THE PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP
Mekael will discuss the economic outlook in 2017 for global, U.S. and Pittsburgh regional economies. We’ll also discuss monetary policy and fiscal policy.
This will be a little fluid as things may change by the time the event happens.
The Speaker: Mekael Teshome
Mekael Teshome is assistant vice president and economist for The PNC
Financial Services Group. He is responsible for contributing to PNC's
regional, national and international economic analysis. Teshome focuses on
state and metropolitan economies within PNC’s core economic footprint as
well as industry analysis.
Teshome joined PNC in September 2011 from Moody’s Analytics, where he
was lead analyst of the Greek and Norwegian economies. He monitored the
South African economy and was responsible for numerous U.S. states and
global metro areas. In addition, he also worked extensively on sovereign
risk analysis and forecast model-building for global cities.
He serves on the board of economic advisors for the North Carolina
Chamber Foundation, North Carolina's largest nonpartisan business
advocacy organization. He also serves on the board of directors of the
Economic Club of Pittsburgh – the local chapter of the National Association of
Business Economics (NABE).
Teshome has a master’s degree in economics from Vanderbilt University and
a bachelor’s degree in political science and international studies from Taylor