A leader engaged: Kudla to spearhead student investment conference
David Kudla, CEO and chief investment strategist of Mainstay Capital Management LLC, is the executive director of the ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium. The event is being hosted by Wayne State University and Mainstay Capital Management at Cobo Center in Detroit March 26-27, 2015. Kudla is the chairman of the WSU School of Business Finance Department Advisory Council and serves as a part-time faculty in finance. He is also a member of the school's Board of Visitors, which develops and implements strategic direction and ensures the research programs, educational goals and professional and development activities are well-aligned with the needs of the business community. "David is an influential leader in the financial services industry and in the community," said Robert Forsythe, dean of the WSU School of Business Administration. "His extraordinary success with the RISE Forum is the result of his keen business sense, combined with a passion to drive the industry forward alongside the next generation. We are honored that he has selected Wayne State University and the city of Detroit to continue this phenomenal event. It aligns perfectly with our educational mission and business community engagement."