The Council for Economic Education hosted its 9th Annual Visionary Awards dinner last October. The dinner is an annual celebration honoring leaders who promote economic and financial literacy to create a better-informed society.
The Visionary Awards Honorees were:
- Richard G. Ketchum, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, FINRA;
- Raymon W. McDaniel, Jr., President and Chief Executive officer, Moody’s Corporation;
- Professor Christina D. Romer, Class of 1957 – Garff B. Wilson Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley;
- David Wessel, Director of The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at The Brookings Institution and Contributing Correspondent to The Wall Street Journal.
Master of Ceremonies Steve Liesman, CNBC Senior Economics Reporter, led the night’s Fireside Chat covering such topics as the United States’ road to recovery, the broader role banks will have in the economy, and the public perception of President Obama’s handling of the economy.