Following on from the enormous success of the Family Wealth Report Summit in October 2014, ClearView Financial Media will be hosting the Family Wealth Report Summit on March 12th 2015, in New York City.

Following on from the enormous success of the Family Wealth Report Summit in October 2014, ClearView Financial Media will be hosting the Family Wealth Report Summit on March 12th 2015, in New York City.

The Family Wealth Report summits are large-scale thought-leadership, education and networking events exclusively for members of the Family Wealth Report Network.

Hosted as morning events, the Family Wealth Report summits are an unrivalled thought-leadership platform. Family Wealth Report events encourage intellectual debate on the challenges and opportunities facing the industry and are designed to be an optimal use of a wealth managers’ precious time. We would normally expect around 150 high-level professionals to attend this event.

Targeting an exclusively professional and select audience, Family Wealth Report events are consistently over-subscribed. Together with the sponsors, we choose cutting-edge topics that align with their strategic direction, and in this manner we are able to ensure the attendance of the decision-makers who matter most.

The New York summits provide attendees with the opportunity to attend up to three specialist panels where strategy, operations, investment management and compliance, amongst other issues are discussed in depth.


08:00 – 09:00

Registration and breakfast

09:00 – 09:20

Keynote Speech: Cybercrime: The New Reality For Your Enterprise

09:25 – 10:25

Panel session: How To Align Portfolios With Clients’ Investment And Personal Goals

10:25 – 10:55

Networking and refreshments

10:55 – 11:55

Panel session: Towards Real Technology Solutions: Selection, Integration And Collaboration Options For Wealth Managers

12:00 – 13:00

Panel session: Polishing Up Your Value Proposition: The Importance Of Prospecting And Marketing In Securing New Clients And Referrals

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch and networking


Date and Time

Date: Thursday 12th March - 2015
Time: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm


583 Park Avenue

Address: 583 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA

Telephone: 212 583 7200


Keynote Speaker

Mark Mykityshyn

Mark Mykityshyn

Executive Chairman

Tangible Security

Dr Mykityshyn currently serves as the executive chairman of Tangible Security, a cybersecurity firm in Columbia, MD, that serves both the federal government and commercial markets. A graduate of the US Naval Academy, he served as a Marine Corps officer and naval aviator. Dr Mykityshyn has co-founded and managed three companies, including two investment firms. In his various roles, he has served as managing partner, chief executive, chairman and executive chairman. His civilian participation in military affairs includes serving as the chairman of the board of visitors of the US Army War College, a member of the Naval Research Advisory Committee, and a member of numerous studies for both the Defense Science Board, and the Air Force Scientific Advisory Board.


Scot Becchi

Partner and Principal

Advisory Services, EY

Scott Becchi is a partner and principal in the advisory services practice of EY. Scott is a New York-based executive with more than 25 years of leadership, people management, strategy, planning, and systems implementation and outsourcing experience. He is focused in wealth and asset management with extensive experience in all phases of the transformation lifecycle, with a focus on large-scale transformations and systems integration/outsourcing project oversight, management and delivery. His roles on these engagements include program oversight, change management, architecture and communications. His specific skills include developing and implementing IT strategies, especially as they relate to achieving competitive advantage in business and managing cost. Scott is currently leading EY’s wealth and asset management technology practice.

Glenn Bolstad

General Manager, North America


Glenn Bolstad develops and executes Appway's expansion strategy throughout North America. With over 18 years of experience in the financial services industry, Bolstad has held various senior sales positions on Wall Street. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance and an MBA in International Business.

Andrew Fielding

Head of Sales and Marketing


Andrew Fielding has worked closely with Dominion since its foundation in 2001 and is responsible for the firm’s US distribution business. Andrew has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector, focused on compensation planning and insurance risk management solutions for businesses and high net worth clients. Dominion benefits from his knowledge and expertise in the development of new business opportunities with technical intermediaries; comprising of large accountancy firms, specialist law firms and regulated wealth management businesses. Andrew previously established a UK independent advisory and risk management business.

Rick Flynn

Managing Partner

Flynn Family Office

Rick Flynn is an international authority on the family office space who has helped to transform the sector by designing and implementing outsourced solutions that bridge financial and lifestyle objectives. Rick works with families, entrepreneurs and entertainers amongst others to create customized strategies that build and protect fortunes and legacies while unlocking the power of personal brands. Rick advises clients on matters including advanced planning, wealth enhancement and asset protection. Rick manages and integrates all aspects of business and personal financial management for optimal efficiency.

Rick is co-author of three books - Taking the Reins: Insights into the World of Ultra-Wealthy Inheritors, Fame & Fortune: Maximizing Celebrity Wealth and The Family Office: Advising the Financial Elite.

Prior to founding FFO, Rick was principal-in-charge of the family office group at Rothstein Kass. Previously, Rick was the chief operating officer of a Nasdaq small-cap entertainment company.

Zachary Karabell

Head of Global Strategy


As head of global strategy, Zachary shapes and communicates Envestnet’s investment perspective and research capabilities to clients and the media, and advises the investment committee of Envestnet | PMC in connection with PMC’s portfolio solutions. Zachary is president of River Twice Research, a consulting company, and River Twice Capital Advisors, a money management firm. Previously, he was executive vice president, chief economist and head of marketing at Fred Alger Management, a New York-based investment firm. He was also president of Fred Alger & Company, a broker-dealer; portfolio manager of the five-star China-US Growth Fund (CHUSX); and executive vice president of Alger’s Spectra Funds. Here he oversaw the creation, launch and marketing of several funds, led corporate strategy for strategic acquisitions, and represented the firm at public forums and in the media. Zachary has taught at several leading universities and has written widely on economics, investing, history and international relations.

Joseph Larizza

Chief Administrative Officer

Fieldpoint Private

Joseph Larizza's 20-plus years of experience as a senior technology and operations manager has concentrated predominately in the financial services industry. He served in many management roles across Credit Suisse's global IT organization and held IT top level positions at Deutsche Bank's Asset Management division, Goldman Sachs Private Bank, and the New York Advanced Development Center of Ernst & Young Consulting.

In 2009 he joined Fieldpoint Private, a boutique wealth advisory and private banking firm launched the prior year. There, he has implemented a scope of leading-edge, integrated solutions encompassing investments, performance reporting and aggregation, personal and commercial banking, CRM, risk management and data security.

Stephen Lee

Regional Vice President, Private Wealth Division

Columbia Management

Stephen Lee is a regional vice president in the private wealth division for Columbia Management Distributors. Stephen joined the firm in 2006 and has been a member of the investment community since 1995, and holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst designation.

Prior to joining Columbia Management, Stephen spent several years as a consultant to the hedge fund industry, specializing in marketing and distribution. He has worked in alternative investments at Citigroup Alternatives Investments and KPG Investments, and in private banking at JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank and Swiss Bank Corporation in New York.

Stephen has taught at City College of the City University of New York and Lafayette College.

Michael Lent

Chief Investment Officer

Veris Wealth Partners

Michael Lent is a founding principal and the chief investment officer of Veris Wealth Partners. For 21 years, he has been delivering financial planning and impact investment consulting services to families, family offices, and foundations. Michael has been recognized by the Calvert Foundation for his advocacy of blended-value community investing and is regularly cited by major media outlets such as AP and Reuters on matters pertaining to sustainable investing. Prior to Veris, he co-founded the New York office of Progressive Asset Management, the first national full-service broker/dealer to focus on socially responsible investing.

Michael is the treasurer and a trustee of the Edward W Hazen Foundation, and is the past chair of the board of directors of US SIF, The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment. He is also a member of the Investment Management Consultants Association and is a certified investment management analyst.

John O'Hara

Senior Advisor and Managing Director

Rockefeller & Co

John O’Hara is a senior advisor and a managing director of Rockefeller & Co. John focuses on strategic initiatives and institutional marketing activities for Rockefeller & Co’s asset management division.

Prior to joining Rockefeller & Co in 2011, John served as chief operating officer of Franklin Street Partners, an independent wealth management firm based in Chapel Hill, NC. John previously worked as a managing director in the investment management division of Goldman Sachs, as well as of the Commodities Corporation, which was acquired by Goldman Sachs in 1997.

Daniel Rheault

Director of Product Marketing

Netage Solutions

Daniel Rheault joined Netage in 2011 after his tenure at Core Security Technologies, during which he held various roles in sales, marketing and project management. In his role as the director of product marketing at Netage, Daniel leverages his seven-plus years of experience in digital, content, event and marketing programs to launch Netage’s new products, execute market education, and advise product management.

Joseph Rotella

Managing Director of Client Service, Eastern Region

GenSpring Family Offices

Joe Rotella is managing director of client service of GenSpring’s East region. He has over 30 years’ experience in the wealth management field and oversees all operations and delivery of wealth management services to client families.

Prior to joining GenSpring in March 2007, Joe was director and relationship manager of the Merrill Lynch Family Office group. Previously, Joe was in private practice as a trusts and estates attorney with the firms of Clifford Chance Rogers & Wells, and Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon, in New York City. Joe’s practice included multi-generational planning, charitable organizations, international estates and trusts, and the use of sophisticated financial products as part of an integrated wealth planning strategy.

Matt Sonnen

Vice President

Focus Financial Partners

Matt is responsible for strategic operations at Focus where he helps wirehouse breakaway teams and recently-formed RIAs to develop strategic initiatives that enable them to benefit from Focus’ scale and streamline operations to improve efficiency, both from a technology and workflow perspective.

During his time at Focus, Matt has spearheaded the development of a comprehensive suite of technology solutions offered to Focus’ partner firms. He also leads the end-to-end process of sourcing and managing vendors, which includes the evaluation of different providers and identification of the appropriate suite of solutions for each partner firm based on their specific business needs.

Prior to joining Focus, Matt served as chief operating officer and chief compliance officer at Luminous Capital. There, he was instrumental in facilitating the Luminous team’s transition out of Merrill Lynch and supported its launch as an independent RIA in 2008.

Jackie VanerBrug

Senior Vice President at US Trust

Bank of America Private Wealth Management

Jackie VanderBrug is responsible for formulating and developing US Trust’s values-based investing strategy. Jackie brings a broad array of experience including entrepreneur, analyst and strategy consultant. She led business development at iBasis, growing the global VOiP firm through a successful IPO. She cofounded WORK IN PROGRESS, a non-profit social enterprise and was a policy analyst for the US Congress and her strategy skills while as a management consultant for CSC Index.

Jackie was instrumental in the establishment of the pioneering social investing fund, Good Capital and led the development of the emerging field of gender lens investing as a founder of the Women Effect Investments initiative. Jackie serves on the advisory boards of the Opportunity Collaboration and the trustees of the donations.

Nick Voutsakis


WealthTech Alliance

Nick Voutsakis is a founder of WealthTech Alliance, a consulting firm dedicated to the wealth management industry. With over 30 years of experience in wealth management organizations, he is currently engaged at Wilmington Trust Company, leading their client onboarding reengineering effort as well as their client document restructuring project. Prior to serving as the interim chief information officer for the City of Wilmington, Nick spent 17 years as CIO and security officer with Glenmede Investment & Wealth Management in Philadelphia. Nick began his career at SEI in software development and project management.He brings significant experience at managing, integrating and transforming large complex systems platforms into a more simplified and manageable architecture.

David Winslow


McGladrey Wealth Management

David is a director of the wealth management practice for McGladrey, where his focus is serving high net worth clients of the firm. Prior to joining McGladrey, David served as the director of financial planning for Cherry, Bekaert, & Holland, a regional accounting firm, where he developed and implemented complex financial plans for high net worth families of the firm. David spent four years at the high net worth group of Merrill Lynch & Co. where he built a thriving planning and asset management practice serving affluent families, entrepreneurs, and Fortune 500 executives. David began his career at Wachovia Corporation, where he specialized in commercial and consumer lending and served in a leadership role with the merger integration team. David has more than 10 years of experience advising affluent families in the areas of estate planning and trust administration, investment management, philanthropic planning and more.



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