2022 Forbes/SHOOK Top Advisor Summit Agenda

CE Credits will be available

*This is a very fast-paced event; all times are indicative.

Monday,
October 10, 2022


 

TIME

EVENT

2:00pm

Registration – Debussy




6:00-9:00pm

Pre-Party hosted by First Trust at Jardin

*Exclusively for advisors and their better-half*




Tuesday,
October 11, 2022


TIME

SESSION & SPEAKER

PRE-CONFERENCE

10:00am

Registration – Debussy

2:00-2:20pm

Pre-Con 1: How Business Leaders Invest for Tomorrow

  • Randy Conner, Churchill Management Group
  • Rachel Gottlieb, UBS Wealth Management
  • Moderator: Janet Koh, Director, Advisor Advancement Institute, New York Life Investments

2:20-2:40pm

Pre-Con 2: Building Brand Relevance

  • Mike Fox, Founder, The Mullingar Group
  • Kevin Parent, Sr. Investment Consultant, Thornburg

2:40-3:00pm

Pre-Con 3: Lessons Learned from the Past 10 years

  • Steve Deschenes, Director of Client Research, Capital Group, Home of American Funds
  • Michael Schweitzer, Senior VP & Head of HNW Strategy & Distribution, Capital Group, Home of American Funds

3:00-3:10pm

REFRESHMENT BREAK

3:10-3:30pm

Pre-Con 4: Corrections, Recessions & Inflation: Top Exhibits to Help Clients Navigate Turbulent Markets

  • Chris Davis, Chairman & Portfolio Manager, Davis Advisors
  • Dodd Kittsley, National Director, Davis Advisors

3:30-3:50pm

Pre-Con 5: Your Money Story – Clients Unique History with Money

  • John Shadden, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management
  • Brian Werdesheim, Oppenheimer
  • Moderator: Bill McManus, Director, Hartford Funds

3:50-4:10pm

Pre-Con 6: Emerging Innovation Trends in the Knowledge Economy

  • Abhi Arun, General Partner, Alkeon Capital
  • John Blau, Managing Director, Alkeon Capital

4:10-4:30pm

Pre-Con 7: Transformational Conversations: Blueprints from America’s Top Advisor Teams

  • Chris Brady, Sr. Regional Vice President, Pacific Life

4:30-5:00pm

Pre-Con 8: SHOOK Best Idea Competition

  • Judge: Krista Goryl, Head of HNW Strategy & Growth, Wells Fargo Wealth & Investment Management
  • Judge: Heather Crist, Head of Field Engagement, UBS Wealth Management USA
  • Moderator: Frank Berland, Managing Partner, SHOOK Research
  • Moderator: Liz Shook, COO & CO-Founder, SHOOK Research

5:30-6:30pm

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

6:45pm

GALA DINNER
Welcome to Our Special Event

  • Liz Shook, COO & Co-Founder, SHOOK Research

6:55pm

R.J. “The SHOOK Effect” Introduction

  • Joseph Lohrer, Sr. Managing Director & Head of U.S. Retail Sales, Blackstone Private Wealth Solutions

7:00pm

R.J. “The SHOOK Effect”

  • R.J. Shook, Co-Founder & President, SHOOK Research, Senior Forbes Contributor

7:25pm

ESG for Thee, China for Me

  • Mike Pompeo, 70th United States Secretary of State
  • Vivek Ramaswamy, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Strive Asset Management
  • Introduction: R.J. Shook, Co-Founder & President, SHOOK Research, Senior Forbes Contributor

8:00-9:00pm

CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION SPONSORED BY NY LIFE INVESTMENTS

Wednesday,
October 12, 2022


TIME

SESSION & SPEAKER

7:00am

Registration – Registration Desk 5

7:00-8:00am

Breakfast

8:00-8:10am

Opening Remarks

  • Frank Berland, Managing Partner, SHOOK Research

8:10-8:20am

SHOOK One’s - My Best Idea

  • Amir Mossanen, Truist
  • Tom Burt, Managing Director, Golub Capital

8:20-8:35am

The SHOOK Effect – Purpose and Innovation

  • Erin Scannell, Ameriprise Financial Services
  • Drew Freides, UBS Private Wealth Management
  • Moderator: Pat O’Connell, Executive VP of the Ameriprise Advisor Group, Ameriprise Financial Services
  • Sam Castner, Regional Director, Global X ETFs

8:35-8:50am

Real Estate in an Inflationary Environment

  • Kathleen McCarthy, Sr. Managing Director, Blackstone Real Estate
  • Moderator: Michael Poppo, UBS Wealth Management

8:50-9:10am

No child left behind…Our community’s gift to the world.

  • Introduction: Josh Stamer, Sr. Managing Director, Foundation Source

9:10-9:25am

REFRESHMENT BREAK

9:25-9:40am

Team Structures and Compensation

  • Adam Epstein, UBS Private Wealth Management
  • Liz Weikes, J.P. Morgan Wealth Management
  • Moderator: John Mathews, Managing Director Head, PW & UHNW, UBS Wealth Management USA
  • Tom Pellowe, Managing Director, BlueOwl Capital

9:40-10:00am

Investing in the Current Macro Environment/Insights from Rick Rieder

  • Rick Rieder, Managing Director & Global Chief Investment Officer, BlackRock
  • Kelly Apple, Divisional Director, BlackRock

10:00-10:05am

SHOOK One’s - My Best Idea

  • Peter Rohr, Merrill Private Wealth Management
  • Greg Feldman, Private Wealth Consultant, Thornburg

10:05-10:20am

Infrastructure’s Role in Today’s Client Portfolio

  • Raj Agrawal, Global Head of Infrastructure Business, KKR
  • Moderator: Nestor Vicknair, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
  • Shannon Rutter, Director, Client and Partner Group, KKR

10:20-10:35am

Exit Interview with the G.O.A.T.

  • Bill Miller, Chairman, CIO & Founder, Miller Value Partners
  • Moderator: Marvin McIntyre, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management

10:35-10:40am

SHOOK One’s - My Best Idea

  • Victor Livingstone, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management
  • Andrew Wellington, Co-Founder, Managing Partner & CIO, Lyrical Asset Management

10:40-10:55am

How the Best Become the Best

  • Dr. Kevin Elko, Advisor Advancement Institute, New York Life Investments
  • Raj Sharma, Merrill Private Wealth Management
  • Jamie Hawes, Advisor Consultant, New York Life Investments

10:55-11:10am

SNACK BREAK

11:10-11:45am

CONCURRENT BREAKOUTS

Breakout #1: Using Options to Reduce Volatility and Generate Income

  • Hamilton Reiner, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Asset Management
  • Moderator: Daniel T. Sullivan, VP & Client Advisor, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Breakout #2: Generating Referrals Through Centers of Influence

  • Brian Gallary, Head of Strategy & Consulting, First Trust Portfolios L.P.

Breakout #3: Engaging Family Wealth Systems

  • Tobias Donath, Sr. VP, Center for Family Engagement, Fidelity Investments

Breakout #4: Value, Volatility, and Inflation Through the First Eagle Lens

  • Matthew Lamphier, Portfolio Manager & Director of Research, First Eagle Investments
  • Moderator: Stephen Weatherly, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

11:45-12:45pm

LUNCH

11:45-11:50am

5 Minutes with a Pediatric Oncologist Dedicated to Saving Children’s Lives

  • Soheil Meshinchi M.D., Ph.D., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

11:50am-12:25pm

Fireside Chat with Cathie Wood

  • Cathie Wood, CEO & CIO, Ark Investment
  • Moderator: Ron Insana, Senior Advisor, Schroders
  • Robert Malve, Advisor Consultant, Hartford Funds

12:25-12:35pm

Forbes/SHOOK – How Top Advisors Are Leveraging Recognition

  • Paul Reiss, Group VP, Strategic Partnerships & Licensing, Forbes
  • Nick LoMaglio, UBS Wealth Management

12:45-1:00pm

De-globalization, Portfolio Implications of the Western Pivot Away from China

  • Matt Pottinger, Former U.S. National Security Advisor
  • Moderator: Ryan Caldwell, Managing Director, FS Investments
  • Kirsten Pickens, Managing Director & Co-Head U.S. Distribution, FS Investments

1:00-1:15pm

Opportunities in Munis

  • Dave Hammer, Head of Municipal Bond Portfolio Management, PIMCO
  • Moderator: Andrew Vahab, First Republic Investment Management
  • Peter Prinstein, Executive VP & Head of Private Client Group, PIMCO

1:15-1:30pm

REFRESHMENT BREAK

1:30-2:05pm

CONCURRENT BREAKOUTS

Breakout #1: Business Owners Insights

  • Diego Verdugo, Director, Advisor Consulting Team

Breakout #2: Periodic Table of Investments

  • Joe Ross, VP of Sales Productivity & Business Development, AIG Financial Distributors
  • Ryan Tapak, VP & Divisional Sales Manager, AIG Financial Distributors

Breakout #3: The Evolution and Implementation of Alternative Investment Strategies for HNW Portfolios

  • Matt Stadtmauer, Head of Private Wealth, Select Equity Partners
  • Claudio Macchetto, Managing Director, GoldenTree Asset Management
  • Howard Nifoussi, Managing Director, Apollo
  • Moderator: Chris Toomey, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management

2:05-2:15pm

REFRESHMENT BREAK

2:15-2:30pm

Tax Efficient Ideas for 2022

  • Gerry Klingman, Klingman & Associates
  • Moderator: Colleen Jaconetti, Sr. Manager, Invest Advisory Research, VanGuard

2:30-2:45pm

Crypto Session

  • Matt Hougan, Chief Investment Officer, Bitwise Asset Management
  • Ric Edelman, Founder, Digital Assets Council of Financial Professionals

2:45-3:05pm

Alternative Investments – Private Equity & Private Credits

  • Lynn Baranski, Global Head of Investments, Private Equity Partners, BlackRock
  • Armen Panossian, Head of Performing Credit and Portfolio Manager, Oaktree Capital Management
  • Moderator: Ron Insana, Senior Advisor, Schroders
  • John Sievers, Head of U.S. Sales, Brookfield Oaktree Wealth Solutions

3:05-3:20pm

Rising Rates, Soaring Inflation and the End of Easy Monetary Policy, Oh My!

  • Mike Arone, Chief Investment Strategist, State Street Global Advisors SPDR ETFs
  • Moderator: Marc Rosenbach, Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Darius Tandy, VP of Private Wealth Division, State Street Global Advisors SPDR ETFs

3:20-3:35pm

SHOOK One’s – My Best Idea

  • Ryan Tapak, VP & Divisional Sales Manager, AIG Financial Distributors

3:25-3:40pm

Investing in 2022 and Beyond: Guide to the Markets

  • Dr. David Kelly, Chief Global Strategist & Head of Global Markets Insights Strategy, J.P. Morgan Asset Management
  • James R. George, Managing Director & Client Advisor, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

3:40-3:55pm

Private Real Estate Today

  • Mark Binder, UBS Private Wealth Management
  • John McCarthy, CEO, Starwood Real Estate Income Trust
  • Chip Saltz, National Sales Manager, Starwood Capital L.L.C

3:55-4:10pm

REFRESHMENT BREAK

4:10 -4:30pm

Leveraging Industry Insights to Optimize Top-Performing Practices

  • Paul Brunswick, Head of Invesco Global Consulting, Invesco
  • Jeff Germain, Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Ron Munman, J.P. Morgan Wealth Management
  • Nick Cirbo, Senior Advisor Consultant, Invesco

4:30-4:50pm

Fireside Chat with Professor Siegel

  • Jeremy Siegel, Professor, The Wharton School of Finance
  • Jeremy Schwartz, Global Chief Investment Officer, WisdomTree
  • Andrew Tsiropinas, Head of Wirehouse & IBD Distribution, WisdomTree

4:50-5:05pm

Bonds Are Back!

  • Gibson Smith, Founder, Smith Capital Investors
  • Moderator: Richard B. Jones, Merrill Private Wealth Management

5:05-5:20pm

Investing for 5-10 Months and 5-10 Years

  • Richard Bernstein, CEO & CIO, Richard Bernstein Advisors
  • Terry Ober, National Director, Richard Bernstein Advisors

5:20-5:35pm

Conversation with America’s #1 Advisor and #1 Next-Gen

  • Jeff Erdmann, Merrill Private Wealth Management
  • Moderator: Xi Qiao, UBS Wealth Management
  • Robert Bruno, Head of Retail Distribution, First Eagle Investments

5:35-5:40pm

Closing Remarks

  • Frank Berland, Managing Partner, SHOOK Research

5:40-6:30pm

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

6:30pm

DINE-AROUNDS WITH PARTNERS

Thursday,
October 13, 2022


TIME

SESSION & SPEAKER

7:30-8:30am

Breakfast

8:30-8:40am

Welcome Remarks

  • Frank Berland, Managing Partner, SHOOK Research

8:40-8:55am

Industry Leadership Perspective: An Interview with Vince Lumia

  • Ron Insana, Senior Advisor, Schroders
  • Vince Lumia, Head of Field Management, Wealth Management, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Michael Schweitzer, Sr. VP & Head of HNW Strategy & Distribution, Capital Group, Home of American Funds

8:55-9:00am

SHOOK One’s – My Best Idea

  • Raj Sharma, Merrill Private Wealth Management
  • Ryan Welch, Sr. VP, Advisors Asset Management

9:00-9:20am

Key Drivers of Growth for Top Performing Advisors

  • Ken South, Tower 68 Financial Advisors
  • Todd Silaika, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
  • Moderator: Alisa Maute, EVP, Growth Solutions, LPL Financial

9:20-9:40am

International & Domestic Opportunities

  • Eric Hundahl, Head of Portfolio Strategy, BNY Mellon
  • Moderator: Ron Insana, Senior Advisor, Schroders
  • Sevan Sakayan, Western Regional Director, BNY Mellon

9:40-10:00am

Fear No Bear – 3 Habits of Highly Effective Financial Professionals During Down Markets

  • Patti Brennan, Key Financial Inc.
  • Seth Haye, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Moderator: Tim Seifert, Sr. VP & Head of Ret. Solo. Dist., Lincoln Financial Group

10:00-10:15am

REFRESHMENT BREAK

10:15-10:30am

Real Assets & Inflation: Seeking to Optimize Your Portfolio in a Low-Growth, High-Inflation Environment

  • Marc Dummer, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, Principal Global Asset Allocation
  • Alisa Guetzkow, Senior Director, Principal Global Investors

10:30-10:50am

LoMo (The Longevity of Money)

  • Jeannie Underwood, SVP, Head of Global Atlantic Consulting

10:50-10:55am

Carbon Credits: Asymmetric Returns

  • Luke Oliver, Managing Director, KraneShares

10:55-11:05am

The Last Word

  • R.J. Shook, Co-Founder & President, SHOOK Research, Senior Forbes Contributor
  • Liz Shook, Co-Founder & COO, SHOOK Research