Keynote Speaker Lauren Templeton

Lauren Templeton

Financial Speaker, Author, Investor, Founder and President of Templeton & Phillips Capital Management

  • Speaker's U.S. Fee Range
    $10,001 - $20,000 i
  • Languages Spoken
  • Travels From
    Tennessee, USA

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Lauren C. Templeton’s Key Accomplishments Include...

Lauren C. Templeton is the founder and president of Templeton & Phillips Capital Management, LLC; a value investing boutique located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The company is the general partner to the Global Maximum Pessimism Fund.

Templeton received a B.A. in Economics from the University of the South.  She is the founder and former president of the Southeastern Hedge Fund Association, Inc. based in Atlanta, Georgia. Templeton currently serves the on the Board of Trustees at the Baylor School, Board of Advisors for The Beacon Center of Tennessee and the Atlas Board of Overseers. Templeton is also an active member of Rotary International.  She serves on the investment committee of Chattanooga Rotary Club 103 and the investment committee of The Rotary Foundation.

In the past, Templeton has served as President of the Atlanta Hedge Fund Roundtable and as the Director of the Galtere Institute: Finance for the Future Initiative at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  Additionally, Templeton has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Memorial Hospital Foundation, a member of the Finance Advisory Board of the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, and also served on the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Templeton is also the co-author of, Investing the Templeton Way: The Market-Beating Strategies of Value Investing Legendary Bargain Hunter, 2007, McGraw Hill, which has been translated into nine languages.  Templeton lives in Chattanooga, with her husband, Scott Phillips, who is a portfolio manager of the Global Maximum Pessimism Fund and author of the investing book, Buying at the Point Maximum Pessimism: Six Value Investing Trends from China to Oil to Agriculture, 2010, FT Press, and co-author to the revised edition of The Templeton Touch, 2012, Templeton Press.

More about Lauren C. Templeton...

Lauren is the great niece of Sir John M. Templeton and is a current member of the John M. Templeton Foundation.  The John Templeton Foundation was established in 1987 by renowned international investor, Sir John Templeton.

Lauren Templeton began investing as a child under the heavy influence of her father as well as her late great-uncle, Sir John Templeton.  Professionally speaking, Lauren began her career working with managed portfolios and investments in 1998, beginning as a junior associate at the financial advisor Homrich and Berg and later the hedge fund management company New Providence Advisors both of Atlanta.  In 2001, Lauren launched her own hedge fund management company which dedicates its efforts to the practice of value investing across the global markets using the same methods learned from her great-uncle, Sir John Templeton.

Testimonials 5

  • Lauren Templeton is a very polished and entertaining speaker. She has great command of her subject and is able to connect with and engage her audience.

    John Bajkowski

    American Association of Individual Investors

  • Lauren recently spoke to our society for the second time. She holds a great presence in the room and does a wonderful job with respect to fluidity and conciseness. Her passion for the subject matter is evident, and we look forward to having her back again in the future.

    Adam Koser

    CFA Society of Rochester

  • “Lauren Templeton was one of our top speakers for the year.  Her lively presentation included insights into value investing with a touch of behavioral finance.  This resulted in a very relevant and interesting topic that was well received by our society.”

    Larry Holland

    CFA Society of Arkansas

  • Far from a lecture, she interacted with the audience as though we were guests in her home. With an easy demeanor and straightforward approach, she explored the origins of her investing fundamentals and the confidence gained from witnessing its successes.


    INVEST Conferences

  • It’s not just me who is effuse with praise. In our followup surveys, INVESTTennessee attendees rated her appearance highly. More than half said she exceeded expectations.

    Suffice it to say, our experience with Lauren was excellent. I recommend her without reservation


    INVEST Conferences

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