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PA: Cash Rich Companies Continue to Not Hire - What Are We Waiting For?

  • January 17, 2012
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Top of the Tower, Philadelphia, PA


Event Schedule:

6:00 - 7:00 Gathering
7:00 - 8:30 Event
8:30 - 9:00 Networking

Join us as we examine why cash-rich organizations are holding off on expanding, hiring, and investing in new facilities & products. With consecutive quarters showing sharp earnings increases, our companies continue to stockpile cash and investors continue to be patient. What are we waiting for? Hear from an industry leader in the financial investment arena and learn from your fellow C-suite executives what's going on under the corporate covers. This timely and engaging program will identify possibilities to leverage this unusual and perplexing situation. 


DIANA FURCHTGOTT-ROTH- Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute 

CHRISTOPHER A. WHITE-Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking, Janney 



Welcome by KIVA KOLSTEIN, of the Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. 
DIANA FURTCHTGOTT-ROTH was Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, where she directed the Center for Employment Policy, and is presently a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. From 2003 to 2005, Ms. Furchtgott-Roth was a Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor. She writes weekly columns on economic issues for and The Examiner, and a monthly column on tax issues for Tax Notes. She appears regularly on CNBC and Fox Business News. She is also a Partner at Furchtgott-Roth Economic Enterprises. 
CHRISTOPHER A. WHITE joined Janney in February 2011 and is responsible for leading the strategic direction, business development and corporate finance activities of Janney’s Investment Banking Division within the Capital Markets Group. Mr. White worked at Cowen Group, Inc. where he held a number of senior management positions including Chief of Staff, CFO, and COO. Mr. White also served as a member of the Operating Committee at Cowen and was a member of the Investment and Operating Committees of Cowen Healthcare Royalty Partners. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. White served as a member of SG Capital Partners, the Merchant Banking Division of Cowen and Company. Before joining the Merchant Banking Division, Mr. White was a senior calling officer covering the Technology and Consumer sectors in the Equity Capital Markets Group of Cowen and Company, which he joined in 1999. 
GEORGE W. NELSON has been the CIO at Toll Brothers “America’s Luxury Home Builder” for the past nine years. He has implemented multiple systems in support of business processes, including: PeopleSoft, a Customer Relationship Management application for Lead Sales Management, and a Construction Management System. Prior to joining Toll Brothers, Nelson was SVP for Harcourt, Inc. with global responsibility for Customer Service, Information Technology, Subscription Fulfillment and Distribution. At Harcourt, Nelson completely automated the distribution process across five distribution centers resulting in an annual savings of > $75M.

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