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Event Detail

Vault Series: Melissa Brown, CFA (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
33 N. LaSalle Street, Lower Level (Vault), Chicago, IL  60602   (Driving Directions)

Fee:
Members - $45 or FREE with function ticket
Student Members - $20
Non-Members - $65
(member pricing underwritten by CFA Society Chicago)

CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 1 credit hour

Attire: Business Casual

Menu: Refreshments & appetizers

Registration: Register Online

Agenda:
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Registration
4:00 pm - 5:00pm - Program

Hosted by: CFA Society Chicago

Melissa Brown Melissa Brown, CFA, Senior Director of Applied Research, generates unique insights into risk trends by consolidating and analyzing the vast amount of data on market and portfolio risk maintained by Axioma. Brown's perspectives help both clients and prospects to better understand and adapt to the constantly changing risk environment. Author of Axioma Insight: Quarterly Risk Review, Brown reports on the state of risk in publicly traded equity markets around the globe. In addition, Brown produces periodic special reports on a broad range of topics of interest to investors and asset owners. Brown is a frequent speaker on the subject of market risk and is often quoted by the financial media. Prior to joining Axioma in 2011, Brown was Managing Director and head of the institutional business at Wintrust Capital Management. She previously spent 10 years at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, most recently as a Partner in the Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) Group. At Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Brown worked closely with clients as the Senior Portfolio Manager for GSAM's US Equity Strategy, before becoming Co-head of Client Portfolio Management in the QIS Group. She was previously Director of Quantitative Research at Prudential Securities, where among other things she popularized the idea of the "cockroach theory" of earnings surprise and appeared on Institutional Investor's "All-Star" list for 10 straight years. Brown, a Chartered Financial Analyst, holds a BS in economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in finance from New York University.

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Regular, Candidate, and Affiliate Members may apply function tickets as payment for Non-member or Student Member. Credit card required to guarantee ALL reservations except for reservations using Function Tickets. Day-of-event registrations accepted on-site only if applicable and space available. There is a $5 surcharge for walk-ins. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners Club are accepted. Cancellations accepted until 5:00 pm, January 5.

Passport Program
Members of any CFA society may attend at the CFA Society Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

CFA Institute CE Qualified Activity
This program qualifies for credit under the guidelines for the CFA Institute Professional Development Program.

Content shared during CFA Society Chicago programs is not, and nothing in it should be construed as, an offer, invitation or recommendation of any specific financial services company or professional, or an offer, invitation or recommendation to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities in any jurisdiction. By registering for and attending this event, you acknowledge that any photographs that may be taken are the property of CFA Society Chicago and give your consent to their use in CFA Society Chicago's online and print business communications and marketing.