Join Us For New Jersey’s Most Important Economic Conference

With a dynamic and impressive roster of presenters touching on New Jersey’s most important business sectors, the 4th annual New Jersey Economic Leadership Forum will be the most far-reaching conference on the issues that shape our state. Here’s your chance to be part of this critical initiative. Join us Friday, January 16, 2015, when over 500 of the state’s most influential leaders come together for an in-depth look at the region’s financial future. With keynote presentations from some of the most prominent minds to panels and discussion forums that drill down to industry-specific detail, the New Jersey Economic Leadership Forum is the bellwether of the Garden State’s prosperity.



2015 Keynote Speakers:


Keith Banks photoKeith Banks
 is president of U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, which provides integrated investment, trust, banking and lending services to wealthy and ultra-wealthy clients. He also oversees Global Wealth & Investment Management Banking, which delivers a broad range of customized banking, credit and lending solutions to help meet the needs of high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals, and BofA Global Capital Management, which offers money market funds, offshore funds, customized separate accounts and sub-advisory services to institutions and high-net-worth individuals. Banks is a board member of the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, and he sits on Bank of America’s Chief Executive Officer’s Operating Committee and Global Diversity & Inclusion Council.


stephenmooreStephen Moore is an American economic writer and policy analyst, who founded and served as president of the Club for Growth from 1999 to 2004. He was a member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board and frequently opines on the pages of their op-ed section. In 2014 the Heritage Foundation announced that Moore would become its chief economist. Moore is known for advocating free-market policies and supply-side economics.



Andy GoldsteinAndy Goldstein
joined the NJ Devils, Philadelphia 76ers and Prudential Center as CFO 12 months ago with over 20 years of strategic finance and CFO experience. His private equity and media background has allowed him to work with some of the most recognizable brands in sports and media, including the Sporting News, Sesame Street, Sportsman Channel, Golf Magazine and many more. 



dhughesDr. James W. Hughes is the dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, appointed to that position in 1995, and has been a member of the faculty since 1971. In addition, since 1988 he has also been the director of the Rutgers Regional Report which, during its 25-year tenure, has produced 37 major economic/demographic/housing studies on New Jersey and the New York region.



Don_MussoDonald J. Musso founded FinPro, Inc. in 1987 as a consulting and financial advisory firm located in New Jersey that specializes in providing advisory services to the financial institutions industry.  In 2012, Don also formed FinPro Capital Advisors, Inc. as a wholly owned subsidiary of FinPro to conduct Investment Banking Activities.



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January 16, 2015
8:00 am –  2:00pm

The Palace at
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333 Davidson Ave.
Somerset, NJ 08873



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