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Women and Risk: Welcome and Keynote

VIDEO November 17, 2013

Speaker / Author

Charles I. Plosser, Ph.D.

Board Member, FINRA and Former President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Dr. Charles Plosser was president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. In this role, he participated on the Federal Reserve System's Federal Open Market Committee, which is responsible for conducting our nation's monetary policy. He currently serves on the FINRA Board of Governors. Dr. Plosser joined the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank in 2006. During his term, he and his colleagues faced the challenges of a global financial crisis followed by a severe recession. The Federal Reserve took unprecedented actions, in both monetary policy and in its lending operations, that helped mitigate the effects of the financial crisis and ... Read More

Sandra Pianalto

President, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Sandra Pianalto took office on February 1, 2003, as the tenth chief executive of the Fourth District Federal Reserve Bank, at Cleveland. In 2011, she serves as an alternate voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee. Ms. Pianalto was born in August 1954 in Valli del Pasubio, Italy. She earned a bachelor's degree in economics from The University of Akron and an MA in economics from The George Washington University. She is a graduate of the advanced management program at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and holds honorary doctor of humane letters degrees from the University of Akron, Baldwin-Wallace ... Read More

Mary Caraccioli

Executive Producer, Al Jazeera America TV Network

Mary Caraccioli, MBA, is an EMMY™ award winning financial journalist who has hosted and/ or produced programs for ABC, CNBC, FOX and Comcast. Mary’s track record for creating award-winning programs for broadcast, cable and digital mediums has led to her current assignment.  She is currently the senior vice president of news at Al Jazeera America. The position, based in NY involves launching an entire news network with 11 U.S. bureaus, access to dozens of international bureaus and available in 40 million homes. Mary's financial journalism career started at CNBC, financial TV's industry leader. She later helped renowned business broadcaster Lou Dobbs, launch ... Read More

Catherine L. Mann, Ph.D.

Global Chief Economist, Citibank

Dr. Catherine L. Mann is the Global Chief Economist at Citibank since February 2018 where she is responsible for thought leadership, research guidance of a global team of economists, and cross-fertilization of research across macroeconomics, fixed-income, and equities. Prior to this position, she was Chief Economist at the OECD, where she also was Director of the Economics Department and was Finance Deputy to the G20 (2014-2017). Prior to the OECD, she held the Barbara '54 and Richard M. Rosenberg Professor of Global Finance at the International Business School, Brandeis University, where she also directed the Rosenberg Institute of Global Finance ... Read More

George Tsetsekos, Ph.D.

Dean Emeritus and the Francis Professor of Finance at LeBow’s College of Business at Drexel University

Dr. George Tsetsekos, serves as the Francis professor of Finance and Director of the Risk Management Center at the LeBow College of Business. He served as Dean of LeBow (2002-2012) and under his transformative leadership the college achieved national rankings and quality milestones in research and teaching. Prior to his appointment as Dean, he served as Drexel’s Vice Provost and Vice President for academic administration and contributed to the completion of the strategic merger between Drexel and MCP Hahnemann University. Dr. Tsetsekos’ extensive research covers the broad areas of corporate finance, investments, banking and international finance. His research contributions include articles ... Read More