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Rocky Mountain Economic Summit Session IV

VIDEO July 13, 2017

Speaker / Author

Richard (Dick) Mayo

Chairman and Chief Strategist, Game Creek Capital

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

Christopher Whalen

Chairman, Whalen Global Advisors LLC

R. Christopher Whalen is an investment banker and author who lives in New York City. He is Chairman of Whalen Global Advisors LLC and works as a consultant and analyst focused on the financial services, mortgage finance and related technology companies. Christopher edits The Institutional Risk Analyst newsletter. From 2014 through 2017, Christopher was Senior Managing Director and Head of Research at Kroll Bond Rating Agency, where he was responsible for ratings by the firm’s Financial Institutions and Corporate Ratings Groups. Over the past three decades, Chris has worked in Washington and on Wall Street, including organizations such as Bear, ... Read More

Donald Rissmiller

Founding Partner of Strategas

Donald Rissmiller is a founding partner of Strategas and has been the firm's chief economist since 2006, directing its macroeconomic research effort. He oversees Strategas' high-frequency econometric forecasting and thematic economic research. Mr. Rissmiller's research has been consistently recognized by Institutional Investor magazine in their annual survey: he was ranked best up and coming economist in 2008, and was third in their 2009 All-America Independent Research Team survey. He is frequently quoted in the financial press. Prior to co-founding Strategas in 2006, Mr. Rissmiller was an economist and managing director at International Strategy & Investment (ISI) Group. Before joining ISI, ... Read More

William Kennedy

Chief Investment Officer, Fieldpoint Private

Mr. Kennedy is the Chief Investment Officer of Fieldpoint Private and was appointed to the bank’s Board of Directors in December 2015. He chairs the firm’s Investment Committee and is responsible for all investment functions including capital market and manager research, asset allocation, portfolio construction, and performance/risk reporting. Mr. Kennedy directly manages discretionary investment portfolios for families and institutions. Prior to joining Fieldpoint Private in 2012, he was the Global Director of Research for Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. He also held senior positions at Century Atlantic Capital Management, Guy Carpenter & Company, and the DuPont Pension Fund. Mr. Kennedy has ... Read More