Presentation of the Global Citizen Award and Announcement of the 2019 College of Central Bankers

VIDEO December 19, 2019

Speaker / Author

Donald Rissmiller

Founding Partner of Strategas

Mr. Rissmiller is a founding Partner of Strategas and has directed the Firm's macroeconomic research efforts since 2006. He oversees Strategas' thematic research as well as high-frequency econometric forecasting.

Prior to co-founding Strategas in 2006, Mr. Rissmiller was an Economist and Managing Director at International Strategy & Investment (ISI) Group. Before joining ISI, he worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, focusing on the analysis of U.S. macroeconomic data and price/wage forecasting models. He is frequently quoted in the financial press. ... Read More

Martin Heldring

Senior Vice President and Managing Director, TD Bank

E. Martin Heldring, senior vice president and managing director of TD Bank, N.A, joined GIC’s board of directors in 2008. Prior to his current position, he was president and CEO of Harris – Glencoe. Martin studied at the London School of Economics and London University in 1976 and a year later graduated Cum Laude from Georgetown University with a B.S. in foreign service in international economics. Martin earned the honors of Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta and Pi Sigma Theta. After graduation, he joined Harris’ Credit Training Program and from 1978 to 1983 he served in Harris’ Asia/Pacific division ... Read More

Stephanie Mackay

Chief Innovation Officer, Columbus Community Center

Stephanie is the chief innovation officer for Columbus Community Center, a Salt Lake County-based nonprofit organization that provides programs and services for 420 individuals who have developmental and physical disabilities. Stephanie joined Columbus in 2004, and in her role, she is involved in fundraising, donor relations, board development, strategic planning, community events, marketing, and public relations. Prior to joining the nonprofit field in 2004, she worked as a corporate communication consultant and writer in a number of capacities. She started her career at Shipley Associates, an internationally recognized consulting firm that specializes in communication training and customized writing. She served ... 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