MDNA Convention 2015, Speakers

Machinery Dealers National Association Announces Powerful Leading Ladies To Speak For The 74th Annual Convention In April 2015, Washington, D.C.

Carolyn Lee, NAMCarolyn Lee is Senior Director of Tax Policy at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the nation’s largest industrial trade association. In this role Carolyn is responsible for portions of the NAM’s tax portfolio, including issues individual marginal tax rates – which are a top priority for small and medium sized manufacturers – as well as tax issues relating to investment income, energy efficiency and capital cost recovery. Lee is also the NAM’s lead for the implementation of the derivatives title of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act. Prior to joining the NAM in the fall of 2011, Lee served as the Director of Legislative and Government Affairs at the Telecommunications Industry Association, Manager of State and Federal Government Affairs for 3M Company and in various positions on Capitol Hill including as Legislative Director for former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME), and as a senior legislative staff member for former U.S. Rep. Sue Kelly (R-NY).  Carolyn is a graduate of Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania graduating with a B.A. in Political Science and lives in Arlington, Virginia with her husband and two children.

Lindsay Mannion, BB&T WEALTH, Assistant Vice President, of Atlanta, Georgia will lmspeak to attendees on the following topics: Financial Markets Update, Financial Planning and Retirement Planning. BB&T was recently recognized as one of “Forbes Best Banks 2013” by Forbes and was named among the Top 20 of the World’s Strongest Banks by Bloomberg Markets magazine in May 2012.

As a BB&T Private Wealth Financial Advisor, Lindsay Mannion helps her clients take a comprehensive, strategic approach to nancial planning even in the early stages of asset accumulation. Utilizing an in-depth nancial needs assessment and in partnership with BB&T specialists in Banking, Strategic Credit, Risk Management, Investments and Trust & Estate Planning, she develops recommendations tailored to her clients’ needs, priorities and preferences.

Lindsay attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington where she earned a BS in International Business and the Spanish language. She also completed BB&T’s Leadership Development Program. She holds Life, Accident, and Health Insurance licenses, as well as Series 7 and 66 Securities licenses.

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