Angela Matheny to Present at National Association of Securities Professionals Symposium as Part of Colonial’s External Diversity Initiative
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New York, NY, March 1, 2017 – Colonial Consulting, LLC, a leading investment advisor with a core focus on non-profits, is pleased to announce that Angela Matheny, Head of Diverse Manager Equity, will be presenting at the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP) Mentors Luncheon & Career Symposium. NASP hosts the Mentors Luncheon & Career Symposium for undergraduate students interested in finance, business, and the related fields as part of the organization’s Future Financial Professionals Pipeline initiative. The event will be held on March 10th at Citigroup located at 390 Greenwich Street in New York City.
The event exposes students to a variety of roles within the industry from diverse representation from large firms, emerging and minority- and women-owned firms, as well as the public sector; provides students an opportunity to hear from professionals who encourage their success through candid panel discussions; teaches early professional development through workshops and information sessions; and provides students with career and internship resources through an on-site recruitment exhibition.
Ms. Matheny will be speaking on a session covering “Corporate Expectations”. The session will cover points such as what do after obtaining an internship, gaining an understanding of the expectations of an internship, the corporate environment, and how to excel in the role to potentially transition into a full-time role. She will be joined by Devin Dillard, Associate, Municipal Securities Division, Citi.
NASP is the premier trade association for minorities and women in the financial services industry. NASP connects members to industry leaders and business opportunities; advocates for policies that create equal representation and inclusion; provides educational opportunities; and works to build awareness about the value of ensuring that women and minorities are included in all aspects of the financial services industry.
Additional information regarding the conference can be found at the conference web site at http://www.nasphq.org/content.asp?contentid=137.
About Colonial Consulting, LLC
Colonial Consulting is a leading investment consulting firm founded in 1980 with a focus on contributing to strong investment returns. With the firm’s experience, expertise, and in-depth research, Colonial provides valuable investment advice and full service consulting so that its clients can meet their financial objectives. The firm has always focused on non-profits and approximately 90% of client assets are held by endowments or foundations. As a result, the firm is structured to specifically work with the requirements and challenges of these institutions. Colonial’s efforts are focused on a number of areas and are driven by the deeply rooted philosophy that the firm exists to serve clients and that their success defines its own.
About the National Association of Securities Professionals
The National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP) is the premier organization that assists people of color and women achieve inclusion in the financial services industry. NASP connects members to industry leaders and business opportunities; advocates for policies that create equal representation and inclusion; provides educational opportunities; and works to build awareness about the value of ensuring that people of color and women are included in all aspects of the financial services industry. NASP was founded in Chicago in 1985 by Maynard H. Jackson, Felicia Flowers-Smith, Joyce M. Johnson & Donald Davidson. From a core group of 44 people in attendance at NASP’s first organizational meeting in 1985, the NASP has grown now boasting a membership of over 500. NASP is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and currently has 10 local chapters throughout the United States. More information can be found at http://www.nasphq.org.
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