Are You Ready for the NASP Annual Pension and Financial Services Conference?
Nearly 100 pension, foundation and endowment CIOs, trustees and investment staff representing over 40 institutional investors are already registered to attend the 28th Annual Pension and Financial Services Conference being held in Los Angeles next month! In addition to the NASP Institute, Professional Development Series, Africa Financial Summit, Institutional, Municipal, and Defined Contribution concurrent programs, asset allocators and industry experts will take the main stage! Featured Speakers on Monday June 26 include: The Honorable Jeff DeWit, Treasurer, State of Arizona; The Honorable Minister Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, Republic of Nigeria; Ndabe Mkhize, CFA, CAIA, Chief Investment Officer, Eskom Pension and Provident Fund; and Jim Roth, PhD, Co-Founder, LeapFrog Investments. Tuesday kicks off the conference with an Economic Outlook with Vicki Fuller, Chief Investment Officer, New York State Common Retirement Fund; Michael Levitt, Chief Executive Officer, Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P.; and Tad Rivelle, Group Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income, The TCW Group, Inc. The Millennial Mindset - Understanding the Industry's Newest Key Influencers, Consumers, and Talent includes David Chorba, CIMA®, AIFA®, National Sales Manager, Macquarie Investment Management; Vinita Clements, Vice President, Human Resources, Nationwide; Ajamu Loving, PhD, Director of Academic Partnerships and Assistant Director of Financial Planning, The American College; Rich Steinmeier, Head of Emerging Affluent and Wealth Advice Center, UBS Wealth Management Americas; and Let's Talk Politics with Bakari Sellers, CNN Political Analyst, Lawyer and Activist. Join keynote speaker Deborah Flint, Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) during the Joyce Johnson Awards Luncheon and later that afternoon join Christopher J. Ailman, FSA, Chief Investment Officer, California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS); Joseph Boateng, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Casey Family Programs; Ted Eliopoulos, Chief Investment Officer, California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) for What's Top of Mind with CIOs?. On Wednesday, June 28The Changing Landscape of Asset Management features Amanda K. Walters, Senior Manager, Casey Quirk; Marcella Sivilotti, Head of Strategy, PGIM; and Shundrawn A. Thomas, Head of Funds and Managed Accounts, Northern Trust Asset Management as well as Alternatives to 2&20 Strategies with Liza Crisafi, Chief Investment Officer, San Diego City Employees' Retirement System (SDCERS); Rodney L. June, Chief Investment Officer, Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System (LACERS); Jay V. Kloepfer, Executive Vice President and Director of Capital Markets Research, Callan Associates, Inc.; John J. Lee, Partner, Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting; and The Honorable Kurt A. Summers, Jr., Treasurer, City of Chicago.
Raymond McGuire, Global Head, Corporate & Investment Banking, Citi and Gerrard Bushell, President & CEO, Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) Serve as Keynote Speakers for the NASP Mentors Luncheon and Career Symposium
As part of the Future Financial Professionals Pipeline, NASP holds the Mentors Luncheon & Career Symposium for diverse undergraduate students interested in finance, business, and the related fields. The 2017 event was held in March at headquarters of Citi in New York City. The Symposium provided students with internship and career resources from corporate recruiting teams, professional development workshops as well as networking opportunities with investment professionals.
Undergraduate students from Brooklyn College, Baruch College, Bowie State University, Florida A&M University, North Carolina Central University, Penn State University, Rutgers University, Temple University and others attended. Click HERE to view photos! NASP is pleased to share that sponsor Colonial Consulting has already extended summer internship offers to two students from the event. One student will serve as a research intern and another as a human resources intern. Stay tuned for updates from these two students on their experiences. Click HERE to read the full event summary!