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(March 23, 2023, West Hartford)­ ­– The annual Veru Symposium, hosted by the University of Hartford, will highlight de-globalization and the changing world order March 30 with the University’s Barney School of Business.

The discussion will be led by Dan Veru, Palisade Capital CIO. Guest speakers include Jeannette Lowe, managing director of policy research at Strategas Securities, and Jay Malave, chief financial officer at Lockheed Martin. Attendees may register at

This much-anticipated symposium brings some of the world’s best marketers, economists, analysts, and investors to campus to share their knowledge and expertise. The program was created by Barney alumnus Peter Veru ’85 in commemoration of his father, Theodore Veru.

The discussion is set for 5:30 p.m. in Wilde Auditorium and via livestream. Guests are also invited to a networking session and cocktail hour in Auerbach Hall at 7 p.m.

Dan Veru is Palisade Capital Management’s chief investment officer (CIO) and is co-chairman of Palisade’s Board of Directors. As CIO, he oversees all of Palisade’s investment strategies, is chairman of the ESG Committee, and is a member of the Investment and Operating Committees. He graduated from Franklin & Marshall College with a bachelor’s degree in government and English, and serves on Franklin & Marshall’s President’s Council.

Lowe directs Strategas Securities’ public policy research efforts and translates the impact these policies will have on financial markets. The policy research team at Strategas has been consistently recognized as one of the top Washington policy research teams on Wall Street by Institutional Investor, including all eight years that Lowe has been a member of the team. Lowe received her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Richmond and her master’s degree in political science from Boston University.

Malave is is responsible for all aspects of the corporation’s financial strategies, processes, and operations. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Malave served as senior vice president and CFO for L3Harris Technologies. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Connecticut, a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Hartford, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut School of Law.





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