2023-2024 Season Highlights

With the 2023-2024 season just around the corner, we are thrilled to present an exciting lineup of events featuring renowned speakers who will undoubtedly engage and enlighten our club members. While some high-powered speakers are finalizing their schedules, we’re committed to promptly communicating the specific dates as they are confirmed. Here’s a glimpse of what to expect:

  • Thursday, September 14, 2023: Kick off the season with Cocktails and Networking at the Tatnuck Country Club—a fantastic opportunity to reconnect with old friends and make new connections. Upon renewal of your membership, you will receive an invitation to reserve for you and a guest!

  • October 2023: We are honored to welcome Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey to share her insights and vision for our state’s economic future.
  • Late January 2024: Join us as we host Rick Green, the visionary Founder of 1A Auto, who will inspire us with his entrepreneurial journey and industry expertise.
  • February 2024: Brace yourself for a thought-provoking evening with Congressman Byron Donalds (R-Naples, FL), who will shed light on national economic policies and their impact.
  • Late March/Early April 2024: Stay tuned for an announcement of another remarkable speaker who will broaden our perspectives on critical economic matters.
  • Late May: Conclude the season with a bang as we welcome Adam Selipsky, the CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), who will share insights into the future of technology, artificial intelligence, and its influence on the global economy.
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540th Meeting Featuring Richard B. Hoey

November 12, 2015

The Five Hundred and Fortieth Meeting
of the
Worcester Economic Club
Will be held at the
Hogan Campus Center, College of the Holy Cross
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Reception and Networking, 5:30 pm; Dinner, 6:30 pm


Richard B. Hoey, featured speaker for the Worcester Economic Club guest speaker series

Richard B. Hoey

Senior Economic Advisor, BNY Mellon Wealth Management


Mr. Hoey is responsible for monitoring all aspects of the economic environment at BNY Mellon Wealth Management including the global economy, the U.S. economy and the financial markets.  He is a member of the Investment Strategy Committee and works closely with investment teams across the firm.


Mr. Hoey has been an investment professional for over five decades, acting as a chief economist, equity portfolio manager, investment strategist and director of equity research.  He has been chief economist of a number of financial firms, including BNY Mellon, Mellon Financial, Dreyfus, Drexel Burnham Lambert, Prudential-Bache and Warburg Paribas Becker.  He has been a member of both the investment policy and stock selection committees at many firms.  Mr. Hoey has been associated with BNY Mellon and its predecessor firms since 1991.  


He has twice been an equity portfolio manager.  Early in his career on Wall Street, Mr. Hoey was co-owner and portfolio manager at an investment counsel firm which managed balanced accounts.  At Dreyfus in the 1990s, he started and was sole portfolio manager of three equity mutual funds which grew to an aggregate size of over $2 billion.


 Please reserve your ticket by 11/10/15.  Guest reservations are $75 and may be purchased online here.


November 12, 2015


Hogan Center, College of the Holy Cross
1 College St
Worcester, MA 01610 United States
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