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CFA Society Chicago Blog

POWER Series: Tricia Rothschild, CFA

POWER Series: Tricia Rothschild, CFA

A group of 150 gathered virtually on February 10, 2021, to engage on the topic of Trading vs. Investing and the Influence of Fintech. Hosted by the CFA Women’s Network, this POWER Series event featuring speaker Tricia Rothschild, CFA, president of Apex Clearing, couldn’t have been timelier given the recent focus on...

The State of the Illinois Budget

The State of the Illinois Budget

There was little joy in this Holiday Season discussion of the fiscal outlook for the state of Illinois. The state’s expenses have exceeded revenues since 2001 and ratings on Illinois debt have been falling for thirty years, driven by a growing pension debt (Note: contributions to the pension system do not offset the...

CFA Society Chicago News

Christopher T. Vincent, CFA, Appointed CEO of CFA Society Chicago

CFA Society Chicago's Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has appointed Christopher T. Vincent, CFA, as the new chief executive officer of CFA Society Chicago effective May 4, 2020. Mr. Vincent is a former partner and head of William Blair’s Fixed Income...