Living in Your Top 1%

July 6, 2011

4:30pm - 6:00pm

Santa Monica


Alissa Finerman
Interviewed by Michael Milken



Mike Milken and Alissa Finerman
Author Alissa Finerman, who changed careers after finding Wall Street unfulfilling, tells Michael Milken that she wrote "Living in Your Top 1%" to help people think about "redefining success" in their own lives and finding a path to make that happen.
Ten years ago, Alissa Finerman was a professional tennis player-turned-Wall Street professional. A few life-changing events later, she is now a life coach, speaker and author of "Living in Your Top 1%.

In this empowering and thought-provoking book, Finerman shares the most powerful ingredients for success and translates them into nine easy-to-implement rituals. She combines research from the best thinkers in the field with a collection of compelling stories to create a comprehensive guide to reaching your true potential.

At this Milken Institute Forum, Chairman Michael Milken will interview Finerman about the experiences that led her from the investment house to the publishing house, what she learned along the way, and how others might benefit from her journey.

Living in Your Top 1%, Author Alissa FinermanA Santa Monica resident, Finerman works with individual clients and speaks to corporations about goal-setting and leadership development. She continues to work on her own goals, recently completing a half Ironman and ranking No. 1 in the United States Tennis Association Women's 40 Doubles in 2008 and 2009. Finerman holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from UC Berkeley. She received her coach training from New York University.