BLACK ART IN AMERICA™
at: Faison Firehouse Theater
(Sat., Oct. 5th, 3pm - 4pm) -- Workshop, "Protecting Your Investment", for artists and art collectors. Co-presenter, Dwight Railford, MBA, Financial Planner and Financial Services Representative, has over 30 years experience in the financial services industry. Over a 20 year period, Dwight served as banker and financial advisor to some of the world's largest corporations. At MetLife, he has focused on helping his clients define and achieve both their short and long term goals. Dwight also has a long track record of success. He frequently lectures on personal financial management at professional meetings including the National Bar Association, the New York Urban League Young Professionals, the National Dental Association, the New York Urban League Young Professionals, the National Association of Black Accountants and numerous church groups. Dwight is a graduate of Yale College and the Harvard Business School.
(Sat., Oct. 5th, 3pm - 4pm) -- Workshop, "Protecting Your Investment", for artists and art collectors. Co-presenter, Don Roman, Sr., is a Financial Services Executive with over 30 years combined legal, business and financial experience. Over a 20 year period, he has developed a financial practice focused on estate and retirement planning for high net worth individuals along with pension planning for business owners. Don has a proven track record of success throughout his career having received continuous recognition as a top producer with leading financial service companies in the industry.
In addition to media interviews with publications such as Black Enterprise and National Underwriter, Don was also a featured Monthly Columnist for “Investment Smarts” for Atlanta Tribune, The Magazine, and is a frequent guest speaker on national conference calls and seminars. Don is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Fulton Senior Services (Meals-on-Wheels) program and member of the Board of Directors of 100 Black Men of America. His extensive service record also includes membership in the Estate Planning Council of North Georgia, the National Bar Association, the Gate City Bar Association and The Commerce Club. Don is a graduate of Yale University and the Harvard Law School.