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Fireside chat with Jeff Gramm, Dear Chairman and Ben Mackovak, Strategic Value Bank Partners, May 16, 12pm, The City Club

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Author Jeff Gramm, Dear Chairman, May 16, 2018

Fireside chat with Jeff Gramm, Dear Chairman and Ben Mackovak, Strategic Value Bank Partners, May 16, 12pm, The City Club

 

Dear Chairman: Boardroom Battles and the Rise of Shareholder Activism?

 

Jeff Gramm: Jeff Gramm manages a hedge fund, and teaches value investing at Columbia Business School. His recently published book, Dear Chairman:

 

Boardroom Battles and the Rise of Shareholder Activism was named one of the best books of 2016 by the Financial Times. It has been praised as "a terrific read" by Andrew Ross Sorkin in the New York Times, "a revelation" by the Financial Times, "a grand story" by The Wall Street Journal, and “an engaging and informative book” by The New Yorker.

 

Charles Schwab wrote about Dear Chairman, “It should be required reading for anyone who wants to participate in our great ownership system, as investor or manager.”

 

 

Ben Mackovak: Mr. Mackovak is the Co-Founder and Managing Member of Strategic Value Bank Partners, an investment partnership specializing in community banks. Prior to Strategic Value Bank Partners, Ben was the Founder and Portfolio Manager of Cavalier Capital, a long/short hedge fund based in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to founding Cavalier Capital, he was the Senior Analyst at Rivanna Capital, a long/short hedge fund based in Charlottesville, Virginia. Prior to working at Rivanna Capital, Mr. Mackovak worked at First American Trust, a large cap money manager based in Newport Beach, California.  He began his career at Merrill Lynch.  Mr. Mackovak earned his MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business and a BA from Kent State University, where he graduated magna cum laude. Mr. Mackovak currently serves as a director for United Security Bank, First South Bank, TIG Bancorp, Foothills Community Bank, and Cecil Bank. Ben has authored and collaborated on several finance case studies for the University of Virginia and has been a guest speaker at the Darden Graduate School of Business, McIntire School of Commerce, Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management, and University of Virginia Department of Economics.

 


Event Type

Career

Education Topic

 

Start Time

5/16/2018 12:00 PM

End Time

5/16/2018 1:30 PM

City

Cleveland

State/Province

Ohio

Event Country

USA

Event Region

Americas

Location Info

The City Club
850 Euclid Avenue Floor 2
Cleveland, Ohio 44114​

Speaker

Jeff Gramm

CE Credits

Yes

SER Credit

Yes

Currency

$

Member Price

$0

Non-Member Price

$40

Candidate Price

$25

Registration

All Day Event

 

Recurrence

 

Image

 

Recording

 

End

5/16/2018 1:30 PM

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Last modified at 5/16/2018 4:45 AM by cfa@cleveland.cfasociety.org