FALL 2017


Will Thorndike

 The Economic Club of Memphis was pleased to present Will Thorndike, founder of Housatonic Partners and author of The Outsiders:  Eight Unconventional CEOs and Their Radically Rational Blueprint for Success on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis.  



2018 Economic Outlook Briefing and Breakfast

The Economic Club of Memphis in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis – Memphis Branch is pleased to present the 2018 Regional Economic Briefing and breakfast on Friday, October 20, 2017.  The speakers will be Kevin Kliesen, business economist and Bank Officer in the Research Division at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and Charles Gascon, regional economist with the St. Louis Fed. Kevin will discuss national economic conditions, and Charles will focus on the role of business startups in overall economic activity. 



PJ O'Rourke

The Economic Club of Memphis is pleased to present a dinner meeting featuring PJ O’Rourke, on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at Hilton Memphis.  With more than a million words of trenchant journalism under his byline and more citations in The Penguin Dictionary of Humorous Quotations than any living writer, O’Rourke has established himself as America’s premier political satirist. Both TIME and The Wall Street Journal have labeled him “the funniest writer in America.”