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The Bottom Line of Disabilities: Welcome and Session 1

VIDEO March 24, 2018


  • Michael Drury, Chairman Emeritus , Global Interdependence Center
  • Kristy Chambers, CEO, Columbus Community Center

Session I: Looking at the Past and Future of Families, Parenting, and Disabilities

  • Terrell Dougan, author of That Went Well: Adventures Caring for My Sister, When Siblings Become the Caretakers: Multi-Generational Challenges for Families

Speaker / Author

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

Terrell Dougan


Born September 26, 1939, Terrell Harris Dougan grew up in Salt Lake City. Her first published work appeared when she was in third grade, reporting news from her elementary school for the local newspaper. By her senior year in high school, she was a stringer for Good Housekeeping magazine's column on trends in the younger generation. In her sophomore year at Stanford University, she was one of twenty winners of Mademoiselle Magazine’s College Board Contest. Terrell gave birth to her first daughter, Katy, and also acquired a German shepherd puppy which refused to be trained. By the time she had her second daughter, ... Read More