You Can Take This to the Bank!
Tuesday, January 22nd at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
10:00 am to 2:00 pm is Annual Banker’s Day at the Federal Reserve hosted by CEO Clubs Texas! Extend a special invitation to your banker to tour the new exhibits, hear excellent speakers, and enjoy a delicious lunch. If you are able to attend, and we hope you are, please bring your driver’s license to get through security. Click here to view photos and a brochure from the FRB.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
The Economy in Action
VIP Tour including Brand New Exhibits
11:00 am – 11:45 am
Money Doesn’t Grown on Trees but Friendships Grow in the CEO Club
CEO Club Introductions and Updates
Special Greeting from Richard Fisher, CEO of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank
11:45 am – 1:15 pm
Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
Enjoy a Tasty Lunch and Hear their Excellent Economists:
Harvey Rosenblum on Stifled Growth: The Price Tag for Not Ending “Too-Big-To-Fail”
Jeff Gunther on Financial Stability: Traditional Banks Pave the Way
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm
We’re Banking on You
Q&A Round Table Discussions with the Experts
We will have the privilege to be greeted by the CEO of the Federal Reserve, Richard Fisher, and two expert economist Harvey Rosenblum and Jeffery Gunther. Please scroll down to read their biographies or click on their names to see more about them and their professional experience.
For details about the Event, Speakers, and the CEO Club, please visit www.CEOClubs.org.
Please call our Event Coordinator and Executive Assistant, Emily Gregg, at 940-228-4824 or me at 940-594-4409 if you have questions or would like additional information.
Richard W. Fisher
President and Chief Executive Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Richard W. Fisher assumed the office of president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas on April 4, 2005. In this role, Fisher serves as a member of the Federal Open Market Committee, the Federal Reserve’s principal monetary policy making group.
Fisher is former vice chairman of Kissinger McLarty Associates, a strategic advisory firm chaired by former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
Fisher began his career in 1975 at the private bank of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., where he specialized in fixed income and foreign exchange markets. He became assistant to the secretary of the Treasury during the Carter administration, working on issues related to the dollar crisis of 1978–79. He then returned to Brown Brothers to found their Texas operations in Dallas.
In 1987, Fisher created Fisher Capital Management and a separate funds-management firm, Fisher Ewing Partners. Fisher Ewing’s sole fund, Value Partners, earned a compound rate of return of 24 percent per annum during his period as managing partner. He sold his controlling interests in both firms when he rejoined the government in 1997.
From 1997 to 2001, Fisher was deputy U.S. trade representative with the rank of ambassador. He oversaw the implementation of NAFTA and various agreements with Vietnam, Korea, Japan, Chile and Singapore. He was a senior member of the team that negotiated the bilateral accords for China’s and Taiwan’s accession to the World Trade Organization.
Throughout his career, Fisher has served on numerous for-profit and not-for-profit boards. He has also maintained his academic interests, teaching graduate courses and serving on several university boards. Fisher serves on Harvard University’s Board of Overseers, one of the university’s two governing boards. He was a Weatherhead Fellow at Harvard in 2001, is an honorary fellow of Hertford College at Oxford University, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
A first-generation American, Fisher is equally fluent in Spanish and English, having spent his formative years in Mexico. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy (1967–69), graduated with honors from Harvard University in economics (1971), read Latin American politics at Oxford (1972–73) and received an M.B.A. from Stanford University (1975).
In October of 2006, Fisher received the Service to Democracy Award and Dwight D. Eisenhower Medal for Public Service from the American Assembly. In April 2009, he was inducted into the Dallas Business Hall of Fame.
Executive Vice President and Director of Research
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Harvey Rosenblum is executive vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. In this capacity, he serves as economic policy advisor to the Bank’s president and as an associate economist for the Federal Open Market Committee, which formulates the nation’s monetary policy.
Rosenblum is also a past president and a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE), a prestigious trade association whose 3,000 members are the leading business economists in the United States and many other countries. Past presidents of NABE include several Federal Reserve presidents as well as former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan. Rosenblum is currently serving as Executive Director of the North American Economics and Finance Association. He also is a member of the Product Development and Small Business Incubator Board, appointed by the governor of Texas.
A widely recognized expert on both the national and Texas economies, Rosenblum has written articles for such publications asThe Journal of Finance, New York Times, Southwest Economy and The Handbook of Banking Strategy.
Active in economic education, Rosenblum is a visiting professor of finance at Southern Methodist University, teaching courses in contemporary issues on monetary policy and financial institutions and markets.
Rosenblum received a BA in economics from the University of Connecticut in 1965 and a PhD in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1972.
He began his career with the Federal Reserve in 1970 as an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, advancing through the ranks to vice president and associate director of research in 1983. He was also a visiting professor of finance with DePaul University from 1973 until 1985. He joined the Dallas Fed as senior vice president and director of research in 1985 and was promoted to executive vice president in 2005.
His current research interests focus on monetary policy, inflation and the growing impact of globalization on the U.S. economy and businesses.
Jeffery W. Gunther
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Jeffery W. Gunther is vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, where he oversees analysis of financial institutions and their supervisory environment. His primary focus involves the detection of emerging risks to the banking system. Gunther received a Ph.D. in economics from Southern Methodist University in 1995.