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.

559th Meeting Featuring Steven Hoffman

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

Chairman Hoffman has extensive background in business and finance having served as a senior executive in the management consulting and technology industries. In consulting, he was a Partner at Bain and Company where he led the firm’s 600 person Boston office and, as a Senior Vice President at CSC Index, he ran that firm’s Chicago office and was the world-wide leader of its strategy practice.

560th Meeting Featuring Peter S. Cohan

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

Peter S. Cohan is Lecturer of Strategy at Babson College. He teaches strategy and entrepreneurship to undergraduate and MBA students at Babson College. He is the founding principal of Peter S. Cohan& Associates, a management consulting and venture capital firm. He has completed over 150 growth-strategy consulting projects for global technology companies and invested in seven startups--three of which were sold for over $2 billion. Peter has written 14 books and writes columns on entrepreneurship for Forbes, Inc, and The Worcester Telegram & Gazette.

561st Meeting Featuring Bobby Jindal

AC Marriott Hotel 125 Front Street, Worcester, MA, United States

Bobby Jindal began his career in public service when, in 1996, he was appointed secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. In 1999, at age 28, he was appointed as the youngest president in the history of the University of Louisiana System. In 2004, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, becoming the second Indian American in Congress, and was re-elected in 2006. Jindal ran for governor in 2007 and won, making him, at 36 years old, the second youngest governor of Louisiana after Huey P. Long. Jindal was re-elected in 2011 in a landslide, winning more than 65% of the vote. He was the first Indian American governor in the country. Jindal ran for President of the U.S. in 2016.

562nd Meeting Featuring Daniel J. Ivascyn

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

We regret to announce that the 562nd meeting of the Worcester Economic Club originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 14, 2020 with Daniel Ivascyn, Group Chief Investment Officer with PIMCO has been postponed. We hope to inform you soon of a rescheduled date. All members of the club as well as those who paid specifically to […]

563rd Meeting Featuring Brian Moynihan

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

Brian Moynihan leads a team of more than 200,000 employees dedicated to making financial lives better for people, companies of every size, and institutional investors across the United States and around the world.

561st Meeting Featuring Dan Rea via Zoom

Zoom MA, United States

Dan Rea, Host of WBZ’s NightSide with Dan Rea Dan Rea, a veteran Boston television journalist and a member of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall Of Fame, is the Host of NightSide on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 every weeknight from 8:00pm to midnight. In November of 2010, Dan was honored with the prestigious Yankee Quill Award by […]

562nd Meeting Featuring Joe Lonsdale via Zoom

Zoom MA, United States

Joe Lonsdale, VC, Philanthropist Joe Lonsdale is a partner at 8VC, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm. He was an early institutional investor in many notable companies including Wish, Oculus, Oscar, Illumio, Blend, RelateIQ, Joby Aviation, Guardant Health, and Synthego, and in 2016 and 2017 was the youngest member of the Forbes 100 Midas List. […]

563rd Meeting Featuring Dr. Collins and Dr. Boucher via Zoom

Zoom MA, United States

Michael F. Collins, MD, FACP, UMass Medical School Chancellor, UMass Medical School Senior Vice President for the Health Sciences Professor, Population & Quantitative Health Sciences and Medicine Michael F. Collins, MD, a tenured professor of population & quantitative health sciences and medicine, was appointed chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) in 2008 […]

564th Meeting Featuring Dan Ivascyn

Zoom MA, United States

Daniel J. Ivascyn Group Chief Investment Officer,
 PIMCO Mr. Ivascyn is Group Chief Investment Officer and a managing director in the Newport Beach office. He is lead portfolio manager for the firm’s income strategies and credit hedge fund and mortgage opportunistic strategies. He is a member of PIMCO's Executive Committee and a member of the […]

Season Kickoff and Networking Event

Tatnuck Country Club 1222 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA, United States

Click to View Flyer The Worcester Economic Club cordially invites you to our annual Season Kickoff and Networking Event at the beautifully renovated Tatnuck Country Club. Complimentary beer, wine, and appetizers will be served As a paid, current member, your sole cost of entry to this popular event is: Bring at least one prospective member […]