32nd AMT: Welcome and The Current Economy

VIDEO April 18, 2014

Speaker / Author

Frank Linnehan, Ph.D.

Dean, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University

Frank Linnehan, Ph.D. is the dean at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, where he also is a professor of management. Dr. Linnehan received his Ph.D. in human resources administration from Temple University and has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in leadership, organizational behavior, human resources, compensation and management.  Prior to receiving his Ph.D., Dr. Linnehan worked for 17 years in both line and human resource management in the financial services industry. Dr. Linnehan's research interests include school-to-work transitions for high school and college students, adult-youth mentoring, affirmative action, equal employment, and workforce diversity initiatives.  His research has been published ... Read More

George Tsetsekos, Ph.D.

Dean Emeritus and the Francis Professor of Finance at LeBow’s College of Business at Drexel University

Dr. George Tsetsekos, serves as the Francis professor of Finance and Director of the Risk Management Center at the LeBow College of Business. He served as Dean of LeBow (2002-2012) and under his transformative leadership the college achieved national rankings and quality milestones in research and teaching. Prior to his appointment as Dean, he served as Drexel’s Vice Provost and Vice President for academic administration and contributed to the completion of the strategic merger between Drexel and MCP Hahnemann University. Dr. Tsetsekos’ extensive research covers the broad areas of corporate finance, investments, banking and international finance. His research contributions include articles ... Read More

Bill Dunkelberg, Ph.D.

Chief Economist, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

William Dunkelberg is professor emeritus of economics in the College of Liberal Arts, Temple University, where he served as dean of the School of Business and Management from 1987 through 1994 and as director of the Center for the Advancement and Study of Entrepreneurship. He served as the Global Interdependence Center’s Chairman for 20 years. He currently serves as chief economist for the National Federation of Independent Business (300,000 member firms; since 1971). His prior appointments were at the Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University, the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University and the Survey Research Center at the ... Read More

Stuart Hoffman, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, PNC Financial Services Group

Stuart G. Hoffman is senior vice president and chief economist for The PNC Financial Services Group and serves as the principal spokesperson on all economic issues for PNC. Hoffman was recognized as the most accurate forecaster for 2004 by BusinessWeek and the second most accurate economic and interest rate forecaster for 2006 by USA Today. In addition, he was named one of the top forecasters in the Wall Street Journal economic survey covering the 1988 to 2012 period. Hoffman joined PNC in 1980 after a six-year tenure with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He became vice president and senior economist ... Read More