Celebrating Women in Structured Finance Summit 2024

1251 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY
September 26, 2024

69 days left

Exclusive Host

Returning for its 2nd in person year this conference will be hosted in conjunction with DLA Piper at their offices in Manhattan.

This half day event will highlight the work of accomplished female leaders in the structured finance space.

Topics will focus on Private Credit, CLOs, ABS, and Career Development and will have ample time for networking breaks & a cocktail reception.

*This event has limited seating available and is open to all genders in the structured finance space*

Current as of October 10, 2023

12:00 pm

Registration Opens

1:00 pm

Opening Remarks

Presented by

Lauren Bautista, Managing Director, Opal Group

Claire L. Hall, Partner, DLA Piper LLP (US)

1:15 pm

Women in CLOs Market Update


Belinda Ghetti, Senior Director, Sector Lead, S&P Global Ratings


Arlene Payne Shaw, Managing Director, Head of Treasury, Brightwood Capital Advisors LLC

Kelli Marti, Senior Managing Director & Head of CLO Management, Churchill Asset Management

Lin Chang, Head of CLO Structuring, Elmwood Asset Management LLC

Adrienne Dale-Burns, Portfolio Manager, Onex Credit

Dagmara Michalczuk, Principal and Portfolio Manager, Tetragon Credit Partners

2:00 pm

Networking Break & Exhibitor Showcase

2:15 pm

Women in ABS Market Update


Beth Starr, Managing Director ABS Syndicate, Truist


Maggie Arvedlund, CEO and Managing Partner, Turning Rock Partners

Nicole Byrns, Managing Director; formerly CPPIB

Florence Chan, Principal Securitized Products, PGIM

3:00 pm

Networking Break & Exhibitor Showcase

3:15 pm

ESG in Structured Finance


Kristy Balsanek, Partner, Global Co-Chair, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), DLA Piper


Alexandra Cooley, Chief Investment Officer, Nuveen Green Capital, Nuveen Services LLC

Cindy Jia, Director - Sustainable Finance, ING

Priya Kumar, Senior Director of Portfolio Management, GoodLeap

4:00 pm

Networking Break & Exhibitor Showcase

4:15 pm

Navigating a Successful Career


Vera Quagliato, Senior Associate, DLA Piper


Leona Clague, Director, Ronius Consulting

Fiona de Lacy, Managing Director, Walkers Professional Services

Danielle Gilbert, Managing Director, Panagram Structured Asset Management

Madeline Olsen, Executive Director Structured Products Sales, CIBC

Stephanie Yeh, Managing Director, KKR

5:00 pm

Cocktail Reception

DLA Piper
1251 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, USA

Registration Pricing

Standard Rate
Standard $750
Investor Request Complimentary Invite*
Issuer Request Complimentary Invite*

*Subject to Opal Group’s verification and approval.

Sponsorship, Exhibition & Speaking Opportunities 212.532.9898 info@opalgroup.net
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  • Real Estate Debt and Alternative Financing Strategies
  • Analyzing Direct vs. Co-Investment vs. Commingled Funds
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  • Live and on demand video panels

  • Exhibit Hall with branded interactive booths and analytics

  • Ability to connect via instant message chat, video chat, direct message

  • Live Chatting Options in sessions, private 1:1 communication & lounge area for group networking

  • And more!

  • Investment Banks
  • Issuers
  • Investors
  • Trustee, Administrators
  • Platforms
  • Law Firms
  • Rating Agencies
  • Family Offices
  • Consultants
  • Attorneys
  • Accounting Firms
  • Hedge Funds
  • Service Providers
  • Pension Plans
  • Institutional Investors
  • Insurance Companies
  • Investment Managers

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