Unique opportunities to hear and question top investment minds who are experts in diverse strategies and global assets.

Brief Bios

David M. Darst, CFA, served for 17 years as a Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. He was the founding President of the Morgan Stanley Investment Group and the founding Chairman of the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Asset Allocation Committee. Since 2014, he has served as Senior Advisor to and a member of the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Global Investment Committee. Mr. Darst is the author of numerous articles and eleven books, including The Little Book That Still Saves Your Assets, which has ranked on the bestseller lists of The New York Times and Business Week; his financial works have been translated into nearly a dozen languages. In 2012, Seapoint Books published his latest book, Voyager 3, which contains his creative writing. Mr. Darst appears as a frequent guest on CNBC, Bloomberg, FOX, PBS and other networks. He has been a visiting faculty member at the Yale School of Management and Harvard Business School.

Claire B. Benenson is a former mutual fund director.

Madeline Noveck, CFP, is the president of Novos Planning Associates, Inc.

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