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  • Investment Data Science: A World Outside of Spreadsheets

    Includes a Live Web Event on 01/27/2021 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    Technology is changing the very nature of investing. Asset managers and asset allocators need their investment processes to be repeatable, digital, and measurable if they want to compete and succeed. It’s simply not enough for investment processes to live in spreadsheets. Digitizing the process of developing and executing investment ideas can help asset managers better measure, compare, and refine the effectiveness of those ideas. Investment Data Science (IDS) capabilities can help managers and allocators digitize, measure, and refine their investment process. Join Nicsa and Northern Trust as we explore how to leverage the power of data in 2021 and beyond.

    Technology is changing the very nature of investing. Asset managers and asset allocators need their investment processes to be repeatable, digital, and measurable if they want to compete and succeed. It’s simply not enough for investment processes to live in spreadsheets. Digitizing the process of developing and executing investment ideas can help asset managers better measure, compare, and refine the effectiveness of those ideas. Investment Data Science (IDS) capabilities can help managers and allocators digitize, measure, and refine their investment process. Join Nicsa and Northern Trust as we explore how to leverage the power of data in 2021 and beyond.

    Learning objectives:

    • Trends in behavioral analytics, and investment analytics 
    • Driving meaningful improvements to investment strategies
    • Measuring “success” beyond traditional returns and attribution

    Who should attend: asset managers, asset owners, consultants, financial services media outlets


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    Marc Mallett

    Senior Vice President - Director of Strategy, Americas Asset Servicing

    Northern Trust Corporation

  • The Future of Financial Wellness

    Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 01/20/2021 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    How is the “new normal” shaping the future of financial wellness? Research shows that financial advisors are accelerating their shift to holistic financial planning, looking for support from asset managers and technology solutions. Join our panel of experts, hosted by Broadridge, for a deep dive into the latest trends in financial wellness.

    How is the “new normal” shaping the future of financial wellness? Research shows that financial advisors are accelerating their shift to holistic financial planning, looking for support from asset managers and technology solutions. Join our panel of experts, hosted by Broadridge, for a deep dive into the latest trends in financial wellness.

    Learning Objectives:

    -Share latest trends in financial wellness
    -Better understanding of the “new normal” for employees and financial wellness importance
    -How financial wellness programs can help retain top producers

    Who Should attend: Advisors, B/Ds home office, TPAs, other financial services Providers


    This program is sponsored by:

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    CPE INFORMATION:
    Nicsa is pleased to offer this webinar learning activity to attendees who are seeking CPE credits. 1 CPE unit may be available for attendees of this webinar. The webinar requires no advanced preparation, no pre-requisite study and is appropriate for all who have a basic understanding of the investment management industry.

    Nicsa is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

    CPEs Earned: 1
    CPE Field of Study: Personell/Human Resources
    Program Level: Basic
    Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based
    Advanced Preparation: None


    CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS:
    Due to this program being offered free of charge, there will be no refunds issued.

    Questions or Cancellations: Please contact Jordan DeBettencourt at 508.683.1618.

    Cindy Volker (Moderator)

    VP, Product Strategy

    Broadridge

    Cindy Volker is the Vice President of Product Strategy for marketing and regulatory communications with Broadridge’s Mutual Fund and Retirement business. In this role, she leads a team of experts who work with leading retirement providers to help them develop best-in-class digital marketing and regulatory experiences for their plan participants, advisors and sponsors.

    Cindy has over 20 years of financial marketing experience and is a leading expert on marketing and regulatory trends in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Broadridge, Cindy held similar roles in strategy, digital marketing, business transformation and benefits management positions with fortune 500 firms. Cindy is a frequent author, speaker and contributor to industry associations on the topic of digital transformation, customer experience design and regulatory strategy in financial firms.

    Thomas Farias

    Associate Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

    Empower Retirement

    Tom Farias is Assistant Vice President of Strategic Partnerships for Empower Retirement. In his role, he is responsible for Retirement Solutions Group service adoption across all market segments — large, mega, not-for-profit and government — and for maintaining institutional, broker-dealer and advisor relationships across the organization.

    Tom joined the organization in 2008. He has also served in leadership roles at Putnam Investments, Mercer and Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company. Tom holds a bachelor's degree in marketing and business administration from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. He currently maintains the FINRA Series 6 securities registration and the Series 63 state securities license and holds life and variable annuity licenses.

    Jason Colin Patrick

    Principal

    Fiduciary Advisors

    Jason is the Principal of Fiduciary Advisors, LLC. Jason specializes in advisory services for 401(k)s, 403(b)s, defined benefit plans, nonqualified deferred compensation programs and executive and key employee insurance solutions. 

    Prior to founding Fiduciary Advisors in 2013, Jason spent 10 years with a National consulting and advisory firm where he headed up the firm’s West Coast retirement practice.

    Jason retains his Series 7 (General Securities Representative), Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Limited Representative), Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination) and Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination) licenses and holds the Certified 401(k) Professional® designation by The Retirement Advisor University (“TRAU”) in collaboration with UCLA Anderson School of Management Executive Education. He earned his B.S. degree in Business Finance and also retains an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® and Certified Plan Fiduciary Adviser designation. In 2017, he was named by the National Association of Plan Advisors as one of the Nation’s Top 75 Advisors Under 40, and in 2019 and once again in 2020, he was recognized by the National Association of Plan Advisors as one of the Nation’s Top 100 Advisors Under 40. In 2019 and 2020, the Financial Times also named Jason one of the 401 Top Retirement Advisors in the Nation. Since 2015, Jason has represented the firm’s clients and the retirement industry on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to discuss retirement and tax reform, industry trends, employer retirement plans, the fiduciary definition rule, transactional taxes, the SECURE Act and most recently, the CARES Act and COVID related retirement legislation. Jason is an active member of the Western Pension Benefits Council, SHRM, PIHRA, NAPA and sits on Kestra Financial’s Retirement Plan Advisor Council and The Standard’s Advisor Council. In 2017 and 2018, Jason was invited to participate in the TRAU Master Class Program for Elite 401(k) Plan Advisors held at Fordham University School of Law in New York and UCLA in Los Angeles. In 2019,
    Jason was quoted in U.S. News & World Report regarding inflation and investing in retirement and in 2020, he was quoted in Yahoo Finance regarding saving in a volatile market environment.

    Aside from running Fiduciary Advisors, in Jason’s free time, he bikes, kayaks and runs throughout Newport Beach. He enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family. He supports various charities, to include the National Stroke Association/American Heart Association, Orange County Rescue Mission, Thomas House, Isaiah House, The City of Hope, Canine Companions for Independence and the Insuring the Children Foundation. In his past, he has coached a high school JV Lacrosse team and briefly played within Boise State’s Lacrosse program.

    Lisa Showalter

    Director of Business Development

    The Retirement Advantage

    Lisa started her career in qualified retirement plan consulting and administration with Markley Actuarial Services, Inc. in 1989 and has over 30 years of experience in qualified retirement plan consulting and administration. Based on her expertise in Defined Contribution Plan services and motivation to positively impact the business culture and operations of Markley Actuarial, Lisa served as a Partner of the frim from 2004 to 2018. As of March 2018, Markley Actuarial Services, Inc. became a division of The Retirement Advantage, Inc. Lisa’s current roles is concentrated on the growth and development of the sales and distribution functions of the firm. Lisa began her career with Educators Mutual Life Insurance Company and held a part time bank teller position at Fulton Bank during her college years.


    Areas of Specialty
    Lisa career has provided her with the opportunities to serve in many areas of Leadership and Management Teams, as well as working directly with Plan Sponsors in a consulting and sales capacity.

  • Intelligent Technology: Where are the Opportunities for Global Asset Managers?

    Recorded On: 01/13/2021

    AI is driving operational efficiencies, enhancing compliance and informing investment decisions. Join a candid discussion with some of today’s leading experts on where budget dollars are going, which trends are being successfully implemented, and which technologies promise to shape the next decade within the global asset management industry.

    AI is driving operational efficiencies, enhancing compliance and informing investment decisions. Join a candid discussion with some of today’s leading experts on where budget dollars are going, which trends are being successfully implemented, and which technologies promise to shape the next decade within the global asset management industry.

    Sponsored by:


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    Jeff Grisenthwaite (Moderator)

    Senior Director of Product Management

    SS&C Technologies

    Jeff leads product strategy and roadmap for AWD and is focused on helping financial services customers to realize the future of work with AI, automation and digital solutions. With over 15 years of experience in enterprise SaaS, Jeff is passionate about helping organizations use technology to run smarter and more effectively. Most recently, Jeff was the VP of Product at Catalytic, an intelligent automation startup, and prior to that served in product and customer success leadership roles at CEB (now Gartner).

    Nasir Zubairi

    CEO, Luxembourg House of Financial Technology Foundation - LHoFT

    Nasir is CEO of The LHoFT foundation - The Luxembourg House of Financial Technology, a public/private sector initiative to drive fintech innovation in Luxembourg. He sits on the IMF’s High Level Advisory Group on Finance and Technology and is part of the OECD's Blockchain Expert Policy Advisory Board. Until the end of 2019, Nasir was a Non-Executive Board Director of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) S.A.  Nasir has worked in Financial Services for over 20 years. He spent 13 years working within Capital Markets at RBS, ICAP, HSBC and EBS. He has been immersed in the Fintech and startup sector for the past seven years. As an entrepreneur, Nasir has built multiple Fintech businesses across verticals. He has advised the boards of leading financial institutions, central banks and governments. Nasir was included in the “Top 40 innovators shaping the future of financial services -2014” by The Wall Street Journal/Financial News. Nasir has a BSc from the London School of Economics and is a Sloan Fellow from London Business School.

    Davide Martucci

    CEO

    NextGateTech

    Davide Martucci is the CEO and Co-Founder of Next Gate Tech, a Luxembourg based, data driven FundTech that provides data management, data analytics and smart automation for the middle and back office of the asset management industry. Next Gate Tech is enhancing the fund industry technology, thanks to machine learning and intelligent automation.

    Prior to that Davide spent more than ten years in the investment business. He started his career at UBS in Switzerland as portfolio manager and later as investment specialist. More recently he performed the role of Chief Investment Officer for a European Single-Family Office, running a quantitative multi strategy investment program. Davide holds a degree from the HEC University of Geneva.

    Miquel Noguer

    Founder

    Artificial Intelligence Finance Institute

    Miquel Noguer i Alonso is a financial markets practitioner with more than 20 years of experience in asset management, he is the Founder of Artificial Intelligence Finance Institute. Head of Development atGlobal AI and co-Editor of the Journal of Machine Learning in Finance.

    He worked for UBS AG (Switzerland) as Executive Director. He is member of European Investment Committee for the last 10 years. He worked as a Chief Investment Office and CIO for Andbank from 2000 to 2006. He started his career at KPMG.

    He is Visiting Professor at NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and the CQF institute. He has been Adjunct Professor at Columbia University teaching Asset Allocation, Big Data in Finance and Fintech. He is also Professor at ESADE teaching Hedge Fund, Big Data in Finance and Fintech. He taught
    the first Fintech and Big Data course at the London Business School in 2017.

    He received an MBA and a Degree in business administration and economics in ESADE in 1993. In 2010 he earned a PhD in quantitative finance with a Summa Cum Laude distinction (UNED – Madrid Spain). He completed a Postdoc in Columbia Business School in 2012. He collaborated with the Mathematics
    department of Fribourg during his PhD. He also holds the Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA) 2000. He also holds the ARPM certificate.
    His research interests range from asset allocation, big data, machine learning to algorithmic trading and Fintech. His academic collaborations include a visiting scholarship in Columbia University in 2013 in the Finance and Economics Department, in Fribourg University in 2010 in the mathematics department, and giving presentations in Indiana University, ESADE and CAIA and several industry seminars like the Quant Summit USA 2019 and 2010.

  • Listen, Learn & Lead | Black Voices

    Join us for an important discussion about race in the asset management industry. Hear from a range of generational perspectives about what it means to be a Black senior leader, mid-level manager, or new entrant in the industry.

    Join us for an important discussion about race in the asset management industry. Hear from a range of generational perspectives about what it means to be a Black senior leader, mid-level manager, or new entrant in the industry. 

  • Creating a Digital Ecosystem

    Includes Credits Recorded On: 12/09/2020

    Confluence and the Nicsa Technology and Innovation Committee are proud to present a webinar on how to stay ahead of the curve as you build you digital strategy and incorporate disruptive technologies into your ecosystem.

    Confluence and the Nicsa Technology and Innovation Committee are proud to present a webinar on how to stay ahead of the curve as you build your digital strategy and incorporate disruptive technologies into your ecosystem. In the digital age, data access and speed are everything. Disruptive technologies like the Cloud have found their way into mainstream fund operations. Optimizing the use of these technologies and creating a digital ecosystem is a business imperative. Please join Confluence Head of Global Market Strategy, Gary Casagrande and our panel of Chuck Gallant, Director at BNY Mellon and Todd Moyer, President & COO of Confluence as we explore how digitalization is transforming the asset management industry.

    Learning objectives:

    • -The role of regulation in the digital journey;
    • -Digital investment trends among asset managers and servicers

    Who should attend: technology leaders, fund administration product and operations professionals, product and operations executives, vendor management professionals



    This program is sponsored by:

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    CPE INFORMATION:
    Nicsa is pleased to offer this webinar learning activity to attendees who are seeking CPE credits. 1 CPE unit may be available for attendees of this webinar. The webinar requires no advanced preparation, no pre-requisite study and is appropriate for all who have a basic understanding of the investment management industry.

    Nicsa is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

    CPEs Earned: 1
    CPE Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics
    Program Level: Basic
    Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based
    Advanced Preparation: None


    CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS:
    Due to this program being offered free of charge, there will be no refunds issued.

    Questions or Cancellations: Please contact Jordan DeBettencourt at 508.683.1618.

    Gary Casagrande (Moderator)

    Vice President, Head of Global Market Strategy, Confluence

    Gary joined Confluence in January 2016 and serves as Vice President of Global Market Strategy. He is responsible for overseeing market research analysis and forecasting market conditions to support Confluence solution growth. Gary has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and an in-depth understanding of mutual fund operations, regulations, project management and quality control. Before joining Confluence, he held the position of Head of Financial Reporting and Expense Administration at BBH. Prior to that, he served as the Head of the Treasury and Portfolio Compliance group at JP Morgan. Gary has a Bachelor’s Degree from Bryant University in Business Administration with a focus on Finance.

    Todd Moyer

    President, COO

    As President and Chief Operating Officer of Confluence, Todd is responsible for ensuring operational excellence, optimizing revenue generation across North America and Europe and evaluating growth potential in adjacent geographic markets globally. A 20-year financial services technology industry veteran, Todd provides strategic and operational direction while focusing on global expansion and ensuring operational accountability. He leads the company’s operations functions as well as market-facing activities which include sales, account management and marketing.

    Todd has an accomplished track record of helping financial services firms of all sizes adopt innovative solutions to drive revenue. Prior to joining Confluence, he was executive vice president of SunGard’s Wealth Management business, where he was responsible for the sales strategy and delivery of integrated wealth management solutions. Prior to joining SunGard, Todd was a principal of Mid Atlantic Institutional Shares (“MAIS”), where he was responsible for the firm’s flagship mutual fund trade-routing platform. MAIS was acquired by SunGard in 2002. He has also served as a senior consultant for the Economic and Financial Consulting division of Arthur Anderson LLP.

    Chuck Gallant

    Director, BNY Mellon

    Chuck Gallant serves as a Director in our Asset Servicing Digital Solutions team. With over 30 years of experience in investment servicing technology and product development, he is responsible for managing the advanced digital capabilities for many of our strategic product offerings, including our web / mobile self-service technologies, fraud prevention, process optimization and automation, and data analytics tools. Chuck has served as Chief Information and Technology Officer in former roles and has held numerous strategic business and technology positions in the areas of digital transformation, portal development, data analytics and delivery, business process automation, and other customer-facing technologies. 

    Chuck earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration & Management Information Systems from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and holds a Master’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Boston University. Chuck is also a co-chair for the NICSA Technology and Innovation Committee.

  • Town Hall | Diversity Project North America 2020 Update

    Recorded On: 12/08/2020

    Join Nicsa's Diversity Project North America for a Town Hall Meeting on the growing momentum behind the Diversity Project North America. You’ll hear a first-hand update on the Project’s goals and recent initiatives, including the 2020 Pulse Survey Report, a benchmark for DEI progress in the asset management industry. Our leadership panel will outline the new operating committees and workstreams being put into action in 2021 and share how your firm can get involved in one of the industry’s fastest growing initiatives. Don’t miss this opportunity for members and potential members to ask questions of Diversity Project North America’s leadership, and see what's on the horizon for 2021 and beyond. All participants will receive a complimentary copy of our 2020 Pulse Survey Report.

    Join Nicsa's Diversity Project North America for a Town Hall Meeting on the growing momentum behind the Diversity Project North America. You’ll hear a first-hand update on the Project’s goals and recent initiatives, including the 2020 Pulse Survey Report, a benchmark for DEI progress in the asset management industry. Our leadership panel will outline the new operating committees and workstreams being put into action in 2021 and share how your firm can get involved in one of the industry’s fastest growing initiatives. Don’t miss this opportunity for members and potential members to ask questions of Diversity Project North America’s leadership, and see what's on the horizon for 2021 and beyond. All participants will receive a complimentary copy of our 2020 Pulse Survey Report.

    Learning Objectives:

    • - History and mission of DPNA
    • - Initiatives and accomplishments in 2020
    • - Key takeaways from DPNA’s 2020 Pulse Survey Report
    • - New operating committees and workstreams for 2021
    • - How to mobilize your employees to support the Project

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    Justine Phoenix

    VP, Head of Diversity Project North America

    Nicsa

    Jim Fitzpatrick

    President and CEO

    Nicsa

    Jim Fitzpatrick is the President and CEO of NICSA, a global asset management trade association with a mission of connecting industry participants in order to advance leading practices.Jim joined NICSA in 2015with 30 years of experience in senior leadership roles within the asset management industry. Working closely with the Board of Directors, Jim has set the strategic direction of NICSA, which includes the launch of the Diversity Project North America in late2018. The Diversity Project promotes an inclusive asset management industry and seeks to achieve diversity across all dimensions through collaborative leadership from senior business executives.

    Previously, Jim was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs Asset Management with responsibilities that included senior leadership responsibilities in both global operations and global sales roles during his career. In addition, he served as an officer of the Goldman Sachs Funds for fourteen years and served as an Independent Trustee for the Hays Series Trust until December 2017. Jim began his career with The Boston Company and later First Data Investor Services Group, a subsidiary of the surviving entity, First Data Corporation, where he held several senior management positions during his tenure.

    Dan Houlihan

    EVP, Head of Asset Servicing - Americas

    Northern Trust Company

    Dan Houlihan is Executive Vice President and Head of Northern Trust Asset Servicing - Americas, a leading provider of custody, banking, fund administration, investor servicing and outsourced solutions across the front, middle and back office to both institutional asset owners and fund managers throughout the region. The broad client range includes fund management firms, large corporations, insurance companies, public funds and not-for- profit entities, including endowments, foundations and healthcare companies.

    Dan joined Northern Trust in 2008 as the Global Head of Product and Strategy for the Investment Operations Outsourcing business. He then spent eight years as Head of Global Fund Services in North America, responsible for servicing the region’s fund manager clients.

    Prior to joining Northern Trust, Dan spent 19 years in numerous leadership positions for investment management, technology, and services companies. Among these, he was President of Citisoft, Inc. where he was responsible for executing their North American strategy.

    Deirdre O'Connor

    Managing Director

    BlackRock

  • Nicsa Insights: Product and Distribution - Nicsa 2020 General Membership Meeting

    Insights on Product and Distribution from multiple sessions at Nicsa's 2020 General Membership Meeting.

    Insights on Product and Distribution from multiple sessions at Nicsa's 2020 General Membership Meeting.

  • Listen, Learn & Lead | The Latinx Perspective

    Recorded On: 12/03/2020

    As part of its Listen, Learn & Lead series, Nicsa hosts an important discussion with Latinx professionals in the asset management industry about their personal journeys, including career growth opportunities, business relationships, entry into finance, and the hurdles along the way. Join us for actionable guidance on how to reach young Latinx talent and create a support system that allows people the opportunity to develop and grow in an inclusive environment.

    A Dialogue on Authentic Allyship.

    As part of its Listen, Learn & Lead series, Nicsa hosts an important discussion with Latinx professionals in the asset management industry about their personal journeys, including career growth opportunities, business relationships, entry into finance, and the hurdles along the way. Join us for actionable guidance on how to reach young Latinx talent and create a support system that allows people the opportunity to develop and grow in an inclusive environment. 

    This program is sponsored by:

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    LeAnn Trejo (Moderator)

    Director of Client Services.

    LeAnn Trejo is Director of Client Services and Vice President of American Funds Service Company, part of Capital Group based in San Antonio, TX. LeAnn has 22 years of experience across sales, distribution and managing operations in the finance industry. She currently leads change management, communications, new associate onboarding and development in client services. She is a graduate of the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio and holds FINRA Series 6, 63 and 26 licenses. LeAnn serves on the non-profit board at the Brighton Center, a child development center focused on inclusive therapy for children with all abilities. LeAnn is passionate about the industry's focus on Diversity and Inclusion and serves as a sponsor for Capital Group's business resource group for Latinx/Hispanic associates (CG Unidos).

    George Madrigal

    President and CEO, Penserra

    George is Penserra’s founder and Chief Executive Officer since June 2007.

    Developing innovative products/services, implementing precise solutions, and engaging in effective recruiting are at the forefront of George’s leadership focus. George leads the Executive Committee, which sets the strategic direction of the firm and he works across all the business lines to ensure that Penserra is focused on our client’s most critical trading and investment objectives.  He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors.

    Prior to founding Penserra, George was the Head of Transition Management and a Senior Portfolio Manager at Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which is now part of BlackRock. He joined BGI in 1993 as part of the portfolio valuation team learning the operations, asset valuation, and performance attribution side of the business. He quickly became an international equity portfolio manager and ran a team that managed $300 billion of developed market portfolios in separate accounts, pooled funds, and exchange traded funds. In his last few years at BGI, George led the implementation team of transition management. This service provides for multi-asset class portfolio restructuring using derivatives to inoculate risk while underlying physical securities are traded opportunistically. He implemented many innovative solutions including the creation of synthetic daily international strategy, expansion of the affiliate broker to better accommodate fixed income transactions and the use of multi-period optimization techniques to improve performance. During his tenure at BGI, George was also involved with firm-wide technology initiatives, risk management, best execution committee, investment performance committees, and a supervisory principal of the affiliate broker-dealer.

    George is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton with a BS in Finance. He is also a graduate of Columbia University with a MBA focus in securities analysis and a graduate of University of California, Berkeley with a MBA focus in business strategy. He holds security licenses 3, 7, 24, 63, and 66.

    Luis Miguel Ochoa

    VP of Strategic Planning, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

    Luis Miguel Ochoa is Vice President of Strategic Planning at BNY Mellon Wealth Management.  He is responsible for organizing cross-functional initiatives to drive the firm’s strategic priorities.  He is also a member of the leadership committee for the firm’s diversity business resource group, IMPACT.

    He has covered the investment management sector from both a strategy consulting and in-house capacity.  As a member of the corporate strategy team at OppenheimerFunds, he co-founded the firm’s corporate development function and led a number of strategic works including new market entry.

    Luis is a graduate of Stanford University, where he was a member of the varsity fencing team.

    Janeth Medina Larios

    Vice President, Bank of the West

    Janeth Medina is a Vice President at Bank of the West, where she focuses on product management within the Bank’s Digital Channel group. Previously to joining the Digital group, Janeth served as the annual Community Ambassador within the Bank's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) group. In her ambassadorship, she had the unique opportunity to provide nonprofit consulting and critical organizational support to Earth Island Institute. Before entering the CSR space, Janeth spent most of her career developing strategic business cases for business lines to improve the growth and profitability of their businesses and also supported major bank-wide transformation initiatives. Janeth has always been intentional about intertwining her career path with her passion for social impact and has served on several nonprofit boards including Latinos in Finance, Financial Women of SF and Latina Vida where she has an
    opportunity to contribute to the advancement of women and Latinos within the field of Finance. She has an MBA and a BA in Political, Legal and Economic Analysis from Mills College.

  • Sales and Asset Forecasting: Modeling in an Evolving Global Economy

    Join Delta Data and a panel of industry experts for a deep dive into the challenges and opportunities related to market modeling programs. From coordinating inputs, to tracking multiple base scenarios, to comparing outcomes versus models for ongoing forecasting improvement, learn how to streamline your sales and asset modeling efficiencies. http://www.deltadata.com

    Join Delta Data and a panel of industry experts for a deep dive into the challenges and opportunities related to market modeling programs. From coordinating inputs, to tracking multiple base scenarios, to comparing outcomes versus models for ongoing forecasting improvement, learn how to streamline your sales and asset modeling efficiencies.

    http://www.deltadata.com

  • Reel Insights | DEI Themes at the 2020 Nicsa GMM

    Insights on Diversity & Inclusion from multiple sessions at Nicsa's 2020 General Membership Meeting. Featuring: Jamie Dimon, Soledad O'Brien, Mellody Hobson, Jenny Johnson, Tyler Matheson, and more.

    Insights on COVID-19 response and the asset management industry's future from multiple sessions at Nicsa's 2020 General Membership Meeting.