Dayna Kleinman '93 to deliver School of Business Distinguished Alumni Lecture on March 3


Contributed by Maria A. Haner

On March 3, 2011, Dayna Kleinman’93, First Vice President and Senior Product Manager of Alternative Investments at Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, will be on campus to deliver the Distinguished Alumni Lecture in the School of Business. The lecture will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Room 111 of the Dorothy D. and Roy H. Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise. The topic of Dayna’s talk is “The Challenges and Characteristics of Success: Navigating Today’s Business World.” The Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series is sponsored by Tompkins Trust Company.

Dayna Kleinman joined Baird in 2002 and has more than 17 years of experience in the financial services industry. She covers multiple products in the alternative investment space, such as structured products, managed futures, and hedging strategies, among others. Previously, she coordinated marketing and product development for Baird’s fixed income group. Prior to joining Baird, she was a regional manager for municipal bond marketing at Merrill Lynch. She earned a bachelor of science degree from Ithaca College and a master’s degree in business administration from DePaul University.

Please plan on joining us in welcoming distinguished alumnus Dayna Kleinman back to campus.

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