The 6th Annual Central States Institutional Forum is an educational initiative designed through close coordination with the region’s leading institutional investors to build peer communities that merge global best practices with local expertise. The forum is specially designed to bring together roughly 75 staff members, investment officers, board members, and trustees representing Missouri, Tennessee, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.
The program’s agenda will cover, pension fund management, alternative allocation trends, fund operational issues, global equity market landscape, distressed cycle and credit market navigation, interest rates and the credit cycle, real assets and non-traditional asset classes and fiduciary responsibility.
David Erickson Chief Investment Officer Ascension Investment Management
Anthony Waskiewicz Chief Investment Officer Mercy Health Systems
Elizabeth Jourdan Deputy Chief Investment Officer Mercy Health Systems
Kristi Paczkowski Executive Director Knoxville Pension Board
Timothy Matson Chief Investment Officer Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated
Nick Iselin Vice President, Research Summit Strategies Group
Andrew Durket Assistant Treasurer St. Louis County
David Peden Principal Mercer
John Lake Principal Summit Strategies Group
Craig Robbins Investment Strategist Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota
Jason Rector Analyst State of Wisconsin Investment Board
Jack Dwyer Managing Director, Senior Consultant, Sunpointe
Anthony Novara Research Director DiMeo Schneider & Associates, L.L.C.
Darlene Green Comptroller City of St. Louis
Jonny Lach Partner, Portfolio Analyst Albourne America
Ian Toner Chief Investment Officer Verus Investments
Ed Shim Investment Officer, Hedge Funds Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois
Susan Barrett Vice President for Finance Wichita State University Foundation
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This presentation will share some fundamental insights that have evolved over 25 years of quality growth investing.
This session will cover allocations to non-traditional strategies where investing can allow for diversification and lower correlations to traditional asset classes.
|Sponsorship is only available upon invitation and Markets Group reserves the right to refuse sponsorship from any organization or individual deemed by Markets Group to be incompatible with the event. Markets Group forum sessions are closed to all media/press and video/audio recording is explicitly prohibited within the venue.|
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