Financial History Issue 131 (Fall 2019) - Page 5

IN THIS ISSUE DEPARTMENTS TRUSTEES Richard Sylla, Chairman New York University Andrea de Cholnoky, Vice Chair Golden Seeds Robert Muccilo, Treasurer Consolidated Edison 4 The Ticker Museum hosts program on corporate sustainability and announces 2020 Gala honorees. Alvi Abuaf Motive Partners Private Equity Gregory Bauer Moody’s Marcy Cohen ING Americas 4 Message to Members   By David Cowen, President and CEO David J. Cowen, President/CEO Museum of American Finance Sanford Crystal Crystal & Company Lawrence A. Cunningham The George Washington University 6 Connecting to Collections MoAF loans library collection to American Institute for Economic Research.   By Sarah Poole John P. Davidson III OCC Eileen Fahey Fitch Ratings Adam Goldstein Vettery Martha Clark Goss American Water Works 8 Educators’ Perspective Cory Gunderson Protiviti Robert Hotz Frank Norris’s The Pit (Part 2): A Career Cut Short Houlihan Lokey   By Brian Grinder and Dan Cooper Bradford Hu Citi Alfred F. Hurley, Jr. 34 Book Review From Tulips to Bitcoins: A History of Fortunes Made and Lost in Commodity Markets, by Torsten Dennin.   Reviewed by James P. Prout Emigrant Bank Carol Kaimowitz Retired Insurance Executive Myron Kandel CNN Glenn Kaufman Kaufman Family LLC Ranch Kimball Glorious Cahoots Capital Partners 36 Financial History Trivia Quiz Mitti Liebersohn Avison Young Consuelo Mack WealthTrack Joseph Mecane Citadel Securities Elizabeth O’Melia S&P Global Ratings ON THE COVER Top to bottom: President George W. Bush announces the nomination of Ben Bernanke as the new Federal Reserve Chairman; President Richard Nixon confers with his monetary advisors at the White House; President Barack Obama announces Janet Yellen as his choice to chair the Federal Reserve. See related article, page 18. Verne O. Sedlacek Financial Services Executive Karen Seitz Fusion Partners Mark Shenkman Shenkman Capital Management, Inc. David L. Shuler itBit Maria Smith Smith Affiliated Capital (SAC) Saul Van Beurden JPMorgan Chase Charles Wait The Adirondack Trust Company John E. Herzog, Chairman and Trustee Emeritus www.MoAF.org  |  Fall 2019  |  FINANCIAL HISTORY  3