The State of The Economy

The Impact of Inflation and Interest Rates Increases for Wealth and Risk Professionals​

Economy webinar headerFeaturing James Nevels, Chairman, The Swarthmore Group

Discussion Topics:
  • The additional impact of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on petroleum/LNG, on supply chains, and on global finance
  • Causes & outlook of the current inflation
  • The Federal Reserve's responses:  interest rate increases, winding down asset purchasing stimulus
  • What risk and wealth management strategies are available in such turbulence?
  • James Nevels, Chairman, The Swarthmore Group; Board Chair for the Business Council for International Understanding; Faculty, Texas A&M Risk Management Program
  • Commentator: George Mentz, US Federal Presidential Scholars Program; CEO GAFM Global Academy of Finance and Management; Faculty, Texas A&M Law Wealth Management Program
  • Moderator: William Byrnes, Executive Professor of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law; Research Faculty, Texas A&M Energy Institute; Research Faculty, Texas A&M Institute of Data Sciences

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
5:00 - 6:15 pm Central
via Zoom

James NevelsJames Nevels is one of the most respected institutional investment bankers in the U.S. He is Chair of the board for the Business Council for International Understanding, the ESG organization of the Fortune 100.

Examples of his accomplishments include:
Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Chair of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Chair of Hershey Corporation, Chair of Alcoa, Lead Independent Director of Westrock, founder and chair of Swarthmore Group, member of the Board of First Data, member of the Board of XL Group, member of the Board of the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, member of the Board of MMG Insurance Company, member of the Board of Tasty Baking Company, and member of the Board of Trustees of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Learn more.

He sits or has sat on the board of several colleges and universities including the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the Board of the Association of Governing Boards of Colleges and Universities, the Board of Visitors for Temple University-Fox School of Business and Management, and the Advisory Board of Drexel University, LeBow College of Business, Baiada Center.

In addition to being a proud 2021 graduate of the Texas A&M Risk Management LL.M. program, he is now a member of its faculty.