Keynote speakers Charles Clough, Jr., Gregory Valliere, and Kathleen Gaffney to weigh in on the market outlook and investment opportunities

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Babson will bring together leading professionals from Washington to Wall Street to share their insights, provide perspective, and identify the areas of greatest opportunity and risk during the 8th Annual Babson Investment Management Conference on Friday, March 27, 2015.

The conference will feature:

  • Three leading keynote speakers
  • A dynamic wealth management panel
  • Bottom-up analysis on an individual stock idea
  • Networking lunch with Babson alumni at each table
  • Networking reception at the end of the conference
  • The ability to connect with key members of the finance faculty and College leadership

Learn more about the conference and register »

Keynote Speakers

Gregory Valliere, Chief Political Strategist, Potomac Research Group, will speak on Connecting Washington to Wall Street. With over 30 years of experience in covering Washington for institutional investors, Valliere coordinates political and economic research. He focuses on how Congress and the White House shape fiscal policies and monitors the Federal Reserve Board’s interest rate policies. 













Charles Clough, Jr., Chairman and CEO, Clough Capital Partners, L.P., will address the Global Market Outlook. He has been active in the securities and investment business for over 45 years. Clough Capital Partners is a Boston based investment firm with over $4.5 billion in assets under management. 











​Kathleen Gaffney, Vice-President and Co-Director, Investment Grade Fixed-Income, Eaton Vance, will speak on Navigating the Bond Market. She is lead portfolio manager for Eaton Vance’s multisector bond strategies. Eaton Vance is one of the oldest and most distinguished investment management firms in the United States.












Conference attendees will also hear from Babson President Kerry HealeyBabson Provost Fred Nanni​​ and Managing Director of the Cutler Center, Mark D’Annolfo​​

The Conference is sponsored by Babson’s Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance​ and the Babson Investment Management Association (BIMA)​

For additional information or questions about the event, please contact Karl Honerlaw​ at (781) 239-5518.

About the Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance

The Stephen D. Cutler Center for Investments and Finance​ at Babson College is dedicated to advancing the understanding and practice of investments and finance in our global economy. The Center provides programs and resources that enrich student experience, support faculty research, and engage our alumni community. It is committed to furthering Babson’s innovative and practical approach to finance education and enabling industry practitioners, faculty, and students to collaborate and learn from one another.

About the Babson Investment Management Association (BIMA)

BIM​A​ is a student-run organization dedicated to providing students interested in careers in investment management (research analyst, portfolio manager, private wealth management, investment banking) with the resources and guidance to achieve their professional goals. BIMA provides students with the opportunities to hear from leaders in investment management, to learn about careers in the sector, and to develop their professional networks. The organization facilitates relationships with alumni and faculty, and fosters a sense of community among students.

About Babson College

Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds®. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society—while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value. ​​​​​​​​​​​​


By Barbara Spies,, 781-239-4621 | 03/05/2015 02:50