#051: Fadi Bousamra

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Moving to America at age 13 without his parents to becoming Chief Investment Officer of Nashville's top performing $3.2b pension fund. Fadi’s story, surviving rocket attacks as a 9 year old, the unrest in his native country of Lebanon and the Middle East, the lessons we can apply to America, the role of economics, opportunities and jobs in our current state of turmoil, his role as Chief Investment Officer of Nashville’s top performing $3.2b Pension Fund, how he would advise a friend to invest $100k, and more. Fadi Bousamra's Bio: Fadi is the Chief Investment Officer and Assistant Treasuer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County Pension Fund. He currently oversees $3.2 billion dollars in defined benefit assets, $375 million dollars in defined contributions and approximately $1 billion dollars in operating cash. The Nashville and Davidson County Pension fund, under Fadi’s leadership, is currently performing as top 1% among all peers in the nation, and has been in the top 3% or better for the periods of 1, 5, 7 and 10 years as of June 2019. Fadi moved to America to escape the unrest in his native country of Lebanon when he was 13 years old, without either of his parents. He has over 25 years of investment experience since graduating Belmont University in 1994. The Kent Lapp Podcast Show Links: Apple Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/vfv2vgw Spotify: https://tinyurl.com/y8yd2gcc Overcast: https://tinyurl.com/y8veuoxl Castbox: https://tinyurl.com/y8vwheqt Youtube Channel: https://tinyurl.com/vvp3n67 Podcast Trailer: https://youtu.be/TVFsBJlbUJ4 About Kent Lapp: http://kentlapp.com/about/ Subscribe for Email Updates: http://kentlapp.com/the-kent-lapp-podcast/ Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Kentlapp Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kentlapp/ Email: TheKentLappPodcast@gmail.com

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