2010 Youth Financial Educators' Summit

Keynote Speakers

Pam Krueger, executive producer, co-host and creator of “MoneyTrack” and winner of a 2009 Gracie Award of Individual Achievement brings her knowledge and can-do attitude t o viewers nationwide. Pam Krueger & Jack GallagherFor nine years, Pam worked as a stockbroker. Recognizing the increasing need for investor education, s he made the leap to broadcast television by producing and reporting for  numerous financial p rograms. Her first book, “The MoneyTrack Method” (Wiley & Sons) was released in 2008. Krueger also serves on the board of the California Jump$tart Coalition. 

Jack Gallagher, co-host of MoneyTrack, is a well-established and recognized on-air talent/comedian. His work includes movies, a recurring role on the HBO Original Series Curb Your Enthusiasm, and numerous appearances on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and Jay Leno, as well as Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Jack is a three-time Emmy Award winner for numerous PBS shows. He was also honored with the NATPE IRIS award in the category “On-Camera Talent” in 2002.

Steve BucciSteve Bucci, is the author of the popular Dummies Series book Credit Repair Kit for Dummies and the co-author of Managing Your Money All In One For Dummies. He writes a twice weekly column for Bankrate.com which is distributed to newspapers nationally by the Scripps-Howard newspaper syndicate. His advice appears regularly on Yahoo Personal Finance, Fidelity Investments and numerous other outlets. In January, 2010 he became a contributing columnist for the Providence Journal newspaper. He was the president of Money Management International Financial Education Foundation, a nonprofit foundation that sponsored research and partnerships in personal finance. Prior to this he was president of Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern New England and the founder of the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Rhode Island. Steve also founded and was the former managing director of the University of Rhode Island Center for Personal Financial Education. Prior to his non-profit career, Steve designed and developed investment products for retail and institutional markets the Mass Mutual Insurance Company and CIGNA Corporation.

Kathleen FloydKathleen Floyd, Deputy Director for Investor Education for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission comes to the SEC from the Securities Industries and Financial Markets Association (SIMFA) Foundation, where she was the Executive Director of the Stock Market Game. The Stock Market Game taught savings and investing to almost a million students annually. She previously served as Director of Baltimore Academies for Baltimore City Public Schools. She is a graduate of Drew and George Washington Universities.