Speaker Schedule

Winter 2023 Semester Schedule:

  • Friday, January 20, 2023
    • Lea-Rachel D. Kosnik (she/her), BA with Honors 1994, (PhD – UCLA), Professor of Economics, University of Missouri – St. Louis
  • Friday, February 3, 2023
    • Steven Miller (he/him), BA 1990, (MBA – UW), Sourcing Execution Manager for Global Supply Chain Operations, Intel Corporation
  • Friday, February 17, 2023
    • Alton Davis III (he/him), BA 2004, (MBA – Georgetown), Vice President Human Resources Finance and Legal, L’Oréal
  • Friday, March 10, 2023
    • Kyle Eggerding (he/him), BA 2012 (Economics and Political Science), (MBA – USC), Director, Customer & Market Intelligence, Shopper Insights and Analytics, Albertsons Companies
  • Friday, March 24, 2023
    • Kim Yapchai (she/her), BA 1989, (JD – Wayne State), Senior Vice President, Chief Environmental, Social and Governance Officer, Tenneco Inc.
  • Friday, March 31, 2023
    • Robin Foley (she/her), BA 1986, (MBA – BU), Chief Investment Officer – Bonds, Fidelity Investments
  • Friday, April 7, 2023
    • Laura Ingle (she/her), BA 2008 (Economics and English), (JD – Columbia Law), Director, Legal, GOAT Group
  • Friday, April 14, 2023
    • Rebecca Sheinberg (she/her), BGS 2000, (JD – Brooklyn Law School), Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, Pacific Investment Management Company LLC (PIMCO)

*Zoom calls for in-person sessions will not allow for interaction with the speaker. Please consider attending in-person when feasible.
NOTE: Students enrolled in Econ 208 may only attend 1 in-person session virtually during the semester (this does not include January 20th). Please see our Canvas site for more details.

Recent Speakers from Past Semesters:

  • Michael (Mike) Vernarelli (he/him) ~ Principal and Forensic Economist, Rochester Economic Consultants
  • Daniel Graves (he/him) ~ Senior Vice President, R1 RCM
  • Monica Garg Shukla (she/her) ~ HR Business Partner & Talent Lead, Global R&D
  • Frances Sullivan Lewis (she/her) ~ Senior Managing Director, Director of Research, MacKay Municipal Managers, MacKay Shields LLC
  • Adam Chodkowski (he/him) ~ Head of Legal, Capital Markets Asset Management, Swiss Re Ltd
  • Daniel Katz (he/him) ~ Partner, Ares Management
  • Gabriela Teran (she/her) ~ Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
  • Tess Mateo (she/her) ~ Founder & Managing Director, CXCatalysts
  • Penelope Naas (she/her) ~ President for International Public Affairs and Sustainability, UPS.
  • Wayne D. Bloch (he/him) ~ Co-founder, Rock Hill Partners, LLC; and, Sam Bloch (he/him) ~ Private Equity Associate, Apollo Global Management, LLC.
  • Cori Land (they/them) ~ Corporate Strategy, DataStax.
  • Garen Sarafian (he/him) ~ Director of Investor Relations, CVS Health.
  • Stephanie Bloom (she/her) ~ Director, Client Engagement at Bloom Advisors.
  • Janice Procter-Murphy (she/her) ~ Director/Associate General Counsel, Fennemore Craig P.C.
  • Karyn Detje (she/her) ~ Founder, FABRIC.
  • David Nyren (he/him) ~ Principal, AMD Capital, LLC.
  • Jessica Urdangarin ~ Partner, ERM: Environmental Resources Management, Inc.
  • Tracey Warner Halama ~ President, Vital Proteins, a division of Nestle Health Science
  • Nancy Laethem Stern ~ CEO, Allston Holdings LLC
  • Vamsi Bonthala ~ CEO, Arbor Lodging Partners.