21 Feb February 21, 2022 – Missionary of Wall Street Steve Auth and Franklin Covey Sales Dale Merrill
Stephen Auth – Chief Investment Officer of Federated Global Equities and Author of The Missionary of Wall Street: From Managing Money to Saving Souls on the Streets of New York
Professionally, Steve serves as Chief Investment Officer of Federated Global Equities, as well as Executive Vice President of Federated Investors. He leads a team of more than 100 portfolio managers, analysts, and traders who manage Federated’s $60+ billion in domestic and international equity investment products. Steve has over 35 years of investment experience with Federated and previously, Prudential Investments. At Prudential, Mr. Auth led a global investment team with offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, and the United States. Steve graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Princeton University. He received his master’s degree in business administration, with High Distinction, from Harvard University, where he was a Baker Scholar and a Loeb Rhodes Fellow. He is also a chartered financial analyst. Steve is a frequent guest and guest anchor on CNBC, Fox Business News, and Bloomberg TV, a member of The Economic Club of New York and The New York Society of Security Analysts, serves on the Council of the American University of Bulgaria, and serves on the board of the Program for Church Management developed in 2017 by Santa Croce University in conjunction with the Vatican. His second book, “The Missionary of Wall Street,” was published by the Sophia Institute Press in the spring of 2019.
Dale Merrill – Managing Director of the Sales Performance Practice at FranklinCovey and Author of Strikingly Different Selling: 6 Vital Skills to Stand Out and Sell More
Dale Merrill is a highly sought-after thought leader and trusted advisor to sales and business leaders at many of the world’s most admired companies. He is a global managing director in FranklinCovey’s sales performance practice where he helps clients dramatically grow revenues and profitability. For more than 30 years, Dale has led businesses and helped a wide range of clients solve challenges and win more business in virtually every region of the world. He helps clients drive top-line growth by innovating new ways of thinking and executing to get different and better results. Dale loves to snow ski, wake surf, hike, mountain bike, play basketball, spikeball, and pickleball, and enjoys meeting new people all around the world. An avid reader and writer, Dale lives in the western U.S. with his family.