Background on CFA Chicago
The CFA Society Chicago is the oldest investment analysts society in America, bringing together nearly 4,000 of the top professionals directly involved in investment analysis, including investment research analysts, investment counselors, portfolio and pension managers, economists, and educators. The talent and integrity of our members is recognized throughout the investment community, with the expertise and dedication of our members being sought by both institutional and individual investors across the full range of economic and financial issues. Eighty-five percent of CFA Chicago's members have passed three rigorous examinations and satisfied stringent work requirements to be awarded the prestigious CFA designation. CFA Chicago is currently the 6th largest financial analysts society in the world.