CFALA Happy Hour Chat Series – August 10, 2011
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Bonaventure Brewing Company

The CFALA Career Development Committee would like to invite you to attend our next Happy Hour chat, focusing on behavioral finance in the workplace and employment at hedge funds.
The Happy Hour chat events are good for networking and refining your skill set to help you reach the next level in your Career. Each Happy Hour chat features a short presentation to discuss the topic of the event and a mingling session for you to socialize with your peers and the presenters. Appetizers will be provided along with one drink per attendee.
Behavioral finance in the workplace and employment at hedge funds

About the speaker: Cynthia Harrington, Principal, Cynthia Harrington & Associates LLC (
Cynthia Harrington, CFA, CFE, is founder and owner of Cynthia Harrington & Associates LLC. Her firm provides services to asset management firms that improve the effectiveness of their human capital. The programs apply cutting edge knowledge in behavioral economics to the hiring and training of today's emerging investment professional, with associates in brain based research and organizational psychology.

For twenty years she managed value investing strategies for high net worth investors at Bear Stearns and Piper Jaffray before founding her own firm, Harrington Capital Management Ltd.  She was on the Board of the Applied Behavioral Finance Group, a special interest group affiliated with CFALA. Within ABFG, she was active in attracting speakers who are doing original research in behavioral finance and neuroeconomics.

An award winning journalist, Cynthia interviewed over a thousand thought leaders and published four hundred of her articles in professional publications. CFA Magazine published three feature articles on behavioral finance written by Cynthia. "Beyond Belief: Pioneering Insights into Behavioral Finance" appeared in Sept.-Oct. 2003; "Best Behavior" in March 2006; and "Mind Games: Behavioral Decision Making" in January 2010.


Date:  Wednesday, August 10, 2011


Location:  Bonaventure Brewing Company
                   404 South Figueroa Street (at 4th Street), 
                   Los Angeles, CA.


Time:  5:00pm - 7:00pm


Cost:  CFALA Members: Free (link)
            Non-members: $15.00

Validated valet parking:  
Park in the Bonaventure Hotel valet parking (entrance located on Flower St between 4th and 5th) and take the escalator (guest elevators do not stop on the 4th floor) to the 4th floor and make a right.


Dress Code: Business Casual


Payment Information:


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.



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