Speakers & Faculty





Bilge Yilmaz, Faculty Lead University of Pennsylvania Wharton Private Equity Professor, Professor of Finance
Archishman Chakraborty Yeshiva University Professor of Finance, Mel Harris Chair in Insurance and Risk
Burcu Esmer University of Pennsylvania Lecturer of Finance
John Kepler University of Pennsylvania PhD Student
Todd Sinai University of Pennsylvania Professor of Real Estate and Business Economics and Public Policy
Heather Tookes Yale University Professor
Maisy Wong University of Pennsylvania Wharton Assistant Professor





Michelle Banik

OMERs Senior Vice President- People and Culture
Liz Bland

Comcast Corporation Manager of Investor Relations
Susan Carter

Commonfund Capital Former President and CEO
Diana Chiu

Barclays Assistant Vice President
Deborah Christie

Cambridge Associates LLC Managing Director
Adriane Collimore

Property and Casualty Senior Vice President
Janet Cowell

Girls Who Invest, Inc. Chief Executive Officer
Alyssa Davis

PGIM Vice President
Melanie Davis

University of Virginia Investment Management Company Managing Director
Anna Dopkin

T. Rowe Price Vice President- Strategic Project Manager
Steve Dupre

PGIM Diversity & Inclusion Recruiting Programs Manager
Michel Fellmann

Ardian Senior Investment Manager
Lizzie Fitzpatrick

Bill and Melinda Gates Investments HR Business Partner
Dick Flannery

The Investment Fund for Foundations CEO
Mollie Frail

Blackstone Senior Vice President
Nav Ghuman

Strategic Value Partners Investment Associate
Karen Grimes

Wellington Management Senior Managing Director, Partner and Equity Portfolio Manager
Perry Golkin

PPC Enterprises LLC CEO
Olivia Hamlet

Blackstone Managing Director
Matthew Hand

Wellington Management Managing Director and Equity Research Analyst
Brittany K. Hargest

Greenspring Vice President
Agnes Hong

Charles Schwab Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager
Greg Horn

Comcast Corporation Senior Vice President of Strategic Business Planning
Marc Kaplan

Comcast Corporation Executive Director of Investor Relations
Josh Kawaii-Bogue

CalSTRS Investment Officer, Real Estate
Jessica Kelley

Wellington Management Vice President and Human Resources Manager
Aaron Kirchner

D.E. Shaw Head of Recruiting and Senior Vice President
Vivian Lau

One Tusk Investment Partners Managing Partner and Founder
Ron LaMorte

Carlson Capital Managing Director and Portfolio Management
Kim Lew

Carnegie Corporation Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
Scott Malpass

University of Notre Dame Chief Investment Officer
Oona McCullough

URBN Urban Outfitters Inc. Director of Investor Relations
Jennifer Miller

PNC Financial Services Senior Vice President, AMG Client & Employee Experience
Loren Moran

Wellington Management Company Managing Director and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager
Kristina Mourlot

Vista Equity Partners Director
Deva Mishra

Global Atlantic Financial Company Deputy Chief Investment Officer
Danielle Navarro

PGIM Senior Associate
Sinead O'Brien

Wellington Management Research Associate
Sara Orr

Bowdoin College Associate Director of Private Equity
Avish Parashar

Ding Happens Speaker
Lynn Paschen

Charles Schwab Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager
Toni Purvis

Paradigm One Career Consulting Owner
Beth Piskorowski

Wellington Management Managing Director and Associate Director of Global Industry Research
Mark Robilliard

Color Accounting Co-Founder and CEO Americas
Jo Ryan

Bloomberg Global Head of Product Oversight
Crista Samaras

Brave Enterprises CEO
Larry Schloss

City of New York Retirement Systems Former Chief Investment Officer
Tom Spratt

T. Rowe Price Vice President
Kara Stein

SEC Commissioner
Rebecca Sykes

Wellington Management Managing Director and Global Industry Analyst
Brian Trelstad

Bridges Fund Management Ventures Partner
Harumi Urata-Thompson

New York Society of Security Analysts Chief Operating Officer
Andrea Urban

KPMG Senior Investment Analyst
Andre van der Bergh

Team Business Vice President
Paula J. Volent

Bowdoin College Senior Vice President for Investments
Jennifer Werbitsky

Crestview Partners Associate
Belinda Wong

Wellington Management Vice President and Equity Research Analyst