Past Speaker Faculty

Speakers at The SPRING Investment Institute Forum 2019

Colin Ambrose

Chief Investment Officer 
Mother Cabrini Health Foundation

Cliff Asness, Ph.D.

Managing and Founding Principal
AQR Capital Management

 

 

Ed Bosek

Managing Partner & Portfolio Manager
BeaconLight Capital
 

Michelle Carson

Principal
Alefanz Capital
 

*James J. Challen

Senior Vice President/Principal
LCG Associates

 



Rod Collins

Director of Innovation
Optimity Advisors & Author of Wiki Management: A Revolutionary New Model for a Rapidly Changing and Collaborative World

 

*Mike Condon

Head of Portfolio Management
Fund Evaluation Group (FEG)

 

Jim Dunn

CEO & CIO
Verger Capital Management

 

*Robert Durden

CEO/CIO
UVIMCO

*Vanita Gaonkar

Senior Investment Officerr
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

 

 

*David Gilmore

Managing Director, Investments
The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

 

Benjamin Grinnell

Partner
Blue Heron Asset Management

Dana Hamilton

Senior Managing Director, Real Estate
Pretium Partners

Elizabeth M. Hewitt

Chief Investment Officer & Senior VP
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

*Kris Kapoor

Chief Investment Officer
Furman University

Erika Karp

Founder and CEO
Cornerstone Capital

 

Larry Kochard

Chief Investment Officer
Makena Capital Management

 

Angela Lee

Chief Innovation Officer, Columbia Business School
Founder, 37 Angels

John Lykouretzos

Founder & Chief Investment Officer
Hoplite Capital Management

Vikram Mansharamani, Ph.D.

Global Trend-Watcher, Harvard Univ. Lecturer, PM & Author
Boombustology

 

 

Michael W. Masters

Founder, CIO & Portfolio Manager
Masters Capital Management

Bethany McLean

Contributing Editor
Vanity Fair

 

 

Leland R. Miller

Chief Executive Officer
China Beige Book International

Cheryl Mills

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
BlackIvy Group

Katherine Molnar

Chief Investment Officer
Fairfax County Police Officers Retirement System

*Muthu Muthiah

Managing Director, Private Equity
Emory Investment Management

Scott Pittman

SVP & Chief Investment Officer
Mount Sinai Health System

Jack Rich

President & Chief Investment Officer
Abilene Christian University (ACIMCO)

Cathleen Rittereiser

Executive Director
Commonfund Institute

*Mark E. Roberts

Chief Investment Officer
Ironsides Asset Advisors

*Donna L. Snider

Managing Director
Kresge Foundation

*Mark Steed

Chief Investment Officer
Arizona PSPRS Trust

Mike Szalkowski

Chief Financial Officer
Schejola Partners

 

Todd Williams

Chief Investment Officer
Grubb Properties

 

*Mark W. Yusko

CEO & Chief Investment Officer
Morgan Creek Capital Management

Mark Zinder

President & Economic Forecaster
Mark Zinder & Associates

Past Speaker Faculty List

Travis K. Angevine, Managing Director of Public Markets, Alfred I. DuPont Testamentary Trust
Colin Ambrose, Chief Investment Officer, Mother Cabrini Health Foundation
Alberto Antonini, VP, Dir. of Flow of Funds Research & Trading, Tudor Investment Corporation
Dan Ariely, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology & Behavioral Economics, Duke University
Cliff Asness, Ph.D., Managing & Founding Principal, AQR Capital Management
Kyle Bass, Founder & CEO, Hayman Capital Management
Philip Bartow, Portfolio Manager, RiverNorth Capital Management
Nolan Bean, Managing Principal / Head of Inst. Investments, Fund Evaluation Group (FEG)
John L. Bellows, Portfolio Manager, Western Asset Management Company
Jeffrey A. Bersh, Co-Chief Investment Officer, Venor Capital Management
Charlotte B. Beyer, Founder, Institute for Private Investors (IPI) & Principle Quest Foundation
Greg Bohlen, Founder, Union Grove Partners
Ed Bosek, Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager, BeaconLight Capital
Brad B. Briner, Director of Real Assets, Willet Advisors
David Brief, Senior Managing Director, Angeles Investment Advisors
Chris Brightman, Chief Investment Officer, Research Affiliates
Frank Brosens, Co-Founder, Taconic Capital
Gregory W. Brown, Professor and Research Director, UNC Institute for Private Capital
John Burbank III, Founder, Managing Member & CIO, Passport Capital
David Burke, Partner, MKP Capital Management
Baker Burleson, Chief Investment Officer, Banbury Partners
Chris Burniske, Partner, Placeholder, Author of Cryptoassets
Mary Cahill, Former VP of Investments & CIO, Emory Investment Management (Emory University)
Libby Cantrill, Managing Director & Head of Public Policy, PIMCO
Mark Carhart, Chief Investment Officer, Kepos Capital LP
Michelle Carson, Principal, Alefanz Capital
Kieran Cavanna, Chief Investment Officer, Old Farm Partners
Albert Cha, M.D., Ph.D., Managing Partner, Vivo Capital
James Challen, Senior Vice President / Principal, LCG Associates
Rod Collins, Director of Innovation, Optimity Advisors
Gerald Alain Chen-Young, VP & Chief Investment Officer, UNCF, Inc.
Dan Clifton, Partner / Head of Policy Research, Strategas Securities
Mike Condon, Head of Portfolio Management, Fund Evaluation Group (FEG)
Andrew Conner, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Johns Hopkins University
Julia Coronado, President & Founder, MacroPolicy Perspectives LLC
Janet Cowell, State Treasurer of North Carolina
Adrian Cronje, Ph.D., Partner & Chief Investment Officer, Balentine
Celia Dallas, Chief Investment Strategist, Cambridge Associates
Max Darnell, Managing Partner & CIO, First Quadrant
Thomas Delatour, Chief Executive Officer, Century Bridge Capital
Paul Dimitruk, Co-Founder, Chairman, Partners Capital
Jamie Dinan, Founder, Chairman & CEO, York Capital Management
Amit Doshi, Managing Partner / Founder, Harbor Spring Capital
Chris Duggan, Director / VP, Kenneth B. Dart Foundation / Dart Enterprises Ltd
Annie Duke, Author, Decision Strategist & Former Professional Poker Player
Jim Dunn, CEO & Chief Investment Officer, Verger Capital Management
David Dupree, Founder, CEO & Managing Director, The Halifax Group
Robert Durden, CEO/CIO, UVIMCO
Daniel C. Dektar, Principal, Chief Investment Officer, Smith Breeden Associates, Inc.
Burland B. East III, Chief Executive Officer, Portfolio Manager, American Assets Capital Advisers
Luke Ellis, CEO, Man Group
Luke Essman, President & CEO, Canyon Creek Energy
David Ford, Co-Founder & Portfolio Manager, Latigo Partners
Brian Forde, Director of Digital Currency, MIT Media Lab
Eric Freedman, Chief Investment Officer, CAPTRUST
Michael Freno, Managing Director, Head of US High Yield, Babson Capital Management
Vanita Gaonkar, Investment Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Dennis Gartman, Editor/Publisher, The Gartman Letter
Libby George, Director of Investments, NC State University
Patricia Gerrick, Chief Investment Officer, Howard University
Robert Gibbins, Founder, Chief Investment Officer, Autonomy Capital
David Gilmore, Managing Director, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
Jeffrey R. Glattfelder, Director/Product Strategist, BlackRock’s Alternative Investors Group
Terry D. Gottberg, President & CEO, Merit Energy Company
Alex Greyserman, Chief Scientist, ISAM
Benjamin Grinnell, Partner, Blue Heron Asset Management
Sam Gupta, CEO & CIO, Grand Trunk Capital Management
Jacob Haar, Managing Partner, Community Investment Management, LLC
Alice Handy, Founder, Investure, LLC
Dana Hamilton, Senior Managing Director, Head of Real Estate, Pretium Partners, LLC,
Patrick G. Hartley, SVP-Institutional Consulting Director & Financial Advisor, Graystone/Morgan Stanley
O. Mason Hawkins, Chairman and CEO, Southeastern Asset Management, Inc.
Chris Heller, Partner & Co-Founder, Cordillera Investment Partners
Michael P. Hennessy, Managing Director of Investments, Morgan Creek Capital Management
Larissa Herczeg, Managing Partner, Oak Street Real Estate Capital
Elizabeth Hewitt, Chief Investment Officer & Senior Vice President, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Bryan High, Director and Senior Research Analyst for Special Situations, Babson Capital
Cameron Hight, President and Founder, Alpha Theory
Joanne M. Hill, Ph.D., Chief Advisor for Research and Strategy, Cboe Vest Financial LLC
Seema R. Hingorani, Founder & Chair, Girls Who Invest
Christopher Holt, Senior Advisor,  CAIA Association
John Hoover, Chief Executive Officer, Chasbro Investments
Phil Houston, Chief Executive Officer, QVerity Inc.
Hans Humes, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Greylock Capital Management
Constance L. Hunter, Principal & Chief Economist, KPMG
Ben Inker, Co-Head of Asset Allocation, GMO
Munib Islam, Partner & Head of Equity Research, Third Point
Ray Jacobson, Chief Investment Officer, Davidson College
Sid Jajodia, Chief Investment Officer, Lending Club
Beth Johnson, Partner, Mercer
Elizabeth Jourdan, Deputy CIO, Mercy Health
Kris Kapoor, Chief Investment Officer, Furman University
Erika Karp, Founder & CEO, Cornerstone Capital Group
Geoff Keegan, Managing Partner & CIO, Creciente Partners Investment Management
Christine Kelleher, Managing Director, Avec Capital
William J. Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst “CAIA” Association
Kevin Kenny, Founder, Chief Investment Officer, Emerging Sovereign Group
Anthony Kettle, Portfolio Manager, Long-Only & Alternative Strategies, BlueBay Asset Management
Jonathon King, Chief Executive Officer, UNC Management Company
Mark E. Kingdon, President & Founder, Kingdon Capital Management
Dan Kingston, Managing Director, Morgan Creek Capital Management
Craig L. Klein, Founder & Chief Investment Officer, Parquet Capital
Ronald L. Klotter, Managing Director, Strategic Investment Group
Larry Kochard, Chief Investment Officer, Makena Capital Management
Scott Kupor, Managing Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
Jonny Lach, Partner, Albourne America
Kel Landis, Co-Founder and Partner, Plexus Capital
Laird R. Landmann, Group Managing Director, Co-Director Fixed Income, U.S. Fixed Income, TCW
Adrian F. Lee, President & CIO, Adrian Lee & Partners
Angela Lee, Chief Innovation Officer, Columbia Business School & Founder, 37 Angels
Ken Lee, Director of Investments, Carnegie Corporation of NY
Nicholas Lee, Managing Director, Morgan Creek Capital Management (Shanghai)
Rick Legon, President, Association of Governing Boards of Universities & Colleges (AGB)
Alan Lenahan, Managing Principal, CIO, Fund Evaluation Group (FEG)
Bryan Lewis, Chief Investment Officer, Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System
Don Lindsey, Chief Investment Officer, American Institutes for Research
Eric Lloyd, CEO, Babson Capital Finance
Christian Lundblad, Edward M. O’Herron Distinguished Scholar & Professor of Finance, UNC Kenan‐Flagler Business School
Donald L. Luskin, Chief Investment Officer, TrendMacro
John Lykouretzos, Founder & Chief Investment Officer, Hoplite Capital Management
Stephanie Lynch, Managing Director, Global Endowment Management (GEM)
John Malloy, PM, Global Emerging Markets, RWC Partners
Vikram Mansharamani, Global Trend-Watcher, Harvard University Lecturer, & Portfolio Manager, Kelan Capital; Author, Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst
Jose Marques, Founder & CEO, Inferent Capital
Michael Masters, Founder, CIO & Portfolio Manager, Masters Capital Management
John Mauldin, Chairman, Mauldin Economics
John McCarthy, Chief Investment Officer, Centaur Capital Partners
Bethany McLean, Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair
Leland Miller, Chief Executive Officer, China Beige Book International
Cheryl Mills, CEO, BlackIvy Group
Katherine Molnar, Chief Investment Officer, Fairfax County Police Officers Retirement Systems
Larisa Mueller, Senior Investment Manager, Ministers and Missionaries Benefit Board (MMBB)
Muthu Muthiah, Managing Director, Private Markets, Emory Investment Management
Mina Pacheco Nazemi, Managing Director, Barings
Russell M. Niemie, Chief Risk Officer, White Oak Global Advisors, LLC
Francesco Ossino, Senior Managing Director & Senior Portfolio Manager, Newfleet Asset Management
Kate Ottino, Director, Seven Bridges Advisors
Raoul Pal, Founder, Global Macro Investor & Real Vision Television
William Park, Head, Investment Risk & Strategy, UBS
Dan Parker, Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Texas Tech University System
Christopher Pavese, Chief Investment Officer, Broyhill Asset Management
Scott Pittman, SVP & Chief Investment Officer, Mount Sinai Health System
David Piho, Director, Portfolio Manager, Gorelick Brothers Capital
Anthony Pompliano, Partner, Morgan Creek Digital Assets
Jonathan Prin, Portfolio Manager & Director of Research, Greylock Capital Management, LLC
Kevin Raidy, Portfolio Manager, Managing Director, Cowen Healthcare Investments
Matt Reeder, Partner and Head of Investor Service, Theorem
Patrick Reid, Portfolio Manager, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners (AlP)
Trey Reik, Senior Portfolio Manager, Sprott Asset Management USA, Inc.
Charles L. Reinhard, Deputy Chief Investment Officer/ Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Jack Rich, President & Chief Investment Officer, Abilene Christian Investment Management Co. (ACIMCO)
Cathleen Rittereiser, Executive Director, Commonfund Institute & Co-Author, Foundation and Endowment Investing
Jesse Ro, Portfolio Manager, Founder, Tiger Legatus Capital Management
Mark Roberts, Chief Investment Officer, Ironsides Asset Advisors
William Rogers, Founder & Board Chairman, TexWest & American Timberlands Company
The Honorable James S. Rosebush, Founder & CEO, GrowthStrategy; Author of Best-Seller TRUE REAGAN; Manager of Reagan White House Office on Impact; Founder & Managing Director, Intersection Impact Fund One
Michael Rosen, Principal & CIO, Angeles Investment Advisors
Marc Rosenthal, Co-Senior Portfolio Manager, MatlinPatterson Securitized Credit Partners
Chris Rudolph, Director, Public Investments, UNC Management Company
Richard M. Salsman, Founder, President & Chief Market Strategist, InterMarket Forecasting
Andrew Schofield, Partner, Head of Banking, KPMG in the Cayman Islands
Ted Seides, Founder & Podcast Host, Hidden Brook & “Capital Allocators”
Bob Sellers, Former Anchor, CNBC & Fox News
Rudina Seseri, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures
Himanshu Shah, Founder, President & CIO, Shah Capital
Lisa Shalett, Head of Investment & Portfolio Strategies, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Jack Shaw, Executive Director, American Blockchain Council
Anne Shelton, Board/Investment Committee Member, YWCA NCA
Sallie Shuping-Russell, Managing Director, BlackRock
Shuaib A. Siddiqui, Director of Impact Investing, Surdna Foundation
Valerie Sill, President & CEO, DuPont Capital Management
Darsh Singh, Managing Partner, Hazoor Partners
Martin Small, Managing Director, BlackRock’s Head of U.S., iShares®
John Smith, Managing Director, Paloma Partners (PPMC)
Donna Snider, Managing Director, Kresge Foundation
Sally Staley, Retired CIO, Case Western Reserve University
Meir Statman, Glenn Klimek Professor of Finance, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University
Mark Steed, Deputy CIO and Chief of Staff, Arizona PSPRS Trust
Peter Stein, Formerly Senior Consultant, Angeles Investment Advisors
Thomas Strauss, Chairman, Cowen Investment Management
Mike Szalkowski, Chief Financial Officer, Schejola Partners
Jeffrey Tarrant, Founder, Chief Executive Officer and CIO, Protégé Partners
Robert Teeter, Chairman Investment Policy & Strategy Group, Silvercrest Asset Management
Joel S. Telpner, Partner, Sullivan & Worcester LLP
Jonathan Tepper, Founding Principal, Variant Perception
Bill Thatcher, Portfolio Manager, AZ Public Safety Personnel Retirement (PSPRS)
Craig Thomas, Managing Director, Verger Capital Management (Wake Forest University)
David Thomas, Founder & CIO, Atalan Capital Partners
Tristan Thomas, Director of Portfolio Strategy, Northern Trust Alternatives
Cullen Thompson, President, CIO & Co-Founder, Bienville Capital
Clay B. Thorp, General Partner, Hatteras Venture Partners
Neal Triplett, President & CEO, Duke Management Company (DUMAC)
Thomas Nicholas Trkla, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Brookwood Financial Partners, LLC
Kevin Tunick, VP & Managing Director of Private Investments, UNC Management Company
Ram S. Venkateswaran, Portfolio Manager, Managing Partner, Vernier Capital Partners
Mark N. Viviano, Managing Director & Energy Analyst, Wellington Management Company
Daniel Ward, Chief Investment Officer, Virginia Tech Foundation
Sean Warrington, Director of Private Markets, Alfred I. duPont Testamentary Trust
Todd Williams, Chief Investment Officer, Grubb Properties
Grant Williams, Co-Founder, Real Vision TV & Author, Things That Make You Go Hmmm…
Mel Williams, Co-Founder & General Partner, TrueBridge Capital Partners
Dominic Wilson, Partner, Head of Strategy & Research, MKP Capital Management
Catherine D. Wood, CEO/CIO, ARK Investment Management
Emily Wood, Senior Investment Manager, Gilder Office for Growth
Don Yaeger, Award Winning Leadership Speaker, New York Times Best Selling Author, Long Time Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated, Greatness, Inc.
Edward Yardeni, President, Yardeni Research, Inc.
Mark W. Yusko, CEO & Chief Investment Officer, Morgan Creek Capital Management
Christie Zarkovich, Managing Director, MRI Practice, Cambridge Associates
Peter Zeihan, Geopolitical Strategist & Author, The Accidental Superpower/Absent Superpower
Mark Zinder, President, Mark Zinder and Associates