The Bottom Line of Disabilities: First Panel

VIDEO January 28, 2015

Speaker / Author

James Lucier

Managing Director, Capital Alpha Partners

James Lucier is a managing director at Capital Alpha, where he leads the energy, environmental, & tax practices. Lucier provides predictive, insightful analysis of trends in Washington energy and climate policy for an array of clients including asset managers, private equity investors, commodity traders, and investment bankers. His fields of expertise are domestic U.S. energy production, alternative energy, energy infrastructure and electric power, especially as they are impacted by regulation, litigation, and the U.S. political cycle. Before co-founding Capital Alpha Partners in 2007, Lucier was a senior vice president at Prudential Equity Group, where for nine years he was a ... Read More

Philippa Dunne

Co-Editor, The Liscio Report and Sightlines Bulletin

Philippa Dunne is co-editor of two independent macro-economic newsletters: The Liscio Report, with a trading focus, and Sightlines Bulletin, which takes a longer perspective. She has a long history in independent research, has completed research and writing for the American Museum of Natural History and the office of Ray and Charles Eames, and has taught at the college level. A graduate of the University of California, she has a graduate degree from Wesleyan University. ... Read More

Glenn Williamson

R. Glenn Williamson has more than 30 years of entrepreneurial and executive level experience, primarily in the financial and operational aspects of companies. His strengths range from advanced capital formation to marketing as well as positioning people, products, concepts and companies. Mr. Williamson has been involved in engagements ranging from the design of a world-class fractional yacht ownership program in the Cayman Islands to working with a world-class film animation production company based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and was a member of a global finance team working on a $3 billion Iridium satellite program in 2010. Mr. Williamson has a proven ... Read More

Mike Willhard

Vice President and CIO, Workers Compensation Fund

Mike Willhard is currently the vice president and chief investment officer (CIO) for the Workers Compensation Fund (WCF), where he has worked for the last 19 years. In his current position, he is responsible for WCF’s $1.7 billion investment portfolio. Prior to his role as CIO, he served as finance vice president, assistant portfolio manager, financial operations manager and internal auditor. Prior to working at WCF, he worked as a senior accountant with Ernst & Young and manager of financial reporting for AMEX Life Assurance Company. He and his wife Tammy have two children, Sarah, who works for Intermountain Healthcare ... Read More

William McMahon

Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Utah

As chairman of the psychiatry department since 2007, Dr. William McMahon has worked to build excellent clinical services and systems of care at the University of Utah. He is board certified in adult psychiatry and in the sub-specialty of child and adolescent psychiatry. He has cared for children, adolescents and adults in inpatient, outpatient and other settings for more than three decades. He has followed his particular interest in developmental disorders, including autism, Tourette's Disorder and other psychiatric conditions with increased genetic risk, such as suicide and nicotine addiction. Currently, his responsibilities are focused on fostering innovative approaches to diagnosis, ... Read More

Palmer DePaulis

Former Mayor of Salt Lake City

Palmer DePaulis received a Bachelor of the Arts in 1967 from Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit, Michigan. In 1971 he received a Masters of Arts from Wayne State University also in Detroit. He taught school in Michigan and Utah until 1974 when he joined the Allstate Insurance Company in Salt Lake City. In 1983, he went to work for Salt Lake City Corporation as public works director. He was appointed as mayor of Salt Lake City for seven months after Ted Wilson resigned in 1985 and was subsequently elected to that position in November of 1985. After serving a second ... Read More