September SMT Meeting

Next meeting
Thursday, September 5th, at 7:30 PM

The Ring House
1801 East Jefferson Street
Rockville, MD 20852 


On Line Via

Presentation Speakers:

Dennis A. Kranyak, SMT President


ETFs Overview, Creation & Management

Join us for our September meeting when Dennis A. Kranyak, SMT President, will present an overview of ETF creation and management. 

Our original speaker had to withdraw due to compliance issues, but Dennis was able to conduct some interviews with people that work with and manage ETFs.  Dennis will discuss why ETFs are started, how large is the staff that manages an ETF, what happens to ETFs that are not successful, along with several other interesting facts and topic areas.

Dennis will be Zooming in his presentation, so it will be available both in Rockville at the physical meeting, and on line via   If you cannot make the Rockville meeting and would like to attend on line via zoom, please send Dennis an email ( so that he can put you on the email notification for list for the zoom (on line) meeting.  You will need to be familiar with Zoom before the meeting, so please log on to Zoom and download any special apps you may need for your browser.  Dennis will send out an email with the on line meeting link about 30 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.  The on line meeting will be open to Non SMT members.   Email Dennis if you have any questions prior to the meeting.    

  See you at the September meeting either in Rockville or on line!

Members may pay dues by check or cash at the meeting ($45), by credit card at the meeting ($47 total using our mobile reader), or on the SMT web site ($47) using either a credit card or PayPal.  Web site and credit card payments are an additional $2 to cover SMT online banking costs.  Dues increased to $45 in 2018. New members may join at anytime for the same due and their membership will be valid to 12 months after the date of payment.

   A reminder, our meeting will be held in the downstairs social hall and we will have high speed WiFi available.

If you missed any of our meetings since June 5th, 2014, members can log on to the SMT web site and view the video of the meeting presentation in addition to downloading the presentation. Go to the “Resources” menu tab, then select “Meeting Videos”

SMT logo coffee mugs will be available for purchase at the meeting, $5 for members, $7.50 for non-members.  If you are a member and have not picked up your SMT lapel pin, see Sondra Katz at the meeting. The new SMT logo Power Bricks will be available for sale to members for $15, $17.50 for non-members.  We will also have the new SMT logo golf shirts, for $25.