Fourth Annual Financial Literacy Day
Date: Friday, February 14, 2020
Save the date to join GIC, USFSM, and Cumberland Advisors on Friday, February 14, 2020 for our annual conference on the economy and financial markets.
Fourth Annual Financial Literacy Day
Save the date to join us on Friday, February 14, 2020 for the Fourth Annual Financial Literacy Day! We are once again delighted to partner with the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee College of Business and Cumberland Advisors to bring another year of expert presentation and discussion to Sarasota, including a keynote address from Loretta Mester, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Presentation topics will include European debt (eurozone plus), U.S. state and local government debt, budget deficits, and larger issues like central bank quantitative easing (QE) and its impacts on interest rates, as well as others relating to the finance industry.
Check back soon as registration opens and more information is announced.
Loretta Mester, Ph.D.President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
As president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Loretta J. Mester participates on the Federal Open Market Committee in the formulation of U.S. monetary policy, and oversees 950 employees in Cleveland, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh who conduct economic research, supervise banking institutions and provide payment services to commercial banks and the U.S. government. She assumed her role as president and CEO in June 2014.
Jay BrysonManaging Director and Acting Chief Economist, Wells Fargo & Company
Jay Bryson is the managing director and acting chief economist for Wells Fargo Securities. He has been the acting chief economist since August 2018. Between 1998 and 2018, he was Wells Fargo’s global economist, a role in which he provided analysis on macroeconomic and financial developments in the major economies of the world.
Nicholas ColasCo-Founder, DATATREK Research
Nick is a 30+ year veteran of Wall Street with experience in equity research, money management and investment banking.
Megan E. GreeneSenior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School
Megan has been a leading voice in global macroeconomics on both sides of the Atlantic for the past 15 years. She is currently a Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her role includes teaching and writing, and her main focus is the drivers of wage and income inequality globally.
Chris HartshornCEO and Founder of Xibus Systems
Chris has helped to drive innovation as CEO and Founder of Xibus Systems, a developer of faster food safety solutions; as Chief Research Officer of Lux Research, an emerging technology subscription intelligence service to hundreds of the world’s most innovative companies and agencies; and as Chief Technology Officer at Callaghan Innovation, the government agency responsible for catalyzing innovation in New Zealand.
David KotokCIO of Cumberland Advisors
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.
John MousseauPresident, Chief Executive Officer & Director of Fixed Income, Cumberland Advisors
John R. Mousseau, CFA, joined Cumberland Advisors in September 2000. He is currently President and Chief Executive Officer, and the Director of Fixed Income at Cumberland Advisors. In this capacity, Mr. Mousseau is a portfolio manager and has overall responsibility for portfolio construction, management, analysis, trading, and research for all tax-free and taxable bond accounts.
Dave NadigManaging Director of ETF.com
Dave Nadig is the Managing Director of ETF.com. Dave has over 20 years in the investment management and ETF business, having served as the Director of Exchange Traded Funds at FactSet Research Systems, Chief Investment Officer of ETF.com and managing director of BGI.
Bill StraussSenior Economist and Economic Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
William A. Strauss is a senior economist and economic adviser in the economic research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, which he joined in 1982. His chief responsibilities include analyzing the current performance of both the Midwest economy and the manufacturing sector for use in monetary policy.