Nicsa Honors MVP Award Winners At 2015 Strategic Leadership Forum

By Nicsa Admin posted 02-06-2015 12:00 AM



Alyssa Gagen

Director of Social Media and Marketing, NICSA


McLean, VA, February 6, 2015—NICSA has named the winners of its 2015 MVP Award honoring NICSA committee volunteers whose sustained contributions have been recognized as exceptional by committee co-chairs.

The recipients will be honored at the NICSA Strategic Leadership Forum held from February 9-11, 2014 in Hollywood, FL.

Over 200 NICSA member firm associates work on NICSA committees year-round to provide the content, resources, and events to keep NICSA members up-to-date on best practices throughout the industry.

A list of the 2015 award winners follows:

Compliance & Risk Management Committee

Winner: Kim Haverly

Janus Capital Group

Distribution Committee

Winner: Michael Collins


East Coast Regional Committee

Winner: Emily Glotzer

OFI Global

Midwest Regional Committee

Winner: Lindsay Whetton

OFI Global

Retirement Committee

Winner: Carol Gransee

Technology & Innovation Committee

Winner: John Prinzing

Capital Group

Transfer Agent Committee

Winner: Tim O’Sullivan


Webinar Advisory Committee

Winner: Karen Visco


West Coast Regional Committee

Winner: Kurt Decko

Causeway Capital Management LLC

UIT Committee

Winner: Kevin Mahn

Hennion and Walsh Asset Management

“Our NICSA committee members play an integral role in helping NICSA member firms collaborate effectively on industry best practices,” said Theresa Hamacher, President, NICSA. “NICSA’s 2015 award winners have demonstrated extraordinary dedication to the industry and to their individual committees.”

For more information about NICSA’s committees, visit our website at


NICSA is a not-for-profit trade association founded in 1962 that provides the global investment management industry with discussion and education forums to better serve its customers by developing operational best practices. NICSA forums enable associates of asset managers, distributors, and service providers to collaborate to establish standards for operational best practices to assist compliance with regulations and continuously improve operating performance; stay up-to-date on the latest developments through education and information sharing; learn about trends in all types of investment vehicles, including mutual funds, hedge funds, unit investment trusts, UCITs and ETFs and connect members with peers to network and learn from each other, and foster skills that can help advance careers. For more information, visit