Past Events

2013–2014

Date

Event/Speaker

Details

7/4/13​ Alumni & Friends Network/ Cutler Center/Alumni Club of London:
Sean Healey, Chairman and CEO, Affiliated Managers Group, Inc.
Glenn Earle, former COO, Goldman Sachs in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

​Global Market Outlook
6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
London Capital Club
15 Abchurch Lane
London, UK, EC4N 7BW

9/11/13​​
Second-Year MBAs Tell All — What First-Year MBA Finance Concentrators Need To Know Now
Second-Year MBAs will share their insights and experience regarding class selection, applying to internships, and extra curriculars with First-Year MBAs interested in concentrating in finance.
Sponsors: Cutler Center / BIMA / Grad CCD
5:00–6:00pm
Olin Hall 225​
9/18/13​ Investments Career Panel:
Christine Patrinos '02, former Senior Associate, HarbourVest Partners
Brad Weafer M'11, Associate Director of Research at Boston Financial Management
Marie Vena M'10, Assistant Vice President, Wellington Management Company, LLP
Megan Houlker M'07, Director, UG CCD, Babson College (Moderator)
Sponsors: Cutler Center/Center for Career Development​
4:45–6:00 p.m. Presentation
6:00-6:30 p.m. Networking Reception
Olin 120, Babson College​
10/2/13​ Cutler Center/Babson Alumni and Friends CIO Series:
Hans Olsen, Chief Investment Officer, Americas at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management
Topic: Market Outlook - Investing in an Uncertain Environment​
4:30-5:00 p.m. Registration
5:00–6:00 p.m. Presentation
6:00–7:00 p.m. Reception
The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common
10 Avery Street, Boston, MA 02111
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10/16/13 ​ Wealth Management Series
S. Joseph Wickwire II, Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Investments
Topic: Global Equities Market and Commodities Outlook
Sponsors: Cutler Center/Human Resources ​
4:30-5:00 p.m. Registration
5:00–6:00 p.m. Presentation
6:00–7:00 p.m. Reception
Olin Auditorium, Babson College
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11/7/13​ NYC Speaker Series
Jurrien Timmer '85, Director of Global Macro and Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Investments
Topic: Global Macro Outlook
Sponsors: Cutler Center/New York Society of Security Analysts/Babson Alumni Office​
6:00-6:30 p.m. Registration
6:30–7:30 p.m. Presentation
7:30-8:30 p.m. Networking Reception 
Cornell Club
6 East 44th Street
New York, NY 10017
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​11/19/13 Raising Capital Panel
Options for Funding New Ventures: Venture Capital, Angel or Crowdfunding
Featuring:
Rob Dalton, current Babson MBA and co-founder of 88 Acres snack bars
Jessica McLear, Member, Launchpad Venture Group
Heather Onstott, Venture Partner, LaunchCapital
Joel Shulman, Professor of Entrepreneurship (Moderator)
​5:00-6:00 p.m. Panel
6:00-6:30 p.m. Reception
Olin 120, Babson Campus
​1/9/14 ​Miami Babson Connect Event ​Miami, FL
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​2/6/14 ​Boston Security Analysts Society (BSAS) “Annual Market Dinner”
Featuring:
Paul Volcker, Former Chair, Federal Reserve System
​Downtown Boston
Cutler Center was a Silver Sponsor of this event
​3/28/14 ​Cutler Center BIMA Investments Conference
Featuring:
Senator Judd Gregg, former New Hampshire Governor, member of the Simpson-Bowles Debt Commission and Co-Chair of the “Fix the Debt” initiative
Dennis Hanno, Provost and Senior Vice President, Babson College
Jeff Mortimer ’86, Director, Investment Strategy, BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Kathryn Koch, Managing Director, Head of Global Portfolio Solutions International Investment Management Division, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Conference Agenda
​8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Olin Hall, Babson College
Recording of Senator Gregg Keynote

2012–2013

Date

Event/Speaker

Details

9/19/12

Cutler Center/CCD/BIMA Investments Career Panel:
Yumin Choi, Senior Associate, HLM Venture Partners
Regan Fradette, Investment Officer, Liberty Mutual
Michael Venit, Private Equity Investment Analyst, Cambridge Associates
Ken Anadu, Senior Analyst, Boston Federal Reserve, former investment analyst, Massachusetts pension fund
Moderator: Megan Houlker M'06, Director, Undergraduate Center for Career Development, Babson College 

Careers in Investments
4:45–6:00 p.m.
Olin 120, Babson College
9/27/12 Cutler Center Board Meeting (invitation only)

Cutler Center update
3:30–5:00 p.m.
Babson College

10/3/12 Cutler Center/BSAS CIO Series:
Duncan W. Richardson, CFA, Executive Vice President, Chief Equity Investments Officer of Eaton Vance Management and Chairman of the Equity Strategy Committee
Topic: The Year of the Dragon:  Managing through Macro Driven Markets
5:00–6:00 p.m. Presentation
6:00–7:00 p.m. Networking Reception
The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common
10 Avery Street
Boston, MA  02111
10/11/12 Cutler Center/NYSSA NYC Panel and Reception 
Brian Kelly, Managing Member and Co-Founder, Shelter Harbor Capital, and frequent CNBC contributor
Jason Orlosky, Vice President and portfolio manager, Barclays Wealth and Investment Management
Henry “Chip” Dickson, CFA, Director of Research and Strategist, DISCERN Investment Analytics
Moderator: Kathy O’Connor, President and Portfolio Manager, KJ Capital Management LLC, and Chairperson of the Board of the NYSSA

Topic: A Look Ahead: Investing in Uncertain Times
5:30–6:00p.m. Registration
6:00–7:15 p.m. Panel
7:15–8:00p.m. Networking Reception
NYSSA’s conference facilities at 1540 Broadway, New York, NY

10/17/12

Cutler Center/BIMA/BVCPE Club “Raising Capital” Panel:
Mark Hodges, Co-founder and Chairman, EquaTerra (sold to KPMG last year) and serial entrepreneur
James Vandervelden, Managing Director and Head of Merchant Banking, Covington Associates
Mina Hsiang, Senior Associate, General Catalyst Partners
Moderator: Richard Bliss, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Finance, Babson College and co-author of: Entrepreneurial Finance: Strategy, Valuation & Deal Structure

Topic: Raising Capital in the New Normal
4:45-6:00p.m. Panel
Olin 120, Babson Campus

10/24/12

Wealth Management Series  Tim Hopper, Ph.D., Chief Economist and Managing Director, National Resources and Infrastructure at TIAA-CREF                                          

Topic: Investing in Today’s Global Economy
5:00–6:00 p.m. presentation
6:00–7:00 p.m. reception
Olin Auditorium, Babson College 

11/1/12 Dr. Eric Rosengren, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Topic: The Economic Outlook and Unconventional Monetary Policy
5:00–6:00 p.m.
Olin Auditorium, Babson College
Presentation Recording (Please note that due to technical issues the audio does not begin until 1:05) 

1/31/13

Comcast CFO Coming to Babson College
Michael Angelakis '86, Vice Chairman and CFO, Comcast Corporation

5:00-6:00 p.m.
Olin Auditorium, Babson College
Event Highlight Video

2/12/13  BSAS “Annual Market Dinner” (invitation only)

Cutler Center is Silver Sponsor
Topic: "A conversation with Dr. Alan Greenspan" 
5:00pm
The Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue, Boston
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3/1/13

Cutler Center BIMA Investments Conference
Keynotes:
Len Schlesinger, President of Babson College
Donald Straszheim, Senior Managing Director, Head of China Research, International Strategy & Investment (ISI)
Jurrien Timmer, Director of Global Macro and Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Investments
Dr. Paul Willen, Senior Economist and Policy Advisor, Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
See current Conference Agenda.

Topic: Market Roadmap
8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Olin Hall, Babson College
Conference Recordings:
Donald Straszheim Keynote

Generating Alpha Panel

Investing in Energy Panel

Paul Willen - Keynote

3/27/13

Cutler Center/CWEL
Women in Finance Panel:
Kathy A. O'Connor M'87, CFA
President and Portfolio Manager,
KJ Capital Management LLC
Sandy LeDuc, Director of Finance, Fox RPM Corp
Patricia Cassetta M'06, CPA, Sr. Manager of Contract Finance at Staples
Moderator: Catherine Friend White M'86, President and Senior Portfolio Manager, FinArc, LLC

Topic: Women in Finance
5:00–6:15 p.m. panel
6:15–6:45 p.m. reception
Olin Auditorium, Babson College

4/5/13

Boston Area Finance Symposium (BAFS)
Sponsored by the Cutler Center

Tomasso 308, Babson College
9:00am-5:00pm
More Information
4/10/13 Cutler Center/Financial Services CAN
Boston Business Breakfast Forum:
Jeff Mortimer '86, Director of Investment Strategy, Wealth Management Division at BNY Mellon
Topic: Global Market Outlook
7:30–9:00a.m.
University of Massachusetts Club, Downtown Boston
5/15/13 Cutler Center Board Meeting (invitation only) Cutler Center update
2:00–6:00 p.m.
Babson College

2011–2012

Date

Event/Speaker

Details

9/9/11 Finance Speaker Series Seminar:
Sunil Wahal, Arizona State University
Topic: Investing in a Global World
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Cutler Center, Babson College
9/21/11 Cutler Center Board Meeting
(invitation only)
Cutler Center Update
3:30–5:00 p.m.
Thames Room, Babson Executive Conference Center
9/22/11 Cutler Center/BIMA/CCD Investments Career Panel:
Rick Spillane, CFA, Faculty Director, Babson College Fund
Mark D’Annolfo, Director, Cutler Center
David Thompson, CFA, M‘71, Managing Director of Fixed Income Management, Highmount Capital
David Lamere ’82, former Vice Chairman, BNY Mellon and CEO, BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Moderator: Don O’Connor, Associate Director, Financial Services, Graduate Center for Career Development
Careers in Investments
4:45–6:00 p.m.
Olin Auditorium, Babson College
9/23/11 Finance Speaker Series Seminar:
Brian Rountree, Rice University
Topic: Are individual investors influenced by the optimism and credibility of stock spam recommendations
1:30–3:00 p.m.
Cutler Center, Babson College
10/6/11 Walter C Donovan, CIO, Putnam Investments
Mr. Donovan will lead a panel discussion with the Putnam Investments’ team on the outlook for various markets.
Topic: Global Market Outlook
4:30–5:00 p.m. registration
5:00–6:00 p.m. presentation
6:00–7:00 p.m. reception
Hyatt Regency Boston
10/13/11 Phil Rueppel, Managing Director/Sr. Research Equity Analyst, Wells Fargo Securities Topic: Equity Analysis
5:00–6:00 p.m.
Olin 101, Babson College
10/18/11 Jurrien Timmer ‘85, Director of Global Macro and Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Investments Topic: Investment Outlook
5:00–6:00 p.m. presentation
6:00–7:00 p.m. reception
Olin Auditorium, Babson College
11/10/11 New York City Speaker Series Panel:
Jason Orlosky '04, Vice President, Barclays Wealth Management
Kathryn Karlic '76, Group Vice President, M&T Bank
Henry (Chip) Dickson '75, Founder, President and DOR, DIS/CERN Investment Analytics
Tim Yantz '01, Managing Director, Meadow Partners
Moderator: Professor and Associate Dean, Bob Turner
Topic: Market Outlook: Investing in an Uncertain Environment
6:00–6:45 p.m. registration
6:45–7:45 p.m. presentation
7:45–8:30 p.m. reception
Grand Hyatt New York
11/16/11 Raising Capital Panel:
Heather Onstott, Director, Small Businesses, LaunchCapital
Jo Tango, Partner, Kepha Partners Kevin Mulvaney, Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship, Babson College
Bruce Ou, Principal, Grove Street Advisors Moderator: David Pierson, Partner and venture specialist, Foley Hoag, LLC
Topic: Raising Capital in a Global Economy – A Conversation Among Investment Professionals
4:30–5:00 p.m. registration
5:00–6:00 p.m. presentation
6:00–7:00 p.m. reception
Needham/Wellesley Room
Babson College Webinar link
12/2/11 Finance Speaker Series Seminar:
Eric Zitzewitz, Dartmouth College
Topic: How Much Does Size Erode Mutual Fund Performance A Regression Discontinuity Approach
10:30–12:00 p.m.
Cutler Center, Babson College
2/2/12 Boston Speaker Series
Dr. Karl Case, Professor of Economics Emeritus, Wellesley College, Senior Fellow, Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University
Topic: Real Estate
7:30–8:00 a.m. registration
8:00–9:00 a.m. presentation
Harvard Club
2/3/12 Finance Speaker Series Seminar:
David McLean, MIT Sloan/Alberta School of Business
Topic: TBD
10:30–12:00 p.m.
Cutler Center, Babson College
3/2/12 Finance Speaker Series Seminar:
Miriam Schwartz Ziv, Harvard/Hebrew U and Michael Weisbach, Ohio State
Topic: Corporate Boards
11:30–1:00 p.m.
Cutler Center, Babson College
3/7/12 Cutler Center Board Meeting (invitation only) Cutler Center Update
12:30–2:00 p.m.
Location: Boston
3/7/12 Boston Security Analyst Society (BSAS) Cutler Center is Gold Sponsor 26th Annual BSAS Market Outlook Dinner
InterContinental, Boston
3/9/12 Cutler Center BIMA Investments Conference
Keynotes:
Len Schlesinger, President of Babson College

Daniel Clifton, Partner, Head of Policy Research, Strategas Research Partner Brian C. Kelly M’95, Shelter Harbor Capital, and frequent CNBC contributor John Campbell, Ph.D., Professor of Economics and Department Chair, Harvard University, Founding Partner, Arrowstreet Capital, LP
See current conference agenda

Topic: Global Market Outlook - Investing in an Uncertain Environment
Olin Hall, Babson College
3/30/12 Finance Speaker Series Seminar:
Philip Strahan, Boston College
Topic: TBD
1:30–3:00 p.m.
Cutler Center, Babson College
4/12/12 Finance Speaker Series Seminar:
G. Andrew Karolyi, Cornell University
Topic: TBD
4/17/12 Boston Business Breakfast Forum Stewardship: Lessons Learned rom the Lost Culture of Wall Street Keynote Speaker: John Taft, CEO, RBC Wealth Management - U.S.
7:30–9:00 a.m.
Downtown Harvard Club of Boston, One Federal Street

2010–2011

Date

Event/Speaker

Details

4/7/11 HFT Panel:
Ben Marsh, Managing Director, BTIG
Christopher Rice, Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Trading, State Street Global Advisors
Moderator: Professor Michael Goldstein, Babson College, and Faculty Director, Cutler Center
No Limits: Computers, Algorithms, and the Speed of Trading
Listen Now
3/25/11 Cutler Center BIMA Conference – Full Day
Keynotes:
Len Schlesinger, President of Babson College
Andrew Lo, Professor of Finance,
MIT Sloan School of Management
Ben Inker, Head of Asset Allocation, GMO
The Global Outlook and Investment Strategies
3/10/11 Boston Business Breakfast Forum:
Steve Feinstein, Associate Professor of Finance, Babson College David Hanna, SVP and Director of Alternative Investments, Boston Advisors
Mark Singer, CFP President, Safe Harbor Retirement Planning
Mark Wetzel, President, Fiduciary Investment Advisors, LLC
Tactical Asset Allocation: Latest Fad or Essential Investment
3/1/11 Ed Hyman, Chairman & Founder, ISI Group 25th Annual BSAS Market Outlook Dinner
2/16/11 Real Estate Panel:
Frederic Chartier, Economics Professor, Babson College
Gregory Dungan, Managing Partner and SVP, HHCP
David Brillembourg ’93, Chairman and CEO, Brilla Group
Sal A. Haider, SVP, Mixed Use, Majid Al Futtaim Properties
Peter Walichnowski, CEO, Majid
Al Futtaim Properties
Dubai After the High: What Happened and What’s Next in Dubai
2/9/11 Dan Fuss, CFA, CIC, Vice Chairman, Loomis Sayles & Company Bond Market Outlook
11/18/10 Neil Smith M’02, Founder, Equity Metrics Shareholder Value: Do Business Decisions Create or Destroy it
11/3/10 VC/PE Panel:
Larry Begley ‘92, Co-Founder and Managing Director, .406 Ventures
Jean Hammond, Entrepreneur and Investor, Golden Seeds
Bill LaPoint, Partner, Halpern, Denny & Co.
Tim McMahon M’83, Managing Director, Covington Associates
Moderator: Professor Richard Bliss
Raising Capital in Today’s Economy: A Conversation Among Investment Professionals
10/14/10 Ren Cheng, Senior Research Consultant, Fidelity Investments Understanding Tail Events: Together We Go Singular
10/21/10 Babson Professors Neal Harris, Stephen Deets and Frederic Chartier The European Debt Crisis & Its Impact on the Global Economy
10/6/10 Bruce Herring ’87, CIO, Fidelity Management & Research Company Research & Portfolio Management in a Dynamic Market
9/30/10 Jurrien Timmer ‘85, Director of Global Macro and Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Management & Research Company Market Outlook
9/16/10 Parker Gallagher, Financial Management Specialist, US Department of State Technical Analysis
9/8/10 CFO Roundtable/Foley Hoag Law School for the CFO Conference
6/10/10 David Lamere ’82, former Vice Chairman, BNY Mellon and CEO, BNY Mellon Wealth Management Boston Speaker Series:
The View Forward: Wealth Management in a New Era
6/2/10 CFO Roundtable Event:
Professor James Hoopes, Babson College
Ethics
10/6/10 Bruce Herring ’87, CIO, Fidelity Management & Research Company Research & Portfolio Management in a Dynamic Market
9/30/10 Jurrien Timmer ‘85, Director of Global Macro and Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Management & Research Company Market Outlook
9/16/10 Parker Gallagher, Financial Management Specialist, US Department of State Technical Analysis
9/8/10 CFO Roundtable/Foley Hoag Law School for the CFO Conference
6/10/10 David Lamere ’82, former Vice Chairman, BNY Mellon and CEO, BNY Mellon Wealth Management Boston Speaker Series:
The View Forward: Wealth Management in a New Era
6/2/10 CFO Roundtable Event:
Professor James Hoopes, Babson College
Ethics

2009–2010

Date

Event/Speaker

Details

4/15/10 Greg Miller, M’72, Wellesley Investment Advisors Investments
3/26/10 Cutler Center BIMA Conference
Keynotes:
Len Schlesinger, President of Babson College
Deborah Foye Kuenstner, CIO Wellesley College
Seth Klarman, President, Baupost Group
What's Next: Opportunities in a time of unprecedented global stimulus
3/11/10 Robert Chow, Senior Investment Manager, Fidelity Management & Research Company Growth Stocks
2/18/10 Eric Packer, Registered Principal, Progressive Asset Management Socially Responsible Investing
2/4/10 Babson Finance Faculty Panel
Professor Richard Bliss
Professor Mark Potter
Understanding Finance and Investments in 60 minutes
11/19/09 Jurrien Timmer ’85, Director of Global Macro and Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Management & Research Company The State of the Market
11/12/09 Harry Markopolos, Madoff scandal whistleblower and author Madoff scandal
11/10/09 Peter Brooke, Founder, Chairman, and former CEO Advent International Vision for Venture Capital

2008–2009

Date

Event/Speaker

Details

5/7/09 Finance Immersion Program (FIP) FIP reception at Babson Executive Conference Center
5/6/09 Babson College Fund BCF reception at Union Club
4/4/09 BIMA Conference Keynotes:
Len Schlesinger, President of Babson College
Karl Case, Professor Emeritus, Wellesley College and developer of the S&P/Case-Shiller Index
Erik Sirri, Professor, Babson College, and former Director, SEC Divisions of Trading and Markets
The Acute Problem and the Long Term Perspective
3/24/09 Behavioral Finance Panel:
Professor Richard Bliss Professor Mark Potter
Behavioral Finance
1/22/09 Marshall Carter, Deputy Chairman, NYSE Euronext, and retired Chairman and CEO State Street Corporation “The Economic Crisis-What happened, what will the New Administration do”