Speaker Presentations



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You can access a presentation by clicking on the Presentation Topic below or emailing the contact at the address indicated. Please check back as additional presentations will be added as they are received.

July 10, 2018
The Case for Value Investing
John Mowrey, Co-Lead Manager, AllianzGI NJF Mid-Cap Value Fund

May 8, 2018
Global Economic Outlook
Mark Wynne, Vice President & Associate Director of Research Director, Globalization & Monetary Policy Institute Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

April 10, 2018
Senior Living
Kim Terracina, Community Relations Director, Ledgestone Senior Living Community
Senior Living Presentation
Mary Koffend, President, Accountable Aging Care Management
Having the Conversation and More FPA 2018

March 20, 2018
Tax Cut & Jobs Act – please check back for presentation link
Jay Mezera, CPA/Partner, & 
Melinda Oster, CPA/Senior Manager, Atchley & Associates

February 16, 2018
Cash Balance Plans – The Choice for Business Owners
Bill Presson, Economic Group Pension Services

January 9, 2018
Economic Outlook & the Role of Alternatives in a Portfolio
Don Simoneaux, Waterloo Capital Management

November 14, 2017
Amy Jetel & Bob Chesner, Giordani, Swanger, Ripp & Jetel LLP
Protecting Wealth and Reducing Taxes: Your Clients Can Have their Cake and Eat it Too!
Papers: An Overview of Asset Protection in Texas and Why Invest Advisors Need to Know about PPLI

October 19-20, 2017
Austin Planners Conference. Speaker Presentations were sent to attendees

September 12, 2017
Pam Friedman CFP®, CDFA & Greg Hitt, JD
The Long-Term Impact of Financial Decisions in Divorce
Please contact Pam Friedman at pam.friedman@siliconhillswealth.com for a copy of the presentation. Pam’s new book “I Now Pronounce You Financially Fit: How to Protect Your Money in Marriage and Divorce” from Greenleaf Book Group’s River Grove Books is available now at Amazon.com and other fine booksellers. Orders for 10 books or more can be purchased at a discount by contacting Pam directly.

August 8, 2017
Joe Leighty,VP – Financial Consultant, Charles Schwab, Executive Services Branch
Planning opportunities with Equity Compensation

July 11, 2017
Steve Resch, Vice President of Retirement Strategies for Finance of America Reverse
Reverse Mortgages and Retirement Planning
For questions, contact David Cook, dcook@fareverse.com 

June
Golf Tournament. No meeting.

May 11, 2017
Art Markman
The Hedonic Treadmill and Envisioning Future Goals

April 11, 2017
Adam Boyd, Market Sense
Becoming a Trusted Advisor

March 21, 2017
Eric Pickens, CFP®, CIMA, Vanguard
Putting a Value on a Value
Whitepapers: Quantifying Advisor’s Alpha and 
Bringing Value Through Advice

February 24, 2017
Mark Sprague, Independence Title
Where Are We In The Cycle?

January 10, 2017
Harold Ingersol, Atchley & Associates
Tax Minimization Strategies During M&A

November 8, 2016
Mary Taylor Doucet, Thriving Senior Living
How To Serve Your Aging Clients & Their Families–Challenges & Rewards

October 19, 2016
Austin Planners Conference

September 13, 2016
Ed Easterling, Founder and President of Crestmont Research
High P/E is Not a Dirty Word

August 9, 2016
Fred Knopf, General Counsel, Williams Financial Group
The New DOL Fiduciary/Conflicts of Interest Rule

July 12, 2016
Blake Hastings, Federal Reserve Office
A Perspective from the Federal Reserve
Please contact Evelyn Barnes, Public Affairs, at evelyn.barnes@dal.frb.org for a copy of the presentation

June
Golf Tournament. No meeting.

May 10, 2016
Don Canada, Silicon Benefits
Affordable Care Act 2016
Presentation / Top 10 List

April 19, 2016
James Poer
The Efficient Frontier of Practice Succession and Acquisition: Maximizing Value and ROI

March 1, 2016
Mark Herman & James Moten
Military Financial Planning: Retirement and Education Benefits

February 12, 2016
Sandy Leeds, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
Long Term Issues in the Market   

January 12, 2016
Jim Lear, Principal, Guideway Financial Sciences

Understanding and Working with High-Risk Investors