Ukraine: One Year Later – Session I: Monetary Policy and Market Implications | Day Two

VIDEO February 19, 2023

Speaker / Author

Karen Holbrook, Ph.D.

Regional Chancellor, USF Sarasota-Manatee

Karen A. Holbrook, Ph.D., is the Regional Chancellor at USF Sarasota-Manatee, following a year as the Interim President for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Before assuming the position at Embry-Riddle she worked as a higher education consultant and the Senior Advisor to the President at the University of South Florida, where she was, until recently, the Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation then Senior Vice President for Global Affairs and International Research.  Dr. Holbrook served as the President of The Ohio State University from 2002-2007 and was previously the senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of ... Read More

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

Major General Scott Gray

U.S. Air Force (Ret), Chair, President, and CEO of the Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge

Major General Scott Gray, USAF, (Ret) has held numerous staff positions at the numbered air force, major command, Air Staff, Secretary of the Air Force and Joint Chiefs of Staff levels, and has commanded in support and operational organizations. The general's operational commands include tactical, strategic airlift and air refueling organizations.  General Gray also commanded the 89th Airlift Wing at Andrews AFB, Md., overseeing worldwide special airlift, logistics and communications support for the President, Vice President, Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense and other senior leaders of the United States. Awarded his wings in 1978, General Gray is a command ... Read More

General Philip M. Breedlove

Commander, Supreme Allied Command, Europe, United States Air Force

Gen. Philip M. Breedlove is Commander, Supreme Allied Command, Europe, SHAPE, Belgium and Headquarters, U.S. European Command, Stuttgart, Germany. General Breedlove was raised in Forest Park, Ga., and was commissioned in 1977 as a distinguished graduate of Georgia Tech's ROTC program. He has been assigned to numerous operational, command and staff positions, and has completed nine overseas tours, including two remote tours. He has commanded a fighter squadron, an operations group, three fighter wings, and a numbered air force. Additionally, he has served as Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. Operations Officer in the Pacific Command ... Read More

Danielle DiMartino Booth

CEO & Chief Strategist for Quill Intelligence LLC

Danielle DiMartino Booth is CEO & Chief Strategist for Quill Intelligence LLC,a research and analytics firm.   DiMartino Booth set out to launch a #ResearchRevolution, redefining how markets intelligence is conceived and delivered with the goal of not only guiding portfolio managers, but promoting financial literacy. To build QI, she brought together a core team of investing veterans to analyze the trends and provide critical analysis on what is driving the markets – both in the United States and globally. Since inception, commentary and data from DiMartino Booth’s The Daily Feather have appeared in other financial sources such as Bloomberg, CNBC, Fox Business, Institutional ... Read More

David W. Berson, Ph.D

Chief U.S. Economist, Cumberland Advisors

David W. Berson, Ph.D. joined Cumberland Advisors in November 2022 following his retirement from the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Nationwide Insurance. There he managed a team of economists and was in charge of providing forecasts and analyses of the economy, as well as financial and insurance markets, that were used by Nationwide's senior leadership team and business units for strategic and corporate planning purposes. He also acted as Nationwide's primary spokesperson on economic and financial market conditions, prospects, and policy.  Berson was previously Senior Vice President, Chief Economist, and Head of Risk Analytics at the PMI ... Read More

Maryanne Waldman

First Vice President – Financial Advisor, RBC Wealth Management

Maryanne Waldman is the First Vice President – Financial Advisor for RBC Wealth Management. Prior to her current position, Maryanne was a vice president at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. After graduating from Brandeis University in 1975, Maryanne began her career in financial services at Merrill Lynch in New York City. From there she returned to graduate school at Columbia Business School, earning her MBA in finance in 1979. After graduation, Maryanne joined Citibank in New York and two years later, relocated to Miami as part of the team that launched the bank’s first bond office outside of Manhattan. She later ... Read More

Zdeněk Tůma

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the ČSOB Group

Zdeněk Tůma is currently the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the ČSOB group and worked in the last decade as the Partner responsible for financial services in KPMG Czech Republic. His most important engagement in the past remains the position of the Governor of the Czech National Bank. He was also a member of the General Council of the European Central Bank, represented the Czech Republic in the IMF and the International Payments Framework. He graduated from the University of Economics in Prague and, after completing his post-graduate studies at the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, he became the Director of ... Read More

Alfonso Prat-Gay

Former President of the Central Bank of Argentina

Alfonso Prat-Gay was Minister of Treasury and Finance of Argentina from 2015 until 2016. Previously, he was a member of Congress (2009-2013), and president of the Central Bank of Argentina (2002-2004). Prat-Gay earned a degree in economics from the Universidad Católica Argentina in 1989. He is a PhD candidate the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his Master´s Degree in Economics in 1994. Shortly afterwards, Prat-Gay joined JPMorgan in New York and went on to work for the bank in its Buenos Aires and London branches until 2001. Back in Buenos Aires, he co-founded APL Economía, an economic consulting firm. In December ... Read More

Kathleen Stephansen

GIC Chair Emerita, Senior Economist for Haver Analytics and Trustee of EQAT Trust Funds

Kathleen Stephansen is GIC Chair Emerita, Senior Economist for Haver Analytics and Trustee of EQAT Trust Funds. She is the former Chief Economist of Huawei Technologies, Chief Economist of the American International Group (AIG) and AIG Asset Management’s Senior Strategist and Global Head of Sovereign Research. Prior to joining AIG in 2010, Kathleen was Chief Economist at Aladdin Capital Holdings, Credit Suisse’s Head of Global Economic Research, and Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Securities Corporation’s co-head of Fixed Income economic research and Chief International Economist. Kathleen serves on the board of the Global Interdependence Center (GIC) as the Chair Emerita. She is ... Read More