Economic Outlook


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Join Colleen Hanycz, Ph.D.,
for the 17th Annual Economic Outlook

Presented by

Safeguard Scientifics


Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The Union League of Philadelphia

140 South Broad Street 

Philadelphia, PA

Luncheon and Presentation:
Noon to 2 p.m.
$30 from each ticket is tax-deductible and will support the University's Scholarship Fund.  

Business attire is required


Featured Speaker:
Robert R. Johnson, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
The American College of Financial Services

Bob Johnson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The American College of Financial Services.  Prior to joining The College, he served as Professor of Finance in Creighton University's Heider College of Business.  From 1996 to 2011, he held a number of senior executive positions at CFA Institute.  Bob is the author of multiple books and scholarly articles on portfolio management, asset valuation, wealth management, and monetary policy.  He is co-author of the books Invest With the Fed, Strategic Value Investing, The Tools and Techniques of Investment Planning, and Investment Banking for Dummies.  His articles have appeared in The Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking & Finance, Financial Analysts Journal, and Journal of Portfolio Management, among others.

He is the recipient of the 2013 Alfred C. “Pete” Morley Distinguished Service Award from CFA Institute, the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Student Award for Teaching Achievement (Creighton University), and Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year Award at Creighton for three years.  He holds the CFA charter, the CAIA charter, a BSBA degree from University of Nebraska-Omaha, an MBA from Creighton University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

About the Economic Outlook
Since 1863, La Salle University has played a leadership role in Philadelphia as both an educational institution and a responsible corporate citizen.  In 2002, La Salle University collaborated with its longstanding partners in the business community and introduced its Economic Outlook.  Since that time, La Salle has hosted this annual event, featuring distinguished speakers who share their expertise on various topics of finance and business.

Past Speakers
2017    Patrick T. Harker, Ph.D.
2016    Edward G. Boehne, Ph.D.
2015    Stuart G. Hoffman, Ph.D.
2014    Charles I. Plosser, Ph.D.

2013    Ben Stein
2012    William C. Dunkelberg, Ph.D.

2011    Bryan P. Marsal

2010    Joel L. Naroff, Ph.D.

2009    George U. (Gus) Sauter
2008    Jane Bryant Quinn

2007    Jeremy Siegel, Ph.D.
2006    James B. Stewart

2005    Ron Insana

2004    Ambassador Alan Keyes
2003    Steve Forbes

2002    Lawrence Kudlow

Contact Information

Primary Contact

John Prendergast

Date & Location

Date: 1/23/2018
Location: The Union League of Philadelphia


Thanks again to our sponsors of this event:

Presenting Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors

EJF Associates
Edward J. Fierko, ‘63

Gold Sponsors

Blue Sponsors

Patron Sponsors