2016 Theodore Veru Symposium
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2016 Theodore Veru Symposium

The 22nd annual Theodore D. Veru Symposium will take place on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in Wilde Auditorium. This year's speaker is Jason DeSena Trennert, Managing Partner at Strategas Research Partners. REGISTER HERE.

Meet Our Speaker

Jason DeSena Trennert

Jason DeSena Trennert is the Managing Partner of Strategas Research Partners LLC and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the firm's broker-dealer subsidiary, Strategas Securities, LLC. Mr. Trennert is known as one of Wall Street’s top thought leaders on the subject of markets and economic policy. His research pieces are read by leading institutional investors and corporate executives across the globe.

In 2006, Mr. Trennert co-founded Strategas, which originally began with just five employees. Today, the firm employs over forty-five research analysts, institutional salesmen, and sales traders at its offices in New York, Washington D.C., and Columbus, Ohio. Prior to founding Strategas, Mr. Trennert was the Chief Investment Strategist and a Senior Managing Director at International Strategy & Investment (ISI) Group where he built and oversaw two of that Firm's most popular research efforts, its Company Surveys and Investment Strategy groups.

Widely quoted in the domestic and foreign press, Jason is a regular guest host on CNBC's "Squawk Box" and "Bloomberg Surveillance" with Tom Keene. He is the author of the popular investment book, New Markets, New Strategies, published in 2005 by McGraw Hill. His upcoming book, My Side of the Street, was published in May 2015 by St. Martin’s Press.
He was the Treasurer of La Scuola d’Italia where he built and oversaw its investment committee. He is a member of the Board of Governors of The Columbus Citizens Foundation and a member of the investment committee of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

He has an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and BS in International Economics from Georgetown University.