History of Our Previous Speakers

Please let contact us if you would like to become a speaker for the Temple Economics Society or if you would like to contact one of our previous speakers.

Fall 2023

September 8 – Alex Olson, Local Government Affairs at Comcast

September 15 – Dr. Hala Faissal, Crypto & Block Chain Analyst and Head of the Economics Department at Lebanese University

October 6 – Andrew Mulligan, Senior Manager of Economic and Valuation services at KPMG

October 20 – Bridget Ryan, Competitive Intelligence Analyst at Essity

October 27 – Dr. Micheal Leeds, Economics Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Temple Economics Department

November 10 – Simon Stasko, Senior Product Development Specialist at NASDAQ

November 17 – Babaseun Ige, Research and Operations Analyst at SEI

December 1 – Benjamin Aitoumeziane, Data Analyst at SEPTA

Spring 2023

February 3 – Matt Walsh, Real Estate Economist at Moody’s Analytics

February 10 – Rebecca Dejoseph & Bridgette Salushi, Vice President and Research Analyst at Econsult Solutions, Inc.

February 17 – Matt O’Leary & Michael Terrery, Chief Executive Officer and Investment Banking Analyst at Griffin Financial Group

February 24 – Tommy Walsh, Business Intelligence Analyst at WuXi Advanced Therapies

March 17 – Ben Salazer, Analyst at North Highland

March 24 – Mark Kilimnik, International Trade Specialist at the U.S. Commercial Service

March 31 – Kevin Provost, Chief Executive Officer of Greenhouse Ventures LLC.

April 14 – Michael Schatz, Sports Economist at the Washington Nationals


Fall 2022

August 26 – Dr. Mike Bognano, Temple Economics Department Chair, & Dr. Moritz Ritter, Temple Economics Department, Director of Undergraduate Studies

September 2 – Dr. Molly Sapia, Consultant at NERA Economic Consulting, Inc.

September 16 – Collin Wardius, PhD Student at UC San Diego; Veronika Konovalova, Research Assistant at the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank; Steve Hamilton, PhD Student at Vanderbilt University; and Joseph Salazer, PhD Student at University of Wisconsin-Madison

September 30 – TD Bank

October 7 – Caroline Lewis, Data & Analytics Senior Associate at PwC

October 28 (Nobel Prize Lecture) – Dr. Charles Swanson, Professor at Temple University

November 18 – Chris Conrad, Clerk for Judge Tom Ambro


Spring 2022

February 18 – Julia Flanagan, Data Analyst at City of Philadelphia

April 8 – Leigh Ann Schultz, Solutions Consultant for Ascend Platform at Experian


Fall 2021

September 17 – Alexandra Natale, International Trade Specialist at the U.S. Commercial Service

October 8 – Amanda Olsen, Sales Analyst at AmerisourceBergen

October 22 (Nobel Prize Lecture) – Dr. Charles Swanson, Professor at Temple University

October 29 – Dr. Jeffrey Coons, Chief Risk Officer & Director of Institutional Services at High Probability Advisors, LLC.

November 12 – Evy Cruz, Portfolio Manager at Scalable Solutions