Monday, October 29, 2007
Rex to Speak at MU
Rex A. Sinquefield, President Show-Me Institute, will be speaking at MU if anyone is interested in learning more about his system of buying influence. I bet the eduction groups calling for candidates to refund his donations will be there.
You’re invited to a seminar
Sponsored by the Truman School of Public Affairs
“Policy Research and Advocacy in Missouri”
Rex A. Sinquefield, President
Thursday, November 1, 2007 – 10:00 a.m.
T.O. Wright Room, Reynolds Alumni Center
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 882-3304
Mr. Sinquefield is President and a Board member of the Show-Me Institute, a Missouri non-profit, non-partisan public policy research organization. Other Board Service includes DePaul University, Life Trustee; Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.; Financial Analysts Journal Editorial Board; Missouri Botanical Garden; Opera Theatre of St. Louis; St. Louis Art Museum; St. Louis Symphony; St. Louis University. Mr. Sinquefield also serves as a committee member of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis Investment Committee Member.
Mr. Sinquefield is co-founder, former co-Chairman and a Director of Dimensional Fund Advisors Inc., a registered investment advisor with over $150 billion under management.
He received his BS from Saint Louis University and his MBA from the University of Chicago. He has contributed numerous articles to books and academic and professional journals. Best known among these are the studies of rates of return Stocks, Bonds, Bills and Inflation, which he co-authored with Roger Ibbotson. He has received two Graham and Dodd Awards for best articles in the Financial Analysts Journal.
Mr. Sinquefield was one of the first to successfully apply the academic findings of modern finance to money management. In the early 1970s, he and his colleagues at American National Bank of Chicago pioneered many of the nation’s first index funds.
Awards and honors Mr. Sinquefield has received recently are the Distinguished Entrepreneurial Alumni Award (with partner David Booth), University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business (1999), Financial Executive of the Year, DePaul University Finance Advisory Board (2004), Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (2004), DePaul University, College of Commerce (2004), Americanism Award (with wife Jeanne Sinquefield), Western Los Angeles County Council, Boy Scouts of America (2005), Fr. Joseph E. Boland Outstanding Alumni Award, Saint Louis University, John Cook School of Business (2006).