San Antonio, Texas (Vocus/PRWEB) February 24, 2011
Economic professional Peter Orszag is scheduled to speak at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, February 24, 2011. A component of the Trinity University Distinguished Lecture Series, Orszag's speech, entitled "An Insider's Look at the Economic Scene: What's Happening in Washington and its Effect on Business," will be presented in the Laurie Auditorium at 7:30 pm.
The Trinity University Distinguished Lecture Series has highlighted many important figures, including Anne Mulcahy, former chairman and CEO of Xerox, Pervez Musharraf, former president of Pakistan, Michael Beschloss, a Presidential historian, Robert Hazen, a senior geologist at the Carnegie Institute, E.O. Wilson, a biologist at Harvard, and Elizabeth Alexander, a professor at Yale and a poet. The speakers for the lecture series are chosen based upon their impact on and understanding of the world around them. This series, funded by an endowment gift from Mr. and Mrs. Walter F. Brown, aims to educate and inspire the community of San Antonio.
With his innovative economic ideas and professional history, Peter Orszag fits right in with his fellow Distinguished Lecturers. After holding a series of jobs, ranging from high-profile government appointments to lecturing positions, Orszag has made a name for himself as a professional that is both committed to his work and motivated by the desire to improve the economic situation for all Americans. Orszag's work in the economic industry has resulted in many book and article publications and high-profile appointments, including service as the director of the Congressional Budget Office and the head of the Office of Management and Budget. Orszag contributes to the Op-Ed column in The New York Times and has co-authored many publications with other leaders in the economic field. Due to his experience in Washington, Orszag's lecture is sure to provide interesting insight concerning how the actions that take place in Washington affect businesses all over the country.
The event is both free and open to anyone interested in attending. Seats are available without tickets or reservations, but attendees are encouraged to arrive early, as seating is available on a first come, first served basis.
Raised in Lexington, Massachusetts, Peter Orszag graduated summa cum laude with an A.B. in Economics from Princeton University. He subsequently earned his M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. Currently the Vice Chairman of Citi Investment Group, Orszag has built a career on addressing the needs of the country through his economic work.