RMES 2019: Session III: Financial Markets OutlookVIDEO July 25, 2019
Speaker / Author
John Silvia, Ph.D.
John Silvia is enjoying the process of launching his firm, John E. Silvia, Dynamic Economic Strategy. John recently retired from his position as Managing Director and Chief Economist for Wells Fargo. Based in Charlotte, N.C., he held that position since he joined Wachovia in 2002 as the company's Chief Economist, this new launch will permit John to open his schedule for additional Speaking opportunities and Board positions while indulging in his passion for travel. Prior to Wells Fargo, John worked on Capitol Hill as a senior economist for the U.S. Senate Joint Economic Committee and as Chief Economist of Senate Banking, ... Read More
Richard (Dick) Mayo
Richard Mayo is Chairman and Chief Strategist at Game Creek Capital, a firm he helped start and has been invested in for ten years. After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in 1964, Mr. Mayo began his investment career with the First Union National Bank in Charlotte, N.C. He received his M.B.A. from the University of Virginia's Darden Graduate School of Management in 1968. After graduation, he was a security analyst for the Keystone Custodian Growth Fund. He was a founder of Batterymarch Financial Management in 1969, where he served as a portfolio manager. Mr. Mayo was a Founding Partner ... Read More
Bill Kennedy has thirty years of financial services experience advising pensions, hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds and wealthy families. Most recently, Mr. Kennedy was the Chief Investment Officer of Fieldpoint Private. Previously, Mr. Kennedy was a Managing Director at Citigroup Global Markets Inc., a member of Citigroup’s Management Committee and the Global Director of Research supporting the firm’s institutional capital markets businesses and was based in New York and Tokyo. Mr. Kennedy held various senior positions at Century Atlantic Capital, Guy Carpenter & Company and the Dupont Pension Fund. Mr. Kennedy earned his Bachelor of Science in economics and MBA from Texas ... Read More
Paul F. O'Brien, Ph.D.
Paul O’Brien left the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority at the end of 2018. He worked most recently as Deputy CIO, helping lead both strategic and tactical asset allocation, after starting at ADIA as Head of Fixed Income Strategy. Previously Paul was a global fixed income portfolio manager at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Head of European Economics with JP Morgan, and started his career as Economist and then Section Chief at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Paul has a PhD in Economics from the University of Minnesota. He attended the US Naval Academy and received his undergraduate degree ... Read More
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. Mr. Kotok’s articles and financial market commentaries have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and other publications. He is a frequent contributor to Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio, Fox Business, and other media. Mr. Kotok has served as ... Read More