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    • 22 Sep 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • By Zoom


    Adriana Azuri
    Executive/Board Strategist, Coach & Branding Expert
    The Azuri Group

    Adriana is a customer obsessed executive/board writer, coach and branding expert laser focused on bringing out and conveying your unique value proposition across your executive, board, and professional portfolio. Her writing and coaching experience spans industries, roles, countries, and cultures from startups to Fortune 30 companies -  1% to 2% of executives and leaders at Google, Microsoft, Salesforce, HP, Cisco, Amazon, Intel, HPE, Verizon, Pfizer, Bristol Meyers Squibb, Merck, T-Mobile, Capital One, Goldman Sachs, and more. She also work with CEOs and entrepreneurs pitching their businesses to attain new clients. Whether you seek to elevate your role from Manager, Director, VP, or SVP, to the C-suite, or into the Boardroom, Adriana is an expert who understands the value you bring and aligns it to your target audience.
    Martha Spano
    Century Consulting Group (under UBS Institutional Services)

    Martha is a partner in the Century Consulting Group, under UBS Institutional Services. She has over 35 years in the institutional investment consulting industry with various firms. In several of these positions she was the senior consulting professional as well as the practice leader for regional territories. She was responsible for client servicing as well as management and leadership of consulting staffs.

    Martha has specific experience working with both defined contribution plans and defined benefit plans in all areas of investment consulting- asset liability studies, investment policy development and compliance, manager structure and manager search. She has worked with plans of all sizes and has experience in the public sector industry.  Martha has a specific expertise in the defined contribution area, dealing with manager structure issues, vendor consolidation, and retirement income alternatives. Additionally she has over 10 years of governance training experience and is currently a Board Source Certified Governance Trainer. She has conducted numerous governance training sessions for her clients and has written several notable articles for industry publications on governance and investment topics.

    Martha is a frequent speaker at a number of industry conferences and is a working member of DCIIA serving on several task force committees including the global, the auto provisions and the financial wellness committees.  In addition to serving on the Advisory Council for WIIIN, Martha sits on the Los Angeles Board for the Western Pension Conference.

Past events

23 Jun 2021 WIIIN's Fifth Annual Luncheon - Listening Louder: Creating An Inclusive Company Culture
19 May 2021 WIIIN Book Club: May 19, 2021 - "Untamed"
04 May 2021 WIIIN Career Series (Part 3 of 3) Establishing a Career Plan
22 Apr 2021 Private Markets & the Pandemic: Impact and Implications
06 Apr 2021 WIIIN Career Series (Part 2 of 3) Quieting the Voice of Your Inner Critic
16 Mar 2021 WIIIN Social Hour - Shake & Sip Cocktail Class
02 Mar 2021 WIIIN Career Series (Part 1 of 3) Break the Rules: Ditch Your Doubt, Exit The Cycle Of Proving Yourself And Level Up Your Career
24 Feb 2021 WIIIN Book Club: February 24, 2021 - "The Confidence Code"
10 Feb 2021 WIIIN Members Only Event - “New Year, Let's Get Healthy Together,” With Jessica Klingbaum, Certified Aromatherapist
21 Jan 2021 2021 WIIIN Annual Macro Event - The Path Ahead: A Global Discussion of Secular Trends and the Implications for Client Portfolios
07 Jan 2021 WIIIN Members Only Event - “New Year, Let's Get Healthy Together,” With Katie Bressack, Certified Nutritionist
22 Oct 2020 WIIIN Members Only Virtual Networking Event and Cocktail Class
30 Sep 2020 The Art and (Brain) Science of Effective Communications - An Afternoon with Kristin Graham
28 Sep 2020 WIIIN Philanthropy Committee's #WIIINLA #2020giveback Virtual Event
24 Sep 2020 Fourth Annual Luncheon: Breaking the Glass Ceiling (Virtual Event)
10 Sep 2020 WIIIN Book Club: September 10 - "I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness"
04 Aug 2020 Intentionality in Inclusivity
15 Jul 2020 Putting Forward Your Best Ask - Navigating & Negotiating Career Transitions
25 Jun 2020 WIIIN Book Club: June 25th - Alpha Girls
28 May 2020 WIIIN Webinar Event (Part 3 of 3) Managing Difficult Conversations
12 May 2020 WIIIN Webinar Event (Part 2 of 3) Storytelling for Focus and Clarity Confirmation
29 Apr 2020 WIIIN Webinar Event (Part 1 of 3) - Effective Presentations in a Virtual Environment
27 Feb 2020 WIIIN 2020 Member-Only Annual Networking Mixer
23 Jan 2020 2020 Vision: Economic Outlook for Markets in the Year Ahead
20 Nov 2019 WIIIN’s Fall Philanthropy Event
18 Oct 2019 Portfolio Manager Perspectives: The Evolution of Multi-Manager Solutions
26 Sep 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Symposium with CFA Society San Diego
19 Aug 2019 Wine Tasting with WIIIN
18 Jul 2019 WIIIN's Third Annual Luncheon: The Business Case for Diversity & Inclusion
12 Jun 2019 WIIIN Paint and Sip Casual Event
17 Apr 2019 Advancing Women in the Workplace
28 Nov 2018 Redefining the Paradigm: A Half-Day Event of Inspirational Speakers and Sessions
26 Sep 2018 A Conversation on the Markets: Rising Rates and Inflation
27 Mar 2018 Advancing Women’s Careers -- all the way to the Boardroom
07 Nov 2017 "Breaking Through to the C-Suite, Part 2" - A panel featuring distinguished female CIOs in institutional investments
28 Sep 2017 Building a Collective
20 Jun 2017 Coming Full Circle
23 Feb 2017 2017 Outlook
17 Nov 2016 WIIIN's 1st Annual Luncheon Benefit
05 Oct 2016 "Breaking Through to the C-Suite" - A panel featuring distinguished female CEOs in institutional investments
26 Jul 2016 Taking Ownership: A Woman CEO's Perspective
23 May 2016 Conversation on Private Markets
11 Mar 2016 Sustainable Investing, Governance, and Diversity – An Institutional Perspective
09 Nov 2015 A Conversation with Peggy Abkemeier-Alford
03 Sep 2015 Strong Communication Skills and Increasing Your Personal Power with Sally Stalcup
28 May 2015 An Intimate Conversation with Lisa Mazzocco
20 Feb 2015 The Changing Landscape of Alternative Investing
30 Oct 2014 The Post QE World - What Lies Ahead?
Women In Institutional Investments Network (WIIIN)
1540 River Park Drive, Suite 211
Sacramento, CA 95815-4608
Phone: 916-333-3280
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