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CIOS 2020: Headhunters Speak

October 14, 2020 at 02:00:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

Following a dramatic year, insiders say there may be a 10% turnover in CIO posts by January. What is driving hiring, firing, and retiring? This panel, featuring some of the top CIO recruiters in the industry, will share the top traits headhunters are seeking in public and private plans, foundations, endowments, sovereign wealth funds, and family offices and discuss what CIOs need to know in order to stay ahead of the curve. With Q&A from the audience.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
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Executive Director, ISS Media
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Adviser and Former Healthcare CIO
Mr. Waskiewicz recently launched Investment Office Resources, LLC (IOR), a shared resource platform supporting internal investment offices of not-for-profit institutions. Prior to launching IOR, Mr. Waskiewicz served as Chief Investment Officer for Mercy Health (St. Louis, MO), joining the nation’s 5th largest Catholic health system as the system’s first Chief Investment Officer. During his tenure, he built a top-performing investment program and team managing the health system’s $3B investment program comprising reserve, pension, and foundation assets. Under his leadership, Mercy generated strong risk-adjusted returns while receiving industry recognition, including Institutional Investor Investment Committee of the Year (2018) and Investor Intelligence Healthcare Plan of the Year (2015). During his tenure, Tony was named AI-CIO Healthcare CIO of the Year (2018), Institutional Investor Healthcare Chief Investment Officer of the Year (2014), and was listed on Trusted Insight’s Top 30 Healthcare CIO list. At the conclusion of his tenure at Mercy, Mr. Waskiewicz was ranked #31 on AI-CIO’s Power 100 CIO list. At Mercy, Mr. Waskiewicz hired and mentored an award-winning team, including the team’s Deputy CIO being acknowledged as AI-CIO’s Next Generation CIO (2019) and the team’s Senior Investment Analyst honored as a Top 30 Women Rising Stars in Institutional Investing by TrustedInsight (2016). Prior to joining Mercy Health, Mr. Waskiewicz served as Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for the Clark family’s holding company, Clark Enterprises, Inc., one of the largest private holding companies in the country, where he successfully led the investment process and achieved strong returns managing five large investment funds. Before joining Clark Enterprises, Inc., Tony established an investment and institutional management foundation working with and learning from industry leaders at T. Rowe Price, Mercer Investment Consulting, Evergreen Investments and Morgan Stanley. Tony earned his MBA with a concentration in Finance, from the Sellinger School of Business Management-Loyola College and BS degree in Business Administration from Washington & Lee University. Today, he serves on the investment committees for the Missouri Health Foundation and the Mid-American Transplant Association, and recently completed his term as Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School in St. Louis, where his two daughters recently graduated.
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Head of Asset Management, Americas, Heidrick & Struggles
Renee is a Partner and Head of the North American Asset Management practice of Heidrick & Struggles. Renee brings over 20 years of experience in senior executive search with a focus on financial services leadership challenges. She has conducted hundreds of searches over the course of her career, including presidents, chief investment officers, senior portfolio managers, risk managers, as well as senior sales, marketing and distribution professionals. Her clients span a diverse client base of endowments, foundations, family offices, insurance companies, investment management firms, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds.
Renee joined Heidrick & Struggles in 2004 from a boutique search firm, where she was a vice president and member of the Wealth Management Practice. Previously, she was the senior recruiter for Banc of America Capital Management, a Division of Bank of America, where she specialized in the recruitment of executives in the investment management industry (Retail and Institutional) and asset management marketing. Renee began her career at another global executive search firm where she focused on executing a broad range of asset management, investment banking and capital markets searches.

Renee graduated from Fordham University with a bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy. She currently serves as an Advisory Board member for the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University, on the Advisory Board for Girls Who Invest and as a Board member for Gateway to Leadership, the impact arm of the Money Management Institute. Additionally, she is an active participant on the Retirement Plan Investment Committee for Heidrick & Struggles. Renee contributes professionally to 100 Women in Finance, Ellevate, The Family Office Exchange and the New York State Society of CPAs Family Office Group.

Renee has been recognized by CIO Magazine as ‘One of Executive Recruiting’s Elite.’
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Founder, David Barrett Partners
David has over 25 years of broad-based experience in senior level recruiting in the investment and wealth management fields. Prior to 2005 when he founded David Barrett Partners (DBP), an international investment and wealth management search firm with 10 recruiters in New York, London and Boston, he worked at two global search firms, including Heidrick & Struggles from 1995 to 2003, where he was the Partner-in-Charge of the Global Asset and Wealth Management Practice. DBP has been recognized by Chief Investment Officer Magazine and Institutional Investor as one of the leading CIO recruiters in the endowment, foundation, plan sponsor, wealth and family office areas.

David received a BA from Yale University and obtained his MBA from Columbia University. He began his career in equity research with Brown Brothers Harriman in New York. Following graduate school, David returned to investment management as an Equity Analyst with Trust Company of the West in Los Angeles before moving into executive search with Russell Reynolds Associates, initially in Los Angeles and then Singapore and New York.
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Managing Director, Asset and Wealth Management Recruiting Practice, Russell Reynolds Associates
Based in New York, Deb Brown is a senior member of the firm’s Investment Management Practice, where she serves organizations looking to attract senior leadership and investment talent. Deb’s clients include some of the world’s most prestigious asset managers, wealth advisory platforms, banks and insurers. She has successfully completed searches for Board Directors, CEOs, Chief Investment Officers, chief strategists, directors of research, portfolio managers and senior sector analysts. In addition, Deb has assisted many leading endowments, foundations, plan sponsors and OCIOs in their recruitment of Chief Investment Officers, senior investment talent and Trustees. Deb joined Russell Reynolds Associates more than 20 years ago from a boutique search firm and has more than 25 years of executive search experience. Prior to her executive search career, Deb spent three years as a Financial Analyst at Goldman Sachs, and earlier was with the Travel Related Services Division of the American Express Company. Deb received her BA, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in mathematics and economics, and her MBA, with honors, in finance, both from New York University.
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