Thursday Lunch Speaker
Friday Lunch Speaker
General Session Keynote Speakers
Just days after the Presidential election, you will hear from two men who were candidates in the race: Republican Jeb Bush and Democrat Martin O’Malley. The two former Governors will offer their insights on the race,
the election results and thoughts on the future of our country. In what has been one of the most wild and amazing
elections in history, you will not want to miss this moderated discussion with former candidates from both parties.
Presented By The Women in
Commercial Finance Committee
Venus Williams is an international tennis champion, entrepreneur and best-selling
author. The first African-American to reach #1 as a professional in either the men's or
women's game, Williams has won multiple Olympic gold medals and has over 20 career
titles to her name. You will hear her thoughts on what it means to be a champion, a
successful business woman and the value of hard work and determination.
Followed By Exhibitor Prize Give-Away & CFA Grand Prize Drawing
Imagine living a lie for 31 years. That’s what James Olson and his wife Meredith did while
spying for the CIA. Spying for his country was the furthest thing from his mind when
Olson, a farm boy from Iowa, received a mysterious phone call that changed his life
forever. In his presentation, Olson takes you inside the real world of being a CIA spy. He
explains how the global war on terror affects everyone and that the country needs to know
that the United States will be hit again within its borders.
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