March 2, 2017

James Carville and Mary Matalin to Keynote Opening Day of 2017 Marcum MicroCap Conference

James Carville and Mary Matalin to Keynote Opening Day of 2017 Marcum MicroCap Conference Assurance

New York City, NY – Political pundits James Carville and Mary Matalin will be the featured keynote speakers on the opening day of the 2017 Marcum MicroCap Conference, on Thursday, June 15. The event, presented by accounting and advisory firm Marcum LLP, will take place at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.

The keynote presentation by the renowned Democratic-Republican husband-and-wife team will be a moderated discussion entitled 150 Days into the New Administration: What has Happened and What to Expect.

James “The Ragin’ Cajun” Carville is America’s best-known political consultant, responsible for an unbroken record of landslide electoral victories that culminated with the election of President Bill Clinton in 1992. He is also a best-selling author, actor, producer, talk-show host, speaker, restaurateur, pollster, civic activist, and college professor.

Mary Matalin is one of the most celebrated and popular conservative voices in America.  An author, television and radio host, political commentator, public speaker, and activist, she served in the administration of President Ronald Reagan and was President George H.W. Bush’s campaign director, assistant to both President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney, and chief of staff to Republican National Committee Chairman Lee Atwater.

“These two accomplished political observers are sure to give us tremendous insight, from both sides of the aisle, into how the new Presidential administration is likely to impact entrepreneurs, public companies, and the business community in general,” said David Bukzin, partner-in-charge of Marcum’s SEC Services Practice group and chair of the event. “The he said-she said format will add some entertainment value that should make the discussion a highlight of the conference.”

Carville and Matalin join a group of distinguished keynote presenters at the Marcum MicroCap Conference, which last year featured former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt.  Other past keynote speakers have included Richard Fuld, Jr., chairman of Matrix Advisors and former CEO of Lehman Brothers; former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani; and Steven Rattner, chairman of Willett Advisors, Michael Bloomberg’s investment manager.

About the Conference
The Marcum MicroCap Conference is an annual highlight on the investment community calendar. Since its launch in 2012, this event has become a nationally recognized forum for publicly traded companies with less than $500 million in market capitalization to network with fund managers and high net worth investors who focus on small cap equities. More than 2,000 participants from all segments of the microcap market participate each year, including senior management, finance and legal executives, venture and lower middle-market private equity investors, institutional investors, directors, investment bankers, buy- and sell-side analysts, and service providers to the microcap marketplace. For registration and sponsorship information, visit

Marcum is a registered Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) firm. Marcum’s Assurance Division provides the most up-to-date service and guidance on SEC accounting and reporting issues. Services include Financial Statement Audits in accordance with PCAOB standards; Tax Compliance and Advisory Services; Due Diligence; Agreed-Upon Procedures and Other Attest Work; Internal Audit Services; Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance Services and Software; Technical Accounting Assistance; and IPO Assistance.

About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as select international locations. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting, and assurance services; advisory, valuation, and litigation support; managed accounting services; and an extensive portfolio of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as nonprofit and social sector entities, high net worth individuals, private equity funds, and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services.

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David C. Bukzin

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