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GWAFP November 2012 Monthly Meeting

  • 14 Nov 2012
  • 11:30 AM - 1:40 PM
  • JPM 800 Connecticut Ave.
  • 11


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GWAFP November 14, 2012 Meeting at JP Morgan Chase



Directions to JP Morgan Chase Bank Building




Program Information

11:30 - 11:45 a.m Registration, Welcome and Introductory Remarks

11:45 - 12:35 p.m.  Topic: “You’re Going Global, Key Considerations,”

Presented by Amanda Schreiner

12:35 - 12:50 p.m.  Break/Lunch

12:50 - 1:40 p.m.  Topic: “Debt Structure: Selecting the Right One,”

Presented by Mark Brown


11:45  Topic One: You’re Going Global, Key Considerations,”

This session will provide finance professionals a practical approach to implementing a successful international treasury operation. From handling foreign currency payments and receipts to managing larger transaction volumes, you will walk away with practical advice you need to know.  This session will give you the insight on what to expect when your company expands internationally from a cash management perspective.  After this session, you will be equipped with questions to ask, internal resources needed to be involved, pitfalls and checklists for a successful global project.


Speaker:.Amanda Schreiner, Vice President and International Treasury Specialist, JP Morgan Chase Bank

Amanda Schreiner is a Vice President and International Treasury Specialist at J.P. Morgan Chase in NYC. Amanda’s primary responsibilities include consulting with US-based multinational companies on cash management structures that add efficiencies and optimization to their global banking and liquidity structures. Amanda works closely with CFOs and Treasurers, providing best practices and information on current global trends, with the objective of helping her clients maximize their global cash management. Amanda has worked at J.P. Morgan Chase for over 10 years and prior to this role, held positions in Commercial Banking and Credit Underwriting.


Amanda graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and a Certified International Cash Manager (CertICM).


12:50  Topic Two: Debt Structure: Selecting the Right One,”

This session will discuss the overview of debt instruments available and how to select the right debt structure for your organization.


Speaker:   Mark D. Brown, Managing Director, JP Morgan

Mr. Brown joined JPMorgan’s Corporate Finance Advisory practice in 1993 and has worked in a variety of client and product roles New York, Sydney, Australia and the Washington, DC area.  From 1996 through 1999 he was an Associate in Syndicated and Leverage finance in New York where he marketed and executed high yield and investment grade financings for a number of the firm’s leading clients.  In 2000, Mr. Brown relocated to Sydney Australia to start the Firm’s new client coverage group for Financial Sponsors in the Australia and the ASPAC region.


In 2002 he returned to New York and was a senior member of the Corporate Finance Advisory group where he advised corporate clients on credit ratings, capital structure and other key corporate finance topics. His broad experience covers numerous industries including energy, natural resources, utilities, industrial, consumer, retail, healthcare, technology and others.


In 2011 Mr. Brown recently relocated to the Washington, DC area to lead the development on JPMorgan’s Corporate Client Banking practice in the mid Atlantic region.  His primary responsibility is to expand JPMorgan’s client relationships in the region and serve as the lead local relationship banker for the firm. His existing and prospective clients are large privately held companies and mid cap public companies.  He is responsible for marketing and executing a broad suite of JPMorgan financial services including commercial lending, capital markets issuance, advisory, treasury services, FX and derivatives and others.


Mr. Brown holds a B.A. in History and Economics from Centre College, a M.A. in International Affairs from the School of International Service at The American University and a M.B.A. from Columbia Business School at Columbia University.  He is a registered FINRA representative and holds Series 7, Series 63 and Series 24. He resides in Great Falls, VA with his wife and three children.



Please register by November 12, 2012, using our online meeting registration form (

Members: $35

Non-Members: $45



Course attendance recommended for 1, CAE or CTP credit per 50 minutes. No CPE Credits for this meeting

Delivery Method: Group-live

Program Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: No Prerequisites Required

Advanced Preparation: No Advanced Preparation Required

Greater Washington Association of Financial Professionals is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors,

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Contact: Donna Ryan
Phone: 202-835-4986


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