Events

Distinguished Speaker Series

As part of the ongoing efforts to build an investment community for students, the Center for Investment Studies brings together students and professionals, as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series. Since 2004, CIS has encouraged students to engage in a conversation led by speakers who addresses new perspectives on topics at the forefront of the business world. The Distinguished Speaker Series features some of the most accomplished professionals in the investments industry and is open to everyone within the USC Marshall School of Business, in addition to alumni, friends and invited guests. Former speakers include former Disney executive Stanley Gold, former CEO/CIO of PIMCO Dr. Mohamed El-Erian and Nobel Prize winner Dr. Edward Prescott.

 

February 2015

2015 Buy-Side Career Panel


On the night of Wednesday, February 11th, the Center for Investment Studies alongside the USC Value Investing Group hosted the 2015 Buy-Side Panel. This interactive discussion featured esteemed professionals including Gary Ghazarian (Kayne Anderson Capital), Kerrisha Jenkins, CFA (Clarion Partners), John Snider (The TCW Group) and Jonathan Veiga, CFA (Lombardia Capital Partners).

During the event, each buy-side constituent took turns explaining their position, a day-in-their-life and how students can get into the coveted “buy-side” business.

 

November 2014

Dr. Mohamed El-Erian on Global Investment Perspective and Prospective


The Center for Investment Studies is proud to have hosted Dr. Mohamed El-Erian, Chief Economic Advisor of Allianz, Chair of President Obama’s Global Development Council, and former CEO/CIO of PIMCO, as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series.

For more information about this event, read the article in the Marshall News Room.

 

Notable Speakers

Nadia Allaudin

Nadia Allaudin

Sean Armstrong

Sean Armstrong

Justin Ceglar, CFA

Justin Ceglar, CFA

Tim Dunn, CPA

Tim Dunn, CPA

Mohamed El-Erian

Mohamed El-Erian

Nile Garritson, CFA

Nile Garritson, CFA

Gary Ghazarian

Gary Ghazarian

Kerrisha Jenkins, CFA

Kerrisha Jenkins, CFA

Jeff Pickett

Jeff Pickett

Michael Reilly, CFA

Michael Reilly, CFA

John Snider

John Snider

Jonathan Veiga, CFA

Jonathan Veiga, CFA