Former Financial Services Committee chairman to speak at seminar Feb. 12
David F. Lyons Sr., president and CEO of Lyons Companies, and James B. O’Neill, PhD, director of the Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship and professor of the University of Delaware Lerner College of Business & Economics, have announced that Michael G. Oxley, former congressman and chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, will be a featured speaker at the 2013 Economic Forecast. Oxley is of counsel at BakerHostetler LLP in Washington, D.C.
This annual event, hosted by Lyons Companies and University of Delaware Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship, will take place at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Clayton Hall. Oxley will present his views in a panel discussion with Michael K. Farr, president, Farr Miller & Washington LLC and Jon Hilsenrath, chief economic correspondent, Wall Street Journal. University of Delaware 2007 graduate and Wall Street Journal reporter Steven Russolillo will moderate the discussion.
John R. Cochran, vice chairman of the University of Delaware Board of Trustees, will open the event by presenting the James B. O’Neill Award for Excellence in Economic Education and Entrepreneurship, recognizing 2013 recipient Ric Struthers, former president of Global Card Services of Bank of America and founding management team member of MBNA.
Business and community leaders, educators and students will be in attendance. The speakers will make their presentations and engage in a panel discussion. Following the discussion, speakers will take questions from the audience.
There is no charge to attend, but seating is limited and reservations are required. For more information about the event and to register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lyons Companies is Delaware’s largest independent risk management and insurance brokerage firm offering commercial insurance, employee benefits consulting and personal insurance through offices in Wilmington and Rehoboth Beach, To learn more about Lyons Companies, visit www.lyonsinsurance.com.
The Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics was founded in 1971 to address the absence of economics in the K-12 curriculum with the goal of ensuring all students graduating from Delaware high schools would be well grounded in economics and personal finance with the knowledge and skills to be productive citizens. To learn more about the CEEE, go to www.lerner.udel.edu/ceee.