Industry Night Los Angeles

Industry Night expanded to Los Angeles in 2012 when Alliance of Financial Leaders' co-founder Brett Wright moved West. Together with Brett and other Alliance members, the following planning committee served to incubate Industry Night LA:

  • Meg Bavaro, Wells Fargo
  • Jeff Carlin, Nuveen Investments
  • Troy Chakarun, ING Investment Management
  • Jeff Cusack, Forward Asset Management
  • Melissa Gutknecht, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  • Karen Lutomski, Nuveen Investments
  • James Lyons, Allianz Global Investors
  • Matt Schleichkorn
  • Kevin Schmidt, BlackRock
  • Michael Tobin, LPL
  • Nancy Weisel, Aberdeen Asset Management
  • Anthony Wilson, Artio Global Investors

If you are interested in helping plan Industry Night Los Angeles, or in sponsoring an upcoming Industry Night Los Angeles event, please contact any of the people listed above or e-mail Lee Kowarski at