Ricky Sandler, CEO/CIO of Eminence Capital, to Lead 2017 Investment Conference

Date, sponsorship opportunities set for 9th annual event that supports teen financial education

Milwaukee, WI (Oct. 10, 2016) – Ricky Sandler, a highly successful equity investment manager with New York-based Eminence Capital, will share his market insight and experience as keynote at the 9th Annual Investment Conference.

Sandler is the first speaker announcement for the Investment Conference, to be held April 27, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Milwaukee. Sandler is the founder, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Eminence Capital, a more than $6 billion long/short equity investment firm. Prior to Eminence, Sandler co-founded and co-managed investment managers Fusion Capital Management.

Sandler received his BBA in accounting and finance with honors from University of Wisconsin, where he serves on the university investment and foundation boards. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.

“Ricky Sandler is uniquely talented in his ability to spot trends and act on them,” said Joe Schlidt, Make A Difference – Wisconsin board director and event co-chairman. “As the 2017 event keynote, Sandler continues a tradition of renowned, bright financial leaders who appreciate an intimate audience of investment leaders and understand the value of supporting efforts to improve financial literacy in our communities.”

The Investment Conference draws more than 600 financial leaders from across the region annually to hear keen insight on investing trends. Past keynote speakers include Byron Trott, Bill Ackman, David Einhorn and Howard Marks.

To lock in early bird sponsorship opportunities, email brenda@makeadifferencewisconsin.org. Information on individual tickets and other speakers will be announced in the coming months. For more information on Sandler, other speaker announcements and the event, visit makeadifferenceconference.com.

About Make A Difference – Wisconsin
Since 2006, Make A Difference – Wisconsin has empowered more than 54,000 teens in our community through financial education lessons led by compassionate business volunteers at dynamic schools and sites. The Investment Conference is the largest event of its kind in Wisconsin and serves as the main fundraiser for our programs. Click here to read stories of teen empowerment through financial literacy.

Media contact:
Justin Kern, Marketing & Communications Manager, Make A Difference – Wisconsin

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