Econ Club Schedule: 2017-2018

Fall Semester


August 30                    Meeting of Econ Club officers

September 6               Professor George Karras

September 13             Jaime Velasquez, Associate Director for Employer Relations

|                                       UIC Career Services Office

|                                       “Career Paths for Economics Majors”

September 20           Julien Leider, UIC BA and MA in Econ

|                                      Data Manager and Analyst, Health Policy Center, UIC

|                                      (Please note:  this meeting will be in room 2650 UH)

September 27           Joseph Cruz, UIC BA in Econ

|                                      Analyst, Debt Capital Markets

|                                      Fifth Third Securities

October 4                   Thomas Klier

|                                      Senior Economist and Research Advisor

|                                      Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

October 11                   Robert Haidairi, UIC BA in Econ, MA in Statistics, former Econ Club President

|                                      Founder/ Application Developer,

October 18                  Mike Lacey, Partner and Vince Silva, Vice President

|                                      Hoopis Group

October 25                    Professor Darren Lubotsky

|                                      “Information Session on Graduate Studies in Economics”

November 1                Laura Ursan, UIC BA in Econ

|                                      Investment Associate, Wealth Advisory, Northern Trust

November 8               Aris Carlos, UIC BS in Econ, former Econ Club President

|                                     Consultant, Health Care Service Corporation


Spring Semester


January 17                Meeting of Econ Club officers

January 24               Chris Mier, UIC MA in Economics

|                                   Managing Director, Analytical Services Division, Loop Capital

January 31                Benjamin Lemanski

|                                   Assistant Deputy Comptroller

|                                   Chicago Field Office – Schaumburg

February 7              Professor Ben Feigenberg

February 14              Paul LaPorte, UIC BA Econ

|                                 Economist, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

|                                 Office of Economic Analysis & Information, Chicago

February 21           Mensur Muhamedagic, UIC BA in Economics

|                                 Senior Associate, Economics/Competition Practice, Charles River Associates

February 28          Rodolfo Montecinos Mac-Adoo, Consul General of Chile, and

|                                 TBA, Representative from the Trade Office of Chile in Chicago

March 7                   Sergio Guzman, UIC alum (CBA)

|                                 Senior Tax Specialist in the IRS Stakeholder Partnership, Education and

|                                Communications Division, Internal Revenue Service, and TBA, Economist

|                                from International Business Compliance Office, IRS

March 14                Chia Chang, PhD Student, Economics Department, UIC

March 21                “Conversations with the Head”

March 28               Spring vacation

April 4                    End-of-year party and elections of new officers

April 11                  Meeting of new and former Econ Club officers

April 16                 Econ Club Banquet