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NASP 2016 Conference Honorees and Plan Sponsor Advisory Committee Announced

View the registration brochure by clicking HERE. Visit the conference homepage at by clicking HEREDid you reserve your hotel room at the Loews Atlanta? Don't delay! The special NASP rate will sell out. Click HERE for details.

Join NASP in this celebration of diversity in financial services! Thank you to members of the 2016 Plan Sponsor Advisory Committee (PSAC). The  PSAC is comprised of an impressive group of advisors that have graciously agreed to attend the conference, evaluate the program content to assist in future planning, and encourage other key influencers to attend.check out the list HERE.

NASP is proud to announce the 2016 award honorees:

  • Travers Bell Award Recipient: Vicki Fuller, Chief Investment Officer, New York State Common Retirement Fund
  • Pacesetter Award Recipients: J. Anthony "Jim" Beard, CTP, Chief Financial Officer, City of Atlanta, GA and Donald A. White, Treasurer, Alameda County, CA
  • 2016 Maynard Jackson Award Recipient: Herndon Capital Management 
  • Joyce Johnson Award Recipient: Linda Jordan, Managing Director, Mesirow Financial

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer Attends NASP Mentors Luncheon & Career Symposium

On February 26, Citi hosted over 100 college students from HBCUs and non-HBCU's to inspire and encourage students of color and women to build careers as finance professionals!  NASP hosts the Mentors Luncheon & Career Symposium for diverse undergraduate students as part of the Future Financial Professionals Pipeline initiative. 
Students met with Recruiters from Citi, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNY Mellon, Nationwide and The PFM Group to learn about internships and career opportunities. The day kicked off with Guy Logan, Managing Director, Municipal Securities Division, Citi sharing insight on being a "PRO" - Being Present, Remembering, and Opportunity. followed by a Mentors Panel with Matt Bernstein, Director, Municipal Securities Division, Citi, Shalonda Epps, Vice President, Portfolio Analysis & Operations, FIS Group, Femi Faoye, MBA Candidate '16, Cornell University, and Michael Holt, Principal, Head of Consultant Relations, Apollo Management. Panelists shared their stories of their career paths in the industry, advice on career planning, and the importance of being a dedicated and ethical student and future professional. Gina D. Nisbeth, Director, Structured Lending and Investments Group, Citi Community Capital served as moderator.

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer  took time out of his hectic schedule to attend the event and share his thoughts on diversity, the industry and encouraged the students to consider a career in the public sector.  The students learned best practices of relationship building and networking as well as had an opportunity to practice their skills in an interactive session with professionals in attendance. Click HERE to read more.


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