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Distinguished Speakers Series Webinar: Gary Brinson, CFA

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, June 05, 2014 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)

Recorded On:
Tue., June 5, 2012
12:00 - 1:00 pm CT
The Standard Club
Chicago, IL 60604

Fee:**
Members - $20
Non-Members - $20
Student-Members - $20
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CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 1 credit hour

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Program Description:
Conjectures Regarding Investment Market Anomalies.
Exploring the nature and consequences of large disequilibria in global markets past and present.

Gary Brinson, CFA
Gary Brinson is president of GP Brinson Investments, a private investment company. He was the founder of Brinson Partners, Inc. and is a nationally recognized authority on global investing. He has lectured and contributed to educational and professional investment forums over the past thirty-five years. He is the co-author of two books on global investing and has authored numerous articles on an array of investment topics. He received his BA in Finance from Seattle University and his MBA from Washington State University. Brinson is a former Executive Committee member and past Chairman of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts. He is currently a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and is also a former member of The Financial Analysts Journal Advisory Council as well as a former member of the Advisory Council for the CFA Centre for Financial Market Integrity. In 1991, Brinson was named the Outstanding Financial Executive by the Financial Management Association and in 1999 he received the Award for Professional Excellence from the CFA Institute. In April of 2008, Brinson was inducted as a lifelong Member of the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans. Washington State University has honored him with the 2010 Regents' Distinguished Alumnus Award. In 2010 Brinson was also presented with an award for Humanitarian Vision by La Rabida's Children's Hospital and recognized by the CFA Society of Chicago with The Hortense Friedman Award for Excellence. In 2012, the Research Foundation of ICFA honored Brinson with his induction into the Leadership Circle and by attaching his name to the Director of Research Chair. After his retirement in 2000, Brinson, along with his wife and two daughters, created a philanthropic organization, The Brinson Foundation, of which he is chairman. The Foundation funds charitable grants, focusing support in the area of education and scientific research. Brinson also serves on the Board of Directors of America's Foundation for Chess and The Eisenhower Medical Center.

Brinson is a former Executive Committee member and past Chairman of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts. He is currently a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and is also a former member of The Financial Analysts Journal Advisory Council as well as a former member of the Advisory Council for the CFA Centre for Financial Market Integrity. In 1991, Brinson was named the Outstanding Financial Executive by the Financial Management Association and in 1999 he received the Award for Professional Excellence from the CFA Institute. In April of 2008, Brinson was inducted as a lifelong Member of the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans. Each year the Association inducts outstanding Americans who have triumphed over adversity to achieve success within our country's free enterprise system. Washington State University has honored him with the 2010 Regents' Distinguished Alumnus Award. In 2010 Brinson was also presented with an award for Humanitarian Vision by La Rabida's Children's Hospital and recognized by the CFA Society of Chicago with The Hortense Friedman Award for Excellence.

After his retirement in 2000, Brinson, along with his wife and two daughters, created a philanthropic organization, The Brinson Foundation, of which he is chairman. The Foundation funds charitable grants, focusing support in the area of education, science and public health. Brinson also serves on the Board of Directors of America's Foundation for Chess and The Eisenhower Medical Center.

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