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The Bottom Line of Disabilities: Session II

VIDEO July 29, 2014

Speaker / Author

Michael McNiven, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President and Regional Director of Investments, Cumberland Advisors

Michael McNiven serves as Senior Vice President and Regional Director of Investments. In addition to working with clients as an investment advisor representative, Michael is responsible for Cumberland Advisors’ retirement services and is the regional representative for partner firms and financial advisors in the Midwest region of the United States. He speaks at investment conferences and other events, explaining Cumberland’s investment philosophy and portfolio options to individuals, financial advisors, and institutional clients. Prior to joining Cumberland Advisors in 2009, Michael was an Assistant Professor at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, teaching strategic marketing communications and research. He began his career ... Read More

Troy D’Ambrosio

Executive Director, Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah

Troy D’Ambrosio is currently the executive director of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah. The Institute has guided over numerous student and faculty startup companies from idea to launch – involving students along every stage of the process. He is co-founder, officer and director of multiple start-up companies, which attracted over $500 million in capital. He has served as the vice president of Investor Relations and Corporate Communication for American Stores Company, an NYSE listed company, and the director of Mutual Fund Operations for Wasatch Advisors. He graduated from the University of Utah in 1982 and was ... Read More

Stephen Sexauer

Chief Investment Officer, The San Diego County Employees Retirement Association

Stephen Sexauer is SDCERA’s Chief Investment Officer and oversees SDCERA’s $14 billion Trust Fund, investment team, and investment consultants. In addition to the day-to-day operation of SDCERA’s Investment Division, he also assists SDCERA’s Board with determining the Fund’s investment policies, strategy and asset allocation. Prior to joining SDCERA in 2015, Sexauer worked at Allianz Global Investors as Chief Investment Officer, US Multi Asset, of Allianz Global Investors Solutions, managing over $7 billion in multi-asset institutional portfolios and retirement income solutions. He is also the co-author of papers on retirement portfolios published in The Financial Analysts Journal, The Institutional Investor Journal of Retirement, ... Read More

Brent Johnson

VP of Supply Chain and Imaging Services and Chief Purchasing Officer, Intermountain Healthcare

Brent Johnson is vice president of supply chain and imaging services and chief purchasing officer for Intermountain Healthcare. He is responsible for $1.5 billion non-labor purchasing for the company, which supports 24 hospitals and 130 clinics. In his responsibilities he directs over 600 employees that support the corporate functions of warehousing, strategic sourcing, purchasing, material systems, couriers, travel services and central laundry. Brent has a passion for supply chain management and has over 25 years of senior management and consulting experience applying best practices. He has developed the supply chain strategies for three major companies that produced significant results. Brent ... Read More

Laurie Harmon

Vice President of People, Harmons

Laurie Harmon began her career with Harmons is 1974, working in the bakery department. In 1996 she accepted the position of vice president for the people. Her first task was to envision what the “people department” could be and then create and develop it. The department has grown into an essential department at Harmons and now includes training and education, associate support and recognition, recruiting and staffing, payroll, benefits, and growth and development. Harmons currently employs over 2,800 associates throughout Utah. Laurie has had the opportunity to attend, facilitate and conduct many leadership conferences, classes and programs. During her career ... Read More