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COINS has capitalized on the new virtual environment we all face, by inviting many esteemed guest speakers

Guest Speakers

There are number of esteemed individuals that COINS has had the pleasure of speaking with, and truly appreciate the time they have given to help develop and provide insight to our members.

Rich Handler

Chief Executive Officer, Jefferies Financial Group

Tracy Castle-Newman

Chief Operating Officer, Global Institutional Equity Distribution at Morgan Stanley

Dr. Tom Brady

Executive Director, JPMorgan Center for Commodities

Wayne Roberts

Global Procurement Head at ThermoFisher

Michael Kender

Professor of Practice in Finance, Pamplin School of Business – Virginia Tech

Tim Maloney

Associate – Markets Technology Acceleration Lab, Citigroup

Matt Bielawa

Associate, Citigroup

David Barto

Associate Credit Trader, Citigroup

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