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Event Detail

Career Management: 6th Annual CFA Chicago Career Fair (Ended)


Career Crossroads: A Showcase of Opportunities (Members Only)

Date, Time, and Location:
Friday, March 25, 2011 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
11:00 am
The Standard Club, 320 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL  60604   (Driving Directions)

Time, Date and Location:
Friday, March 25, 2011
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Court

Program Description:
CFA Chicago is pleased to present a twist on the traditional "job fair". In addition to exhibits by Chicago's top investment firms, you will also be able to meet with representatives from local agencies recruiting financial analysts, as well as a specialized firm providing career coaching and leadership training for investment professionals. Representatives from Kaplan Schweser will also be present to provide candidates with information on their CFA Review courses and services. Whether you are looking for a new job or just curious to explore options, don't miss this exclusive (and FREE!) chance to meet and greet.

Target Audience:
Employed, unemployed, self-employed, and underemployed professionals

EVENT SPONSORS (as of February 22):
Performance Trust Investment Advisors
Stalla by Becker Professional Education

Exhibitors (as of February 22):
Aon Hewitt
AUMPartners
BMO Financial/Harris Bank
Calamos Investments
The Chicago School of Trading LLC
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
First Analysis
Fitch Ratings
Morningstar, Inc.
Northern Trust
Performance Trust Investment Advisors
ResuMAYDAY
Stalla by Becker Professional Education
U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
Willamette Management Associates
William Blair & Company
More to come...

Fee:
Members - Free*
Note: This is a members-only event. Please not that although there is no fee for Members to attend, you must provide a credit card to guarantee space. If you fail to cancel or fail to show, there will be a $10 charge.

Attire:
Business Casual

For Reservations:
Register online below, or by phone: 312-251-1301

Agenda:
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Career Fair & Networking

Event Sponsors:
Thanks to the following sponsors who have generously contributed to the CFA Chicago 6th Annual Career Fair!

Performance Trust
Stalla

Exhibitors' Background:

Aon Hewitt
Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human capital consulting and outsourcing solutions. The company partners with organizations to solve their most complex benefits, talent and related financial challenges, and improve business performance. Aon Hewitt designs, implements, communicates, and administers a wide range of human capital, retirement, investment management, health care, compensation and talent management strategies. With more than 29,000 professionals in 90 countries, Aon Hewitt makes the world a better place to work for clients and their employees. The Investment Consulting division will be recruiting for several current and future consulting roles.

AUMPartners
AUMPartners works with investment organizations around the world to align their leaders, organize their teams, develop their talent, and, most importantly, to improve their performance. Their services include industry research and analysis, leadership and cultural assessments, management development, hiring for fit, investment compensation alignment, communications training, and customized presentations/training based on specific client objectives. They will be presenting to build awareness for the firm.

BMO Financial/Harris Bank
Harris N.A., the leading U.S. subsidiary of the Bank of Montreal, is an integrated financial service organization providing more than 1 million personal, business, corporate and institutional clients with banking, lending, investing and wealth management solutions. The community banking network of Harris is one of the largest community bank networks with more than 281 full-service locations in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. Their wealth management business also has offices in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, New York, Virginia and Washington. Harris is a member of BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO), which also provides corporate and investment banking services in the U.S. under the BMO Capital Markets name. They will be presenting to hire for current positions, scout for future openings, and build awareness for the firm.

Calamos Investments
Calamos is interested in candidates for the following positions: Institutional Portfolio Specialist; Equity Research Analyst; Portfolio Administrator; Quantitative Research Analyst; Client Relationship Manager; Director of Consultant Relations; and Director of Retirement Distribution. They will be presenting to hire for current positions, scout for future openings, and build awareness for the firm.

The Chicago School of Trading LLC
(Details coming soon...)

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago supports the Seventh District of the Federal Reserve, our nation's central bank. As part of the Federal Reserve System, the Chicago Fed serves Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Iowa. The Bank offers a broad range of meaningful career opportunities that serve to challenge and engage their Supervision & Regulation team. Career opportunities include Bank Examiners, Supervision Analysts and Risk Specialists. Successful candidates include those with financial institution and/or audit knowledge - experienced banking or audit professionals preferred with related understanding of accounting, finance and economics. The Bank will recruit for current positions, scout for future openings, and build awareness for the agency.

First Analysis
Institutional sell-side equity research department. The firm's research focuses on three equity growth sectors: health care productivity, broadband-enabled businesses (IT applications and outsourced services), and clean-tech / infrastructure. They will be presenting to hire for current positions, and scout for future openings.

Fitch Ratings
Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, research and data. Offering a world of knowledge and experience behind every opinion, the firm transforms information to deliver meaning and utility to investors, issuers and other market participants. Fitch Ratings' global expertise draws on local market knowledge and spans across the fixed-income universe. The additional context, perspective and insights it provides help investors make important credit judgments with confidence. They will be presenting to hire for current positions, scout for future openings, and build awareness for the firm.

Morningstar, Inc.
The firm will be recruiting for two divisions: Fund Research Division and Equity Research, and building awareness for the firm. The Mutual Fund Research group seeks a Mutual Fund Analyst , who will become an expert on specific fund families, the mutual fund industry, various market sectors, and corporate stewardship issues. In addition, the Equity Research group will be recruiting for the following roles: Full-time Equity and Credit Analyst roles. With more than 90 equity and credit analysts, Morningstar is one of the largest independent sources for equity and credit research in the world. The firm's analysts evaluate companies using a proprietary methodology built on fundamental analysis that scrutinizes a company's sustainable competitive advantages.

Northern Trust
Northern Trust is one of the world's leading asset management, asset servicing and banking firms, serving successful individuals, families and institutions around the globe. Northern Trust Global Investments - the asset management arm for Northern Trust will be presenting to hire for current positions, and scout for future openings.

Performance Trust Investment Advisors
Investment Management firm presenting to recruit for specific demonstrated experience in fund operations, capital- raising, and portfolio management (current and future openings), and to build awareness for the firm.

ResuMAYDAY
ResuMAYDAY provides quick, expert and strategic job search tools including resume creation, interview skills and networking skills to help individuals develop an effective job search strategy. The firm will be discussing their services and providing expert advice to event attendees.

Stalla by Becker Professional Education
Becker Professional Review is a subsidiary of DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV) and a global leader in professional education serving the accounting and finance professions. Its Becker CPA Review and Stalla Review for the CFA Exams are the largest and longest-running review programs worldwide. Becker CPE provides world-class web-based and live in-house continuing professional education for accounting and finance professionals. Becker Professional Review serves more than 47,000 students annually with courses offered onsite, online and on CD. Throughout its 50+ year history, Becker has earned a strong track record of student success through superior teaching, curriculum and learning tools that enable our students to develop the knowledge and performance skills necessary to stay ahead in an ever-changing business world.

U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
At U.S. Trust, the firm's goal is to structure a wealth management relationship that reflects the many ways in which the client's personal and financial lives intersect. The wealth advisory team is led by a private client advisor and may include a portfolio manager, private client manager, wealth strategist and/or advisors in the areas of credit, trusts and philanthropy. They work together to anticipate changes in the needs of the client. They will be presenting to hire for current positions, scout for future positions, and build awareness for the firm.

Willamette Management Associates
Willamette Management Associates will have a representative who will be recruiting for manager to director level business valuation analysts.

William Blair & Company
Representatives from the Asset Management division and Investment Banking division will be in attendance at this event to answer questions and actively recruit for open positions. These representatives will also be able to field general questions about all other departments in the firm, scout for future positions, and build awareness for the firm.

*Special Notes Regarding Fees:
Credit card is required to guarantee ALL reservations. No day-of-event pre-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, March 22, 2011.

A Passport Event This is a "Passport Program." Members of any local CFA society may attend at the CFA Chicago member rate. If you are only a member of CFA Institute, you do not qualify for the society member rate.

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