Zina Spezakis, Partner & Chartered Financial Analyst: Zina has spent over 18 years of experience in asset management in a variety of roles including trading, portfolio management, operations and distribution, servicing retail and institutional investors. Previously, at Allianz Global Investors she was Chief Operating Officer (Managed Accounts) and Director of Risk Management and Operations (US retail), responsible for approximately $130 Billion in assets. She has also worked at PIMCO Funds, Morgan Stanley Private Client Services and Chase Private Banking. Zina graduated with a Bachelors in Economics and Government from Cornell University (1991), received a MBA in Finance and Business Economics from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business (1996) and a Masters in International Relations from the University of Chicago (1996). She is also a Charted Financial Analyst.