Associate professor/Texas Tech University, Chairman/Evensky & Katz / Foldes Financial Wealth Management
InvestmentNews’ 2017 Alexandra Armstrong Award goes to Deena Katz, associate professor at Texas Tech University and chairman of Evensky & Katz/Foldes Financial Wealth Management.
This annual award celebrates pioneers in the field of financial planning. It recognizes women who have had long careers as advisers, a track record of leadership in the profession and/or at charitable organizations, and a demonstrated commitment to service as a role model or mentor to other women. It also acknowledges women who have earned the admiration and respect of their peers.
The inaugural award was given to Alexandra Armstrong, chairwoman and founder of Armstrong Fleming & Moore Inc., in 2015.
The recipient of this year’s Alexandra Armstrong Award was chosen by InvestmentNews’ selection committee and will be honored at a leadership event dedicated to women in the industry, and including the Women to Watch list, on March 8, 2017 at the Pierre Hotel in New York.
The annual Women to Watch list recognizes 20 women in the industry who have demonstrated success, leadership, the ability to effect change, a willingness to help other female professionals and a record of community service.