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Past Events

Wall Street Council Events Since 2010

“Recommendations in Investment Strategies”
February 2016, Ernst & Young, Stamford, CT
Comments by Liz Ann Sonders, Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab


June 2015, Gabelli School of Business, Lincoln Center
Comments by Nemir Kirdar, MBA ’72, Executive Chairman and CEO of Investcorp
Sponsored by Tom Galvin, GSB ‘83

February 2015, Gabelli School of Business, Lincoln Center
Comments by Rick Rieder, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at BlackRock


“The Great Deformation: How Crony Capitalism has Corrupted Free Markets and Democracy”
October 2013, New York Athletic Club, New York, NY

Comments by David Stockman, Former Director, Office of Management and Budget, Former U.S. Representative (R.) – Michigan and Author of “The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America” In joint partnership with the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable and co-sponsored by The Fixed Income Analysts Society, Spencer Trask Ventures, Inc. and Exec-Comm LLC

“A Special Program with the President of the NY Fed”
September 2013, Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, New York, NY
Comments by William C. Dudley, President of the New York Federal Reserve
Co-sponsored by Resources Global Professionals

“Gender and Corporate Leadership”
April 2013, New York Athletic Club, New York, NY

Comments by Heidi Miller, Former President, J.P. Morgan Chase International; Iftekhar Hasan, Ph.D., Corrigan Chair in International Banking & Finance, Fordham University Schools of Business; Cathleen Ellsworth GSB ’93, Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer, First Reserve Corporation; Rae Etherington GSB ’93, Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer, Bank of New York-Mellon Clearing, LLC

“A Random Walk Down Wall Street: Searching for Alpha 40 Years Later”
February 2013, New York Athletic Club, New York, NY

Comments by Burton Malkiel, Ph.D., Chemical Bank Chairman's Professor of Economics, Emeritus, Princeton University Senior Economist and Author of “A Random Walk Down Wall Street”; Kevin Mirabile, Lecturer of Finance and Economics, Fordham Schools of Business and Scott MacDonald, Head of Research, MC Asset Management Holdings, LLC
Sponsored by The New York Hedge Fund Roundtable, ExecIComm, Resources Global Professionals, Bob Hamecs GSB ’72, Tom Galvin GSB ’83 and Sris Chatterjee, Ph.D, Associate GSB Dean


“Cyberterrorism and Its Implication on Financial Markets & Platforms”
November 2012, Steelcase Penthouse, New York, NY

Comments by Gen. Peter Pace USMC (Ret.), 16th Chairman, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff
Sponsored by Stroz Friedberg, LLC

“Healthcare Reform & Its Impact on the U.S. Economy”
October 2012, Alliance Bernstein, New York, NY

Comments by Dr. Herbert Pardes, Vice Chairman of the Board, New York Presbyterian Hospital Association; Professor Falguni Sen, Ph.D., Management Systems Chair, Fordham University Schools of Business, and Ted Graham GSB '99, Analyst, CNBC’s TheStreet.com.
Sponsored by Alliance Bernstein

“The Energy Markets - Will They Hamper the U.S. Economic Recovery?”
May 2012, Merrill Lynch, New York, NY

Comments by Hans Olsen, Managing Director and Head of Investment Strategy in the Americas, Barclays, and Steven DeSanctis GSB '96, Managing Director, Merrill Lynch.
Sponsored by Merrill Lynch

“Leadership in Financial Services”
January 2012, Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus, New York, NY

Comments by Marshall N. Carter, Deputy Chairman, NYSE Euronext


“European Debt Crisis and Implication for Capital Markets”
October 2011, New York Athletic Club, New York, NY

Comments by Jonathan Story, Ph.D. Emeritus Professor of International Political Economy, INSEAD, and renowned author of numerous publishings including: China Uncovered: What you Need to Know to do Business in China., and Dominique Moisi, Senior advisor, French Institute for International Relations and author of Geopolitics of Emotion: How Cultures of Fear, Humiliation and Hope are Reshaping the World.
Sponsored by Bob Hamecs GSB ‘72

“Systemic Risk and Risk Management in Banking Focus”
April 2011, Penn Club, New York, NY

Comments by Professor Morton Glantz, Ph.D, Fordham University Schools of Business; Jacques Thys, former CEO, Fortis Bank NA; Bill Filonuk, FCRH '77, GSB '83, managing director, Bank of New York Mellon Inc., and Patrice Jordan, GSB '86, managing director for structured finance ratings, Standard & Poors.
Sponsored by Tom Galvin, GSB ‘83

“U.S. Energy Markets Focus”
March 2011, Penn Club, New York, NY

Comments by Joseph Oates, GSB '90, Vice President, Energy Management, Consolidated Edison Company of New York; Harsh Achayra, GSB '06, Analyst for US Equity Research, BMO Capital Markets.
Sponsored by Tom Galvin, GSB ‘83