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A Member of the CFA Institute Global Network of Societies

​2019 Annual Dinner Speaker

Novick_Barbara_030B_5x7_HighRes.jpg Barbara G. Novick
Vice Chairman
of BlackRock

Barbara G. Novick, Vice Chairman, is a member of BlackRock's Global Executive Committee, Enterprise Risk Committee and Global Operating Committee.  From the inception of the firm in 1988 to 2008, Ms. Novick headed the Global Client Group and oversaw global business development, marketing and client service across equity, fixed income, liquidity, alternative investment and real estate products for institutional and individual investors and their intermediaries worldwide.  In her current role, Ms. Novick oversees the firm's efforts globally for public policy and for investment stewardship.

Prior to founding BlackRock in 1988, Ms. Novick was a Vice President leading the Portfolio Products Team in the Mortgage Products Group at The First Boston Corporation.  From 1982 to 1985, Ms. Novick was with Morgan Stanley.

Ms. Novick has authored numerous articles on asset management and public policy issues.  Ms. Novick serves as a Trustee of Cornell University and she is a member of the Executive Committee of the Investment Company Institute.  She is also a member of MSCI's Editorial Advisory Board, Center for Financial Stability Advisory Board, Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership Advisory Board and UJA-Federation of New York's Finance Committee.  Ms. Novick previously served as both Treasurer and Trustee of Westchester Jewish Center (1994 - 2012) and coached in the Westchester Youth Soccer League (1999 - 2015).  Ms. Novick earned a BA degree, cum laude, in economics from Cornell University.


 Past Annual Dinner Speakers

Eric Cantor, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Moelis & Co., Former United States Representative from Virginia, and House Majority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives 2018
David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group 2017
Howard Marks, CFA, Co-Chairman of Oaktree Capital Management 2016
Cliff Asness, Managing and Founding Principal at AQR Capital Management 2015
Michael J. Mauboussin, Managing Director and Head of Global Financial Strategies at Credit Suisse 2014
David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund 2013
Horace "Woody" Brock, President, Strategic Economic Decisions 2012
Sallie Krawcheck, President, Global Wealth and Investment Management, Bank of America 2011
Russell Napier, ASIP, Independent Strategist at and Co-Founder of ERIC 2010