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 co-founded RiskBridge Advisors, an Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) firm providing tailored investment management and unconflicted guidance and implementation to endowments & foundations, insurers, family offices, and their principals. As Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, he oversees and is responsible for RiskBridge’s strategic course and all investment decisions. Mr. Kennedy has over 30 years of industry experience. He previously served as Chief Investment Officer with Fieldpoint Private from 2012-2019, where he was responsible for investment policy, asset allocation, and investment manager selection. Mr. Kennedy also chaired the bank’s Investment Committee and served on the bank’s Board of ... Read More
Paul F. O'Brien, Ph.D.
Paul O’Brien was Head of Fixed Income Strategy and Deputy Chief Investment Officer at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, from 2009 through 2018. He helped lead both strategic and tactical asset allocation, benchmark selection, portfolio construction, and research, as well as advising ADIA’s Investment Committee. He managed a multi-national team of over 20 investment professionals with expertise across all asset classes as well as economics and quantitative methods. Since leaving ADIA, he has been active in in-person and virtual meetings among global CIOs and asset allocators. Since September, 2020, Paul has been a Trustee and member of the Investment Committee of ... Read More
David Kotok co-founded Cumberland Advisors in 1973 and has been its Chief Investment Officer since inception. David’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, Yahoo Finance TV, and other media. He has authored or co-authored four books, including the second edition of "From Bear to Bull with ETFs" and "Adventures in Muniland". 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 ... Read More