Speeches

  1. “State of the Texas Economy” – Presented to the Holt CAT Executive Retreat, October 24, 2016
  2. “Past, Present, and Future of the Central Texas Economy” – Presented to the Seguin Rotary Club, October 11, 2016
  3. “2016 Economic Forecast Update: Growth in San Antonio Slowing as Forecast” – Presented to the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber Economic Forecast Breakfast, August 24, 2016
  4. “The Emergence of a San Antonio/Austin Metroplex” – Presented to Commercial Real Estate Women, August 9, 2016
  5. “2016 Economic Forecast: San Antonio” – Presented to the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber Economic Forecast Breakfast, March 9, 2016
  6. “Economic and Market Outlook” – Presented to the American Home Furnishings Alliance Conference, November 13, 2015
  7. “2015 Mid-Year Economic Update: San Antonio Trending as Predicted” – Presented to the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber Economic Forecast Breakfast, August 13, 2015
  8. “San Antonio Regional Economy” – Presented to the Bank SNB Executive Meeting, June 23, 2015
  9. “Central Texas Economy: Continued Growth in 2015” – Presented to Institute for Leadership in Capital Projects, May 5, 2015
  10. “2015 Economic Forecast: San Antonio” – Presented to the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber Economic Forecast Breakfast, March 18, 2015
  11. “Education and Economic Development” – Presented to TAMU-San Antonio Borderlands Symposium, February 28, 2015
  12. “Is a Living Wage Really Letting Us Live?” – Presented at the St. Mary’s University President’s Peace Commission, February 24, 2015
  13. “San Antonio Economy: Steady as She Goes” – Presented to the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber 2014 Mid-Year Economic Update, August 27, 2014
  14. “2014 Economic Outlook: Growth Accelerates” – Presented to TFLEX, March 31, 2014
  15. “Economic Impact of the Creative Industry in San Antonio: 2012” – Presented at the San Antonio Creative Industry Luncheon, October 30, 2013
  16. “Demographics and Data Strategies” – Presented to EPA Brownfields Grant Writing Strategies Workshop, August 9, 2013
  17. “State of the Texas Economy” – Presented to the Seguin Rotary Club, July 30, 2013
  18. “San Antonio Creative Industry 2011 Report: Economic Impact and Significance” – Presented to Sister Cities Conference, July 13, 2013
  19. “Spending Patterns and Economic Impacts of Mexican Nationals in Central and South Texas: 2010-2013” – Presented to the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber Luncheon, April 12, 2013
  20. “Economic Impact of Department of Defense Operations in San Antonio: 2011” – Presented to the Military Transformation Task Force, February 7, 2013
  21. “San Antonio Creative Industry 2011 Report: Economic Impact and Significance” – Presented at the Creative Industry Luncheon, August 22, 2012
  22. “2012 Mid-Year Economic Update: The San Antonio Economy” – Presented to the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber Mid-Year Economic Update Breakfsat, June 29, 2012
  23. “Economic Forecast 2012” – Presented to AIA, February 27, 2012
  24. “Economic Update: The Local Perspective” – Presented to the CFO Forum, October 27, 2011
  25. “What’s Up With the Economy? Growth or Slowdown” – Presented at the Hispanic Chamber’s Small Business Symposium session on Economic and Demographic Trends for Your Business, May 27, 2011
  26. “Economic Update” – Presented to Construction Financial Management Association, April 26, 2011
  27. “2011 Economic Forecast” – January 13, 2010
  28. “The San Antonio Creative Industry and Its Contributions to Economic Development” – Presented to Small Business Forum and Creative Industry Luncheon, December 15, 2010
  29. “Scottsdale Public Art Planning Retreat” – April 28, 2010. Part of a team that moderated a day-long retreat initiating the public art planning process in Scottsdale, Arizona. My responsibility focused on the economic impact of public art.
  30. “South Texas Regional Economic Update” – Presented to Texas City Management Association Region 8, November 19, 2010
  31. “Violence on the Border: Impact on the Texas Economy” – Presented to the President’s Peace Commission 2010, October 26, 2010
  32. “Population, Economic Development, and Water” – Presented to Water Development Symposium, September 8, 2010
  33. “San Antonio Economic Outlook: Recovery or Recession?” – Presented to 2010 Mid-year Economic Update, July 27, 2010
  34. “The U.S. Economy: On the Road to Recovery or to a Double-dip Recession?” – Presented to Zachry Executive Team Retreat, July 21, 2010
  35. “St. Mary’s Revitalization Project” – Presented to San Antonio Business and Economics Society, May 26, 2010
  36. “From Recession to Recovery” – Presented to City of San Antonio City Council Budget Goal Setting Session, May 18, 2010
  37. “2010 San Antonio Economic Forecast” – Presented to 2010 Economic Forecast Breakfast, January 12, 2010
  38. “St. Mary’s University Revitalization Project” – Presented to International Hispanic Network, may 6, 2010
  39. “Is the Recession Really Over? The Prospects for 2010” – Presented to Institute of Management Accountants, December 17, 2009
  40. “The Socioeconomics of West San Antonio” – Presented to The Nehemiah Initiative, December 17, 2009
  41. “Overview of the Economy and Employment Sectors” – Presented to Mayor’s Job Summit, December 16, 2009
  42. “St. Mary’s University Revitalization Project” – Presented to 20th Annual Neighborhood Conference, September 12, 2009
  43. “The State of the Economy” – Presented to Padgett Stratemann 2009 Non-profit Conference, August 4, 2009
  44. “Has the Economy Hit Bottom…Yet?” – Presented to San Antonio Non-profit Council, May 20, 2009
  45. “San Antonio Creative Economy: Growth and Prosperity 2006” – Presented to Creative Industry Luncheon, May 20, 2009
  46. “Has the Economy Hit Bottom…Yet?” Presented to First Voice, April 30, 2009
  47. “State of the Economy: San Antonio, Texas, and Beyond” – Presented to SACUCCA, March 27, 2009
  48. “Surviving the Economic Storm” – Presented to the President’s Peace Commission, March 25, 2009
  49. “The San Antonio Economy: Resisting Recession?” Presented to Alamo Pachyderm Club, March 10, 2009
  50. “The San Antonio Economy: Resisting Recession?” Presented to Texas Accredited Investor Network Economic Symposium, January 28, 2009
  51. “The San Antonio Economy: Resisting Recession?” Presented to National Association of Professional Mortgage Women, January 14, 2009
  52. “The San Antonio Economy: Resisting Recession? Presented to Toyota of Boerne, November 20, 2008
  53. “The San Antonio Economy: Resisting Recession?” Presented to Legacy Mutual Mortgage, November 19, 2008
  54. “The Healthcare Industry in San Antonio: Economic Impact, Structure, and the Built Environment” – Presented to San Antonio Hispanic Chamber Health Care Summit 2008, November 14, 200
  55. “The San Antonio Economy: Resisting Recession” – Presented to Small Business and Microlenders Breakfast, Oct. 21, 2008
  56. “Bailouts and Buyouts: What’s Next?” – Presented to First Monday Dialogues, St. Mary’s University, Oct. 6, 2008
  57. “2011 Economic Forecast” – January 13, 2010
  58. “A Tale of Two Economies” – Presented to Future of the Region, Inc. Economic Development Conference, Aug. 21, 2008
  59. “The San Antonio Economy: Resisting Recession?” – Presented to Presidents’ Forum of San Antonio, Aug. 20, 2008
  60. “San Antonio Economy; Resisting Recession?” – Presented to Alamo Kiwanis Club, July 24, 2008
  61. “State of the Economy” – Presented to AT&T Yellow Pages staff, April 1, 2008
  62. “San Antonio Overview” – Presented to City of San Antonio Executive Team Retreat, March 27, 2008
  63. “Regional Economic Overview and Linkages” – Presented to Texas City Management Association Region 8, March 6, 2008
  64. “The State of San Antonio’s Economy and Its Prospects for Growth: 2008” – Presentation to the San Antonio Chapter of the National Association of Professional Mortgage Women, Jan. 9, 2008
  65. “2008 South Central Texas Economic Forecast” – Presentation to Seguin Rotary Club, Jan. 8, 2008
  66. “Projected 2008-2009 Business Development Activities Affecting the San Antonio Economy” – Presented to Alamo Chapter of the Project Management Institute, Dec. 13, 2007
  67. “State of Economic Development in San Antonio” – Presented to Society of Marketing Professional Services, Nov. 15, 2007
  68. “The Arts: Beyond the Standard Economic Impact” – Presented to Creating Ways Conference, Nov. 7, 2007
  69. “Economic Overview of the San Antonio Economy” – Presented to San Antonio City Council, Oct. 10, 2007
  70. “The Development of San Antonio’s Economy: Trends and Issues” – Presented to the Treasury Management Association, June 13, 2007
  71. “The State of San Antonio’s Economy and Its Development” – Presented to the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors of San Antonio, May 10, 2007
  72. “The State of San Antonio’s Economy and Its Development” – Presented to Prudential Real Estate, May 7, 2007
  73. “The State of San Antonio’s Economy and Its Development” – Presented at the Real Estate Expo, April 18, 2007
  74. “Smart Money: The University and the Local Economy” – Presented to the President’s Peace Commission at St. Mary’s University, March 22, 2007
  75. “The State of San Antonio’s Economy in a World of Imploding Subprime Lenders, Housing Bubbles, and Global Warming” – Presented to the Texas Association of Mortgage Brokers San Antonio Chapter, March 20, 2007
  76. “Economic Impact of the Film Industry in San Antonio” – Presented to a celebration of African-American film in San Antonio, February 17, 2007
  77. “State of the City and Our Economy” – Presented to the San Antonio Chapter of the National Association of Professional Mortgage Women, January 10, 2007
  78. “The State of Economic Development in San Antonio” – Presented to the Institute of Management Accountants, December 13, 2006
  79. “7th Largest City and Still Growing: Indicators of Our Growing Economy” – Presented to Urban Management Assistants of South Texas, October 27, 2006
  80. “Finance San Antonio” – Presented to the San Antonio College and University Career Center Association, September 8, 2006
  81. “7th Largest City and Still Growing: Indicators of Our Growing Economy” – Presented to Urban Management Assistants of South Texas, October 27, 2006.
  82. “Economic Impact of the Finance Industry in San Antonio” – Presented to the Women in Insurance and Finance, June 14, 2006.
  83. “Economic Impact of the Finance Industry in San Antonio” – Presented to the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee, June 13, 2006.
  84. “Economic Development in San Antonio” – Presented to Harmony Hills Optimist Club, March 29, 2006.
  85. “Workforce Needs and Opportunities within the Targeted Industries” – Presented to Higher Education Council of San Antonio, Nov, 21, 2005
  86. “Toyota and Beyond: Economic Development in San Antonio” – Presented at the San Antonio Economists’ Dinner, February 12, 2004
  87. “Economic Development: Toyota Style” – Presented to Trinity University Alpha Kappa Psi, April 1, 2003

 

The Emergence of a San Antonio/Austin Metroplex,” presented to Commercial Real Estate Women, 8-9-16.

2016 Economic Forecast Update: Growth in San Antonio Flowing as Forecast,” presented to San Antonio Hispanic Chamber Mid-Year Economic Update Luncheon.