John A. Allison joins National Commissions on Coronavirus Recovery

April 28, 2020

John A. Allison, Executive Affiliate of the Center for the Study of Capitalism, former Chairman and CEO BB&T and President and CEO Cato Institute, has been appointed to the Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups. In a statement the White House described this as a bipartisan group of American leaders who will advise President Donald J. Trump to “chart the path forward toward a future of unparalleled American prosperity.” Mr. Allison’s appointment is a testament to his deep expertise in banking, leadership, economics and business.

Additionally, Mr. Allison was asked to join the National Coronavirus Recovery Commission, a group of experts in medicine, economics, government, business, and human behavior who are developing a five-phase approach to recovery.  You can follow their recommendations at

Mr. Allison recently appeared on Yahoo finance to discuss his views on the current economic situation and debate over reopening the economy.