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Tracie McMillion, CFA, is Head of Global Asset Allocation Strategy at Wells Fargo Investment Institute, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company. We talk with Tracie about global asset allocation and historical lessons, how portfolios are impacted by inflation, geopolitical risks and exogenous shocks, and her latest findings on women and investing.
Tracie McMillion is focused on delivering the highest quality investment expertise and advice to help investors manage risk and succeed financially. Wells Fargo Investment Institute serves Wealth and Investment Management, a division of Wells Fargo & Company, and is comprised of Wells Fargo Private Bank and Wells Fargo Advisors businesses.
In her current role, Ms. McMillion leads a team that develops capital market assumptions and asset allocation recommendations. She also writes market commentary and analysis. She is frequently quoted in the national media, including The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Bloomberg Television, and CNBC.
Prior to her current role, she served as an asset allocation strategist and a senior investment research analyst for Wells Fargo and predecessor firms. Earlier in her career, she managed assets for high-net-worth clients and philanthropic organizations.
Tracie earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master of Business Administration from the College of William and Mary in Virginia. She is a CFA® charterholder and member of the CFA Society North Carolina. Ms. McMillion is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Formerly Take 15, Guiding Assets is the flagship podcast of CFA Institute and the definitive program for the investment management industry. As stewards of the investment industry, Guiding Assets will feature intimate conversations with some of the most influential people from the world of finance about the topics that matter most to investment professionals. The show will also share crucial insights and best practices to help guide investors to make smart, ethical decisions. Guiding Assets will continue to help build a better world for investors.
In what has already been a very turbulent few years for investors, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has rattled investors to the core. The geopolitical uncertainty making headlines has led to heightened market volatility on an economy which was rebounding from the disruptions of a global pandemic. Now, the prospect of a long-term war leaves more questions than answers. Dr. John C. Hulsman, president and co-founder of John C. Hulsman Enterprises, a prominent global political risk consulting firm, explains how we got here, identifies the biggest risks associated with the conflict, and describes the geopolitical implications of this humanitarian crisis on markets today and in the future.
CFA Society Chicago is proud to present a podcast where Society Members will be hosting discussions on a range of topics related to the investment industry. Hear from leading industry experts on a variety of investment topics including equity and fixed income analysis, portfolio allocation, ESG investing, venture capital and private equity, and much more. Tune in to hear Society Members pick the brains of leading industry professionals at www.cfasocietychicago.org.
CFA Society Chicago members Rich Excell, CFA, Lotta Moberg, PhD, CFA and Tony Zhang, PhD, CFA come together to discuss macro events affecting markets today.
Connect with Rich on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/richexcellcfa/ and find his blog posts here – https://www.cmegroup.com/newsletters/excell-with-options-report-from-rich-excell/excell-with-options-report-from-rich-excell-2022-01-11.html & https://demystifinance.blogspot.com/
Connect with Lotta on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/lotta-moberg-4a856b25/
Connect with Tony on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/tony-zhang-ph-d-gmp-mba-cfa-507ab56/
This podcast is provided for general information purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. The views are those of the speakers and not those of CFA Society Chicago.
Compound Insights, by CFA Society New York, delivers in-depth conversations with the foremost experts and influential authorities who comprise the global financial investment world. Compound Insights yields good-faith professional debate with the unique flexibility provided by podcasts. Guests will talk about complex investment ideas and principles, meaningfully amplifying the insights shared at CFA Society New York conferences. Topics include ESG, global, fintech investing and more.
Hear from a very accomplished insurance specialist about how he sees regulatory and other trends that are impacting insurance company investments in the US and EU
The award* winning Investors First Podcast is a service of CFA Society Orlando. Subject matter experts from our Society interview Founders, Chief Executive Officer’s, Chief Investment Strategists, Fed Presidents and more to discuss timely and relevant topics in finance. Our mission is to educate investors and investment professionals in Florida, the Americas and beyond, with a focus on making you a more informed investor and/or advisor.
*The CFA Institute awarded CFA Society Orlando the 2020 Impact and Innovation Award for the Investor’s First Podcast. Previous guests include Patrick O’Shaugnessy, Liz Ann Sonders, Barry Ritholtz, Federal Reserve Bank President Raphael Bostic, Dr. David Kelly, Mark Yusko, Annie Duke, Morgan Housel, Peter Zeihan, and Meb Faber.
CFA Society Orlando is a member of the CFA Institute’s Network of over 150 societies globally. The majority of its members hold the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, which is considered the most respected and recognized investment management credential in the world. Fewer than 1 in 5 candidates who begin the program end up successfully earning the CFA charter. Successful candidates take an average of four years to complete the program.
Our guest today is Eduardo Repetto, Chief Investment Officer for Avantis Investors. Avantis was established to help clients achieve their investment goals through a persistent focus on providing well-diversified investment solutions that fit seamlessly into asset allocations and combine the potential for added value with the reliability of indexing.
Eduardo is responsible for directing the research, design and implementation of investment strategies, providing oversight of the investment team and the firm’s marketing initiatives and interacting with clients. He is former co-Chief Executive Officer and co-Chief Investment Officer of Dimensional Fund Advisors and holds a doctorate in Aeronautics from the California Institute of Technology, a Master of Science degree in Engineering from Brown University, Civil Engineering from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. Eduardo is a Trustee of the California Institute of Technology.
In todays episode, we will discuss Eduardo’s journey from engineering to finance, the influence of great mentors, how to think about market prices, building investment solutions, and advice for young professionals.
Our local co-hosts today are Steve Curley, CFA, and Frank Garcia, CFA, both of which are board members of CFA Orlando. Please enjoy the episode.
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Hear insights from finance and investment industry experts on our monthly podcast! You’ll hear from interesting individuals across industry sectors on career advancement, industry trends, fintech, board involvement, and more.
On this episode of the CFA Society San Francisco Podcast, we had the pleasure of speaking with Reggie Sanders, CFA, CAIA, Managing Director of Investments at W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and Board Member of Rock the Street, Wall Street. He was previously Manager of Pension Investments for Eastman Kodak Company. Mr. Sanders is a graduate of Florida A&M University and Harvard Business School, where he was a Robert A. Toigo Fellow. He currently sits on the State of Michigan Investment Board and on the Investment Advisory Committee of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation.
Listen to the full interview below, where Reggie discusses the impact of diversity, equity, and inclusion and its foundational role in finding success.
This episode discusses diversity, equity, and inclusion, investing, pensions, endowments, and career growth.