Speakers & Events Ralph Acampora (2013). Wall Street legend and Iona College alumnus Ralph Acampora, CMT, visited the school for a day of education and networking with students and faculty. Acampora, a veteran technical analyst, taught two classes on the Trading Floor focused on equity market psychology and technical analysis. In addition, he encouraged students to join the Market Technicians Association (MTA) and take advantage of the opportunities and resources offered by the MTA. Arthur Crames (2014). Wall Street equity market veteran Arthur Crames visited Iona to speak to students about his 60-year financial services career at firms like Bear Stearns and JP Morgan. Crames discussed industry changes which will impact future career paths and fielded questions from the student attendees. Steve Liesman (2014). CFMS secured CNBC Chief Economics Reporter Steve Liesman to speak at a networking event in November that Iona co-sponsored with the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable. Liesman spoke on Federal Reserve Policy and the current state of the economy.