Regulatory Compliance Association Reviews

Women in Asset Management (WAM) CONNECT

Venue Location:   Selected Venues with Host Event Partners  –  REGISTER NOW 
Quarterly Dates:   February, May, August, November – 2020

Sponsored by Guidepoint Global

June Event: TBD – due to Coronovirus we are unable to confirm at this time

To register for this event only, send an email to Terri Hays at for more information.

Women in Asset Management (WAM) CONNECT is a chance to join a network of elite women in the field of asset management and regulation who will meet quarterly to share ideas in an intimate environment.

Membership will feature:

  • High profile women sharing their personal experiences
  • Discuss how to surmount career challenges and obstacles
  • One of the best support systems in the industry
  • Support scholarships for Single Parents

The smaller more intimate events will include:

  • 25 people at each venue to get closer, more personal time
  • Sponsored by a host who is a specialist in the industry
  • Detailed case studies and applicable topics

The Larger Summits will feature prestigious Faculty with:

  • A unique, interactive and collaborative environment
  • Allow the audience to engage in open dialogue with the faculty all afternoon
  • End the evening with a networking reception.

Enjoy an exclusive opportunity to become a Member with a unique group of women who will encourage each other and privately discuss career goals, challenges and ideas in the Asset Management industry.

Membership will include several of the Women’s Summit where WAM CONNECT will feature prestigious Women such as past FACULTY :

  • Cathy Smith, JD, GC, Guidepoint Global
  • Patricia Cushing, CPA, CFE, CRCP, BBA, Director, Compliance, NFA
  • Tracey Hunt, CPA, CFE, Associate Director, Compliance, NFA
  • Jane Jarcho, Deputy Director**, OCIE, Special Advisor, Promontory
  • Beth Kaiser, CFA, CIPM, Director, Global Industry Standards
  • Ingrid Pierce, LLM, Partner, Walkers Global
  • Lucy Frew, LLB, Partner, Walkers Global
  • Dorothy Scott, Partner, Walkers Global (Cayman)
  • Debra Franzese, Partner, Seward & Kissel
  • Lauren Bresler, Associate, IM Group, Seward & Kissel
  • Julie Dixon, Founder/CEO/Managing Principal, Titan Regulation
  • Sarah Curran, Director, Promontory Financial Group
  • Heather Traeger, CCO & Deputy GC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas
  • AnnMarie Croswell, JD, Deputy CCO, Millennium Partners, LP
  • Jennifer Bergenfeld, JD, MA, MBA, Managing Counsel, Aragon Partners
  • Nikita Mehta, Principal Consultant, Capco
  • Amy C. Poster, Risk and Regulatory Affairs Lead, Horizon Globex
  • Laura Kate Garner, Director, Constellation Advisers, LLC
  • Ksenia Portnoy, PhD, LLM, GC & CCO, Mizuho Alternative Investments
  • Lacey Dingman, Senior Associate Director, Federal Reserve Board
  • Kelly Rau, Audit Partner, Asset Management, KPMG
  • Janine Diljohn, JD, CCO, VP, HQ Capital
  • Lynn Shotwell, JD, SVP and Head of Global Operations & Outreach, SHRM
  • Barbara Keller, JD, Deputy CCO, Nomura Asset Management
  • Laurin Blumenthal Kleiman, JD, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
  • Elizabeth Thedford, JD, CPA, Director of Compliance/Counsel & Principal, Highfields Capital Management LP
  • Tram Nguyen, JD, Partner, Mayer Brown
  • Maryam Sayyed, Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, Tiedemann Advisors
  • Yvonne Pytlik, CPA, Owner, Global Compliance Risk Management Corp

** Former

FOUR Events per Year Minimum:

1. February –    Small group meeting of maximum 15 women

2. May –            Women’s Summit- share updates, ideas, and challenges with top women in the industry

3. August –       Intimate gathering across various venues

4. November –  Women’s Summit- interact and network with the top women Regulators, GCs, CFOs, CCOs, & Asset Managers

Women may Register either Annual or Monthly:

1. Join as a Monthly Membership – $ 79 per month
2. Join as an Annual Membership – $749

CLICK HERE to Register