RIA Institute convenes North America’s premier RIAs for thought-provoking discussions via intimate roundtables. We bring the key decision makers from every corner of the U.S. and Canada together in environments carefully built for purposeful collaboration.
Through expert-led panel discussions, presentations, guest speakers, and real-time market research, the RIA Institute drives innovation in the dynamic and rapidly growing registered investment advisor community, helping RIAs make the investment decisions and practice management choices that will best serve their underlying clients.
Assumption of Risk
An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By attending this event, you agree to be voluntarily bound to our Assumption of Risk terms, which can be found here.
Investments & Portfolio Construction
Michael W. Crook, CAIA, Chief Investment Officer, Mill Creek Capital Advisors, LLC
Daniel S. Kern, CFA, CFP, Chief Investment Officer and Shareholder, TFC Financial Management, Inc.
Carl Ludwigson, CFA, CQF, Director of Manager Research, Bel Air Investment Advisors
Adam Phillips, CFA, CFP, Managing Director, Portfolio Strategy / Partner, EP Wealth Advisors
Eddie Phillips, Director of Private Investments, Heritage Wealth Advisors
Michael Ashley Schulman, CFA, Partner / Chief Investment Officer, Running Point Capital Advisors
Ronald J. Smolenski, Jr., CIMA, Managing Director of Research, Pitcairn
Scott Sorensen, CFA, Principal & Founder, Vigilant Capital Management
David Sterman, CFP, President and CEO, Huguenot Financial Planning
Practice Management & Culture
Michael Bisaro, AIF, President and CEO, StraightLine Group
Jeffrey J. Burney, Chief Strategy Officer, Crestone Capital
Carina Diamond, Chief Experience Officer and Managing Partner, Dakota Wealth Management
Jonathan Foster, President & CEO, Angeles Wealth Management
Michelle Katzen, CFP, CDFA, Managing Director, HCR Wealth Advisors
Seán O'Dowd, CFA, Managing Director, Silvercrest Asset Management
Lauren Sigman CFP, Managing Director, Principal, Robertson Stephens
Debra Brennan Tagg, CFP, President, BFS Advisory Group
Natalia Tchetchoulina, Partner, Cerity Partners
Erin Voisin, CFP, EA, CDFA, ChFC, Managing Director – Wealth Management Services/ Partner, EP Wealth Advisors
Impact & Implementation
Toussaint Bailey, Chief Executive Officer, Enso Wealth Management
Steve Ellis, CFA, Founder and President, Colorado Capital Management
Jennifer Kenning, CEO & Co-Founder, Align Impact
Bud Sturmak, CO-CIO and Partner, Perigon Wealth Management
The Institutional Investor RIA Institute is a private membership organization for the nation’s largest and fastest-growing independent Registered Investment Advisors as well as supporting members from premier asset management firms and providers. Both members and supporting members of the RIA Institute come together at three private annual forums and two annual networking receptions to engage in idea exchange, discussion, and debate. The environment at each forum is collegial and collaborative, and overt marketing by any member is strictly prohibited. The agenda for each meeting is devised by our Advisory Board of RIA executives to ensure the content is created ‘by RIAs, for RIAs.’
Participation is strictly limited to qualified executives. Once registered, a member of the Institutional Investor's RIA Institute team will be in touch to confirm attendance. Due to capacity restraints, all registrations will be accepted on a first come first serve basis.
For RIAs interested in attending and/or participating, please contact:
Assistant Director, RIA Institute
Director, Investor Relations
+1 212 224 3071
For Asset Managers interested in becoming a Supporting Member, please contact:
Senior Executive Director
+1 646 634 8464