Fall 2018



Bill Johnson and J.T. Young

The Economic Club of Memphis is pleased to present Bill Johnson, President and CEO of Tennessee Valley Authority, with J.T. Young, President and CEO of Memphis Light, Gas and Water, on Thursday, November 8, 2018. William (Bill) D. Johnson is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Tennessee Valley Authority. President and CEO J.T. Young joined MLGW in 2018 and is the 11th President to lead the utility.



Jim Bullard

The Economic Club of Memphis in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis – Memphis Branch is pleased to present the 2019 Regional Economic Briefing and breakfast on Thursday, October 18, 2018. The speaker will be James Bullard, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. James “Jim” Bullard oversees the activities of the Eighth Federal Reserve District, including operations in the St. Louis headquarters and its branches in Little Rock, Ark., Louisville, Ky., and Memphis, Tenn. 


Arthur Laffer

The Economic Club of Memphis is pleased to present Dr. Arthur Laffer on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Laffer is the founder and chairman of Laffer Associates, an economic research firm that provides global investment-research services to institutional asset managers, pension funds, financial institutions, and corporations. Since its inception in 1979, the firm’s research has focused on the interconnecting macroeconomic, political and demographic changes affecting global financial markets.