2023-2024 Season Highlights

With the 2023-2024 season upon us, 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:

  • 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.
  • March 2024: Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear Dr. “Grace” Jinliu Wang, President of WPI, speak on her extensive experience in academia and research innovation.
  • Late May 2024: 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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544th Meeting Featuring Jim Paulsen

October 5, 2016

Hogan Center at Holy Cross, Worcester MA
Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
Reception and Networking, 5:30 pm; Dinner, 6:30 pm

James Paulsen - Guest Speaker for the 544th meeting of the Worcester Economic Club

James Paulsen, Ph.D., Wells Capital Management

Jim Paulsen is chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management. An investment management industry professional since 1983, Mr. Paulsen develops investment strategies that assist in the management of separate institutional account assets, as well as mutual and collective investment funds.

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In 1997, he joined Norwest Investment Management, Inc., which later combined with Wells Capital Management. Prior to that, Mr. Paulsen was the senior managing director and chief investment strategist for Investors Management Group in Des Moines, Iowa. Earlier, he was president of SCI Capital Management in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Mr. Paulsen is nationally recognized for his views on the economy. He frequently appears on several CNBC and Bloomberg television programs, including regular appearances as a guest host on CNBC. BusinessWeek named him Top Economic Forecaster, and BondWeek twice named him Interest Rate Forecaster of the Year. For more than 25 years, Mr. Paulsen has published his own commentary assessing economic and market trends through his newsletter, Economic and Market Perspective, which was named one of “101 Things Every Investor Should Know” by Money magazine. He earned a bachelor’s and a doctoral degree in economics from Iowa State University.


October 5, 2016


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