Career Development Expo & Job Fair 2017

APR
06
Thursday, 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm
 
Location: The L.A. Hotel Downtown
333 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90071
 
Keynote Speaker: Edward W. Wedbush - Founder & President, Wedbush
 
Time: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Registration
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Program & Panels (Details below) 
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm: Job Fair & Networking 
 
Dress: Business Casual
   
 
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A Career Development Committee Sponsored Event 

Join us for an afternoon of learning, networking, and meeting currently hiring employers and recruiters!

CFA Society Los Angeles. is pleased to present the 2017 Annual Career Development Expo and Job Fair. Currently hiring employers and recruiters will be in attendance to meet you and share their current opportunities! Our presentation portion features seasoned speakers and a panel of CFALA members at various career stages and in various fields. Each will share special insights on making the right moves at every career level.

*If you or your company is looking to hire, register to be an exhibitor at our job fair. It's free and an opportunity to meet with Southern California's best and brightest.

Job Fair Exhibitors (adding more everyday)!
  • Abbot Downing
  • Alpha Careers LLC
  • Avenue Pacific
  • BNY Mellon
  • California Organized Investment Network (COIN)
  • California Department of Insurance
  • D.A. Davidson
  • FastPay
  • First Pacific Advisors
  • Greysteel
  • Harvey & Company LLC
  • Houlihan Lokey
  • JP Morgan
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Robert Half
  • TCW
  • UBS
  • Wedbush Securities
     

AGENDA

2:30 pm Registration

3:00 pm – 3:05 pm Welcome
3:05 pm – 3:20 pm Benefits of CFA Charter and CFALA with Nathaniel Downes, CFA
3:20 pm – 4:20 pm Keynote Address

Panel 1 – Fewer Than 3 Years Work Experience
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Early Career Panel– Hear tips and tricks for getting ahead at the early stage of your career.

Moderator

  • Andy Chong, CFA, BNY Mellon

Panelists

  • Peter Bergren, CFA, Empyrean
  • Marshall Cowden, CFA, Hotchkis & Wiley
  • Yuka Itami, CFA, Houlihan Lokey
  • Chris McMackin, CFA, Twin Haven

Panel 2 – More Than 3 Years Work Experience
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm 3+yr Career Panel – Hear tips and tricks for getting ahead after the early stage of your career.

Moderator

  • Roger Gewecke, CFA, Clifford Swan Investment Counsel

Panelists

  • Greg Crouch, CFA, First Pacific Advisors
  • Thuong Luong, CFA, Gehr
  • Jeremy Wolfson, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm - Networking Reception with CFALA Members and Job Fair

Edward W. Wedbush  | Edward W. Wedbush  is Founder and President of Wedbush Securities. From first year revenues of $659, Wedbush has grown to become the largest, full-service financial investment services and investment banking firm headquartered in the western United States, serving clients in nearly 100 registered offices nationwide.

In addition to his tenure at Wedbush Securities, Edward currently serves as Chairman of the Board of WEDBUSH, Inc. He is also a Founding Board Member of the Fink Center for Finance and Investments at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Board Member of the University of Cincinnati Foundation. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of The Pacific Stock Exchange (1976-1978), Director of the National Securities Clearing Corporation (1979-1982), Board Member of the Great American Bank (1987-1992), Chairman of the NYSE Regional Firms Advisory Committee (1987-1988), a Member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (formerly Securities Industry Association), as well as, the Regional Firms Committee (1985-1995) and its Board of Directors (1988-1990).

Edward was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in Entrepreneurship Award from the University of Cincinnati (2010), as well as, the Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Greater Los Angeles (2006). He was honored as one of the University of California, Los Angeles’ “100 Inspirational Alumni” (2011) and one of the “Most Admired CEOs” by the Los Angeles Business Journal (2010).

Edward holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the University of California, Los Angeles. Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Edward currently resides in Southern California with his wife Jean. In his spare time, he enjoys tennis, swimming, and spending time with his three children and ten grandchildren.
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Early Registration Fee (Until March 30th)
$35 (Members & Non-Members)

Late Registration Fee (After March 30th)
$45 (Members & Non-Members)

Walk-In ("At the Door") Registration Fee
$55 (Members & Non-Members)

Special Student Group Rate
$30 each (Must register at least 5 per group)


Online Exhibitor Registration (Click here) - Exhibitors Free
Parking Information
$15 Valet
Payment Information
We accept the following:

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 655, Los Angeles CA 90071.

*Credit card payments will only be accepted through the secure online registration, and not by phone or email.

Cancellations
Cancellations must be received in writing by 9:00 am the day prior to the event. No phone cancellations are accepted. Please fax to the CFALA office at (213) 613-1233 or e-mail info@cfala.org. “No-shows” will be billed the difference between their online registration fee and the walk-in ("At the door") registration fee ($55) for the event which is posted on the CFALA website.
 
Chairs: 
David Bradley, CFA, CAIA, Ryan Buckmaster, CFA, & Peter Streit, CFA
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