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WP&BC San Francisco Chapter Meeting: Low Interest Rates; Myths and Misconceptions

  • April 26, 2016
  • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • The Hyatt Regency, Five Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA


  • Chapter Sponsor Passes must be obtained ahead of time to use this registration type. Please check with your Chapter Sponsor representative.
  • This registration is only for paid registrants that have a unique code that allows you to bring one non-member guest to this event.

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WP&BC San Francisco Chapter Meeting
Membership Appreciation Night
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 


Tuesday, April 26, 2016 
Hyatt Regency, Embarcadero (San Francisco)
5 Embarcadero Center (Market St. at Drumm)
San Francisco, CA 
4:00 - 4:30 p.m.: Registration and Networking
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.: Program
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.: Social Hour

Program Description: 

Low Interest Rates; Myths and Misconceptions 

Brett Wander, CFA

Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income, Charles Schwab

Brett Wander joined Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc. in June 2011 as Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income. He is responsible for all aspects of the firm's fixed-income and money market portfolios, leading a team of more than a dozen investment professionals. Over his more than 20 years of investment management experience, Mr. Wander has been intimately involved in the design, development and oversight of a wide range of active, indexed and alternative fixed-income strategies. His expertise spans a wide range of global and domestic markets and sectors.

 Prior to joining Schwab, Mr. Wander was senior managing director at State Street Global Advisors, where he managed and directed the firm’s $30 billion active fixed-income enterprise. He also held senior fixed-income leadership positions at Loomis Sayles, State Street Research and Payden & Rygel; in those roles, he designed investment processes, developed risk-management methodologies, managed investment teams, and consistently generated strong investment performance track records.

Mr. Wander earned a M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and a B.S. in System Science Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Following the Program: Please join us for the social hour immediately following the program - discuss issues raised during the program, catch up with old friends, and make some new ones.

FREE PASSES - Chapter Sponsors may use their free member tickets and guest passes for this meeting. Advance registration is required - email names to

REGISTER EARLY to secure your place. The cost is $55 for WP&BC Members, $95 for Non-members, if you register in advance. No refunds after April 22nd , but substitutions are permitted at any time.

CONTINUING EDUCATION - CEUs are available for ASPPA, CPAs, Actuaries and Attorneys. The WP&BC San Francisco Chapter is a State Bar of California approved provider.

Easy ways to register: WEBSITE - your credit card number is secure (or you can register and send in a payment by check) when you register online.

Note: For your security we do not maintain credit card information in the office. To pay by credit card, you must register via the website. Confirmation receipts are generated immediately. NOTE: credit card charges will appear on your statement as "Governing Board," the WPBC Governing Board of Presidents.

Questions? Contact our office at (415) 730-5479 or email


Please feel free to reach out to WP&BC with any questions.

Direct Questions To:

Frank McDonald, MBA, Chapter Administrator


Western Pension and Benefits Council - San Francisco Chapter
1540 River Park Drive, Suite 211
Sacramento, CA 95815-4608

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