The Bottom Line of Disabilities: Session 2

VIDEO March 24, 2018

Session II: Tax Reform and the Economy: An Update from Top Economic and Financial Experts

  • David Kotok, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, Cumberland Advisors
  • Megan Greene, Managing Director and Chief Economist, Manulife
  • Thomas McLoughlin, Managing Director, UBS Financial Services
  • Ginger Chinn, Managing Director of Urban & Rural Business Services, Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development
  • Moderator: Michael Drury, Chairman Emeritus , Global Interdependence Center

Speaker / Author

David Kotok

Chief Investment Officer of Cumberland Advisors

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. During his career, he has been 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 ... Read More

Megan E. Greene

Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School

Megan has been a leading voice in global macroeconomics on both sides of the Atlantic for the past 15 years. She is currently a Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her role includes teaching and writing, and her main focus is the drivers of wage and income inequality globally. Megan writes a monthly column on global economics for the Financial Times ( and has written frequently for Politico (, Bloomberg View ( and Foreign Affairs ( She regularly appears as an expert on global macroeconomics on Bloomberg TV ... Read More

Ginger Chinn

Managing Director of Urban & Rural Business Services, Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Ginger Chinn serves as the managing director for urban and rural business services for the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.  As managing director, Chinn directs a strategic growth plan for Utah’s industry cluster program and manages GOED’s rural programs and workforce development initiatives. Additionally, Chinn oversees GOED’s business services including Utah’s Business Resource Centers and the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC). 

Chinn was previously the vice president of external engagement and economic development at the Davis Applied Technology College (DATC). In this role, ... Read More

Michael Drury

Chief Economist, McVean Trading & Investments

Michael Drury is the chief economist for McVean Trading & Investments, LLC. He joined the firm in 1992, after serving for five years as senior economist with Allen Sinai at Shearson Lehman Brothers and its successor firms. Michael began his career in New York in 1982 as senior economist at A. Gary Shilling and Company. He received his B.S. in economics from the Georgia Institute of Technology and did his graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Michael assesses macroeconomic developments around the world to help develop hedging strategies using futures markets in interest rates, currencies and industrial materials. He travels ... Read More