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CFA Society of Minnesota to Feature Bethany McLean for 2019 Annual Dinner on January 31 in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/BethanyMclean?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#BethanyMcleanlt;/agt;–CFA Society of Minnesota has announced that they will feature Bethany
McLean, contributing editor at Vanity Fair, as their 2019 Annual Dinner
speaker. The event is scheduled for January 31 at the Hyatt Regency
Minneapolis.

Prior to role at Vanity Fair, McLean was an editor-at-large at Fortune
magazine, where her 2001 piece, “Is Enron Overpriced?” was one of
the first skeptical articles about Enron. After Enron collapsed into
bankruptcy, she co-authored The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing
Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron with her Fortune colleague Peter
Elkind. A documentary based on the book was nominated for an Academy
Award in 2006.

McLean is the first female speaker to keynote for this event, and her
trip to Minneapolis will also allow for a student-focused event at the
University of MN the next day. “Creating more opportunities to feature
influential women is a goal of our Changing Perceptions initiative,”
commented board member Sheila Berube, CFA, chair of the event
sub-committee. “We are thrilled to have Bethany here, and to learn about
her experiences and insights asking the hard questions, like she has
done much of her career.”

This annual event is open to members and non-members of the society.
Event medallion sponsors to-date include: (Gold Level) Securian Asset
Management, (Bronze Level) Allianz Investment Management, Berger
Financial Group, Garda Capital Partners and Mairs and Power. For full
event details, and to register for or sponsor the event, please visit https://www.cfasociety.org/minnesota/Pages/2019-Annual-Dinner.aspx.

About CFA Society Minnesota
Founded in 1952, the 1,300+
member CFA Society of Minnesota is one of the oldest chapters of the
prestigious CFA Institute, issuer of the Chartered Financial Analyst
designation. The CFA Society of Minnesota is the 23rd largest society of
analysts among the 145 member societies and affiliates worldwide, and
the 10th largest in the U.S. For more than 60 years CFA Minnesota has
played a vital role within the Twin Cities investment community.

MISSION:

To promote and advance the professional excellence, ethical behavior and
fellowship of our members through quality programs, educational
offerings, and volunteer opportunities.

Contacts

Mark Salter, CAE, ABC
Tel: 612-317-2888
Email: [email protected]