CFA Society Nebraska

A Member of the CFA Institute Global Network of Societies


esca-nebraska-hi.pngCFA Society Nebraska promotes ethical and professional standards within the investment industry, encourages professional development through CFA Institute Programs, and facilitates the open exchange of information and opinions.​ ​As one of CFA Institute member societies, our society connects members to a global network of investment professionals.​ Read more...


 11th Annual Value Investing Dinner

​Nearly 200 local CFA Society Nebraska members, business leaders, university students and out-of-town guests in Omaha for Berkshire Hathaway's Annual Meeting attended our Value Investing Dinner on April 28, 2022 to hear our featured speaker Abhay Deshpande, CFA with Centerstone Investors present on "Value Investing in a Chaotic World".

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The annual signature event hosted by CFA Society Nebraska is highly anticipated and this year was no exception.

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Abhay Deshpande founded Centerstone Investors and serves as the Chief Investment Officer. He has nearly 30 years of experience researching and investing in businesses globally.

Prior to establishing Centerstone, Mr. Deshpande was a Portfolio Manager at First Eagle Investment Management, advisor to the Global and Overseas strategies that comprised the vast majority of the firm's approximately $100 billion in assets under management. During his 15-year tenure, his responsibilities included hiring and training analysts along with leading the research team during times of market turbulence. He spearheaded the research efforts during both the 2001 technology and 2008 credit crises, and in both cases his direct efforts helped clients minimize losses, and ultimately thrive, during his career at First Eagle.

Previously, Mr. Deshpande was a Research Analyst with Harris Associates, advisor to Oakmark International Fund and other International and Global products. He also was an Analyst for Morningstar responsible for following a variety of International mutual funds. He began his career at a boutique investment advisor in Louisville, KY.

Mr. Deshpande holds a BS in Finance from the University of Louisville.  He is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.


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CFA Society Nebraska is proud to partner with CFA Society New York to bring our members fresh podcasts. These timely and topical podcasts will help keep you updated on the latest news and developments in the financial industry, and may be eligible for professional learning (aka CE) credits. Simply click on the link below to view the library featuring hundreds of podcasts on topics such as Fintech, Global Investing, Sustainable Investing and many more.
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