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2017 Investing in Your Career, September 21 12PM

Event Description

Join us for a day of networking and learning with the top employers and students in the area.  Interested in attending as a student or employer?  Email

Investing in Your Career - Cleveland 
  September 21, 2017 
Cleveland State University

Companies Attending
Alliance Bernstein
Boyd Watterson
Key Bank
Longbow Research


11:30 a.m.    Registration opens (remains open all day)

12:00 p.m.    The CFA Charter and Program Explained

For students and non-CFA Charterholders interested in learning more about the CFA Program

Session Presenter: John Silvis, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, Fairport Asset Management

John will provide an overview of the CFA Program and will be joined by a panel of three CFA Charterholders who will candidly answer any question you have about the CFA Charter, CFA Program, or CFA Society Cleveland.

1:00 p.m.      Self-Awareness: Maximizing Your Personal & Professional Growth Using the Birkman Method

Session Presenter: Laura Rohde, Managing Director of HR Services, Skoda Minotti

With more than 20 years of experience in all facets of leadership development, group dynamics training, and learning and organizational development, Laura is a skilled facilitator, consultant, and Human Resources professional.  A proponent of self-awareness, Laura stresses the importance of understanding people and helping them create better relationships, better careers, and better lives through the Birkman Method.

2:15 p.m.      Job Search Strategy Uncensored (panel discussion)

Moderator: Jen Paglio Hershey, Campus Recruiter, Key Bank

It is your turn to ask the tough questions.  Jen will ask our panel of investment professionals to discuss their interviewing experiences and insights as well as answer your questions about the recruiting process.

3:30 p.m.      Open Networking

Employer Information
The CFA Society Cleveland is a premier organization for finance professionals in Northeast Ohio, and as such, it strives to provide its membership and stakeholders with numerous benefits, including career development opportunities. This fall, CFA Society Cleveland will be hosting Investing in Your Career - Cleveland, a career day event designed specifically for local employers to get first hand access to local talent. It will take place in the Student Center at Cleveland State University on September 21, 2017.
Investing in Your Career - Cleveland is a day of networking and career development education targeted to current and future investment and finance professionals in Northeast Ohio and surrounding areas, including CFA Charterholders, CFA Program Candidates, and business school students.  
By taking part in this event, your organization will have a chance to:
  • Meet with some of the top finance students from 10-15 different schools in one location
    (CFA Society Cleveland will be inviting the top five students from each university in Northeast Ohio)
  • Educate financial professionals about the culture and environment of your organization
  • Network with highly qualified financial professionals from throughout the area, specifically CFA Charterholders and CFA Program Candidates
  • Publicize your commitment to ethics, education, and setting the highest professional standards in financial services

To take part in this event, we offer the following package:
  • Exhibitor Package:
    1.) Two company representatives are invited to participate in the event. They can network with the attendees and will be provided with a table where company information can be displayed and distributed.
    2.) Receive two free job postings or internship postings on CFA Society Cleveland website.
    ($600 Value)
    3.) Receive 2x2 ad in quartely CFA Society Cleveland newsletter.      
    4.) Company name on event materials.

CFA Society Cleveland has put together a package for exhibitors that is competitively priced and offers a truly efficient use of your resources. There are a limited number of exhibitor spaces available, so contact us quickly to secure your spot.

To learn more or discuss these options, please contact myself or Cindy Nace at 216-696-8066 or by email at

Joe Milford,  
Investing in Your Career - Cleveland 
CFA Society of Cleveland  216-520-5211 office  440-682-0812 mobile 

Investing in Your Career - Cleveland
Hosted by:
Cleveland State University - Student Center
September 21, 2017
  • Company name on event materials
  • Exhibitor table for displaying and distributing company materials
  • Two free job postings on CFA Society Cleveland website
  • Complimentary registration for two company representatives
  • 2 x 2 ad in monthly newsletter
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Charge my credit card; invoice will be emailed to you and you can pay online.
~ OR ~
Check made payable to the CFA Society Cleveland and mailed to:                              
CFA Society Cleveland
24199 Lyman Blvd.
Shaker Heights, OH 44122
Phone: 216-696-8066
**Payment, along with this sponsorship form, must be received no later than September 10, 2017.

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Education Topic


Start Time

9/21/2017 12:00 PM

End Time

9/21/2017 5:00 PM





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​Cleveland State University
Student Center - Ballroom
2121 Euclid Avenue



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