Career Development Expo & Job Fair 2018
Recording & Presentations (Members-Only)
Join us for an afternoon of learning, networking, and meeting currently hiring employers and recruiters!
CFA Society Los Angeles is pleased to present the 2018 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
- AFN Advisory
- Alpha Careers LLC
- Avante Mezzanine Partners
- BNY Mellon
- CAIA Association
- East West Bank
- Granite Investment Partners LLC
- HRE Capital Investments
- J.P. Morgan
- Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
- New York Life Securities
- Northwestern Mutual
- Payden & Rygel
- Prudential Advisors
- Robert Half Management Resources
- Sagespring Associates LLC
- USC/CFALA CFA Review Program
- Western Asset Management
- Westmount Asset Management
- World Financial Group
1:30 pm: Registration
2:00 pm – 2:05 pm: Welcome
2:05 pm – 2:20 pm: Benefits of the CFA Charter and CFA Society Los Angeles, and State of the Job Market with CFALA President- Dan Pomerantz, CFA
2:20 pm – 3:20 pm: Keynote Address- Barbara Burtin
Panel 1 – Student Career Panel
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Hear tips and tricks for breaking into the industry and getting ahead at the early stage of your career.
- Lauren Semeniuta, CFA - Regional Director, Dimensional Fund Advisors
- Nicholas Bender, CFA - Credit Analyst, TCW
- Salimah Hyderali Shamji, CFA - Vice President, AIG
- Luke Kulma, CFA - Wealth Advisor, Kayne Anderson Rudnick
- Nancy Wamai, CFA - Investment Strategy Specialist, Wells Fargo Private Bank
Panel 2 – Experienced Career Panel
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Hear tips and tricks for getting ahead after breaking into the industry and at every stage of your career.
- Roger Gewecke, CFA - Principal, Director of Research, Investment Counselor, Clifford Swan Investment Counsel
- Michael Gardner, CFA - Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager, Citizens Business Bank - CitizensTrust
- Asha Joshi, CFA - Managing Principal, Payden & Rygel
- Lou Lucido - Senior Advisor, DoubleLine
- DeAnne Steele, CFA - Head of the National Portfolio Management & Consultancy Practice, US Trust
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Networking Reception with CFALA Members and Job Fair
Barbara Burtin: is an Equity Investment Analyst at Capital Group, where she has developed a strong background and expertise on the financial services industry, and has extensively researched issues and trends currently influencing the sector. She will share her industry outlook with attendees, and provide career development guidance around topics including the Future of Finance, Diversity, and Women in Finance. She is also involved in the recruitment process at Capital Group, and has been a speaker at industry events and on college campuses.
At Capital Group, Ms. Burtin maintains research responsibilities for European and Latin American banks. She has nine years of investment experience, all with Capital Group. Prior to joining Capital Group, Barbara worked in business development for Capital One Financial in the United States, France, and Italy. She also brings a variety of other international business experiences, including entrepreneurship and management consulting. She holds an MBA with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a master’s degree in Finance from HEC Paris. Barbara is fluent in four languages, and is based in Los Angeles.
|Early Registration Fee (Until April 17th)
$35 (Members & Non-Members)
Late Registration Fee (After April 17th)
$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
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
Ryan Buckmaster, CFA and Peter Streit