Recent Speaking Engagements / Publications

  • Southern Automotive Conference, Emergence of the Southern Auto Industry (Panelist) Chattanooga, Tennessee (October 2012)
  • Southwest Economic Development Forum, Future Outlook of the Automotive Industry, Lubbock, Texas (September 2012)
  • Area Development, The Automotive Forum: The Future of the Auto Industry (Moderator) (April 2012)
  • Tennessee Economic Development Council, The Road Ahead For Auto Manufacturing (April 2012)
  • Ohio Governor’s Energy & Economic Development Summit, Ohio’s Transportation Manufacturing Industry (September 2011)
  • Area Development, Consultants Forum, Cleantech and Economic Development Opportunities New Orleans (June 2011)
  • Area Development, Renewable Energy Forum, Cleantech: The View From Silicon Valley  (April 2011)
  • U.S. China Chamber of Commerce, US-China Auto Conference (Moderator, CEO Panel) (June 2010) 
  • Original Equipment Suppliers Association, A New Chapter: Restructuring the Auto Industry (June 2009)
  • Center For Automotive Research, Summit on the Changing Automobile Industry (April 2009)
  • Southeast U.S./ Japan Association, Investment Opportunities in Japan and Southeastern U.S. (2008)
  • Appalachian Regional Commission, Tomorrow’s Workforce Strategies for Appalachia’s Future (2008)
  • Chicago Asia Pacific Group, Toyota- From Importer To American Manufacturing Giant (2008)
  • U.S. China Chamber of Commerce, U.S- China -Japan Automotive Conference (Moderator) (2008)
  • US Southeast/ Japan Association, Economic Development Strategies For the South (2008)
  • US Department of Commerce, Symposium for 21st Century Economic Development (2006)
  • Louisiana Governor’s Conference on Economic Development, Future of the Auto Industry and Implications For the South (2007)
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Supplier Industry in Transition (2006)
  • Mississippi Economic Council Annual Meeting, Toyota: From Textiles to Cars (2006)
  • Federal Reserve System, “Trailblazers” Leadership Training Program (2005 & 2003)
  • Brookings Institution, Energy Security Roundtable (Panelist) (2005)
  • NYU & Resources for the Future, Autos, Energy and the Environment (2005)
  • West Virginia Business Summit, Impact of Globalization and the Environment on Economic Development (2005)

Recent Publications

  • Site Selection for Auto Suppliers: Keeping the Whole Picture in Mind, Area Development Automotive Site Guide, 2012           
  • Southern Business & Development, Green Solutions For Red States (Winter 2012)  
  • Expansion Solutions Magazine, The Resurgence of the Auto Industry and Economic Development Opportunities, (March/April 2012)