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10 People In Finance You'll Find In Detroit This Week

10 People In Finance You'll Find In Detroit This Week

Want to learn more about the Engage conference? Follow the event on Twitter: @engage_iies.

America's Motor City will be flooded with financial expertise later this week for the Engage International Investment Education Symposium at Detroit's Cobo Center.

In addition to panel discussions on markets and the global economy, CNBC's Fast Money Halftime report will be broadcast live from the conference and students can participate in a stock picking competition.

Learn more about the conference here, but also check out the list of finance industry powerhouses who will touch down in Detroit later this week:

David Kudla, CEO of Mainstay Capital Management (@David_Kudla)

Since David Kudla founded Mainstay Capital Management, the firm has increased its presence to 47 states and 12 countries. Kudla is the executive director for the Engage conference.

Jeffrey Kleintop, Chief Global Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab (@JeffreyKleintop)

Before Charles Schwab, Jeffrey Kleintop served at LPL Financial and PNC Wealth Management. He is also the author of "Market Evolution: How to Profit in Today's Changing Financial Markets." He will speak on a panel about the global economy.

Steve Liesman, Senior Economics Reporter for CNBC (@steveliesman)

Steve Liesman appears on CNBC's daily Squawk Box program, and won an Emmy for his coverage of the financial crisis. Liesman will also join the keynote panel discussion on the global economy.

Bill Miller, Chief Investment Officer of LMM, LLC (@billmiller_lmm)

During the two decades that Bill Miller was the sole manager of the Legg Mason Capital Management Value Trust, the fund's performance exceeded its S&P benchmark index for 15 consecutive years. Miller will speak on a panel about domestic and international markets.

Stephanie Link, Managing Director, Equity Investments for TIAA-CREF (@Stephanie_Link)

With more than 23 years of investment experience, Stephanie Link recently transitioned from her role at TheStreet to a new one at TIAA-CREF. She'll join Bill Miller on the domestic & international markets panel.

Pete Najarian, Co-Founder of & CNBC Fast Money Contributor (@petenajarian)

A regular on CNBC's Fast Money Halftime Report, Pete Najarian is a co-founder of both and He'll be joining Fast Money for a special broadcast straight from Detroit's Cobo Hall.

Mark Okada, Co-Founder and CIO of Highland Capital Management (@markokadadallas)

A pioneer in the development of the bank loan market, Mark Okada has more than 30 years of credit experience. Okada will join Steve Liesman and Jeff Kleintop on the keynote panel discussion about the global economy.

Tim Seymour, Founder of Emerging Money (@timseymour)

In addition to being a hedge fund manager and an Emerging Markets correspondent for CNBC, Tim Seymour founded in 2009. Naturally, he'll be discussing domestic and international markets with Stephanie Link.

Scott Wapner, Host of CNBC's Fast Money Halftime Report (@ScottWapnerCNBC)

Scott Wapner has reported live from the New York Stock Exchange floor, including during the flash crash of May 2010. But most have probably seen him during his daily CNBC Halftime Report, which Wapner will be hosting live from Detroit on Friday.

Stephen L. Weiss, Chief Investment Officer for Short Hills Capital Partners (@stephenLweiss)

Stephen L. Weiss has more than 25 years in the investment industry, including serving at Lehman Brothers, Salomon Brothers and SAC Capital. Weiss will be on the panel about the global economy.


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