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Parametric Advisor Forum

Please join us to hear from industry experts, network with your peers, and participate in an interactive workshop on transforming client challenges into opportunities.






Event Details



Los Angeles | Thursday, May 17

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, 9850 Wilshire Blvd.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.



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1:00 p.m.
Networking (refreshments provided)

1:30 p.m.
Managing difficult client meetings and conversations with comfort and clarity
Maria Iams – Principal Consultant Executive Coach, Lange International
Every day, advisors are faced with significant communication moments when meeting with clients or prospects. In our interactive sessions, we will explore tools and techniques on how to better connect with clients and clearly address their difficult questions.

2:00 p.m.
Minimizing your clients’ tax exposure under the 2017 Tax Act
Bruce Givner, Esq. – Tax Attorney, Givner & Kaye
Following the rollout of tax-law changes earlier this year, clients may be assessing the impact to their prior tax- and estate-planning strategies. In this session, Mr. Givner will share his expertise and help you uncover potential tax-mitigating strategies so your clients feel better prepared. Please come with questions for Mr. Givner as this session is designed to address your specific concerns.

3:00 p.m.

3:15 p.m.
How to preserve multigenerational wealth
Jennifer Sireklove, CFA - Director of Responsible Investing, Parametric
While many advisors shy away from responsible investing due to preconceived notions about its effect on portfolio performance, investor interest has grown significantly, particularly among millennials, Gen X and women. Learn how you can use this opportunity to connect to the next generation of clients.

4:00 p.m.
Interactive working session on how to better connect with clients and clearly address their difficult questions

4:20 p.m.
Closing and cocktail reception


Maria Iams
Principal Consultant Executive Coach, Lange International 

Ms. Iams is an executive communications consultant specializing in leadership development and interpersonal communication. Her lens on leadership empowers clients to positively impact their executive performance, effectively lead teams, and engage in transparent communication. Maria’s leadership and interpersonal communication coaching spans industries; her corporate clients include work with leaders at The Gates Foundation, Microsoft, Google, Russell Investments, Global Online Academy and more. She also consults with New Leaders and the Center for Educational Leadership, two large non-profit organizations that support the development and growth of school leaders nationwide.

Bruce Givner, Esq
Tax Attorney, Givner & Kaye

Mr. Givner of Givner & Kaye, a professional corporation, is a SuperLawyer who has had a Martindale-Hubbell AV preeminent 5.0 out of 5 peer review rating for 34 years. He is a graduate of UCLA, Columbia Law School and NYU's LL.M (Tax) program. He has been practicing tax law for almost four decades, in income tax planning, estate tax planning, sophisticated retirement plans, asset protection planning, charitable planning, capital gain planning, tax litigation, and the representation of high net worth and high-income families, individuals and their closely held corporations. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 professional articles and books.

Jennifer Sireklove, CFA
Director of Responsible Investing, Parametric

Ms. Sireklove is responsible for all aspects of Parametric's responsible investing strategies. As the primary strategist for responsible investing, Jennifer works closely with advisors and consultants to design, develop and implement portfolio solutions that incorporate their clients' principles. Prior to joining Parametric in 2013, her career was in equity research, covering the energy, utility and industrial sectors. She earned an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in Economics from Reed College. 

Event Details

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills
9850 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 (map)

Advisor Forum - Los Angeles Waldorf Hotel Lobby


Date & Time
Thursday, May 17 I 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Program begins at 1:30 p.m.

Valet parking will be validated 

Dress Code 
Attire is business casual 

Dietary Restrictions
Email us with your specific needs

Details TBD 

Regional Contacts

Kyle Lunde
Kyle Lunde

Regional Director


Kyle Lunde
Kyle Lunde
Mr. Lunde is responsible for business development and relationship management for Southern California and the Mountain States. Prior to joining Parametric in 2016, Kyle was a Regional Director at Dimensional Fund Advisors working with RIAs in the Northwest. He is a Pacific Northwest native, and earned B.A. degrees in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Puget Sound and an MBA from the Michael G. Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. Kyle is pursuing his CFA® charter as a Level II candidate.
Far Salimian

Regional Representative


Far Salimian
Mr. Salimian is responsible for client service for Parametric’s Western Region. Prior to joining Parametric in 1998, Far was a Senior Relationship Manager at Great-West Financial / One Orchard Equities, where he managed the firm’s corporate clients in the Northwest Region. He earned B.A. in Business Administration from Seattle University – Albers School of Business and Economics.