CFA Charter Recognition Dinner



Thursday, December 10, 2009
Reception: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Dinner: 6:00 pm

Featured Speaker:
John Rogers, CFA,

CFA Institute President and Chief Executive Officer



Congratulations to the CFA Candidates that have successfully passed the Level III of the CFA Exam!

We are proud to honor our new Los Angeles Society CFA Charter Holders with a special Recognition Dinner at Cicada Restaurant.  Please join us in honoring these New CFALA Charter Holders and pass III candidates, all CFALA members are welcome.


Mr. Rogers joined CFA Institute in January 2009 after more than two decades of global experience as an investment practitioner and executive in the Asia-Pacific region and the U.S. He served as president and chief investment officer of Invesco Asset Management Ltd., Japan, CEO and Co-CIO of Invesco Global Asset Management, N.A., and as CEO of Invesco's worldwide institutional division, where he led up to 2,500 individuals.


Mr. Rogers began his career in investment management at Citibank, N.A., where his responsibilities steadily grew in scope and breadth. He then worked for CIGNA as a portfolio manager and held positions of increasing responsibility before moving in 1997 to Invesco. After leaving Invesco in 2007, he founded Jade River Capital Management.


Mr. Rogers is a member of the advisory board of Goizueta Business School at Emory University, serves on the investment committee of the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta, and is on the executive and finance committees of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Board. He is a trustee of International Student Conferences, an organization that runs student conferences in Japan and Korea; a board member of the Georgia Conservancy; a board member of Schweitzer-Mauduit International; and is active in the Rotary Club. Mr. Rogers earned a BA in history from Yale University and an MA in East Asian studies from Stanford University. He earned his CFA charter in 1992. 


Press from some Chinese TV stations will cover the event that evening, and for those who speaks Mandarin and are interested to be interviewed to talk about your participation of the CFA program, please contact Vera Lin, Chair of the Asia Pacific Community of Interest, at

Date: Thursday, December 10, 2009
Time: Reception, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
            Dinner, 6:00 pm

Cicada Restaurant
                 617 S. Olive Street
                 Los Angeles CA 90014
                (213) 488-9488

Registration (Click Here)  

*If you wish the Vegetarian/Kosher option for your meal, please contact (213) 341-1164 x703 after you have registered.

Cost:  All CFALA members, Charter Recipients and Pass Level IIIs are hosted.  Each Charter Recipient and Pass Level III may invite 1 guest for free.  All additional guests and non-members $50. 

CFA Charter Honorees (plus one guest)
& CFALA Members: $0.00
*Additional Guests & Non-Members: $50.00




Chair: Monica Erickson, CFA

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