Partner Graham C. Grady was selected to moderate a panel at the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP) Diverse and Emerging Manager Forum titled, “Update on Diversity & Inclusion in the Foundations and Endowments Space.” The forum will be held on Thursday, Jan. 16 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel.
In addition to Grady, panel members include:
- John W. Rogers, Jr.: Chairman, Co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Ariel Investments
- Lerry Knox: CEO, Unplugged Capital and Vice Chair, Woods Fund of Chicago
- Unmi Song: President, Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
A case study of the Lloyd A. Fry Foundation will be discussed in addition to its mission to seek investment managers that have diversity in their ownership and senior management.
The National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP) is the premier organization that assists people of color and women achieve inclusion in the financial services industry. For more information on the event or NASP, visit here.
Grady focuses his practice on real estate development, government relations and the representation of not-for-profit organizations. He is a director and treasurer of the Lloyd A. Fry Foundation and is active in numerous philanthropic activities including the African-American Legacy of the Chicago Community Trust, the Council on Foundations Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, and is a former director of the Donors Forum of Chicago and AFBE, the Association of Black Foundation Executives. Grady is also the founder of Chicago African-Americans in Commercial Real Estate.