GVSU hosts financial reform lecture

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-Grand Valley State University's Seidman College of Business presents a breakfast lecture addressing the potential impact of proposed financial reforms in the wake of the recent economic crisis.

The program, "Financial Crisis and Proposed Regulatory Reform" will be Tuesday, April 6 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. in the Pew Campus's Loosemore Auditorium. The chair of Grand Valley's Finance Department, Sridhar Sundaram, will be the panel's moderator. Ted Fuger from CFA West Michigan Society will give the introductory remarks.

The panel discussion will feature: Dan Giedeman, associate professor, Grand Valley State University; Harvey Koning, partner at Varnum LLC; Arthur C. Johnson, CEO of United Bank of Michigan and chair of the American Bankers Association 2009-10; and Ronald Kruszewski,  chairman of the board and CEO of Stifel Nicolaus

The breakfast is free and open to the public, but registration is required. For more information or to register, visit www.gvsu.edu/business/events or call (616) 331-7100.

The program is sponsored by the Seidman College of Business, Stifel Nicolaus, and the CFA West Michigan Society.

Contacts:
-- Jeff Tryka, CFA West Michigan Society, (616) 233-0500 or jtryka@lambert-edwards.com
-- Paul C. Drueke, Stifel Nicolaus, (616) 224-1553 or druekep@stifel.com