Activity Guide for Dental Health Education, 1973.


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Trustee, board directors Holton-Arms School, Bethesda, 1985-1994. Trustee National Economic Education Foundation, Security Industry Association, continuing education committee, chair ethics education sub-committee. Founding board directors, treasurer Leadership Montgomery, Montgomery County, Maryland.

    Honorary board directors Foundation for Boys and Girls Homes Maryland. Board directors Child Care Connection. Trustee, governing board Council on Economic Education Maryland.

    Member League of Women Voters (corporation board Montgomery County), National Advisory Council, Security Industry Association (regional coordinator economic education, Best District award 1992), International Association Finance Planners.



    Snow and water skiing, sailing, reading, rose gardening.


    • Married Thomas James Meakem, August 26, 1956. Children: Thomas James III, Timothy Dean, Traci Lynn.
    • father: Junius Dean Meakem
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth (Thomas) Soliday: Married Thomas James Meakem
    • spouse: Thomas James Meakem
    • children: Thomas James III Meakem
    • Timothy Dean Meakem
    • Traci Lynn Meakem
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    Born January 11, 1936
    • 1959
      West Liberty College
    • 1970
      University Maryland
    • 1956 - 1959
      Teacher, Westchester Elementary School
      Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
    • 1959 - 1960
      Teacher, Westchester Elementary School
    • 1961 - 1962
      director, Christian education Forest Lake Presbyterian Church
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1962 - 1964
      Teacher, Westchester Elementary School
      Willingboro, New Jersey, United States
    • 1964 - 1968
      Teacher, Westchester Elementary School
      Riverdale, Georgia, United States
    • 1968 - 1969
      supervisor student tchrs University Maryland
      College Park, Maryland, United States
    • 1975 - 1977
      teacher, Norwood School
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    • 1988 - 2005
      senior, vice president Legg Mason
    • 2005
      senior, vice president Legg Mason
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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