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Join CFA Society Cleveland's Women's Advisory Committee for lunch and networking. We will begin with a short talk with Denise Farkas, CFA, Chief Investment Officer of Sigma Investment Counselors. Denise will speak on how volunteerism can help develop your career and grow your business. We will then move into small breakout rooms for networking.
Denise M. Farkas, CFA
Chief Investment Officer
Denise joined Sigma in 2007 and brings more than 30 years of investment related experience to the firm. Prior to joining Sigma, Denise was Director of Research at a Cleveland-based investment advisory firm. Denise holds a BBA from Emory University and an MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. She became a Chartered Financial Analyst(CFA®)in1991. Denise chairs Sigma’s Investment Committee and oversees the investment research process. Denise also serves as a relationship officer and investment advisor on client accounts. Denise is a past member of the Boards of Trustees of both Hathaway Brown School and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Foundation and past Chair of their respective Investment Committees. She is a past member of the Board of Trustees and past Investment Chair of B’nai Jeshurun Congregation. She also served as a member of the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland’s Finance and Investment Committee. Denise served on the Board of Governors of CFA Institute from 1999 through 2005. From 2001-2015 she served on the Board’s Executive Committee as Audit Chair. She is a past Chair of CFA Institute’s Capital Markets Policy Committee and a past member of CFA Institute’s Curriculum Executive Advisory Board. Denise is a past President of the CFA Society of Cleveland. Denise was appointed by the Ohio State Legislature as an Investment Expert to the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation Oversight Commission serving as Audit Committee Chair and member of the Investment Committee for a two-year term ending August 2007.