Agenda

Tuesday, June 23
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Registration & Refreshments
1:45 PM – 2:00 PM Welcome Remarks
  • Dennis Fox, Director, LOFT Investors Forum
  • Emanuel Pleitez, Chairman, Hispanic Heritage Foundation
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Keynote Remarks
  • Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Personal Experiences of Trustees in Driving Change
  • Gilbert Garcia, Managing Partner, Garcia Hamilton & Associates (Moderator)
  • Ruben Navarro, Trustee, Los Angeles Fire and Police Pensions
  • Eraina Ortega, Trustee,  California State Teachers’ Retirement System
  • Marty Torres, Trustee, United Pilots’ Defined Contribution Plan
  • Valerie Villareal, Trustee, Los Angeles County Employees’ Retirement Association
3:30 PM – 4:15 PM Board Governance & Fiduciary Responsibilities
  • Dr. Joe Guzman, Professor, Michigan State University (Moderator)
  • Felipe Arroyo, Partner, Robbins Arroyo LLP
  • Herman Santos, Trustee, Los Angeles County Employees’ Retirement Association
  • Belinda Vega, Trustee, Los Angeles Fire and Police Pensions
4:30 PM – 5:15 PM Macroeconomic Outlook
  • Teresa McBride, CEO, McBride & Company (Moderator)
  • Elizabeth Laderman, Senior Economist, San Francisco Federal Reserve
5:30 PM – 6:15 PM Shareholder Activism
  • Kayla Gillan, former General Counsel at California Public Employees’ Retirement System; Leader, PwC Investor Resource Institute (Moderator)
  • Travis Antoniono, Investment Officer, California State Teachers’ Retirement System
  • Dana Hollinger, Trustee, California Public Employees’ Retirement System 
  • Luz Rodriguez, Director of Corporate Governance & Legal Services, Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Reception, Dinner, & Keynote Remarks
  • Henry Cisneros, former U.S. Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Wednesday, June 24
8:15 AM – 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast & Morning Remarks
9:00 AM – 9:40 AM Asset Allocation & Risk Management
  • Tom Lopez, Chief Investment Officer, Los Angeles Fire & Police Pensions (Moderator)
  • Robert Boada, Vice President & Treasurer, Edison International
9:50 AM – 10:30 AM Equities
  • June Kim, Director of Global Equities, California State Teachers’ Retiremnt System (Moderator)
  • Juan Carlos Avila, Trustee, Chicago Policeman’s Annuity & Benefit Fund
  • Fernando Inzunza, Partner and Portfolio Manager, Lombardia Capital
  • Rodney June, Chief Investment Officer, Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System
10:40 AM – 11:20 AM Fixed Income
  • Michelle Durgy, CIO, City of County of San Francisco (Moderator)
  • Luis Maizel, Senior Managing Director, LM Capital Group
  • Ruby Muñoz Dang, Trustee, Metropolitan Transit Authory of Harris County; Garcia Hamilton & Associates
11:30 AM – 12:10 PM Real Estate and Real Assets
  • Ken Gurrola, CEO, Eastridge Capital (Moderator)
  • Corinne Tapia, Trustee, Los Angeles Fire & Police Pensions
  • Michael Torres, CEO, Adelante Capital
12:10 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch & Keynote Remarks
  • Antonio Villaraigosa, 41st Mayor of Los Angeles
  • John Chiang, Treasurer of California & Trustee, California Public Employees’ Retirement System & California System Teachers’ Retirement System
1:00 PM – 1:40 PM Private Markets (Including Venture Capital)
  • Mina Pacheco Nazemi, Partner, GCM Grosvenor (Moderator)
  • Gustavo Alberelli, Partner,  Trident Capital
  • Pawan Chaturvedi, Senior Investment Director, UCLA Investment Company
  • Susan Lee, Head Private Markets Consultant, Angeles Investment Advisors
  • Javier Saade, Associate Administrator, Small Business Administration
1:50 PM – 2:30 PM Hedge Funds
  • Ray Sanchez, Trustee, New York City Employees Retirement System (Moderator)
  • Diana Di Lorio, Senior Vice President, Grosvenor Capital Management
2:40 PM – 3:20 PM Regional, Community, & Impact Investing
  • Stacie Olivares Castain, Managing Director, California Organized Investors Network (Moderator)
  • Monika Mantilla, CEO, Altura Capital; Partner,Small Business Community Capital
  • Arthur Hidalgo, Managing Partner, Carpenter Community BancFund
3:30 PM – 4:10 PM Specialized, Emerging, & Diverse Manager Programs
  • Solange Fernandez Brooks, Portfolio Manager, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (Moderator)
  • Martin Cabrera, CEO, Cabrera Capital
  • Cheryl Hines, Portfolio Manager, Teachers’ Retirement System of Texas
  • Laurie Weir, Senior Portfolio Manager, California Public Employees’ Retirement System
4:20 PM- 5:00 PM Trustee Reflections & Next Steps
  • Moctesuma Esparza, Founder, Maya Cinemas (Moderator)
  • Edgar Hernandez, Service Employees’ International Union Capital Stewardship Program
  • Nilza Serrano, Trustee, Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Reception (hors-d’oeuvre) & Closing Remarks
  • Steve Westly, former Controller of California & Trustee at California Public Employees’ Retirement System & California State Teachers’ Retirement System; Managing Partner, The Westly Group