Invest in Integrity with Symposium V - Vintage 2019
The 5th Annual Scholars of Finance Symposium
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2019 Leadership Panelists
Ms. Kate Quinn
Vice Chairman and CAO
Mr. Rob Webb
UnitedHealth Group Ventures
Beth began her career with Goldman Sachs in 1985 in New York. In 1988, Beth joined Fund American Companies in Greenwich Connecticut where she worked as an analyst learning the merits of Value Investing. In 1997, she co-founded Woodland Partners in Minneapolis which focused on investing in small capitalization equities. In 2002, Woodland Partners was acquired by GAMCO Investors where she went on to serve as a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager of the $1.4 billion Teton Westwood Mighty Mites Fund and as a member of the value portfolio management team. In 2017, Beth founded Crocus Hill Partners to focus on investments in small and micro capitalization equities.
Beth received her BA in Economics from Hobart/William Smith College where she graduated with High Honors. She received her CFA designation in 1989. Beth currently serves on the board of the James J. Hill Center and The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. Beth and her family live in St. Paul.
Ms. Beth Lilly
2019 Featured Speakers
Prior to joining Target in 2015 as chief financial officer, Cathy served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Express Scripts, a Fortune 20 company and the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit manager with $100 billion in revenue. She has also held CFO positions at Walmart International, GameStop, and others.
In addition to her Target responsibilities, Cathy serves on the boards of Baxter International Inc. and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
Cathy received her BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her MBA from the University of Southern California
Ms. Cathy Smith
Schoneman serves as vice chair of the board of directors of Allina Health, a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Minneapolis, MN, and is chair of its finance committee. She is also on the board of directors of BestPrep, a nonprofit organization focused on business, career and financial literacy skills, and was its chair for two years. She has completed three mission trips to Haiti through the organization, Healing Haiti, and was awarded ``CFO of the Year`` by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal in 2014.
Schoneman earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Minnesota State University Mankato and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis.
Ms. Deb Schoneman
Piper Jaffray Companies
New Pre-Symposium Analyst Event:
The Analyst Event will be a career-oriented discussion and networking time with recent graduate analysts from different financial positions around the Twin Cities. Please indicate if you will attend via Eventbrite.
*Highly recommended for Freshman & Sophomores*
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm in Schultze Hall 127 at the St. Thomas Law School
Thursday, April 25th
5:00 – 5:30pm
Check-in and Casual Networking
5:30 – 5:45pm
5:45 – 6:45pm
6:45 – 7:45pm
7:45 – 8:00pm
8:00 – 9:00pm
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