Board of Directors
Kathleen Stephansen is GIC Chair, Senior Economist for Haver Analytics and Trustee of EQAT Trust Funds.
Bill Kennedy co-founded RiskBridge Advisors, an Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) firm providing tailored investment management and unconflicted guidance and implementation to endowments & foundations, insurers, family offices, and their principals.
Peter A. Gold, Esquire is the founder and president of TheGoldGroup, LLC [www.thegoldgrp.com]. Since 2007, the consultancy has brought businesses, universities, governments and not-for-profits together to create value, seize new opportunities, leverage assets, meet new challenges and reduce exposure to the risks created by today’s global economy.
Michael Drury is the chief economist for McVean Trading & Investments, LLC. He joined the firm in 1992, after serving for five years as senior economist with Allen Sinai at Shearson Lehman Brothers and its successor firms.
George Tsetsekos is dean emeritus and the Francis Professor of Finance at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business.
Donald Rissmiller is a founding partner of Strategas and has been the Firm’s chief economist since 2006, directing its macroeconomic research effort. He oversees Strategas’ high-frequency econometric forecasting and thematic economic research.
Manuel Balmaseda is the chief economist at CEMEX, a leading global building materials corporation. Previously he served as chief economist for Spain and Europe at BBVA, chief economist for Capital Markets at BBV, professor of economics at CEMFI and visiting researcher at the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis.
Mike serves as executive chief of staff for CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft at Sanford Health and as vice president for public affairs for the system.
Ray Dillon was President and Chief Executive Officer for Deltic Timber Corporation from 2003-2016. Since his arrival, Mr. Dillon brought to the company a revitalized focus on efficiency and personal accountability within all levels of Deltic’s operations.
Mr. Sean Heberling, CFA is President of Marion Street Capital, a boutique investment firm. He is a Director at the CFA Society of Philadelphia, a member Society of the CFA Institute, the preeminent organization for Finance professionals.
Paul Horne is an active independent international market economist since retiring as a managing director and European equity market economist at Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup in London.
Dr. Ali A. Houshmand became Rowan University’s seventh president in 2012 after serving for approximately six years as provost/senior vice president, CEO and interim president. Houshmand is a dynamic leader whose personal connection with students, employees, alumni, government leaders, the business community and the public has become a hallmark of his presidency.
Justin Hyde is the Co-founder & CEO of The Bronze Buffalo Club & Companies and Chairman of The Bronze Buffalo Foundation.
David R. Kotok cofounded Cumberland Advisors in 1973 and has been its Chief Investment Officer since inception. He holds a B.S. in economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an M.S. in organizational dynamics from The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.A. in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania.
Benjamin has over 20 years of professional experience in Latin America, from governmental roles to entrepreneurial ventures and finance. He is a founding partner of Afina International and also serves as Honorary Consul of Chile in Philadelphia.
Vibhas Madan is the Senior Associate Dean-Academic Programs at the LeBow College of Business at Drexel University.
William (Bill) McLaughlin is president of McLaughlin & Morgan, Inc., a growth strategies company that assists American firms entering Europe via Ireland, and/or Irish companies entering the U.S.
A leading authority on China’s economy and financial system, Leland Miller is the co-founder and CEO of China Beige Book, the world’s leading data analytics firm focused on China, as well as operator of the largest proprietary data-collection network and private database ever developed to track the Chinese economy.
Maryanne Waldman is a First Vice President – Financial Advisor for RBC Wealth Management/Consulting Group and has been in the financial services sector serving private clients for over 30 years. Prior to her current position, Maryanne was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
WBD Investment Group
Element Capital Management
Central Park Conservancy
National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
The Liscio Report
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Federal Reserve Board of Governors Community Advisory Council
San Diego County Employees Retirement Association
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
*Executive Committee Member