Topic: The Economics of Climate Change
Speaker: Dr. Jon Haveman
Description: Dr. Jon Haveman is widely considered to be one of California’s leading experts on the economics of seaports, goods movement, and international trade policy. He is also an expert in regional economies and local economic development. He is currently a Principal with Marin Economic Consulting, a boutique consultancy providing reports to government agencies, economic development organizations, and other organizations, in addition to providing expert witness services in legal proceedings. Prior to joining Marin Economic Consulting, Dr. Haveman was the Chief Economist at the Bay Area Council Economic Institute, a founding Principal at Beacon Economics, and the Director of the Economy Program at the Public Policy Institute of California. He has been a Senior Economist with the President's Council of Economic Advisers and an Economist with the Federal Trade Commission, and he has held a faculty position in the Business School at Purdue University. Dr. Haveman holds a Ph.D. and Master of Science in Economics from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Wisconsin.
Topic #2: Leadership Matters
Speaker: Victor Shin
Description: Mr. Victor Shin has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry in the SF Bay Area, along with being a Senior Adjunct Professor at Golden Gate University in SF since 2013. He also received the Adjunct Professor of the Year Award in 2017. Currently, he is the Senior Lead Government Banking Relationship Manager for Bank of the West, covering the SF Bay Area and the 18 foot print states for the bank. He has held various senior positions amongst major institutions, such as Washington Mutual, Wells Fargo, Comerica Bank, and First Republic. He also serves on the Board of the Asian Business League of SF, the Presidio Dance Academy, 10 Books A Home, and, in the past, the Natural World Museum and Museum of Craft and Design. He graduated with an Executive MBA from Golden Gate University in 2004 and a B.A. in Management and Accounting from Sonoma State University in 1996.
Registration fee: $25.00 (Includes light breakfast and boxed lunch)
Qualifies for 2 CPE credits
Event Site Contact: DeAnna Hilbrants, 650-259-2433, [email protected]
Upcoming Meeting Dates: October 23rd in Palo Alto at the Downtown Library - El Camino Room. We will have two speakers: Chris McCarry from Chandler & Associates and Stephen Levy of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy