Drexel University Center for Public Policy - Public Banking Forum

Philadelphia, PA

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Rescuing Cities, Schools and Students

New Models for Municipal Banking



A Public Forum Presented By
Drexel University Center for Public Policy
&
The Pennsylvania Project and Public Banking Institute

How The Trap Was Set: Mike Krauss
Founder and Chair of the Pennsylvania Project, Mr. Krauss is a former officer of Bucks County and Pennsylvaniagovernment, a writer and columnist whose byline has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer, BucksCounty Courier Times, and numerous online publications.

Moving Municipal Banking from Wall Street to Main Street:
Tom Sgouros
 A public policy researcher and consultant specializing in economics, finance and development policy, Mr. Sgouros has advised a wide range of municipalities, elected officials, public policy organizations and institutions on systemic fiduciary issues, and has created innovative solutions to problems currently being faced by stressed local governments. 

The Public Banking Option - Moving From Scarcity to Prosperity: 
Marc Armstrong
 A business development and communications expert who has consulted extensively with nonprofits and small and medium sized businesses, Marc Armstrong holds an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Business and worked with IBM Finance and Europe-based SAP Technical Development Partners. He is Executive Director of the Public Banking Institute.

Moderated by Frank Nuessle
An Affiliated Faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches graduate courses in sustainability in the Organizational Dynamics Department, Mr Nuessle's paper, "Distributed Capitalism - A Scientific Validation for Going Local" will appear this spring in the World Future's Journal, published quarterly by the Club of Budapest.


Thursday, May23, 2013 / 7 p.m.
Drexel University / Stein Auditorium / Nesbitt Hall
3215 Market Street / Philadelphia, Pa.