Session 11: Presentation 1

Business Concurrent B Principal Financial Session 2:30 -3:00 pm

Market Review and Outlook

Matthew Ochoa, Regional Director at Morningstar Managed Portfolios and Carolyn Szaflik, Portfolio Specialist at Morningstar Managed Portfolios

  • Learn about the current market and the direction its heading and how you can tailor your investing behavior
  • Learning Objectives: 1. Current state of the economy 2. Future state of the economy 3. Investing behavior – staying invested, marketing timing, working with professionals
Matthew Ochoa

Matthew Ochoa

Regional Director at Morningstar Managed Portfolios

Matthew Ochoa joined Morningstar Investment Services in March 2007 as a member of the internal sales and support team. Before being promoted to a regional sales director, Matthew served as the team lead on the internal sales team, where he helped service and build advisor relationships. Prior to joining Morningstar, Matthew worked for Capital Financial Advisors as an investment representative. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance and business management from Loras College, and has successfully completed the Series 7, 63 and 65 license exams.

Carolyn Szaflik

Carolyn Szaflik

Portfolio Specialist at Morningstar Managed Portfolios

Carolyn Szaflik is responsible for communicating the firm’s investment philosophy, process, and strategies to clients, advisors, and other stakeholders in the firm’s strategies. Carolyn participates in the portfolio management meetings and serves as a liaison between the portfolio managers and the firm’s clients. She brings 25 years of industry experience. Before her portfolio specialist role, Carolyn was a Client Portfolio Manager for TIAA where she collaborated with advisors to introduce TIAA’s investments to their clients.  Prior to joining TIAA, Carolyn worked for Northern Trust Asset Management as a Senior Alternative Investments Product Specialist. Carolyn holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.