Upcoming Speakers

 

Arthur Laffer
Economist
Founder and Chairman, Laffer Associates
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Reception 6pm, Dinner 6:45 pm
The Butcher Shop at the Agricenter
107 S. Germantown Parkway, Cordova, TN 38018
Guest Fee - $75
Registration Deadline - Thursday, September 6, 2018


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The Economic Club of Memphis is pleased to present Dr. Arthur Laffer on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at the Butcher Shop at the Agricenter. A reception begins at 6 pm with dinner seating at 6:45 pm.  Dr. Arthur B. Laffer is the founder and chairman of Laffer Associates, an economic research firm that provides global investment-research services to institutional asset managers, pension funds, financial institutions, and corporations. Since its inception in 1979, the firm’s research has focused on the interconnecting macroeconomic, political and demographic changes affecting global financial markets.

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2018 Economic Outlook Briefing
James Bullard, President
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Breakfast, 7:30 am
Holiday Inn - University of Memphis
3700 Central Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111
Open to the Public
Registration Deadline - Monday, October 15, 2018


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The Economic Club of Memphis in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis – Memphis Branch is pleased to present the 2019 Regional Economic Briefing and breakfast on Thursday, October 18, 2018. The speaker will be James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.  A breakfast buffet will begin at 7:30 am. This meeting is open to the public at no charge. Reservations are required. Please share the details with friends and colleagues who may be interested in attending.  James “Jim” Bullard is the president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. He oversees the activities of the Eighth Federal Reserve District, including operations in the St. Louis headquarters and its branches in Little Rock, Ark., Louisville, Ky., and Memphis, Tenn. He also participates on the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee, or FOMC, which meets eight times each year to set the direction of U.S. monetary policy.

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Bill Johnson, President and CEO, TVA and
J.T. Young, President and CEO, MLGW

Thursday, November 8, 2018
Lunch, 11:30 am

Location - Memphis Botanic Garden
Guest Fee - $35
Registration Deadline - Monday, November 5, 2018

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The Economic Club of Memphis is pleased to present Bill Johnson, President and CEO of Tennessee Valley Authority, with J.T. Young, President and CEO of Memphis Light, Gas and Water, on Thursday, November 8, 2018. Registration and lunch seating at 11:30 am.  

William (Bill) D. Johnson is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Tennessee Valley Authority. Appointed by the board of directors in November 2012, Johnson is responsible for leading the nation’s largest public utility in its mission of providing energy, environmental stewardship and economic development for the Tennessee Valley region.

 President and CEO J.T. Young joined MLGW in 2018 and is the 11th President to lead the utility. Young’s diverse utility experience includes customer service, marketing, sales, risk management, information technology, finance and supply chain management. Immediately prior to assuming his responsibilities at MLGW, he served as Gulf Power Company’s Customer Service and Marketing General Manager.

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Rick Rieder, Managing Director, Global Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income
BlackRock
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Reception 6pm, Dinner 6:45 pm
Holiday Inn - University of Memphis
3700 Central Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111
Guest Fee - $75
Registration Deadline - Thursday, January 24, 2019

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The Economic Club of Memphis, in partnership with the CFA Society Memphis, is pleased to present Rick Rieder on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis. A reception begins at 6 pm with dinner seating at 6:45 pm.

Rick is BlackRock's Global Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income. He is a member of BlackRock's Fixed Income Executive Committee, a member of its Leadership Committee, and also serves as Chairman of the BlackRock Investment Council.

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Michelle Meyer
Managing Director and Senior US Economist
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Reception 6pm, Dinner 6:45 pm
The Butcher Shop at the Agricenter
107 S. Germantown Parkway, Cordova, TN 38018
Guest Fee - $75
Registration Deadline - Thursday, February 7, 2019

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The Economic Club of Memphis is pleased to present MIchelle Meyer on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the Butcher Shop at the Agricenter. A reception begins at 6 pm with dinner seating at 6:45 pm. 

Michelle Meyer is a managing director and senior US economist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research. She is the primary fixed income trading floor economist and specialist in the US housing market. In this capacity, Meyer provides timely analysis of the high-frequency economic data and Federal Reserve policy announcements to the sales force and traders.

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Peter Ziehan
Geopolitical Strategist
Author, The Absent Superpower
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Reception 6pm, Dinner 6:45 pm
Holiday Inn - University of Memphis
3700 Central Avenue, Memphis, TN  38111
Guest Fee - $75
Registration Deadline - Monday, April 8, 2019

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The Economic Club of Memphis is pleased to present Peter Zeihan on Thursday, April 11, 2019. A reception begins at 6 pm with dinner seating at 6:45 pm.  Geopolitical Strategist Peter Zeihan is a global energy, demographic and security expert.  His freshman book, The Accidental Superpower, forecasts the coming collapse of the global order. It debuted in 2014.  His newest project, The Absent Superpower, published in December 2016. It highlights what comes next.

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