LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Applied Real Intelligence (“A.R.I.”) is pleased to announce that its Managing General Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Zack Ellison, CFA, CAIA, has been appointed to the Board of Governors of CFA Society Los Angeles (“CFALA”), where he will serve a 3-year term.
Additionally, Mr. Ellison serves as Chair of the CIO Advisory Council, leading the development of CFALA’s highly successful CIO Investment Leadership Series, and as the Chair of the University Relations Committee, spearheading relationship-building with universities in Southern California.
“As a CFA Charterholder since 2008, I have found the CFA designation to be the ‘gold standard’ in the investment management industry given the program’s relevant content, rigor, and commitment to the highest ethical standards. It is a privilege to now be in a position to give back to the CFA community and students who are considering undertaking the program. It’s an honor to join a very distinguished Board of Governors who will work hard to further CFALA’s mission.”
“CFA Society Los Angeles is one of the largest member societies of the CFA Institute, a global community of more than 178,000 investment professionals working to build an investment industry where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economics grow. We are delighted to welcome Zack to CFALA’s Board of Governors. His strategic vision, investment knowledge and commitment to excellence will boost our ability to provide our members with meaningful educational content and professional networking opportunities,” said Laura Carney, CEO of CFALA.
“Zack brings great experience and energy to the CFALA Board. He has demonstrated his deep knowledge with the creation of the CIO Advisory Council series, bringing thought leadership from top investment professionals across the U.S. to the LA investment community. He has also been successful in expanding university outreach, building strong relationships with universities in Southern California,” said Alicia Romo, President of the Board of Governors of CFALA.
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