Andrew Finver attended EPIC Returns conference

April 2016

Andrew Finver, Director of Hedge Fund Research, attended the EPIC Returns conference, which was held April 27-29 in Half Moon Bay, CA. This by invitation-only event provided a platform to engage in a conversation between actively allocating investors, pension consultants, private clients, and select alternative investment managers to gain the information and clarity necessary to build a world class business today.


Thurman White spoke at 2016 PUSHTech2020 Summit

April 2016

Thurman V. White, Jr., President and CEO, spoke on the value of diversity for businesses at 2016 PUSHTech2020 Summit, which was held April 21-22 in San Francisco, CA.


Andrew Finver to speak at Talking Hedge Event "Diversity: What No One is Talking About—Yet"

March 2016

Andrew Finver, Director of Hedge Fund Research, will speak at the Talking Hedge event, "Diversity: What No One is Talking About—Yet" on March 30 in Chicago, IL. Andrew will moderate the panel discussion, "Due Diligence: Examining the Diversity Dividend”.


Thurman White spoke at California State Teachers’ Retirement System Forum

March 2016

Thurman V. White, Jr., President and CEO, spoke at the Forum, sponsored by California State Teachers’ Retirement System and State Street Global Advisors, "Taking Action to Achieve Gender Balance in the Financial World", on March 8 in San Francisco, CA.


Andrew Finver spoke at 100 Women in Hedge Funds West Coast Senior Practitioner Conference

March 2016

Andrew Finver, Director of Hedge Fund Research, spoke at the 100 Women in Hedge Funds West Coast Senior Practitioner Conference, "Capitalizing on Diversity and Returns: Investing With Women Managers", on April 7 in San Francisco, CA.


Andrew Finver spoke at the Connecticut Hedge Fund Association symposium

February 2016

Andrew Finder, Director of Hedge Fund Research, spoke at the Connecticut Hedge Fund Association symposium "Opportunities for Emerging Managers and other SRI Initiatives" on February 25 in Greenwich, CT. 


Mona Williams spoke at New York State Teachers Retirement System's MWBE Investments and Professional Services Conference

February 2016

Mona Williams, Executive Vice President, spoke at New York State Teacher's Retirement System's MWBE Investments and Professional Services Conference, which was held on February 11 in Albany, NY. 


Thurman White spoke at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition & Citizenship Education Fund 19th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit

January 2016

Thurman V. White, Jr., President and CEO, spoke at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition & Citizenship Education Fund 19th Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit "Wall Street: The New Paradigm - Access to Opportunity", which was held February 16-18 in New York, NY. 


Thurman White spoke at Endowments and Financial Services Summit

November 2015

Thurman V. White, Jr., President and CEO, spoke on strategies to achieve diversity in investment management at 2015 Endowments and Financial Services Summit on November 5 in New York. 


Progress concluded Plan Sponsor and Emerging Manager Conference, “Game Changers. Changing the Industry. Transforming the World.”

November 2015

On November 22-24, 2015, Progress hosted the Plan Sponsor and Emerging Manager Conference, “Game Changers. Changing the Industry. Transforming the World”, in Scottsdale, AZ. At a turbulent time in the global marketplace, the Progress team of experts together with Progress’ funded managers, plan sponsor clients, pension consultants, MWBE brokerage firms, academicians, and select industry opinion leaders examined current trends and the future of emerging manager investing.