John Boneparth is the Managing Partner of Boneparth Consulting, LLC and was the founder and Managing Partner of Corinthian Cove Consulting, LLC from 2005 -2020. He was President of Hall Capital Partners in San Francisco, a global investment management firm, managing more than $30 billion for large family pools of capital. Previously, he was Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Institutional Management for Putnam Investments, Boston, where he presided over $160 billion in sales over a fourteen year period. He also served as Chairman of the Board of PanAgora Asset Management, and was a Board member of Nissay Asset Management in Japan, Ampega Investment in Germany, and Sceptre Investment Counsel in Canada. Prior to joining Putnam, John was Senior Managing Director of Bear Stearns & Co., Inc. in New York City and senior consultant for AG Becker’s Funds Evaluation Division.
He has a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also earned a Master’s degree in Education. He is a Board member of Conning Holdings Limited and a former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dominican University of California in San Rafael, CA.
Gail Harris has been conducting presentation skills training for professionals in the financial services industry for the past fifteen years, after decades as a National Emmy Award-winning journalist for public television (PBS) and public radio (NPR). She was the creator, executive producer and host of the “Body & Soul” series for PBS and wrote the accompanying book, “Body & Soul: Your Guide to Health, Happiness and Total Well-being.” She is a former correspondent for ABC News “Nightline” and “World News Tonight,” and worked as a reporter and anchor for WGBH’s “The Ten O’Clock News” for most of the 1980s. While there, she co-produced and hosted “Hiroshima Remembered” for PBS, which received a National Emmy Award in 1985. Later, Gail co-hosted another PBS series on campaign finance reform, “Follow the Money,” which received an Overseas Press Club Award in 1997.
Gail is a graduate of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where she received a Master’s degree in Public Administration. She is a former adjunct professor at Dominican University of California.
“The training was great…it really was! It was the right combination of practicality, trainers (of course) and timing. Interestingly, I have used two parts immediately. First, I re-wrote two executive summaries at the last minute to highlight the value propositions we refined. Second (and more importantly), I have begun my ‘campaign for Mayor.'”