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Georgetown NYC Breakfast Series: Economic Outlook 2016

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Dentons (24th Floor) 1221 Avenue of the Americas (entrance on 48th street) New York, NY 10020

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Georgetown University Alumni Breakfast Series

Economic Outlook 2016

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The Georgetown University Breakfast Series is FREE to ALL Georgetown University alumni. The events are small, private affairs for university alumni in business, finance and law. The purpose of the breakfast series is for university alumni to meet and network with other professionals and alumni active in the New York area.


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Moderator Schedule

Alison Davis

8:30 - 8:45 Networking

8:45 - 9:30 Panel Discussion

9:30 - 10:00 Networking

Please allow time for building security.

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Participating Schools & Alumni Organizations

Schools Organizations Georgetown University Georgetown McDonough Ambassadors Georgetown McDonough School of Business Georgetown University Professional Alliances Georgetown University Law Center Georgetown University Wall Street Alliance Georgetown University School of Foreign Service Georgetown Club of Metropolitan New York Georgetown Club of Northern California Virginia Club of New York

To learn more about the Alumni Breakfast Series and various Georgetown alumni networks and alliances, please visit:

To learn more about the Virginia Club of New York, please visit:


For questions or more information, please contact the following:

  • Katharine Albritton | 212.704.0884 |
  • Alison Davis |
  • Scott Howard | 804.387.9208 |



Tendayi Kapfidze: is Pfizer’s corporate economist, providing analyses of global developments in economics, markets, and policy to the executive leadership team. Previously, he was at Ally Financial conducting economic and capital markets research to support the company’s business strategy and asset & liability management. During the financial crisis, he served as an economist on the trading desk in the Chief Investment Office at Bank of America. He holds a master’s degree in Applied Economics from The Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from St. Louis University.


Stephen Gross: is an assistant professor in the Department of History and the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies at NYU. After working for several years as an economist at the Bureau of Economic Analysis in Washington DC, he completed his PhD at UC Berkeley where he subsequently lectured with the International and Area Studies Program, teaching courses on political economy, economic history, and comparative European history. In his research Dr. Gross is interested in 20th century Germany, European unification, European and international political economy, energy policy, and international relations. His first book, Export Empire, will be published by Cambridge University Press in December 2015. He has also published on a variety of economic themes in German and European history in Central European History, Contemporary European History, German Politics and Society, and Eastern European Politics and Society, as well as in various book chapters. Dr. Gross's research has been supported by fellowships from the Institute for New Economic Thinking, the Fulbright Program, the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies, and the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst. For more information, please visit:


Jason Trennert: is the Managing Partner of Strategas Research Partners LLC and the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the firm's broker-dealer subsidiary, Strategas Securities, LLC. In addition, as Chief Investment Strategist, Mr. Trennert is known as one of Wall Street's top thought leaders on the subject of markets and economic policy. His research pieces are read by leading institutional investors and corporate executives across the globe.

In 2006, Mr. Trennert co-founded Strategas, which originally began with just five employees. Today, the firm employs over fifty research analysts, institutional salesmen, and sales traders at its offices in New York, Washington D.C., and Columbus, Ohio. Prior to founding Strategas, Mr. Trennert was the Chief Investment Strategist and a Senior Managing Director at International Strategy & Investment (ISI) Group where he built and oversaw two of that Firm's most popular research efforts, its Company Surveys and Investment Strategy groups.

Widely quoted in the domestic and foreign press, Jason is a regular guest host on CNBC's "Squawk Box" and "Bloomberg Surveillance" with Tom Keene. His second book, My Side of the Street, was published by St. Martin's Press in May.

He was the Treasurer of La Scuola d'Italia where he built its investment committee. He is a member of the Board of Governors of The Columbus Citizens Foundation and a member of the investment committee of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund.

He has an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and BS in International Economics from Georgetown University.