EVENT CALENDAR

Catch Us at Our Next Impact Investment Event

The LOHAS team is very active in the impact investing, family office, and social impact entertainment communities (among others), and we regularly keynote, moderate, participate in, or attend (virtually or in-person) various conferences, symposiums, and other events in these areas. If you will be attending as well, please reach out so that we can schedule some time for direct dialogue with one of our Partners, and check back regularly to see updates on new events or times.

PGA x UN Series - Generation Equality: Extraordinary Women, Extraordinary Stories

PGA x UN Series – Generation Equality: Extraordinary Women, Extraordinary Stories

The ongoing United Nations x PGA series examines how film and television producers, writers, directors, and creatives can work together with the UN to explore some of the most “UNique” stories and pressing challenges facing the world today. This third program in the series will focus on fresh new stories of women and will introduce you to unique and compelling experiences of extraordinary women working on the frontlines of the UN in some of the world’s most dangerous places.

Featuring: William Nix, Producer and LOHAS Advisors Partner

Date: Saturday, May 1, 2021
Time: 9:30 AM PDT

This event is part of the PGA x UN Series. For a full list of speakers and event details, visit the event page.

Demystifying Investing in Early-Stage Impact Companies

The panel includes Rice alumni who are nationally recognized thought-leaders in impact investing. A panel of investors will share their impact investing experiences in a lively discussion, including: Can anyone agree on what impact means? How to find the startups that will make you a return, and how to decide if they will succeed?

This event is co-sponsored by SWAN Impact Network and the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, the leading university entrepreneurship program in the country.

Moderated by: Robert McKee, Managing Director at Cypress Associates LLC

Panelists:
Rick Davis, Managing Partner, LOHAS Advisors
Juan Thurman, General Partner, SWAN Impact Fund
Alice Walker, Partner, Walker-Heley Partners, LLC
Bob Bridge, Executive Director, SWAN Impact Network

Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm CDT

Women-found, Women-lead and for Women’s Health and Global Sustainability

Women-found, Women-lead and for Women’s Health and Global Sustainability – the Perfect Trifecta for the Impact Investors seeking Direct and Fund Investments

For the first time, Danny Hughes extends beyond the professional Athlete community to bring inspiring Women-founded and Women-lead thought-leaders; Dr. Tiffany Mullen who is dedicated to making a difference primarily in Women’s Health and Kim Anderson who is working for a more sustainable and humane future for the planet, people and animals. Specifically designed for the remarkable, and growing, women members of the Opal community who are leading the change and growth in Impact investment across all asset classes, and consistently seek those that will yield outsized returns and make a difference…particularly in women’s health. This one should not be missed.

Moderated by: Dan Hughes, Creator of Athlete’s Influence and Co-Founder/Partner of LOHAS Advisors.
Panelists:
Dr. Tiffany Mullen, CEO & Founder, Vytal Health

Kim Anderson, SFO, Co-Founder, Plant City / Partner, EverHope Capital

Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm EST

This event is part of Opal Group’s ESG & Impact Investing Forum 2021

All-Star Athletes Raise the Technology, Resources and Impact Game to Dominant Returns for Family Office Investors

All-Star Athletes Raise the Technology, Resources and Impact Game to Dominant Returns for Family Office Investors

Danny Hughes, Creator of Athletes Influence and co-founder of LOHAS Advisors, raises the bar once again to bring two Hall-of-Fame All-Stars from the NBA and NFL; Dikembe Motumbo and Thomas Jones to share their endeavors beyond the court and field to make an even greater impact in the communities and the world.

Come listen, learn and be inspired by how Dikembe is using his global brand and reach into The DRC, the continent of Africa and the world, to invest in Mining resources that power electric cars, closing the racial wealth gap via AI and Quantum Computing. And how Thomas has used his NFL career to springboard into film/tv entertainment as an Actor, Writer, Producer and Director, and has passion for technology to launch LVL as a mobile and social media platform to support creative communities’ engagement and re-engagement into the workforce.

Moderated by: Dan Hughes, Creator of Athlete’s Influence and Co-Founder/Partner of LOHAS Advisors.
Panelists:
Dikembe Motumbo, 18-year NBA Career/HOF, Partner of AVMA; initiatives in The DRC/Alternative Energy/Cobalt/BlueTech Investments and AQI

Thomas Q. Jones, NFL Perennial All-Star Running Back, 10,000 plus career rushing yards, Actor, Director, Writer, Producer and tech CEO

Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Time: 5:25 pm EST

This event is part of Opal Group’s Virtual Family Office Winter Forum 2021.

Aligning Impact and Alpha to Sustainably Solve the Racial Wealth Gap

Aligning Impact and Alpha to Sustainably Solve the Racial Wealth Gap

From Black Lives Matters to the healthcare inequalities accentuated by COVID, racial equality has hit the headlines in 2020. But as an advisor, how can you tackle a defining issue of our times and activate investment portfolios to further the cause?

Join us as we welcome Ben Watson and Ben Carson, Jr. to understand how intentional investment in closing the racial wealth gap can drive returns and long-term, sustainable impact.

Moderated by: Dan Hughes, Creator of Athlete’s Influence and Co-Founder/Partner of LOHAS Advisors.
Hosted by: Paula DeLaurentis, CEO, SRI Conference & Community

Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Time: 1:00pm EST

The Power of LGBTQ+ Investing: Driving Diversity, Inclusion and Change

The Power of LGBTQ+ Investing: Driving Diversity, Inclusion and Change

Our panelists – three pioneers in LGBTQ+ issues in business, sports, and policy – will be discussing the power of LGBTQ+: driving diversity, inclusion, and change through investing.

Featuring:

  • Barney Frank
    Board Member, LGBTQ Loyalty | Former US Representative (1981-2013)
  • Bobby Blair
    Former Professional Tennis, Founder of LGBTQ Loyalty
  • Billy Bean
    Vice President and Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Major League Baseball

Moderated by: Dan Hughes, Creator of Athlete’s Influence and Co-Founder/Partner of LOHAS Advisors.
Hosted by: Paula DeLaurentis, CEO, SRI Conference & Community

Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Time: 1:00pm EST

The Power of 3 Generations of Black Female Athletes

The Power of 3 Generations of Black Female Athletes

Inspiring, impacting, and influencing over 2 Trillion in black consumer buying power.

Featuring:

  • Sheryl Grant, Founder & CEO, Sheryl Grant Enterprises
    Ms Olympia International Fitness Champion Board of Directors, Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce Former Exec. Director, Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN)
  • Sheryl Swoopes, President, Sheryl Swoopes Foundation for Youth
    3X Olympic Gold Medalist
    4X WNBA Champion, 2X Hall of Famer
    Asst. Coach, Texas Tech Lady Raiders
  • Santia Deck, Owner and Creator, Queen of Abs Fitness
    First Women to sign a Multi-Million Professional Football Contract
    WNFL, Los Angeles Fames
    Social Media Influencer; Gender Equality Ambassador
    Author, The Struggle

Moderated by: Dan Hughes, Creator of Athlete’s Influence and Co-Founder/Partner of LOHAS Advisors.
Hosted by: Paula DeLaurentis, CEO, SRI Conference & Community

Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Time: 1:00pm EST

Flexing Muscles Beyond the Game and into the Community

Flexing Muscles Beyond the Game and into the Community

Professional Athletes Transforming People’s Lives

Featuring:

  • Warrick Dunn, Founder, Warrick Dunn Charities
    3X NFL All-Pro Running Back, Atlanta Falcons, Tampa Bay Buccaneer
    2019 Recipient of Sports Illustrated Muhammed Ali Legacy
  • Devean George, President & CEO, George Group North
    Executive Director, Building Blocks
    3X NBA World Champion with Los Angeles Lakers

Moderated by: Dan Hughes, Creator of Athletes on Impact and Co-Founder/Partner of LOHAS Advisors.
Hosted by: Paula DeLaurentis, CEO SRI Conference & Community

Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Time: 1:00pm EST

The data is irrefutable that impact investing is not merely a “trend” but rather an irreversible change in perspectives that is encompassing investors of every age, gender, and nationality. LOHAS helps its clients tap into this growing investor desire to support people and planet when seeking profit.

From strategic direction to optimal messaging and positioning to deal preparation to campaign development to market building and (if needed) to fundraising, LOHAS helps guide its impact clients along their paths to success.

LOHAS works with a variety of clients on activities most relevant to them, customizing each engagement to meet their needs; but we also focus heavily on key areas and strategies that reflect our team’s expertise and more effectively enable our clients’ aspirations.

There a growing variety of parties delivering both profit and impact – from companies to funds to projects and productions – and LOHAS works with each to support their specific needs, developing customized campaign strategies and providing hands-on implementation.

Whether keynoting or moderating family office, impact investing, or social impact entertainment conferences, contributing to leading publications, or delivering or participating in webinars or podcasts or providing interviews on key industry topics, the LOHAS team helps drive public discourse on investment delivering both profit and impact.

LOHAS’ deep industry knowledge and relationships expand investment options and help build supportive partner relationships that increase the efficacy and benefits of your venture to investors.