Lyons Economic Forecast

Launched in 2006 to better inform Lyons Companies employees about the effect economic conditions have on client businesses and the insurance industry, the Lyons Economic Forecast has become a premier regional business event.  Each year, Lyons Companies partners with The Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware to host a panel discussion of current economic conditions, trends and policy implications. 

Moderated this year by Jon Hilsenrath, Wall Street Journal chief economic correspondent, past speakers have included:


Michael K. Farr, President Farr Miller & Washington, LLC and contributor to CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg, Reuters, and the Nightly Business Report.

Patrick T. Harker, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

James A. Bullard, President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Jay Bryson, Ph.D., managing director, global economist, Wells Fargo

James B. O'Neill, president, Delaware Council on Economic Education

David R. Malpass, Encima Global

Robert L. Stickels, former Sussex County Administrator

Charles Plosser, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Knight A. Kiplinger, Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc.

Nancy Wentzler, chief economist, Deputy Comptroller, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Jeffery Lacker, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Don Nickles, former U.S. Senator, Oklahoma

Joan Woodward, Executive Vice President, Public Policy, The Travelers Insurance Companies

Michael G. Oxley, of Counsel, BakerHostetler LLP

Jon Hilsenrath, Chief Economic Correspondent, Wall Street Journal

H. Lawrence Culp, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer, Danaher Corporation

Given the caliber of the eventís participants, itís no surprise that our Economic Forecast attracts national media attention each year. In fact, past speakers have used our event to make important policy announcements.  Our attendees not only enjoy the straight talk and intelligent reasoning from our speakers and panelists, but also have the opportunity to ask them questions.