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Keynote Speakers

Monday, September 28, 1:15 pm

Seth Magaziner
General Treasurer, State of Rhode Island

“Expanding the Role of the Treasurer’s Office to Strengthen the Economy”


Tuesday, September 29, 8:00 am

Peter Gordon
Head of Emerging Payments Product and Strategy, U.S. Bank

“Navigating the Disruption in Payments”


Tuesday, September 29, 12:15 pm

Tim White
Author, Target 12 Managing Editor/Reporter, WPRI-TV

The Last Good Heist

Session Speakers

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Pradeep Aradhya, Novus Laurus
Pradeep Aradhya is CEO and founder of Novus Laurus, a digital strategy, transformation consulting, and investment company. Clients, investees and employees rely on his unique perspectives as a digital transformation strategist, impact investor, and parallel entrepreneur to realize new visions for sustained revenue growth. As an executive with 15 years of experience, Pradeep has driven digital transformation, acquisitions, high growth startups, as well as business turn arounds and reorganizations in Technology, Food and Film. His ability to communicate and inspire has drawn and developed talent to create high performing teams that manage risk effectively. Pradeep is also a film maker, artist, fitness enthusiast and children’s book author.
Currently, Pradeep is a member of the Board of Directors of Innovation Women (Executive Committee) and the Board of Directors at Starbucks Women’s Impact Network. He also serves on the Board of Advisors at the Sasaki Foundation and previously on the Board at The Science Club For Girls. He is a member of National Association of Corporate Directors.

702-Artificial Intelligence and next-gen Process Automation
Monday, 11:30-12:30
Jim Barry, Stifel Financial
Jim Barry is the Head of Capital and Risk at Stifel Financial overseeing the firm’s liquidity and risk with regards to Cash Management, SOX, and Continuous Improvement efforts of the Treasury organization.

201-Digital Transformation: Stifel Financials’ Journey to Oracle ERP Cloud Success
Monday, 9:00-10:00
Amy Beninato, Deutsche Bank
211-Innovations in Treasury Management: Real Time Payments
Monday, 10:15-11:15
Keith Bergman, Zanders Treasury & Finance Solutions
Keith Bergman is a VP & Director within the corporate treasury practice in the US delivering advisory services in the areas of treasury, risk and corporate finance. He has over 25 years’ experience working with multinational corporations domestically and abroad. Keith has worked as a practitioner, a FinTech product manager and treasury consultant with expertise in cash management, risk management, treasury accounting and systems.
Mr. Bergman has been an International Treasury Accounting Controller for a $60B multinational corporation where he helped improve operational efficiencies and oversaw the TMS application.
He holds a BS degree in Accounting and an MBA degree in finance.

302-LIBOR’s Funeral – Don’t make it your own
Monday, 9:00-10:00
704-Smart Treasury – Applying RPA, AI and DTL within Treasury
Monday, 2:15-3:15
Linda Birta-Mammet, CERTITM
Linda is an Executive Director in the Corporate Treasury Consulting team of J.P. Morgan’s Commercial Bank and located in New York City. Linda brings with her more than 13 years of Corporate Treasury experience, most recently overseeing the development and implementation of a Treasury Center of Expertise in Dubai for engineering pioneer ABB. In prior roles, Linda has earned a vast amount of experience in setting up a new Treasury organization for UK-based JV Primetals Technologies, majority-owned by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and as in-house Treasury Consultant for Siemens in the US and Germany. She is passionate about putting her first-hand Corporate Treasury experience to work for J.P. Morgan’s clients and the Treasury community as a whole, like as a speaker at the ACT (UK-headquartered Association of Corporate Treasurer’s) Middle East Treasury Summit in 2016 and 2017.
Linda received her Master’s Degree in Finance & Business Economics from Fernuniversität in Hagen, Germany, and is an Affiliate Member of the ACT, from which she also holds a Certificate in International Treasury Management (CertITM).

209- Acquisition Complete, Now The Fun Starts: Considerations for Treasury Integration
Tuesday, 10:30-11:30
Kirk Black, CTP, BNY Mellon
BlackMr. Black is a Vice President of BNY Mellon and the Treasury Investments Senior Relationship Manager. He is responsible for BNY Mellon’s treasury investment products.
Mr. Black has been with Mellon now BNY Mellon since 2000. He spent his first several years with the company working for Mellon Financial Markets LLC (MFM), Mellon’s broker/ dealer subsidiary, where he specialized in providing investment banking services to clients including capital formation, M&A advisory, and leveraged finance. Prior to joining Mellon, Mr. Black was a Business Advisory Senior with Arthur Andersen, LLP.
Mr. Black holds a BS from The Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business and a MBA from the Katz School at The University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Black is a Certified Treasury Professional and Certified Public Accountant as well as a Registered Representative with FINRA.

102-Navigating the New Treasury Investing Environment
Monday, 10:15-11:15
Christopher Bozek, Santander Bank, NA
Mr. Chris Bozek is Managing Director and head of working capital solutions at Santander Bank NA, leading a team that is focused on delivering globally integrated card, trade, and supply chain solutions that enable business of all sizes to streamline and digitize payment processing, manage currency and counterparty risk, and optimize working capital – enabling each to profitably grow their business, selling and sourcing more efficiently in more markets. Mr. Bozek is committed to digitizing and simplifying how businesses transact, advancing leading-edge projects in Block Chain, and paper-to-electronic processing. With a strong interest in helping address challenges to close the trade finance gap for small and mid-sized U.S. exporters, he was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce as the Inaugural Chair of the Trade Finance Advisory Committee, holding that position through 2017.

606-Sourcing and selling on a global scale – tips and tricks to gain a competitive edge
Tuesday, 1:15-2:15
Cory Bratts, Kyriba
Cory Bratts is a Kyriba Practice Lead at Elire Inc. He joined Elire in 2010 as a consultant to the firm’s treasury clients. In 2019, he assumed the responsibility of Kyriba practice lead and has since built a Practice for Elire. As a Treasury Leader for Elire has trained a world-class team that is considered the market leader in its space. Over the years, Cory has assumed various finance transformation, industry leadership and people development roles.

506-Are You Ready for the Global Transformation in Payments Happening Today?
Tuesday, 10:30-11:30
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Sean Carter, AAP, NEACH
Sean Carter is President and CEO of NEACH and its’ subsidiary NEACH Payments Group. Sean is responsible for the strategic direction of both companies. Sean is also responsible for ensuring that NEACH Members and clients of the subsidiary have access to high quality products, services and resources. Sean just completed his third term on the NACHA Rules and Operations Committee. Sean is serving his second term on NACHA’s Risk Management Advisory Group. Sean is the past chair of NACHA’s Risk and Quality Rules Work Group. Sean speaks at several conferences across the country including being an annual speaker at the NACHA Payments Conference. Sean received his AAP in 1999 and was re-credited in 2004 and 2009. Sean received his NPC designation in 2016. Sean joined NEACH in 1998.

507-Change is in the Air: A Look at the Impending ACH Rule Changes That Will Impact Your Corporation
Tuesday, 2:30-3:30
Clive Cohen, MarketSphere Unclaimed Property Specialists
Clive Cohen specializes in delivering unclaimed property consulting engagements to corporate America. Clive has over 30 years of professional experience and has been a nationally-recognized expert in unclaimed property for more than 20 years. Prior to joining MarketSphere, Clive was VP of Special Examinations for Xerox/ACS Unclaimed Property ClearingHouse and COO of NAPPCO, two of the largest third-party unclaimed property audit agents. His broad background and in-depth experience on unclaimed property matters has afforded him the opportunity to work extensively with every state unclaimed property office in the United States.
Mr. Cohen holds a BA from the University of Manchester, England and is a CPA.

204-Understand the Risks of not Identifying Unclaimed Property in your Organization
Monday, 2:15-3:15
Dennis Corbett, Silicon Valley Bank
603-International Cash Management: Best Practices
Tuesday, 9:15-10:15
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Tanya Dawkins, Circor
Ms. Tanya Dawkins was promoted to Vice President, Corporate Treasurer in March 2018. She previously served as Senior Director, Corporate Treasurer from September 2015 to March 2018. From 2001 to September 2015, Ms. Dawkins held a variety of senior finance positions at CIRCOR including Global Treasury Manager, External Reporting Manager, and Corporate Accounting Manager. Prior to joining CIRCOR, Ms. Dawkins served as Director of Finance for GenRad Corporation (now part of Teradyne). Ms. Dawkins previously had spent 10 years at Digital Equipment Corporation in a variety of senior finance positions. She is a Certified Treasury Professional and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MBA from Simmons Graduate School of Management.

601-Harvesting the US-Euro Interest Rate Differential
Monday, 9:00-10:00
Greg Deveney CTP, Chatham Financial
Greg Deveney is a member of Chatham’s Corporate Treasury Advisory Team where he advises corporate clients on risk management strategy and analysis, with respect to interest rate, foreign currency rate, and commodity risk, specializing in advanced modeling of financial risk across asset classes. He has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies to design tailored risk management practices across a variety of industries. Greg received his BA in Mathematics Education from the University of Delaware and has an MA in Mathematics from West Chester University. He has also earned the designation of Certified Treasury Professional (CTP).

402-Building an efficient FX risk management program
Monday, 9:00-10:00
Davide I. di Gennaro, Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
Davide is a Director in PwC’s Advisory Financial & Treasury Management Practice specializing in treasury and risk management consulting. Davide has over 20 years of experience assisting global corporations and financial services organizations with treasury and risk management issues such as financial risk management, liquidity management, treasury operations, treasury organization design, treasury governance and oversight, treasury integration/carve-out, and treasury technology.  Prior to joining PwC, Davide held leadership positions with Ernst & Young Treasury Services practice, Merrill Lynch and Mellon Bank.
Davide holds the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) credential from the Association for Finance Professionals (AFP). He has an M.B.A. degree in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh and an M.A. in Public and International Affairs from the University of Rome, Italy.

205-How to Successfully Implement an In-House Bank
Tuesday, 9:15-10:15
Jeff Diorio, Treasury Strategies, a division of Novantas
Jeff manages treasury management system implementations and selection of services and has responsibility for treasury system vendor relationships. He has 25+ years of experience in technology and global treasury operations, allowing him to bring a strategic focus to his leadership role.
Jeff has successfully led clients through the implementation of custom treasury systems. Additionally, he played a key role in the development of hosted and ASP-based solutions, experience with SWIFT, reconciliations, collateral management, financial instrument valuation and risk solutions.

403-Cyber Risk and Fraud Mitigation for Treasury and Finance
Monday, 10:15-11:15
206-Forecasting: New technologies and approaches to automating your forecast
Tuesday, 10:30-11:30
207-The Impact of New Technologies on Treasury and Finance
Tuesday, 1:15-2:15
Douglas Doo, PTC
Mr. Doo has held titles of Treasury Manager and Principal Treasury Analyst.  Doug earned his B.S. in finance and his M.S. in corporate finance from Bentley University. PTC is a global software and services company that delivers solutions to enable our industrial customers’ digital transformations, helping them to better design, manufacture, operate, and service their products.

405-Save Millions on Forward Costs by Hedging … and Un-hedging Balance Sheet Risks
Monday, 11:30-12:30
Mike Draxton, U.S. Bank
Mike has over 13 years of banking experience, all with U.S. Bank, having served the company in a variety of capacities across multiple lines of business. Currently, Mike is focused on transforming how customers interact with U.S. Bank through measurable, best-in-class experiences, at every touchpoint across the customer journey. Recent projects include: robotic processing automation, open APIs, and analytics.
Previously, Mike supported the development and launch of Paysurance® powered by U.S. Bank and Enservio and our Real-Time Payments (RTP) solution in which we were the first bank ever to receive a RTP payment. Mike holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn.

502-Forging a New Path – Leveraging APIs for ACH
Monday, 10:15-11:15
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James Glassman, J.P. Morgan
Jim Glassman is the Managing Director and Head Economist for Commercial Banking. From regulations and technology to globalization and consumer habits, Jim’s insights are used by companies and industries to help them better understand the changing economy and its impact on their businesses.  Jim’s work with the firm—combined with his independent research on the principal forces shaping the economy and financial markets—has earned him regular features in the media and as an economic commentator. He is also a long-standing participant in the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Survey of Professional Forecasters and the National Association of Business Economists’ (NABE) panel of macroeconomic forecasters.  From 1979 through 1988, Jim served as a Senior Economist in the Research & Statistics and Monetary Affairs departments at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC. While there, he analyzed and forecasted inflation, labor market developments, the Federal Reserve’s operating strategies and interest rate markets, and he developed monetary and reserves projections. He joined Morgan Guaranty in 1988 and Chemical Bank in 1993, which, through a combination of mergers, became JPMorgan Chase & Co.  Jim earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was awarded a Ph.D. in Economics from Northwestern University.

301-The Economy’s New Normal
Monday- 11:30-12:30
Will Goldthwait, State Street Global Advisors
Will is a Portfolio Strategist at State Street Global Advisors. A member of the Global Cash and Global Fixed Income Investment Management Teams, he communicates the Teams’ investment strategy and performance to clients, consultants and prospects. He covers multiple sectors and vehicles, for active and indexed fixed income. Will received his BA from Roanoke College and has his Series 7 and 63.

105-The Remarkable Rise of ESG Within Cash: Making sense of the investment landscape where values meet cash
Tuesday, 9:15-10:15
Claudia Gonzalez, Kyriba
Claudia Gonzalez is a Senior Solution Engineer at Kyriba. She has over 15 years of experience in operations management and financial technology. Over her career, she has worked with small and large multinational corporations to deliver operational improvement and best practices. 

203-Helping Treasury Become More Business Intelligent
Monday, 11:30-12:30
Aimee Goodwin, Flywire
701-Disrupting Client Models—the direct to consumer approach
Monday, 9:00-10:00
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Ruth Hardie, Hedge Trackers
Ruth has designed and accounted for cash flow, fair value and net investment hedge strategies that met the extensive GAAP documentation and reporting requirements for a multitude of financial institutions and companies. Ruth played an instrumental role in building the firm’s derivative specialists team that partner with global clients to provide outsourced derivative accounting, consulting, analytics and client training webinars. Mrs.Hardie has more than three decades of practical experience in financial auditing and special hedge accounting.

601-Harvesting the US-Euro Interest Rate Differential
Monday, 9:00-10:00
305-LIBOR Replacement, Here and Abroad – What You should be Doing Now to Prepare for this Seismic Shift in the Financial Markets
Tuesday, 9:15-10:15
Craig Haymaker, CPA, HedgeStar
Mr. Haymaker is Chief Operating Officer of HedgeStar where he oversees the risk management consulting, hedge accounting and valuation groups. He is a subject matter expert in financial reporting and accounting for debt, equities, derivatives and other financial instruments. Mr. Haymaker has over 11 years of audit, professional accounting, and risk management experience. Mr. Haymaker has held positions with top companies including Deloitte & Touche LLP (Boston), Liberty Mutual Group (Boston) and U.S. Bank (Minneapolis) with a focus on treasury departments, capital markets and risk functions.
Mr. Haymaker is also an Events Committee Chair and Steering Committee Member for the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA) in Minneapolis.
Craig holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Stonehill College, and earned his CPA accreditation in 2010.

404-Managing & Accounting for Commodity Price Risk – A step-by-step Guide
Tuesday, 9:15-10:15
Charles R. Hills CPA, L&V Partners
Charles Hills is a licensed certified public accountant and tax executive with over 30 years of experience in corporate management and accounting.  He has significant expertise in federal, state, and international tax regimes.  His career spans Ernst & Young, Digital Equipment Corporation, EG&G, Inc., and PerkinElmer, Inc. where he led the tax audit function for over a decade.  Charles is currently a manager in the Tax Services Practice at L&V Partners.

304-What Treasury Ought to Know about Tax
Tuesday, 1:15-2:15
Peter C. Hohenstein, NACHA
Peter Hohenstein is Senior Director of ACH Network Administration where he supports the development of new innovative projects.  He works with industry participants creating consensus through the NACHA development and rulemaking processes.
Prior to joining NACHA in August of 2013 Mr. Hohenstein held a variety of roles in Global Treasury Services, and Regulatory Compliance during 25 years with Bank of America.  He has a B.S. in Business Administration & Finance from the University of Delaware.

503-Same Day ACH: Current Trends and the Future Path
Monday, 11:30-12:30
Sarah Hopkins, JPMorgan Chase
Sarah A. Hopkins is a Vice President on the Commercial Bank (CB) International Banking team at JPMorgan Chase.
In her current role, Hopkins partners across functional teams and geographies to advise multinational corporations on critical geopolitical events that impact their global business while driving sales across cash management, credit, trade and foreign exchange. Hopkins is also the Middle Market Complex Liquidity Lead, responsible for developing solutions to clients’ unique global liquidity needs.
Hopkins joined JPMorgan Chase in 2011. Formerly, she helped establish Commercial Banking’s Financial Institutions Group (FIG) Treasury Services business in New York before joining the International Banking team in Chicago. Hopkins also participated in the firm’s selective two-year Treasury Sales Analyst program. During the program, Hopkins completed rotations across various client-facing and strategy teams across Corporate and Investment Banking and Commercial Banking.
Hopkins holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in International Business and Management Information Systems from the University of Delaware and a Certificate in International Cash Management from the Association of Corporate Treasurers. Hopkins is passionate about international travel and enjoys exploring New York City.

608-Technology in International Treasury
Tuesday, 10:30-11:30
 
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Craig Jeffery, Strategic Treasurer, Llc
Craig Jeffery is the Managing Partner of Strategic Treasurer LLC, He formed Strategic Treasurer in 2004 to provide corporate, educational, and government entities direct access to comprehensive and current assistance with their treasury and financial process needs. His 20+ years of financial and treasury experience as a practitioner and as a consultant have uniquely qualified him to help organizations craft realistic goals and achieve significant benefits quickly. He is primarily responsible for relationship management and ensuring total client satisfaction on all projects.
Prior to forming Strategic Treasurer, Craig worked for Wachovia Bank (now Wells Fargo), SunTrust Bank and The Hartford Insurance Company. He has a Bachelors in Accounting from the University of Connecticut and has CCM and FLMI certifications.

705-Robots in the House: Disrupting Treasury with Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence
Monday, 10:15-11:15
Timothy Johanson, Cargill Risk Management
Mr. Johanson is a Vice President and Director of Cargill Commodity Services, Inc. and Team Manager of Cargill Energy Services, a Commodity Trading Advisor, and is responsible for compliance, oversight, customer service, and overall implementation of the CES Energy Risk Management Program. Mr. Johanson initially joined Cargill, Incorporated in February 2008.
Mr. Johanson holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kansas (1992) and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Kansas (1992). Mr. Johanson earned his MBA in Finance from the University of St. Thomas in 2002. Mr. Johanson was approved as a Swap Associated Person of Cargill Commodity Services, Inc. in July 2014, became registered again as an Associated Person in August 2014, was approved as a Branch Office Manager in March 2019 and became listed as a Principal in June 2019.

404-Managing & Accounting for Commodity Price Risk – A step-by-step Guide
Tuesday, 9:15-10:15
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Helen Kane, Hedge Trackers
Mrs. Kane is the founder and CEO of San Jose, California-based Hedge Trackers, LLC. She is a widely recognized leader in the application of ASC 815 to currency, interest rate and commodity risk within corporate environments. Since launching woman owned Hedge Trackers in 2000, Kane has provided vision and leadership underpinning the firm’s evolution into a premier provider of hedge  program management software, consulting, outsourced derivative accounting  and knowledge transfer programs.

405-Save Millions on Forward Costs by Hedging … and Un-hedging Balance Sheet Risks
Monday, 11:30-12:30
Jeanne Keane, CTP, Staples, Inc.
Ms. Keane is Director, Assistant Treasurer for Staples, Inc. In her role, Jeanne is responsible for global cash management, cash flow forecasting, foreign exchange, the Company’s debt and investment portfolios. Jeanne holds a B.S. in Finance from Stonehill College, is a CTP and a member of the New England AFP Board of Directors.  

CD1-Women in Leadership
Tuesday, 2:30-3:30
Mark E. Kelly, State Street - Fund Connect
Mark has worked at State Street for more than 30 years holding a variety of positions. He held operational and management positions involving daily custody and accounting for mutual funds, insurance general and separate accounts, product owner and relationship manager for Corporate Treasury Services.  He also has managed a client service team in the Worldwide Investment Managers division which acted as a daily single point of contact for over 120 investment managers.  Mark’s duties also include experience within the Wealth Manager Services division where he has had responsibility as a Product Owner of the WMS Web Portal as well as a Relationship and Project Manager for the division’s largest client, Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Mgmt.  Currently Mark works in a the role of Vice President / Product Development / Sales for State Street Global Exchange – Fund Connect money market platform.
Mark earned his B.S. in Management from Lesley College, Cambridge, MA and also holds an A.S. in Business Administration from Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MA. He holds a FINRA Series 7 and 63 License

104-Uncleared Margin Rules and IM: What you need to know
Monday, 2:15-3:15
Ann Klein, AscendantFX
CD1-Women in Leadership
Tuesday, 2:30-3:30
Tracey Knight, HighRadius Corporation
Ms. Knight evangelizes the benefits of treasury departments’ effective use of technology to raise treasury’s profile and make treasury departments a true strategic partner to the business. Currently at HighRadius, she is excited to be on the cutting edge of treasury technology using artificial intelligence taking cash forecasting to the next level.
With over 25 years of treasury experience, she has helped hundreds of companies select and implement technology to transform their treasury departments. Experienced as both a practitioner and vendor, she brings a unique combination of knowledge and skills to truly understand a company’s current state and help them see what their future state can become.
She has direct experience in consulting, product demonstrations, implementations, and training across many treasury disciplines including cash forecasting, cash management, risk management, and accounting.
She has a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is a popular and frequent speaker at local, regional, and national Association of Financial Professional (AFP) events.

706-Redefining the Fundamentals Of Cash Forecasting With Artificial Intelligence
Monday 11:30-12:30
Adam Kruis, U.S. Bank
As manager of the Working Capital Consulting team, Adam leads a team of highly skilled and experienced treasury management experts that help companies optimize their working capital processes. Adam and his team provide tailored individual client consultations, as well education on emerging cash management topics through various industry and bank-hosted events, webinars, podcasts, publications, etc. He has been trained and certified as an effective change agent and process improvement specialist through previous Lean Six Sigma and operations management roles, with over fifteen years of experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Illinois State University and Master of Business Administration from Northern Illinois University.

504-The Payments to Consumers Evolution
Monday, 2:15-3:15
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Paul LaRock, Treasury Strategies, a division of Novantas
Paul manages client relationships and improves strategies and risk management operations for corporate treasury.  Paul has 20+ years of experience in corporate treasury management and operations.  His experience includes policy-making roles in the management of collections, disbursements and liquidity functions. He works for clients with needs in cash management, merchant card processing and treasury technology to increase operational efficiency and internal controls.

206-Forecasting: New technologies and approaches to automating your forecast
Tuesday, 10:30-11:30
Mike Lenihan, TMXpert Group LLC
Michael Lenihan is president of TMXpert Group, LLC, a treasury management consulting firm and is also a Senior Advisor with Redbridge DTA, Optimized Payments Consulting, and ESM Software.  For over 35 years, Michael held increasingly responsible positions in several global financial services companies including  Citibank, Bankers Trust Company, Fidelity Investments and State Street Bank where he was division executive of Global Treasury Management Services.
Michael earned his BS from Long Island University and completed an Executive Management program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.  Michael has published numerous articles on various topics in Treasury Management and has been a frequent speaker at national and regional industry conferences on best-practices in bank relationship management, rating agency relationship management, merchant card analytics, and payment innovations.

210-The Realities and Challenges In Managing Bank Relationships in 2020
Tuesday, 9:15-10:15
Marci Lerner, CTP, Hologic, Inc.
Marci Lerner is currently Treasurer of Hologic Inc., a $3 billion global publicly-traded healthcare company.    She leads the global Treasury team in the management of enterprise risk and insurance, global cash management and corporate finance, including capital structure, capital markets, financial risk, working capital and bank and rating agency relationships. Marci brings more than 25 years of finance, treasury, accounting and financial systems experience, working in multiple industries, including retail, consumer products, manufacturing, high-technology and healthcare.
Previously, Marci was VP, Treasury at BJ’s Wholesale Club where she led this $12 billion private equity owned company through several re-financings, sale-leasebacks and dividend recapitalizations.  She was also VP, Assistant Treasurer at Staples.  She led teams in the US and Belgium in global cash management operations and corporate finance for this $25 billion global Fortune 100 company. Marci formulated and executed a $4 billion M&A financing plan in a tumultuous credit market in 2008.  At Staples, Marci also held the positions of VP, Financial Planning and Analysis and Director of Financial Systems.
Prior to joining Staples, Marci worked for Schick/Pfizer and Digital Equipment Corporation in various finance, accounting and financial systems roles.   Marci is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) with an MBA in Accounting and a BS in Finance and Information Systems from Babson College.

210-The Realities and Challenges In Managing Bank Relationships in 2020
Tuesday, 9:15-10:15
206-Forecasting: New technologies and approaches to automating your forecast
Tuesday, 10:30-11:30
Amy Leslie AAP, J.P. Morgan Bank, N.A.
Amy is an ACH Product Executive at J.P. Morgan.  She manages a cross functional team of ACH Product Managers with responsibility for the end to end product strategy, development and delivery process.  Key areas of focus include business model management, risk and compliance, customer experience, product innovation and development, sales support and marketing strategy. She has held a variety of roles in ACH Operations Management.  She is currently a member of the NACHA Rules and Operations Committee, and has served on NACHA’s Risk Management Advisory Group (RMAG), and Risk and Quality Standing Rules Group.

503-Same Day ACH: Current Trends and the Future Path
Monday 11:30-12:30
Jennifer Libby CTP, CIEE

CD1-Women in Leadership
Tuesday, 2:30-3:30
 
Sean Locke, CTP, BrightSphere Investment Group
Sean joined BrightSphere Investment Group in 2007 as the Treasury and Projects Manager. He is responsible for the cash management, payables and seed capital processes for the Boston office and several affiliate firms. Prior to joining BrightSphere, he worked for Aviva Life Insurance Company, Fidelity Investments Life Insurance Company, and is a veteran of the United States Air Force.
Sean is a graduate from Northeastern University, is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and a Past President of the New England AFP.

CD3-Why the CTP?
Monday, 2:15-3:15
Tom Lopes, Citibank NA
Tom Lopes is Senior Vice-President and   Payment Team Manager for Citibank’s Business & Commercial Banking Group, responsible for several Citibank payables capabilities which leverage Wire Transfer, Automated Clearing House, Check Disbursement and most recently, Real Time Payment (RTP).
He has over 30 years experience in the financial services industry, primarily at Citibank and Chemical Bank, and has held roles in customer service, operations, project management and most recently product management.
He participated in the development of one of the world’s original online consumer banking applications, Chemical Bank’s Pronto.  He managed the back office operation that supports two of Citibank’s online banking channels, Citibank Online and CitiBusiness® Online.   Tom managed Citi’s corporate ACH operation for 6 years before applying his expertise in Payment Products to a front office product development role. He assumed management responsibility over all Citi Commercial Bank Payment Products in 2015.
Tom is heavily involved in the Payment Industry and has spoken at numerous events such as AFP, NACHA Payments, TMANE, NYCE and Windy City Summit. He participates on and has chaired the EPN Business Committee and has sat on several industry forums including TCH Payment Association, NACHA Rules Work Group and recently NACHAs Risk Management Advisory Group.  He collaborates with Citibank peers  and industry colleagues on NACHA voting measures representing the Business & Commercial Banking Group, and works with other businesses at Citibank to help them respond to NACHA’s Requests for Comments as well as offers guidance on the implications of rules changes.

501-Fast and Faster- Same Day ACH and Real Time Payment Update
Monday, 9:00-10:00
Bruce Lynn CTP, THE FECG LLC
Bruce has acquired over 20 years of corporate and banking experience in all aspects of treasury and financial management by successfully tackling major assignments in such areas as treasury operations, cash management, working capital management, strategic planning, credit, systems enhancements as well assignments involving the planning and analysis of operating and capital budgets.
In his current role as a Managing Director for The Financial Executives Consulting Group and as a former VP, relationship manager at Bankers Trust and Director of Cash Management and Working Capital at Ogden Corporation he has advised many Fortune 500 companies on methods to enhance treasury performance.
He has an Industrial Engineering degree from Lehigh University, a MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Business and is certified as a Corporate Treasury Professional (CTP) by the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP).
Bruce has been a contributor to the AFP’s Exchange and has made numerous presentations to the AFP and its regional associations as well as presentations to other professional associations such as the National Association of Corporate Treasurers (NACT) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

202-Is Your Treasury Management System Over Sold or Underutilized (and how to tell)?
Monday, 10:15-11:15
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Jim Maimone, CTP, Citizens Bank, N.A.
Jim Maimone, CTP, SVP, Senior Payment Hub Product Manager, has over 25 years of commercial payments experience in a variety of roles from ACH to Integrated Payables to Commercial Cards. Jim is responsible for developing and implementing the strategy for efficiently routing and monitoring payment activity across payment channels. A graduate of UMass Boston, Jim holds a BA in Economics and a Master of Science in Finance from Boston College. Jim resides in Stoneham and enjoys coaching and playing ice hockey.

508-Citizens Bank: One Bank’s Evolution into Real-Time Payments
Tuesday, 1:15-2:15
Mark Majeske, The Clearing House
508-Citizens Bank: One Bank’s Evolution into Real-Time Payments
Tuesday, 1:15-2:15
Charu Manglani, Global Product Consultant
701-Disrupting Client Models—the direct to consumer approach
Monday, 9:00-10:00
Lynne Marlor, Transformational Strategies

701-Disrupting Client Models—the direct to consumer approach
Monday, 9:00-10:00
Seth Marlowe, CTP, CPCP, AAP, Wells Fargo

Seth Marlowe is a Senior Vice President and Strategist with Wells Fargo’s Treasury Insights Consulting Group. He is a thought leader on treasury, technology, and innovation. Seth’s focus is on treasury, banking and payments ecosystems and related technologies including: APIs, real time payments (RTP), AI, robotic process automation (RPA), blockchain, distributed ledger technology (DLT), bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, big data, and the internet of things (IoT).
Seth joined Wells Fargo in 2010 and has served in a number of roles in Treasury Management Sales and Product Management. Prior to joining the bank, Seth held treasury, IT and consulting positions at GE, Danone, Praxair, PepsiCo and EY. Seth sits on the board of directors of the Treasury Management Association of New York and the Connecticut Association for Financial Professionals. He hold CTP, AAP and APPSC accreditations. He has a BA in Mathematics from Binghamton University and an MBA/MIS from the University at Albany.

705-Robots in the House: Disrupting Treasury with Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence
Monday, 10:15-11:15
Timothy McNamara CTP, Dell
Tim McNamara serves as the Treasury Systems Director with Dell Corporation.  As a part of this role, Tim has led several recent treasury management system initiatives for the company.  While in Dell/EMC Treasury, he also served as the foreign exchange program manager with responsibility for hedge execution, strategy and accounting.  Prior to joining Dell/EMC, Tim served as a technical accounting manager for AES Energy in Arlington, Virginia with a focus on derivative hedge accounting.  He also served in several risk management roles for EL Paso Energy in Houston, Texas and in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for electricity and natural gas trading.
Tim received his BS in Political Science from the College of the Holy Cross, his MBA from the University of Rochester and his MS in Accounting from Clark University.  He received his Certified Treasury Professional designation in 2012.

207-The Impact of New Technologies on Treasury and Finance
Tuesday, 1:15-2:15
Rick Moskowitz, KeyBank
Rick Moskowitz has been with Key since 2005 and is a Senior Vice President. He works in foreign exchange sales focused on corporate clients based in New England. He has spent more than 25 years focused on FX sales, with successful stints focused on real money and hedge funds. He has more than 28 years of Capital Markets banking experience.

CD2-Career Advancement for Women
Monday, 11:30-12:30
604-Escalator, Elevator & the Teeter Totter:  Making good currency decisions in reaction to unfavorable currency developments
Monday, 2:15-3:15
Patricia Mullin, CCM, Cambridge Trust Company
Patricia Mullin is a career banker, having worked previously in relationship management, sales and sales management capacity with First Chicago, State Street Corporation, Sovereign Bank and most recently Cambridge Trust Company, where she is Manager of Cash Management. She has extensive experience in successfully managing a variety of business relationships – ranging from simple to complex – and has received recognition in the past on her sales and relationship management skills from both her employers and clients/business partners.
She received her BBA from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN, her MBA from Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL, and her permanent CCM in 1982. Patricia is Past President and current member on the BOD of the New England AFP She is a frequent speaker at various industry conferences, including AFP.

R1-Small Bank Roundtable
Tuesday, 2:30-3:30
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James Norcott, State Street Global Markets
James is a Managing Director, Global Head of Sales for FX Connect, State Street’s multi-bank FX trading platform.  James joined State Street in 2007 in the professional development program (PDP) and started on the FX Connect support team in 2008.  He made the transition to the sales team in 2010 and has been in his current role since 2017.

607-It’s not as scary as it seems.  The benefits of automating your FX process.
Tuesday, 2:30-3:30
Donald E. Norris, HSBC Global Asset Management
Donald Norris is a Vice President in the Global Liquidity team within HSBC Global Asset Management based in Boston and has been working in the financial industry since 2010. Donald specializes in the distribution of Global Liquidity solutions to institutional investors across the Mid-West and Eastern regions of the US. Prior to joining HSBC in 2018, Donald worked as a Senior Sales Director for State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), where he was responsible for Short-Term Fixed Income strategies and distribution to US Corporations, Financial Institutions and Third Party Platforms across the United States. Prior to SSGA Donald was a Senior Associate at Merrill Lynch, Pierce Fenner & Smith.  Donald earned a BA from Saint Anselm College where he majored in Financial Economics. Donald also holds the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Series 7 and 63 licenses.

103-The ESG Corporate Challenge: delivering purpose and profits
Monday, 11:30-12:30
Jenny Norris, Meridian Finance
Jenny Norris is Eastern Regional Manager of Meridian Finance Group, a company providing credit, insurance, and trade finance tools that companies use to expand their international sales. A graduate of the University of Connecticut (BS Finance) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (MBA), Jenny has over  20 years of experience specializing in the field of international trade finance. Prior to joining Meridian Finance Group in 2013, Jenny worked at UPS Capital Business Credit, where for 17 years she managed business development for the bank’s cross-border equipment loan programs in Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, and Turkey. Before UPS Capital, Jenny worked for Gerber Technology in their International Contracts Department. She has travelled extensively and speaks Polish and Spanish.
Since 1993 Meridian Finance Group has helped hundreds of exporters nationwide to use credit insurance and other trade finance tools to expand their international sales. Meridian has been recognized with the President’s “E” Award, three Ex-Im Bank Broker-of-the-Year awards, and appointment in 2016 to a new federal trade finance advisory board. In 2017 Meridian joined forces with Texel Finance Limited, adding offices in London and Singapore

605-Global  Demand for Credit (And How to Address It)
Tuesday, 10:30-11:30
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Michael O'Malley, State Street Global Markets
Michael is a Managing Director, Head of GlobalLink Synergy, State Street’s private label business focusing on eFX trading tools.  Michael joined State Street in 2012 as a sales person on the FX Connect product line and later transitioned to the United Kingdom where he managed the EMEA region.  He stood up and manages the Synergy business which is a part of the Currenex business line in 2018.

607-It’s not as scary as it seems.  The benefits of automating your FX process.
Tuesday, 2:30-3:30
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Jeff Pauly, Bank of America
208-Receivables Optimization
Tuesday, 2:30-3:30
Steven Peterson, Chick Fil A
Steven Peterson is Senior Director of Treasury at Chick-fil-A, Inc. Steven has been in his current role since July 2013, but his Chick-fil-A career started in college when he worked at a mall restaurant in Georgia. His current responsibilities include managing the daily cash management processes, managing bank accounts, evaluating short-term investment alternatives, performing lease vs buy analysis on company asset purchases, payments analytics, managing commodity risk, and creating a short/medium term cash flow forecast.
Steven started his Treasury career with The Home Depot, where he was a Senior Treasury Analyst.  He held various roles from executing the daily cash management processes for both U.S. and Canada, managing short-term cash portfolio, performing lease vs buy analysis, and maintaining a short term cash flow forecast. After Home Depot, he worked for The Coca-Cola Company, where his main responsibilities were trading both foreign exchange and commodity derivatives.

705-Robots in the House: Disrupting Treasury with Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence
Monday, 10:15-11:15
Gina Powers, Dunkin Brands
Gina Powers is the Assistant Treasurer at Dunkin’ Brands, Inc., the franchisor for Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins.  Gina has been at the Company for over 15 years in a Treasury capacity.  In her role as Assistant Treasurer, Gina is responsible for corporate treasury services, including cash management, debt management, capital structure and corporate insurance.  She is also responsible for the Electronic Payments team at Dunkin’ Brands, which includes credit and gift card processing and digital payments acceptance.
Prior to her work at Dunkin’ Brands, Gina worked in various treasury positions at a high tech company in the Boston area.  She graduated with a BS in International Business and Finance from Northeastern University and has her JD from Northeastern University School of Law. 

210-The Realities and Challenges In Managing Bank Relationships in 2020
Tuesday, 9:15-10:15
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Michael Quinn, Kroll
Michael Quinn is an expert in cyber risk mitigation, audit and advisory for Kroll Inc. He advises corporations, governments, non-profit organizations and individuals on protective strategies to avoid cyber risk, cyber intrusion, cyber extortion and crime. Prior to joining Kroll, Michael was the Supervisory Special Agent with the FBI’s Cyber Division and the elite Computer Analysis and Response Team.
Kroll is a globally recognized leader in compliance and risk mitigation. They have divisions that cover investigations, cyber security, compliance and security risk management.

403-Cyber Risk and Fraud Mitigation for Treasury and Finance
Monday, 10:15-11:15
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Alec Rapaport, Mercer
Alec Rapaport is a Principal and portfolio manager with Mercer Investment Management. His primary responsibilities include manager selection, portfolio construction on ongoing oversight of Defined Benefit Plans and Defined Contribution customized solutions. Alec most recently worked as an independent consultant from 2016.
He previously worked at the Commonfund Asset Management Company from 2000 to 2016, holding various positions, which included Team Head, Managing Director Fixed Income & Commodities. Prior to that Alec worked at Evaluation Associates as Head of Fixed Income & Currency Research. He is a graduate of the Vassar College and earned his MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

106-Fixed Income Markets: Risks, opportunities and common sense
Tuesday, 10:30-11:30
Gregory Rettinger, U.S. Bank
Gregory Rettinger is currently working as Vice President and Product Manager for U.S. Bank’s ACH Services. He is responsible for product strategy and development for ACH products and services.  He holds a B.A in Liberal Arts from the University of Minnesota and is an ACH Accredited Professional.

502-Forging a New Path – Leveraging APIs for ACH
Monday 10:15-11:15
Havell Rodrigues, Adjoint, Inc.
Havell is the CEO and Co-Founder of Adjoint Inc., a Boston and London based enterprise DLT company.  Adjoint’s flagship product, Adjoint Treasury achieves transparency, data security, and efficiency for intercompany lending and cash management for Fortune 500 companies. The company has recently received the Best Application of DLT in Treasury 2020 award from Global Finance and two Wealth & Finance 2019 FinTech Awards- “Best for Enterprise Process Control Blockchain Technology 2019 & Best Distributed Ledger Technology: Adjoint Uplink”. Havell has over 20 years of experience in the Finance industry, having worked at several FinTech startups and at a hedge fund in Boston.

304-You’re Doing Intercompany Lending Wrong
Monday, 2:15-3:15
Alex Romeo, The Clearing House LLC
Alex Romeo is a Vice President and Product Manager for The Clearing House’s Electronic Payments Network, the nation’s largest private-sector ACH operator and regional ACH association, serving nearly 1400 financial institutions. In this capacity, Mr. Romeo is responsible for implementing initiatives to drive growth for EPN customers and developing complementary new product and service offerings. Mr. Romeo also works closely with industry groups, senior bank management, regulators and other influencers to enhance the safety, soundness and capabilities of the ACH network.
Prior to joining The Clearing House, Mr. Romeo spent more than 25 years at Citigroup where he held various management roles in corporate cash management/treasury services and branch operations. Among other notable achievements at Citigroup, Mr. Romeo expanded the ACH product putting Citigroup in the top10 ODFI’s & RDFI’s rankings. He also successfully implemented a web-based ACH solution for corporate customer tax payments and spearheaded numerous risk management, technology and sales programs.
Mr. Romeo currently serves in an ACH Operator advisory capacity on the NACHA Board of Directors and is a frequent speaker at payments conferences. He also served on the IPFA Board of Directors from 2010 – 2012. He holds a BBA in Finance from Iona College.

501-Fast and Faster- Same Day ACH and Real Time Payment Update
Monday, 9:00-10:00
Mary Rosendahl, Bank of America
401-Cybersecurity and Ops
Tuesday, 1:15-2:15
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Laurance Selnick, CTP, Webster Bank
Larry leads a team of Commercial Deposit and Payment professionals. He has over 30 years of banking experience including cash management systems, bank operations and product management. He joined Webster’s management team in 1995 to design, implement and deliver Cash Management services to commercial clients.
Larry serves on the New England ACH Board of Directors and previously the National ACH (NACHA) Internet Council on payments. Larry has volunteered on the New England AFP membership committee and is a frequent speaker on Fraud Awareness and other payment industry trends/issues. He is a member of the Central Connecticut Association for Financial Professionals and National Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) as well as, the New England AFP. Larry holds the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation from the AFP.
Larry also served on the Southern Connecticut University School of Business Finance Advisory Board and is a guest lecturer in the MBA and School of Business programs. He was elected to the SCSU School of Business as a honorary member of the Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society in 2010. He recently was inducted into the Quinnipiac University Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society.
Larry has a BA from Western Connecticut State University and is a graduate of the University of Virginia Graduate School of Banking in cooperation with the CBA. He completed the Webster sponsored UCONN Business Mastery and Center for Creative Leadership programs. Larry is currently enrolled in the Master of Science program on Organizational Leadership at Quinnipiac University.

CD3-Why the CTP?
Monday, 2:15-3:15
Pamela Sullivan, Virtusa Corp.
Mrs. Sullivan started with Virtusa in 2004 and has held positions as Corporate Accounting Manager and North American Controller.  Pam has been in her current role as Treasurer since 2016.  She is responsible for the oversight of the company’s debt facility, as well as, the hedging program that addresses LIBOR referenced interest rate exposure.

305-LIBOR Replacement, Here and Abroad – What You should be Doing Now to Prepare for this Seismic Shift in the Financial Markets
Tuesday, 9:15-10:15
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David Temme, PNC Bank
Dave Temme joined PNC in 1992 after spending several years addressing a variety of cash management and other treasury-related issues at Unisys Corporation. Prior to joining Unisys, Dave spent several years serving a diverse client base as part of the audit staff at Coopers & Lybrand. His background provides an effective blend of insights from a corporate practitioner perspective with a solid understanding of the accounting implications of our client’s treasury activities.
For the past twenty five years, Dave has represented PNC’s Treasury Solutions Group. This unit assists clients and prospects in addressing core Corporate Treasury functions/activities and working capital utilization – covering billing, collection, credit, procurement and trade payment processes.
Dave graduated from Drexel University in 1984 with a BA in Accounting. He subsequently received his MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in 1989. He is based in Philadelphia, PA.

406-Fraud at the Speed of Light
Tuesday, 9:15-10:15
Tyler Thurgood, GPS Capital Markets
Tyler is in his 6th year at GPS Capital Markets, Inc. consulting non-profit and small startups to multinational and publicly traded corporations in foreign exchange services. Tyler has worked with companies in more than 30 countries. He has a Master’s Degree in Finance from the University of Utah and is novice magician. GPS capital Markets, Inc. is a leading Corporate Foreign Exchange Brokerage Firm guided by three core principles: Integrity, Experience, and Service. GPS is consistently recognized as one of the fastest growing companies and best places to work.

609- Multilateral Payment Netting
Monday, 10:15-11:15
 
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Logan Wacker, Elire
Mr. Logan Wacker is a Practice Lead in the Oracle ERP Cloud Practices at Elire and a Managing Consultant with a decade of Financial Services experience. Specialties include PeopleSoft and Oracle Cloud ERP, SWIFT Implementations, and ISO 20022 client adoption with an emphasis in international payments.

201-Digital Transformation: Stifel Financials’ Journey to Oracle ERP Cloud Success
Monday, 9:00-10:00
Neha Wattas, J.P. Morgan
 Neha Wattas is an Executive Director at JPMorgan’s Wholesale Payments Innovation group. 
She is currently the Product Leader for a conversational AI virtual assistant, one of the first of its kind created for corporate treasurers. After launching the JPM Virtual Assistant in a successful pilot last year, Neha is now focused on its commercialization, growth and adoption. In the same role, Neha led key aspects of JPMorgan’s partnerships with 3 FinTechs in USA and APAC.
Neha is based out of JPMorgan’s New York office, where she has had a track record of getting multiple new products and initiatives off the ground in a range of businesses, from the Consumer & Community Bank to Asset Management and, most recently, the Corporate & Investment Bank. Neha also spent 2 years at the firm’s London office, where she co-created and ran an anti-money laundering governance program for the firm’s Wholesale Payments business. Neha is an alum of Management Associate Program, JPMorgan’s global leadership development program, which is targeted at cultivating a pipeline of future leaders at the bank.
In a past life, Neha was a management consultant to Fortune 500 Insurance and Financial Services clients, where she advised them on topics such as growth strategy, organizational re-design, M&A integration and complex program management.
She holds an MBA in Finance & Entrepreneurship from Chicago Booth and an MS in Information Security Policy Management from Carnegie Mellon. 
Outside of work, Neha is a member of 37 Angels, which is a community of female investors that provide investment, subject matter expertise and mentorship to startups.

G1-Treasury 2030: Innovation, Disruption and Partnerships
Tuesday, 3:45-4:45
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