San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The 2016 Election and
the Effect on the San Diego Economy
Join us on November 30 when our panel of experts will analyze the election results and discuss what it means for our area. Be sure to bring your questions; our panel has unique and diverse insight into our local and regional economies.
Light refreshments will be served. Reservations are required by November 29.
Economic Panel of Experts
Brian Simpson, Moderator
National University School of Business and Management
Department of Finance and Economics
Fields of Specialization: Market process theory (or free market economics), monetary economics, the philosophical foundations of economic ideas
Ph.D. Economics, George Mason University
MA Economics, George Mason University
MBA, Pepperdine University
BS Aerospace Engineering, Syracuse University
National University Department of Strategic Development
Kelly Cunningham is the former chief economist and research director for the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, where he established a reputation for his understanding and expertise of San Diego's regional economy. He was also supervising economist at the City of San Diego and research analyst for Copley Press, Inc.
After graduating from Brigham Young University with a degree in business and economics, Cunningham worked in the marketing research department at the corporate offices of the Copley Press, Inc., owners and publishers of The San Diego Union-Tribune newspaper. He joined the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce in 1987 and became director of the Economic Research Bureau. He left to work for the City of San Diego in 2004.
Cunningham has closely monitored San Diego's economy for the past 26 years. His analysis and views on the San Diego economy are sought by local, state, national and international businesses and media.
Associate Professor of Economics
University of San Diego
Alan Gin’s work experience includes stints with the Community Development Department of the County of Fresno and the Public Works Department of the City of Oxnard.
Professor Gin came to the University of San Diego in 1988, after having previous taught at Loyola Marymount University and the University of California at Santa Barbara. He has taught undergraduate courses in Principles of Economics, Statistics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Urban Economics, Public Finance, Environmental Economics, Industrial Organization, Managerial Economics, and the Economic Development of Asia. Graduate-level courses taught include Statistics, Quantitative Methods, Managerial Economics, the Business Environment of Asia, and Doing Business with China.
In 2001, he was awarded the USD Parents' Association Award of Excellence after being nominated by one of his students. He was voted "Professor of the Year" by the graduate business students at USD.
Director of Economic and Market Research
Alan has an extensive background in real estate economics, lending and market analysis. He serves the development, investment, legal and public agency communities with residential and commercial real estate valuation, feasibility and real estate advisory services and litigation support.
Prior to joining Xpera Group, Mr. Nevin was Research Director at London Group Real Estate Advisors and MarketPointe Realty Advisors.
Mr. Nevin holds a Master of Arts degree in Statistics and Research from Stanford University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing and a Master of Business Administration in Real Estate Economics from American University in Washington, D.C.
He is the co-founder of firms that bought, built, rehabbed and operated more than three dozen residential and commercial projects in San Diego County, valued in excess of $250 million. He was a founding member of three savings and loan associations.
This event is sponsored by the National University School of Business and Management and the San Diego Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants.
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