2021 Preliminary Agenda  

Thursday, January 21st 

9:20 - 10:10am         Welcome to Money Fund University, History & Current State of Money Funds

                                             Peter Crane, President & Publisher, Crane Data


10:10 - 11:00am       The Federal Reserve & Money Markets 

                                Mark Cabana, Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch


11:00 - 11:30am       Refreshment Break sponsored by


11:30 - 12:15pm       Credit Analysis & Portfolio Management

                                Robert Montroni, VP & Portfolio Manager, JP Morgan AM


12:15 - 1:00pm         Instruments of the Money Markets Intro  

                                 Teresa Ho, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan Securities 


1:00 - 2:00pm           Lunch sponsored by 


2:00 - 2:30pm           Instruments: Repurchase Agreements

                                Jake Kruk, Associate, J.P. Morgan Securities          


2:30 - 3:00pm           Instruments: Treasuries & Government Agencies 

                                Sue Hill, Senior Portfolio Manager, Federated Hermes

                                Matt Lachance, Director Money Market Trading, TD Securities


3:00 - 3:30pm           Instruments: Tax-Exempt Securities & VRDNs

                                 John Vetter, Municipal Structured Analyst, Fidelity Investments


3:30 - 4:00pm           Refreshments sponsored by 


4:00 - 4:30pm           Instruments: Commercial Paper & ABCP 

                                Jean-Luc Sinniger, Director Money Mkts, Citi Global Mkts


4:30 - 5:00pm           Instruments: CDs, TDs & Bank Debt

                                 Vanessa McMichael, Vice President, Wells Fargo Securities    

                                Marian Trano, Sr. VP & Treasurer, Bank Hapoalim                        


5:00 - 6:00pm           Opening Reception sponsored by







8:00 - 9:00am           Breakfast sponsored by


9:00 - 9:50am           Money Fund Regulations: 2a-7 Basics & History

                                 Stephen Cohen, Partner, Dechert LLP                                                            

                                Jamie Gershkow, Associate, Stradley Ronon


9:50 - 10:40am         Offshore Money Funds & Ultra-Shorts

                                Peter Crane, President & Publisher, Crane Data

                                John Hunt, Partner, Sullivan and Worcester LLP

                                Kerry Pope, Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Investments                                

10:40 - 11:10am       Refreshments sponsored by 


11:10 - 12:00pm       Ratings, Monitoring & Performance 

                                Greg Fayvilevich, Senior Director, Fitch Ratings     

                                Joseph Giarratano, Associate, S&P Global

                                Peter Crane, President & Publisher, Crane Data

12:00 - 12:30pm       Lunch sponsored by 


12:30 - 1:30pm         Money Fund Data & Wisdom Demo/Training                                          

                                Peter Crane, President & Publisher, Crane Data


1:30pm                    Graduation

Friday, January 22nd