CCB Executive Briefing in partnership with the Americas Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

PRESENTATION March 31, 2022

Speaker / Author

José De Gregorio, Ph.D.

Former President of the Central Bank of Chile

José De Gregorio is a Full Professor and Dean of the School of Economics and Business of Universidad de Chile. He is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, member of the board and financial advisor at several private companies and consultant in international financial organizations. He was the President of the Central Bank of Chile from 2007 until 2011, after being its Vice-President from 2003, and member of the Bank's Board from 2001. During 2000 and 2001, Mr. De Gregorio was Minister of Economy, Mining and Energy. Between 1997 and 2000 he was a professor ... Read More

Guido Sandleris, Ph.D.

Visiting Professor of International Economics at SAIS Europe

Guido Sandleris is a Visiting Professor of International Economics at SAIS Europe Professor of Economics, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Argentina. Professor Sandleris was Governor of the Central Bank of Argentina between September 2018 and December 2019. In June 2017 he joined the Argentine Ministry of Economy as Chief of Advisors to the Minster and in June 2018 he was appointed Secretary of Economic Policy. In 2016 he served as Undersecretary of Finance in the Province of Buenos Aires. He has been a professor at Johns Hopkins University and a visiting professor at the London School of Economics and Universidad de Los ... Read More

David E. Altig, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President and Chief Economic Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

David E. Altig is executive vice president and chief economic adviser at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He serves on the executive leadership team for the Bank's economic mobility and resilience strategic priority, is an executive cosponsor of the Working Families Employee Resource Network, and is an adviser to the executive leadership committee. Altig is a fellow and immediate past president of the National Association for Business Economics. In addition, he is a member of the advisory council of the Global Interdependence Center and its College of Central Bankers and a member of the National Business Economics Issues Council. He serves ... Read More

Peter A. Gold, Esq.

Principal, TheGoldGroup LLC

Peter A. Gold, Esquire is the founder and president of TheGoldGroup, LLC ( 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. Representative projects for clients located in Arizona, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio and Geneva, Switzerland include creating a road map ... Read More

Federico Mandelman

Research Economist and Associate Adviser on the Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy Team, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Federico Mandelman is a research economist and associate adviser on the macroeconomics and monetary policy team in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He is also a member of the Americas Center.  His major fields of study are international macroeconomics, banking, and monetary economics. His research work was published in academic journals like Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of International Economics and Journal of Development Economics among others. Prior to joining the bank in 2006, Dr. Mandelman was a research assistant, teaching assistant, and instructor at ... Read More