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February 2020 WIAFP Luncheon Meeting

  • 26 Feb 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar (15665 W Bluemound Rd, Brookfield WI 53005)
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Macroeconomic outlook in the United States for the upcoming year. Review will include rate speculation, government policy impacts, and analysis of the overall strength of the economy. 

Mike Dowdall, Director of Global Asset Management, BMO Harris Bank

Mike’s responsibilities include conducting top-down macro research with a focus on portfolio construction and working with clients to develop holistic investment solutions. Mike serves as co-manager of the BMO Target Risk Funds and Managed Asset Allocation Portfolios (MAAPs), and manager of the BMO Alternative Strategies Fund. Additionally, Mike is a frequent media contributor, having appeared in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Forbes and CNBC. He joined the company in 2016.

Prior to working with BMO, Mike was an investment analyst at Lighthouse Investment Partners, where he covered a variety of hedge fund strategies and built customized portfolios for institutional clients. He began his career as a senior consultant at Protiviti Consulting.

Mike holds an M.B.A. in econometrics and statistics from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.B.A. in finance from the University of Notre Dame. In addition, he is a CFA® charterholder.


Schedule of Events:
Networking 11:30am - 12:00pm, Presentation & Lunch 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch will include salad, your choice of three entrée options (selected during registration process), two family-style side dishes, and dessert

Virtual Attendees – Conference call details and presentation material will be emailed to you after registration closes. Presentation will begin at 12:00pm.

A few reminders…

  • Unable to attend a meeting for which you have registered? Substitutes are welcome! Otherwise, we ask that you cancel your registration or send an email to secretary@wiafp.org
  • Have an idea for a presentation topic or speaker? Email vp@wiafp.org
  • General questions or comments about WIAFP? We want to hear from you! Email info@wiafp.org
  • Registration closes 48 hours before event; late registration requests can no longer be accommodated (Monday, February 24th at 2:00pm)

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