30 Nov November 30, 2017 – New Tax Law Small Business Consequences from Fifth Third Bank
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Christopher Wedge – Co- Founder of Sons of Pitches FC
Christopher Wedge is a soccer junky and has turned it into a business! While playing pickup wherever he goes, in Costa Rica, Ecuador, South Africa, and Colombia, Christopher realized it was the best way to improve his game. Each country offers a new rhythm to the game. The same movements used to dance in clubs are reflected on the pitch. It’s his personal goal to bring soccer communities together, and encourage its fusion into a mosaic unlike any other.
Bryan Havighurst – Wealth Planner Team Lead at Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third Private Bank recently released digital guides with strategies for individuals and families to consider in preparation for tax season. As the Wealth Planning Team Lead, Bryan Havighurst directs a group of Wealth Planners and Analysts in Cincinnati who prepare wealth planning services for Fifth Third Private Bank clients. Bryan’s group is responsible for preparing all fee based wealth plans and partnering with local affiliates to support corporate wealth planning engagements. Bryan serves as the Wealth Planner for some clients in various affiliates throughout the Bancorp based on plan complexity. Bryan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics & Political Science from St. Lawrence University, and he received his Juris Doctorate with emphasis in Tax & Estate Planning from Cleveland Marshall College of Law.
Leigh Purvis – Director of Health Services Research at AARP’s Public Policy Institute
Leigh Purvis is the director of health services research in AARP’s Public Policy Institute (PPI). She leads a team of policy analysts and researchers who work on health care issues that are relevant to the 50-plus population. In addition, Leigh heads the institute’s work on prescription drug and mental health issues. Her primary areas of expertise are prescription drug pricing, biologic drugs, and prescription drug coverage. Leigh is a coauthor of PPI’s Rx Price Watch reports, which track price trends for prescription drugs widely used by older Americans. Leigh joined AARP in 2005 as a policy research senior analyst. Before joining AARP, she worked for the American Psychological Association. She is a recognized expert on prescription drug issues and frequently speaks with the press.