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Dr. Susan M. Mangiero, President & CEO, Pension Governance, LLC to Speak at the Knowledge Congress’ Liquidity Risk management Event on November 28, 2007

New York, NY, October 19, 2007 --( The Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused teleconferences has announced today that Dr. Susan M. Mangiero, President & CEO of Pension Governance, LLC will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming teleconference on Liquidity Risk Management. This 2-hour event is scheduled for November 28, 2007 at 1:00 pm EST. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit:

As a result of the subprime sector meltdown and the subsequent credit crunch, banks must now increase supervision of liquidity risk and provide an increased level of transparency to auditors and the public. Banks all over the world are increasingly becoming more concerned over this issue. There are many important factors banks and financial institutions must consider when developing effective Liquidity Risk Management policies including: management structures, monitoring net finding requirements, emergency planning, foreign currency, internal controls and public disclosure to name a few. The Knowledge Congress has assembled a panel of experts to help banks tackle the issue of Liquidity Risk Management in today’s challenging business environment. A live teleconference is scheduled for November 2007.

About Susan Mangiero

Dr. Mangiero is President and CEO of Pension Governance, LLC with over twenty years of experience in capital markets, global treasury, asset-liability management, portfolio management, financial risk control and valuation. She has worked on three trading desks, in the areas of foreign exchange, fixed income, futures and options. An Accredited Valuation Analyst, Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst, Chartered Financial Analyst and certified Financial Risk Manager, Dr. Mangiero is regularly invited to speak about valuation, risk and governance with an emphasis on applications to pensions and hedge funds. She has addressed groups that include the U.S. Department of Labor, Chicago Board of Trade, New York State Department of Insurance, Merrill Lynch, Association of Public Pension Fund Auditors, Association of Forensic Economics, New England Public Employee Retirement Systems Forum, Global Association of Risk Professionals, American Society of Appraisers, the Wall Street Transcript, Strategy Institute, Connecticut State Department of Banking, Canadian Investment Review (keynote), Strategic Research Institute, Incisive Media (publisher of Hedge Funds Review) and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Her book, Risk Management for Pensions, Endowments, and Foundations (John Wiley & Sons, 2005), looks at risk management and valuation issues, with an emphasis on fiduciary responsibility and best practices. Her articles have appeared in Hedge Fund Review, Investment Lawyer, Valuation Strategies, RISK Magazine, Financial Services Review, Family Foundation Advisor,, Expert Evidence Report, and Bankers Magazine. Susan Mangiero has written chapters for several books including the Litigation Services Handbook and The Handbook of Interest Rate Risk Management and is a contributing editor of the Journal of Compensation and Benefits. She has been quoted in places that include the New York Times, Wall Street
Journal, Baltimore Sun,, 401(k) Wire and Pensions & Benefits. She holds a Ph.D. in finance from the University of Connecticut, an MBA in Finance from New York University, an MA in Economics from George Washington University and a BA in Economics from George Mason University.

About Pension Governance, LLC

Pension Governance, LLC is an independent research and analysis company that focuses on benefit plan related investment risk, corporate strategy, valuation and accounting issues, with the fiduciary perspective in mind. Their primary goal is to empower investment and other financial decision-makers in the benefits community with clear, concise and comprehensive information and analysis.

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