Boston Security Analysts Society elects Pamela Yang as first foreign-born and educated chair

The Boston Security Analysts Society, Inc. (BSAS) is pleased to announce the results of its 2014 election for the BSAS Board of Directors.

BSAS members elected Pamela G. Yang, CFA, CPA, to the position of chair, effective July 1, 2014. Ms. Yang, the first foreign-born and educated BSAS member elected as chair, has been with Harvard Management Company (HMC) since 2000. She is currently Senior Vice President of Operations & Investments in the Trust & Gifts group, which manages Harvard University’s charitable assets. Prior to joining HMC, she was with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a senior associate in the business assurance unit, focusing on financial services industry.

Pamela G. Yang

Pamela G. Yang

Ms. Yang is a Certified Public Accountant and a CFA Charterholder. She obtained joint degrees of MBA/MS in Accounting from Northeastern University. She holds an MA in French Literature from University of Cincinnati. She obtained her BA in French from Beijing Foreign Studies University before moving to the United States.

In 2011 and 2012, Yang was co-chair of the Society’s Boston Research Challenge for local university finance students. She is a member of the Society’s investment committee, has served on its private wealth subcommittee since 2007, and previously chaired its personnel committee. She is also an active volunteer at the CFA Institute.

The following BSAS members have been elected to serve on the board’s executive committee. Scott D. Stewart, CFA,
vice chair, is a visiting professor in the Finance Department at Cornell University. Mr. Stewart has been a member of BSAS since 2002 and served as treasurer from 2013 – 2014. Jeffrey B. Augustine, CFA, CFP, senior advisor at Argent Wealth Management, secretary, joined BSAS in 1994. Mr. Augustine was chair of education and programs from 2013 – 2014 and serves on the committee for private wealth. George R. Hoguet, CFA, treasurer, is a global investment strategist who specializes in emerging markets at SSgA. After joining the BSAS in 1995 he volunteered on the programs committee and has been active with the organization’s investment committee. Rounding out the new slate of BSAS officers is Christopher R. Foti, CFA, chair of education and programs. Foti is a managing director with BNY Mellon Global Markets and has been a BSAS member since 1999. He also serves as chair of the alternatives committee.

Four new members have been elected to the BSAS Board of Directors. They are Susan E. Farris, CFA, managing director
and senior relationship manager with Atlantic Trust, Erinn R. King, CFA, principal at Payden & Rygel, William R. Richardson, CFA, partner at Constitution Capital, and Thomas W. Bavin, CFA, managing director at Babson Capital.

Since 1946, BSAS has been a point of connection for the Boston investment community. A non-profit professional society, BSAS promotes ethics and integrity and provides financial professionals with an open forum for the exchange of fresh perspectives on industry issues. More than 5,300 investment professionals who represent over 650 investment firms locally and globally are members of BSAS. BSAS is a founding society of CFA Institute, which represents over 120,000 CFA Charterholders globally.

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