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September 20, 2022 – While 2022 has been a difficult year for most investors, with rising interest rates and turbulent financial markets, market declines don’t last forever. Is now a riskier time to invest then it was a year ago before the market downturn? Amy Raskin, Chief Investment Officer, answers this question and puts today’s market environment into context focusing first on U.S. equities and then bonds and international equities.

 

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Investment Strategies for a New Market Reality | Presented by Amy Raskin, Chief Investment Officer

Is now a riskier time to invest then it was a year ago before the market downturn? Amy Raskin, Chief Investment Officer, answers this question and puts today’s market environment into context focusing first on U.S. equities and then bonds and international equities.

 

As physical and economic challenges limit further scaling of computing technology, improvements will come from special-purpose technology designed for specific applications rather than general-purpose processors.

Learn where our investments are focused and how companies are enabling this technology in our video with Jeffrey C. Dillman, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager.

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Thematic Video: Heterogenous Compute

At Chevy Chase Trust, we build equity portfolios of companies positioned to exploit powerful, secular trends, disruptive ideas, innovations and economic forces such as our theme The Dawn of Heterogenous Computing. Watch our video with Jeffrey C. Dillman, CFA, to learn more.

Second Quarter, 2022

One question stands paramount: Will it take a deep recession to tame inflation, as in the 1980s, or will a brief, mild economic contraction suffice? Learn more in our Q2 Investment Update.

Chevy Chase Trust Welcomes Stefania Napolitano

Chevy Chase Trust is pleased to welcome Stefania Napolitano as Assistant Vice President & Trust and Estates Attorney. As part of the Estate Planning team, Stefania assists clients in the review of their existing estate plans and advises them on estate planning options and strategies.

 

As governments locked down their economies amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the consumer’s lifestyle was forced to change. At Chevy Chase Trust, we are focused on the companies that facilitate the consumer’s behavioral shift and sustainably improve their businesses as a result. Hear Christine Wallace, Senior Portfolio Manager, detail one of our investment themes, Long-Term COVID Beneficiaries.

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Thematic Video: Long-Term COVID Beneficiaries 

As long-term investors, we are interested in the companies who are capitalizing on the permanent changes caused by COVID’s disruptions. Hear Christine Wallace, Senior Portfolio Manager, detail one of our investment themes, Long-Term COVID Beneficiaries. 

Q & A | Ramona Mockoviak | Wealth Advisor

We are proud to welcome Ramona Mockoviak as Senior Managing Director and Wealth Manager! She will advise clients on investment management, financial and estate planning and trust administration and will help grow the firm’s client base.

 

While there are some temporary factors boosting inflation, we believe there are longer term structural elements that have changed over the last decade that make a longer period of elevated inflation more likely. Hear Spencer Smith, Head of Institutional Investments, detail some of the characteristics shaping the End of Disinflationary Tailwinds.

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Thematic Video: The End of Disinflationary Tailwinds

While there are some temporary factors boosting inflation, we believe there are longer term structural elements that have changed over the last decade that make a longer period of elevated inflation more likely. Hear from Spencer Smith, Head of Institutional Investments.

3.21.2022 – Chevy Chase Trust was honored to host Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center’s Dr. Michael Atkins and University of Pittsburgh’s Dr. Laura Ferris on the topic “Advances in Skin Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis & Treatment.” Learn ways to protect yourself and the innovative treatments being used today.

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A Virtual Event: Advances in Skin Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis & Treatment

Can we dispel some common myths regarding skin cancer? Watch our virtual event “Advances in Skin Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis & Treatment” to learn more.

Q & A | Wendy Moyers, CFP®, CDFA® | Wealth Advisor

At Chevy Chase Trust, our Wealth Advisors act as quarterbacks of teams of experts that ensure all financial needs of our clients are met. We build client relationships one step at a time by thoroughly understanding their ever-changing needs. Meet Wendy Moyers, CFP®, CDFA®.

Q & A | Frederick M. Hopkins, JD, CFA | Wealth Advisor

At Chevy Chase Trust, our Wealth Advisors build relationships by thoroughly understanding the ever-changing needs of our clients and assembling a team of experts to ensure that all those needs are met. Meet Fred M. Hopkins, JD, CFA - Wealth Advisor and Relationship Manager.

 

Will your wealth allow you to purchase a vacation home or invest in a new business? Hear from Laly Kassa, Co-head of the Chevy Chase Trust Planning Group, on how she advises clients on these and other important questions.

 

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Food for Thought: Maximize Your Wealth

Will your wealth allow you to purchase a vacation home or invest in a new business? Hear from Laly Kassa, Co-head of the Chevy Chase Trust Planning Group, on how she advises clients on these and other important questions.

 

President & CEO of Chevy Chase Trust, Jeff Whitaker, joined a panel conversation hosted by Columbia University’s Masters in Wealth Management program. Hear Jeff’s perspective on the growing wealth management industry, its various business models, key challenges and opportunities.

View the entire event here.

 

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Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies | Jeff Whitaker

Our President & CEO, Jeff Whitaker, discussed what makes Chevy Chase Trust unique, the business model of the future, and his definition of success for the firm in a virtual panel discussion hosted by Columbia University School of Professional Studies.

 

On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, Chevy Chase Trust proudly partnered with the Virginia Hospital Center Foundation for a virtual program on charitable giving and staying-well strategies. Laly Kassa CFP®, Managing Director, offered insights into the most tax-efficient methods for giving charitably and Dr. Michael Silverman shared insight about the COVID-19 pandemic from the vantage point of the Virginia Hospital Center emergency room.

Click on the link to hear Laly Kassa describe the most optimal types of assets to give and the benefits of Donor Advised Funds and Dr. Silverman’s insights about the vaccine roll out and staying well while returning to a more active lifestyle.

 

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Optimizing Your Wealth and Health

Charitable Giving Strategies and Maintaining Your Well-Being During COVID-19

Chevy Chase Trust was pleased to host renowned author, journalist, and professor, Walter Isaacson for a conversation about his new book, The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race. In the book, Mr. Isaacson showcases Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., whose work on the gene-editing technology called CRISPR won her and Emmanuelle Charpentier the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and, Mr. Isaacson believes, will change the future of medicine.

Click on the link above to view the recording of the Chevy Chase Trust event featuring Mr. Isaacson’s description of Dr. Doudna’s journey of discovery, the life sciences revolution in which “molecules will become the next microchip,” the ethical issues associated with designer babies and much more. His remarks are followed by a question and answer session led by Amy Raskin, Chief Investment Officer, and Andrew Marshall, Vice President, both of Chevy Chase Trust.

 

Read our white paper on Investing in Disruptive Change: Personalized Medicine »

Read our white paper on Genomics »

 

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A Conversation with Walter Isaacson on March 9, 2021

Chevy Chase Trust was pleased to host renowned author, journalist, and professor, Walter Isaacson for a conversation about his new book.

We are pleased to have Jeff Whitaker join Chevy Chase Trust as our new President and CEO.

Jeff comes to Chevy Chase Trust after holding several leadership roles in wealth and investment management over the past two decades, including at Bridgewater Associates, Berkshire Partners, and the J.P. Morgan U.S. Private Bank. Jeff holds an undergraduate degree from Williams College and an MBA from The Wharton School.

Hear what drew Jeff to Chevy Chase Trust and his thoughts on this exciting next chapter for the firm.

 

Read Jeff Whitaker’s Bio »

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A Message from Jeff Whitaker, our new President & CEO

Hear what drew Jeff to Chevy Chase Trust and his thoughts on this exciting next chapter for the firm.

Optimizing the client experience at Chevy Chase Trust is critical to what we do. Michael Gildenhorn, Senior Managing Director and Director of Portfolio Management, discusses how our firm provides top-notch customer service for all of our clients.

 

Read Michael Gildenhorn‘s Bio »

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Food for Thought: The Client Experience

Optimizing the client experience at Chevy Chase Trust is critical to what we do. Michael Gildenhorn discusses how our firm provides top-notch customer service for all of our clients.

 

WASHINGTON (ABC7) —Having recently been named to the Forbes list of Top Women Wealth Advisors, Chevy Chase Trust’s Deb Gandy sat down with ABC7 news anchor Alison Starling to share some financial advice and a bit about Deb’s personal story. She described challenges she faced as a youth in the south during the civil rights movement and her work as one of the financial industry’s first female African American business development officers.

 

Deb Gandy’s bio »

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Washington ABC7 News | Deb Gandy

Chevy Chase Trust’s Deb Gandy sat down with ABC7 news anchor Alison Starling to share some financial advice and a bit about Deb’s personal story.

Ellen Perry recently sat down with Chevy Chase Trust to talk about the question she gets asked most frequently from wealthy families,“How Do I Pass on Values to the Next Generation?” Hear Ellen describe successful strategies and potential pitfalls as she draws on experience from a lengthy career advising families of great wealth.

Ellen Perry: Founder and Principal of Wealthbridge Partners.

Ellen Perry recently sat down with Chevy Chase Trust to talk about the question she gets asked most frequently from wealthy families.

Having more money than you need can give your children a soft landing, a firm financial start, or — if you prepare them in the right way — both.

The key to meaningful conversations about family wealth management has less to do with timing and more to do with how you approach it. Larry Fisher, President of Family Wealth, shares three tips for laying the groundwork for continued financial stability.

Food for Thought: When and How to Speak to the Next Generation About Wealth

We are asked a lot of questions about when and how to speak to the next generation about wealth. So as food for thought, we are sharing the answers.

Chevy Chase Trust Wealth Access Client Portal

Chevy Chase Trust will be converting to a new Trust Accounting System the weekend of December 1-2, 2018. During this time, clients will not be able to access account information in CConnect. We apologize for this inconvenience.

Think you should wait to start taking Social Security? At Chevy Chase Trust, many of our clients are asking this very question. Leslie Smith, Senior Advisor, examines key decisions as you head into retirement—and what happens if you choose to wait.

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Food for Thought: When should I start taking Social Security benefits?

We receive a lot of questions about social security benefits and as food for thought, we are sharing the answers on when is the best time to collect.

Q&A with Ed Dobranetski

We recently sat down with Ed Dobranetski, a Managing Director at Chevy Chase Trust, to learn more about his background and how he became interested in investment management.