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First Quarter Economic Update
Tuesday, February 06, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
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First Quarter Economic Update
A record year for the markets – Is it sustainable?
Featuring SunTrust Foundations & Endowments Specialty Practice

 Tuesday, February 6, 2018 · 11:00am - 12:00pm (ET)


About the webinar:

Please join us for an engaging, informative webinar featuring Elizabeth Cabell Jennings, Director of Institutional Investments, SunTrust Foundations & Endowments Specialty Practice. Elizabeth will review the final market results from 2017 and discuss the 2018 Financial Outlook for Foundations & Endowments and expectations for the new year. During the webinar, you will learn:

  • What can we learn from the events – and market reactions - of 2017?
  • What’s next for the investment markets in 2018 and beyond?
  • Does diversification still work?
About the Speaker:

Elizabeth Cabell Jennings, CFA, CAIA
Senior Vice President, Director of Institutional Investments

Elizabeth is the Director of Institutional Investments within the Foundations and Endowments Specialty Practice. She has earned the professional designations of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®), Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA®) and Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from The College of William and Mary and a Master of Business Administration from the joint global program of IE and Brown University.

Elizabeth’s role is to provide leadership and oversight to the Investment Advisory and Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) roles across the SunTrust footprint within the Foundations and Endowment Specialty Practice. She is responsible for the articulation and implementation of the disciplined and consistent investment process employed throughout the practice.

Elizabeth joined SunTrust in October of 2016. In her twenty-nine year career she has held leading investment positions including heading the Regional Institutional and High Net Worth investment advisory team at Thompson, Siegel and Walmsley, LLC. Her additional roles at TS&W included client portfolio manager, equity portfolio lead manager and equity analyst. She has also worked as a consultant to not-for-profit organizations to evaluate and select investment managers and OCIO providers.

Elizabeth has served as Investment Committee and Board member at the College of William and Mary Foundation and is presently Investment Committee Chair and Board member at the Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria. She also serves as a Board member and Investment Advisory Committee member at the City of Richmond Retirement System. She is presently Co-Chairing the Capital Campaign of the Richmond Symphony as well as serving on the boards of Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond and Church Schools in the Diocese of Virginia.


For more information or questions regarding this event, please contact
SECF's Senior Programs & Partnerships Associate, Will Kauffman.


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