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 https://www.coronaviruscommission.com/
Mr. Allison recently appeared on Yahoo finance to discuss his views on the current economic situation and debate over reopening the economy.