Quarterly Meetings



2014 Chapter Quarterly Meeting Schedule

  • February 14, 2014
  • May 16, 2014
  • September 19, 2014
  • November 21, 2014

Meeting Agenda


May 16, 2014

Barnes & Thornburg

11 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Registration Begins at 8:00 a.m.
(*Please arrive early to sign-in)




All handouts for our meetings will now be on our website one week prior to the meeting date. We will no longer be printing handouts for the attendees, but feel free to make your own copies and bring them with you!


8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Registration
8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.  Announcements: John Wheeler, Chapter President
8:50 a.m. - 8:57 a.m.  Corporate Sponsor Update: Troy Patton, The Archer Funds  

Charles S. de Segundo, CFA, PIMCO
9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.  
(Approval for 1 hour Insurance and CFP CE)   
"Mapping a Path Forward - A Framework for Bond Investing Today"   

In light of recent events, investors are increasingly concerned about their bond investments. This presentation reviews the challenges and opportunities in the evolving bond market and includes the outlook for rates, an introduction to the concept of "carry," and a framework of portfolios for consideration. The framework also includes portfolio data such as expected yield, volatility, equity correlation, duration and corporate spread.  

Mr. de Segundo is a senior vice president in the New York office and a member of PIMCO's global wealth management team. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2008, he was a senior business analyst at the McKinsey Global Institute economics think tank in San Francisco and a business analyst advising companies for McKinsey & Company in London. He has seven years of investment experience and holds an undergraduate degree from Edinburgh University and a master's degree in public administration from Harvard University. He also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

9:50 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break

Mark Maddox, JD, Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C.
10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
(Approved for 1 hour Insurance and CFP CE)
"A Word of Advice" 

Investment fraud and stockbroker misconduct can happen to anyone. Mark E. Maddox, former Indiana Securities Commissioner and founder of Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C., has been on the front lines of securities fraud for more than two decades. Maddox offers insight into investment fraud with personal accounts of cases and an overview of the arbitration process. A nationally recognized securities lawyer, Maddox gives suggestions to avoid investment fraud, information on fraud trends and why working with a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) broker is crucial.

Mark E. Maddox is the founder of the law firm of Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C. Since 1991, he has represented thousands of individual and institutional investors in arbitration, mediation and legal disputes with stockbrokers and brokerage firms and successfully recovered millions of dollars in financial losses.

Prior to establishing his private law practice, Maddox served as the Securities Commissioner for the State of Indiana for three years. He also served as Chairperson of the International Enforcement Committee of the North American Securities Administrators Association. Maddox received his Bachelor's of Arts Degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Wabash College in 1983, and his law degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1986.

10:50 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Corporate Sponsor Update: Clayton Hall, Goldman Sachs
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Networking Brunch

Brad Wethington, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF, SIHO Insurance Services
11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
(Approved for 1 hour Insurance and CFP CE)
"Healthcare Reform - Between the Marketplace and the Employer Shared Responsibility"

The Federally Facilitated Marketplace is up-and-running for 2014, but challenges still exist and much work in needed prior to 2015 open enrollment. Additionally, the Employer Shared Responsibility (A.K.A. Pay-or-Pay Penalty and Employer Mandate) begins for most employers January 1, 2015. Large and small employers, including closely held companies and sole proprietors, need to begin planning now for employer-sponsored or individually purchased coverage in the new healthcare marketplace.

Brad joined SIHO in 2009 as the Director of Third Party Administration Services and was promoted to Vice President of the Department shortly thereafter. With nearly 30 years' experience in the insurance industry, Brad's responsibilities include directing, developing and managing the corporate account management process for SIHO's large group customers and their nearly 100,000 members.

Brad has earned his Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), and Life Underwriter Training Fellow (LUTCF) professional designations from the American College and is currently working toward his Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) and Registered Employee Benefits Consultant (REBC) designations. Brad is the President of a local National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) chapter and has served on either the State or Local Board continuously since 1998. Brad is active in the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) and has been involved in or served on Boards for numerous other professional and community organizations. 

12:20 p.m. - 12:25 p.m. Break

Brenda Wheeler, Security 1 Lending
12:25 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
(Approval for 1 hour CFP CE)
"Incorporating Housing Wealth in the Retirement Distribution Phase"

At course completion, attendees will be able to answer client questions on the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage mechanics and associated consumer safeguards.  The protective role of housing wealth in a defined contribution retirement scenario will be presented in a series of papers and case studies. In addition, planners will gain expertise on using calculators to determine available benefits and the effect of home equity draws on the investment portfolio.

Brenda D. Wheeler is a Marketing Assistant with Security 1 Lending.  She has 34 years of mortgage lending experience and 3 of those years were as a HECM specialist.  Her lending experience included originations in both retail and wholesale as well as training and education.  She was a trainer for American Institute of Banking and the National Associate of Mortgage Brokers as well as the Ohio Association of Mortgage Brokers.  She received a number of awards, including Affiliate of the Year given by the Ohio Association of Mortgage Brokers and AE of the Year given by InterFirst Wholesale Lending.  Brenda is a graduate of Indiana University.

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Cost: FPA Members = FREE              Non-Members = $75.00

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