May 5, 2011 • 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm • Omni Los Angeles
251 South Olive Street • Los Angeles, CA 90012
Directions call: 213.617-3300
Join us for an afternoon of learning, networking and investing in your career!
The CFA Society of Los Angeles, Inc. is pleased to present the 2011 Annual Career Development Expo. This year’s Expo features an informative panel session that will give you the pulse of the southern California job market and a presentation on utilizing social media to enhance your career. New this year, is a speed networking/resume/mock interview session that will be fast, furious and informative. Whether you are a student considering the many career paths in the Finance industry, or someone who is looking to leverage existing experience, this Expo can benefit you! Plus, you will have a chance to meet and mingle with local company representatives and CFA Los Angeles Society members.
2:30 pm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Registration, Exhibit Hall
3:00 - 3:10 pm . . . . . . . . Welcome - Frank Spindler, CFA, Chair for the Career Development Committee of CFALA
3:10 - 3:30 pm . . . . . . . . Benefits of CFA Charter in the Finance industry – Learn more about the CFA designation, the CFA exam process and the benefits of being a CFA charter-holder. - Larry Harris, Ph.D, CFA
3:30 pm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . How to Open the Door and Climb the Ladder – What types of careers are available in the financial services industry? What do I need to remain competitive in the future? How do I effectively market myself to financial services companies? Our panelists will use the knowledge gained from their career paths to discuss skill set requirements, job responsibilities and hardships you may encounter in today’s job markets.
Moderator: Mike Salvay, CFA, Managing Principal and Senior Portfolio Manager at Payen & Rygel
Brian Brady, CFA, Portfolio Manager at Northern Trust
Anthony Diaz, CFA, Vice President at Vellum Financial
Eric Hovey, CFA, VP/Senior Strategist at Payden & Rygel
Monica Erickson, CFA, Co-Portfolio Manager/Senior Credit Analyst at DoubleLine Capital LP
Tatev Stepanyan, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
4:15 pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Managing Your Social Capital – How does social media figure into your career path?
Speaker – Jean-Marie Bonthous has been a trusted advisor to business leaders for more than thirty years.
He is founder and principal of Seamless Social a boutique consulting firm helping client organizations leverage social media and social networking to improve business results.
The firm’s expertise is in social media strategy, social media marketing, influencer marketing, and social media analytics.
He is also a founding partner of CREOpoint the leading social network for commercial real estate leaders worldwide
Mr. Bonthous has had an unusually broad business background. Before founding Seamless Social, he has headed strategic planning initiatives for more than fifty Fortune 1000 companies.
He also has led strategic communication, reputation management and branding initiatives for several global organizations, including brand strategy for Coca-Cola on three continents.
His clients include 3M, Kodak, L’Oreal, Siemens, Texas Instruments, The Getty Trust, Parker Aerospace, Metropolitan Water District, and many other reputable organizations.
He holds a PhD in strategic management from the University of Paris, France. He has authored two books on business intelligence, and taught business strategy at the Stern School of Business at New York University.
4:40 pm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Speed Networking/Resume/Interview Sessions, Ballroom and Exhibit Hall
5:00 pm................................ Networking Reception (appetizers, hosted soft drinks and cash bar)
Date: May 5, 2011 • 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Omni Los Angeles
251 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
For directions call hotel: (213) 617-3300
Event parking at the Omni $12.00
*Special Student Group Rate:
Groups must fax form (registration form link) with credit card information.
SPECIAL STUDENT GROUP RATE: Register by May 3 and for every 5
students registering together, pay only $25 each!
All registrants must register together by fax or mail to receive this special rate.
No group walk-ins will be allowed.
(*NOTE: Students must submit paper registration to receive special rate)
For Career Expo Brochure and Registration Form link.
Methods of payment accepted: Visa/Mastercard, American Express and Discover. If you prefer to pay by check please register online and select "purchase order" as your payment option and enter your last name as the purchase order number. Mail check to: CFA Society of Los Angeles, 520 S. Grand Ave, Suite 370, Los Angeles CA 90071.
*Credit card payments will only be accepted through the secure online registration, and not by phone or email.