Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance with Rowan University
Date: Friday, October 14, 2022
Save the date to join GIC at Rowan University on October 14, 2022. Registration opening soon!
Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance with Rowan University
The Global Interdependence Center is partnering with Rowan University for an upcoming conference on environmental, social, and corporate Governance. Together we invite you to save the date to join us on Friday, October 14, 2022.
Check back as more information is announced including a full conference agenda.
Venue: Business Hall, Rowan University
Address: 201 Mullica Hill Rd, Glassboro, NJ 08028
David E. Altig, Ph.D.Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Dr. David E. Altig is executive vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. In addition to advising the Bank president on monetary policy and related matters, Dr. Altig oversees the Bank's regional executives and the Bank's research department.
Bob BuntingCEO, Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Center - CAC
Robert (Bob) Bunting is a scientist and serial entrepreneur, high technology start up expert and educator. He is CEO of the new Climate Adaptation & Mitigations Center, CAC, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to providing a curated data-base and situational analysis in four topical areas impacted by a warming climate. They are: seal level rise, Red Tide, hurricane changing characteristics, and human health.
Peter A. Gold, Esq.Principal, TheGoldGroup LLC
Peter A. Gold, Esquire is the founder and president of TheGoldGroup, LLC ( www.thegoldgrp.com). The consultancy brings businesses, colleges and universities, governments and not-for-profits together to create value, seize new opportunities, leverage assets, and reduce exposure to the risks created by today’s global economy principally through identifying “high value” initiatives and stakeholders in new institutes, centers of excellence and other initiatives. TheGoldGroup, LLC assists its clients to obtain their individual objectives better, quicker and in a more cost effective and efficient manner.
Patricia HealySenior Vice President of Research, Cumberland Advisors
Patty Healy serves as Senior Vice President of Research. She provides integral market and individual credit research and insight while serving as a member of the team managing the fixed-income strategies. Patty joined the firm in 2016.
Ali A. Houshmand, Ph.D.President, Rowan University
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.
Jordan Howell, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Sustainable Business, Rowan University
I am currently Associate Professor of Sustainable Business at Rowan University. I also co-Direct the Rowan Center for Responsible Leadership housed in the Rohrer College of Business. I am proud to have developed and help supervise (with colleagues in the College of Business and School of Earth & Environment) a joint degree program offering students the opportunity to complete a BA in Environmental & Sustainability Studies alongside a Masters’ in Business Administration, because businesses are perhaps the most powerful tools we have to bring about sustainability goals.
William Kennedy, CFABoard Chair, Global Interdependence Center CEO, Chief Investment Officer, RiskBridge Advisors, LLC
William Kennedy is the co-founder, CEO, and Chief Investment Officer of RiskBridge Advisors, an independent, full-service investment office serving insurers, endowments and foundations, and individual investors. He is responsible for RiskBridge’s business and investment activities and has over 30 years of capital market research and investment experience.
David KotokChief Investment Officer of Cumberland Advisors
David Kotok co-founded Cumberland Advisors in 1973 and has been its Chief Investment Officer since inception. David’s articles and financial market commentaries have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and other publications. He is a frequent contributor to Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio, Yahoo Finance TV, and other media.
Kenneth Lacovara, Ph.D.Professor of Paleontology and Geology, Rowan University
Dr. Kenneth Lacovara has unearthed some of the largest dinosaurs ever to walk the earth, including the massive 65-ton Dreadnoughtus, which appeared in the recent film Jurassic World: Dominion. He is a recipient of The Explorers Club Medal, the club’s highest honor.
Jaynee LaVecchiaSenior Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court
Jaynee LaVecchia was appointed an Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, effective February 1, 2000. Having now served more than twenty-one years on the Court, she is currently the Senior Associate Justice and the author of more than 300 opinions while on the Court, including opinions on school financing, affordable housing, employment, environmental and administrative law, and state constitutional principles controlling the actions of the Branches and agencies of State government.
Susan Lehrman, Ph.D.Dean, Rohrer Business College at Rowan University
Susan Lehrman, who received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, serves as dean of the William G. Rohrer College of Business at Rowan University, where she is a leader in the development of innovative academic programs and entrepreneurial activities.
Rayna Letourneau, PhD, RNAssistant Professor, University of South Florida College of Nursing
Dr. Rayna Letourneau, PhD, RN, has made it her work's purpose to create a highly educated, competent nursing workforce and advance the impact of nursing on the health and wellness of our nation. Dr. Letourneau's scholarship focuses on nursing workforce development, transition to practice, nurses’ health and wellness, and quality and safety education for nurses.
Lisa McIntire ShawFounding Partner of Cygnus Asset Management, LLC
Lisa McIntire Shaw is a founding partner of Cygnus Asset Management, LLC based in Charlotte, NC. She has more than 30 years of experience in the financial arena. Her areas of special interest include international markets; charitable trusts; strategic wealth preservation; and domestic, corporate, government and municipal bonds.
Michael McKeeInternational Economics and Politics Correspondent, Bloomberg Radio/TV
Michael McKee is the International Economics and Policy Correspondent for Bloomberg TV and Radio, covering market and political developments, economic trends and central banks in the United States and around the globe.
John MousseauPresident, Chief Executive Officer & Director of Fixed Income, Cumberland Advisors
John Mousseau is currently the President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Fixed Income at Cumberland Advisors. In this capacity, John also serves as a portfolio manager and has overall responsibility for portfolio construction, management, analysis, trading, and research for all tax-free and taxable bond accounts. His comments and analyses have appeared in The Bond Buyer, Barron’s, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Forbes, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the New York Times.
Annette C. Reboli, MDDean, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
ANNETTE C. REBOLI, MD, is a Professor of Medicine and the Dean of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) in Camden, NJ. As such, she is the Chief Academic Officer with ultimate responsibility for all areas of the school. Prior to this, she was Founding Vice Dean and was responsible for oversight of the LCME accreditation process, undergraduate and graduate medical education, faculty affairs and faculty development, and developing affiliations for the medical school.
Perth TolleFounder of Life + Liberty Indexes
Perth Tolle is the founder of Life + Liberty Indexes and creator of the Freedom 100 EM Index (FRDM index), a first-of-its-kind freedom-weighted emerging markets equity index strategy.
Michael ZezasManaging Director, Head of U.S. Public Policy Research & Municipal Credit Strategy, Morgan Stanley
Michael Zezas, a Managing Director in Research, joined Morgan Stanley in 2007 as a credit analyst and portfolio manager, focusing on municipal and corporate bonds. In 2010, he became the Head of Municipal Credit Strategy, and in 2016, became Head of U.S. Public Policy Research.