Driven by the need to empower individual investors, Kim Githler founded MoneyShow in 1981. Over the past 40 years, she has educated millions of investors, traders, and financial advisors. In 2014, Ms. Githler was honored by the New York Stock Exchange and invited to ring the closing bell for her efforts in educating investors. Not only has she had a major impact on millions of investors around the world, but she has also impacted thousands of expert educators and organizations in the financial industry. Ms. Githler works tirelessly to raise awareness for financial education and was recently named one of the 500 most influential people in Florida by Florida Trend magazine and one of the top 100 most influential libertarians by Newsmax. Having recently been featured on the cover of Advisors Magazine, her passion has always been conscious capitalism and her mantra is Knowledge is Power. She fundamentally believes that any individual, when given the proper knowledge, can make a significant impact on society. Ms. Githler approaches life with an entrepreneurial spirit, having created the first conference for Dow Jones' Investment Advisor Publication. She was also one of the co-founders of Financial Advisor Magazine and was instrumental in the launch of ETF.com's conferences for financial advisors and the education of ETF's.