Conference Focus - HNW

More than 1,400,000 Families and Businesses with Net Worth's Exceeding $5 Million*

Earn Twelve Hours of Continuing Education

Registration Fee: $595
Early Bird Fee Thru September 30th: $395


FusionPower Agenda

“Fortify your client value proposition by fusing new services and products into your offering . . . 
bridge wealth planning gaps with snap-on solutions”

Wednesday, November 9th
5:00 - 7:00 Launch Pad Welcoming Reception — Hosted By MoneyTree
Thursday, November 10th
7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast — Hosted By TriState Capital
8:30 - 10:00 Blueprinting the HNW advisory ecosystem for the digital age.
Design your Wealth Advisory Multi-Family Office Dashboard.
Built on a holistic, elastic infrastructure for families and their enterprises.
Nick Gregory • CEO of Wealth Advisors Hub
10:00 - 10:15 Break — Hosted By Givinga
10:15 - 11:00 TBD TBD
11:00 - 11:45 Partnering with local CPA Firms to deepen your client offering.
Create a deep cross-referral platform with enhanced planning capabilities.
Robert Merl • National Practice Director of BDO Alliance USA
11:45 - 12:45 Lunch — Hosted By AIX
12:45 - 1:30 Business transition, tax & estate planning, and asset protection strategies & tactics.
The thorny thicket of taxation - New tax laws and 87,000 new IRS Agents.
Howard Neiswender, J.D., LL.M. • Dentons Sirote
1:30 - 1:45 Break — Hosted By AaDya Security
1:45 - 2:30 Your modernized, paperless, digital platform for alternative investments.
Your alternatives universe. Farewell to processing nightmares.
Brad West • COO of The Alternative Investment Exchange
2:30 - 3:15 Unveiling a seamless employee benefit digital platform - click-n-go.
Design - Quote - Present - Enroll - Engage - Renew - Manage
Chris Abbey • Chief Revenue Officer of EBenefits Hub
3:15 - 4:00 Integrating private banking solutions into your practice.
Securities based lending - Insurance Deposit Programs - Liquidity Solutions
James Sekel • SVP of Private Banking at TriState Capital
4:00 - 4:45 Converting taxable capital into charitable capital - planned giving redefined.
CRTs - CLTs - CGAs - DAFs - PIFs - Private Foundations - Give@Work.
Nick Gregory • CEO of Charitable Capital
Joe Phoenix • CEO of Givinga
4:45 - 5:30 TBD TBD
5:30 - 6:15 A fully integrated platform for tax-qualified retirement plans.
Single Employer Plans - Pooled Employer Plans - IRAs
John Slavic • CEO of Slavic 401k
6:15 - 7:30 Reception — An evening with NFL Legends
Good-old-day discussions and autograph session - Details to follow 
Friday, November 11th
8:00 - 8:30 Breakfast — Hosted By Valuation Services Inc.
8:30 - 9:15 Bringing giving to the workplace thru the Give@Work Platform.
A cloud based micro donor advised fund platform - Philanthec®
Joe Phoenix • Co-Founder, CEO of Givinga
9:15 - 10:00 Helping businesses and families secure their digital end-to-end footprints.
A cyber privacy hub for clients, their businesses and their employees.
Raffaele Mautone • CEO of AaDya Security
10:00 - 10:15 Break — Hosted By Slavic 401k
10:15 - 11:00 The impact of proper tax, business, compliance and litigation valuation.
Businesses - Real Estate - Collectibles - Personal Property - Digital Assets
Jeff Bae • CEO of Valuation Services
11:00 - 11:45 Bridge the wealth planning gaps to master the planning maze at scale.
Holistic integration - Checklists and spread sheets are gone forever.
Patrick Spencer • Managing Director of Moneytree Software®
11:45 - 12:30 The Digitization of Life Insurance - Design your life insurance hub website. John Boothman • Partnerships Director of iLife
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch — Hosted By Simplicity Wealth
1:30 - 2:15 TBD TBD
2:15 - 3:00 TBD TBD
3:00 - 3:30 Wrap-Up — The Shape of Things To Come
Nick Gregory • CEO of The Wealth Engineering Hub

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      Raffaele Mautone
      Founder and CEO of AaDya Security

      Raffaele's strategic thinking and effective leadership have been instrumental and paramount in his career as an IT, sales and operations professional. His extensive experience in the IT and security industry serves as the platform of AaDya. Raffaele's consistent record of leading teams through successful acquisitions; strategic planning and implementation and deploying large, multi-tiered complex programs has served companies such as Duo, FireEye, McAfee and Dell. He also has experience in implementing marketing and sales strategies, positioning companies for future growth, and deploying applications and business process improvements to assist with bookings, leads and new go-to-market programs. Raffaele holds a BS from Eastern Michigan University.

      Joe Ujobai
      CEO of Alternative Investment Exchange

      As a seasoned change agent, Joe has made a career of leading successful market entry strategies, business development and product innovation in the financial technology sector. At AIX, Joe’s role is to help clients envision and achieve exponential business growth enabled by technology implementation. AIX was a natural fit for Joe, driven by his penchant for new technology and his impatience for the status quo. Outside of AIX, Joe's passion for art, culture and education culminates in his involvement with the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, where he serves as chairman, and at Drexel University, where he is a member of the board of trustees. At home, he’s a dog dad to Henry, who loves participating in AIX strategy sessions.

      Robert Merl
      National Business Resource Network Director at BDO USA

      Rob leads the Business Resource Network practice of the BDO Alliance USA which provides consulting and business services to the Clients of BDO USA and its 260+ alliance firms across the country. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics Ursinus College and an MBA from the University of Maryland.

      Jeff Bae, JD, CVA
      Managing Director of Valuation Services

      Jeff provides valuation consulting services for business owners, attorneys, accountants, and other professional services providers, for gift and estate tax reporting, income tax reporting, reorganizations, buy/sell agreements, marital dissolution, litigation support, IRC §409A (deferred compensation), financial reporting (i.e., ASC 805/350 and SFAS 123R), ESOPs, and financing purposes. Jeff began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in their National Tax Office. Jeff’s main expertise is in the valuation of ownership interests in operating businesses and closely-held, private entities that own real properties, marketable securities, and other income-producing assets. He is an active member of national and local professional organizations and frequently travels to Florida to manage VSI’s Miami office. Jeff has been involved in over 6,000 valuation engagements.

      Howard W. Neiswender, J.D., LL.M., CFP®, TEP, CEPA
      Shareholder of Dentons Sirote

      Howard provides comprehensive legal services for individuals and businesses throughout the United States and internationally, using creative and innovative tax strategies and a multi-faceted coordination process between business and personal planning. Howard combines the areas of income tax planning, estate planning, charitable planning, business planning, asset protection planning, insurance planning, legacy planning and retirement planning to achieve the goals of his clients. He has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Trusts and Estates and Tax Law. Howard is also a Certified Financial Planner and Certified Exit Planning Advisor. Howard has served as both an Adjunct Professor at the University of Alabama School of Law in its LL.M. in Taxation Program and as an Instructor with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Taxation from New York University School of Law.

      Patrick Spencer
      Managing Director of Moneytree Software

      As Pat grows Moneytree nationally, his main focus is on the business development side, leading and managing strategic alliances. His career has focused on working with organizations desiring growth and enjoys the challenge of building the right culture and the right team. Prior to joining Moneytree, Pat was Vice President of InterVision Systems, a leading strategic service provider focused on transforming datacenter technology with proven cloud IT strategies. Pat graduated magna cum laude from Ball State University with BS degrees in both Psychological Science and Management Science. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Indiana University.

      Rich Conley
      Executive Vice President of Simplicity Wealth

      Rich heads up sales, marketing and revenue responsibilities for the three primary business channels of Simplicity Wealth (part of Simplicity Holdings); RIA, Broker-Dealer as well as Bank Wealth and Trust. His 35+ years in the financial services industry have included executive positions with FIS, SunGard Asset Management, Adhesion Wealth Advisor Solutions and Fidelity. My Conley holds a B.A. Economics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University.

      Nicholas Gregory, ChWE, ChCCA
      CEO of The Wealth Engineering Family Of Companies

      Having founded The Wealth Engineering Institute back in 1996, Nick and his colleagues have utilized the Institute’s Wealth Engineering Platform and a plethora of other resources to engineer the core entities that make up the Wealth Engineering Family of Companies as an ecosystem for Wealth Advisors and their clients. The vast array of services of his Family of Companies are harmonized to surround the ever-changing needs of managers of wealth and their clients. Nick holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Ball State University with minors in Economics and Finance. Mr. Gregory is a member of the Financial Planners Association, The Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, The Charitable Capital Advisory Council and is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Give Back Nation.

      Joe Phoenix
      Co-Founder and CEO at Givinga, Inc.

      Joe Phoenix is co-founder and CEO of Givinga, a financial technology firm that has developed tools and technology to remove the traditional barriers to philanthropy. Givinga’s Philantech® platform powers experiences that transform workplace culture, build brand affinity, and cultivate everyday philanthropy. With 30 years of experience in asset management, including 25 years at Putnam Investments, as Head of Global Institutional Management, Joe created Givinga to redefine “giving back”. His efforts are backed by the belief that anyone can be a philanthropist when they have access to the right resources. Joe earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and serves as the President of the Board of the Givinga Foundation.

      Christopher Abbey, ChWE, CFP
      Chief Revenue Officer of EBenefits Hub

      Chris has more than 40 years of comprehensive wealth management, insurance and employee benefits experience. His vast background encompasses both executive management positions with Raymond James Financial, Planmember Retirement Solutions and others as well as personal consulting for HNW families and businesses. He is a Chartered Wealth Engineer and a Certified Financial Planner and holds an AS Degree from the University of New Orleans.

      John Boothman
      Strategic Partnership Director of iLife Technologies

      John focuses on the development of strategic partnerships with insurance and investment professionals as well as CPAs and Wealth Management Firms for the iLife digital platform, an all-in-one digital life insurance experience. His 20+ years of financial services experience include management and marketing positions at Ensight, Crump and Met Life. At iLife the mission is to make the complex world of life insurance an easier and better place for everyone from the client who demands a real-time and efficient interaction to the Advisor who desires to embrace the future of service and client engagement.

      James Sekel
      Senior Vice President of Private Banking at TriState Capital Bank

      In this capacity, Jim works in developing deposit and loan relationships with family offices, trust companies, investment firms, financial advisors and their clients, as well as business owners and company executives. Jim has nearly 40 years of experience in the banking industry. He has expertise in Private Banking, along with retail and commercial banking. Jim is currently responsible for a $700 million loan and deposit portfolio. Jim is a graduate of Edinboro University with a B.A. in Accounting. Additionally, he earned his MBA from Robert Morris University. He also completed the Graduate School of Retail Bank Management at the University of Virginia and the Central Atlantic School of Commercial Lending at Bucknell University.