|Date||Wednesday, November 28, 2018|
|Time||5:30pm – 8:30pm|
|Location||Max’s Wine Dive
207 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, TX 78701
|Speaker||Leah R. Bennett, CFA, President, Westwood Trust|
Congratulate our new charterholders and join your fellow CFA Society of Austin colleagues at 5:30pm on Wednesday, November 28th at Max’s Wine Dive for a dinner reception. We will be welcoming Leah R. Bennett, CFA from Westwood Trust.
Leah R. Bennett, CFA
Ms. Bennett was appointed President of Westwood Trust, Houston in March 2018. Prior to joining Westwood in 2016, Ms. Bennett was Co-Chief Investment Officer at South Texas Money Management, where she shared responsibility for overseeing the investment strategies of the firm. Prior to that, she was a Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at King Investment Advisors, Inc. and a Research Analyst for Capital Research & Management. In June of 2017, Ms. Bennett was elected to the CFA Global Board of Governors, where she serves on the Audit and Risk Committee. She is a former President and Director of CFA Society Houston and is a Co-Founder of the CFA Women in Investment Management initiative and the CFA Institute Global Research Challenge of the Southwest. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council, on the Wright Fund Oversight Board at Rice University and on the Advisory Council of Executives (ACEs) at the Bill Greehey School of Business at St. Mary’s University. Ms. Bennett earned her Bachelor of Science in economics from Texas A&M University.