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Elizabeth Burton, CIO, Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawaii and Lindsay Burton, Founder and President, Kayo Conference Series “The Burton Sisters: Trailblazers and Leading by Example”

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Release Date: 07/15/2021

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Our guests for today’s podcast are Elizabeth Burton, Chief Investment Officer, Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawaii and Lindsay Burton, Founder and President of the Kayo Conference Series.  Elizabeth and Lindsay are two trailblazers and extraordinary women in the finance industry and they happen to be sisters.
 
As CIO for Hawaii, Elizabeth is responsible for overseeing over $17 billion in assets for over 145,000 beneficiaries.  That is a lot of responsibility, but for those who know Elizabeth, she is a task master and just knows how to get stuff done!
 
Equally as impressive is the success Lindsay has achieved by starting Kayo and being a catalyst for women in the private equity industry.
 
I had a fun time interviewing both Elizabeth and Lindsay, hearing about their upbringing and the path each took to getting to their current positions.  Through hard work, grit, determination, and support for one another, both Elizabeth and Lindsay have achieved awesome success in their early careers thus far.  There are many words of wisdoms in the podcast for mid career professionals aspiring to be CIO one day or launching their own business.
 
Without further ado, please enjoy my conversation with the Burton sisters.