Financial History 140 Winter 2022 | Page 5



4 Message to Members
By David Cowen , President and CEO
5 The Ticker
The Museum hosts panel discussions on NFTs and SPACs and announces new national Museum Finance Academy ( MFA ) program .
15 Educators ’ Perspective
Will Rogers : The Oracle of Oklahoma
By Brian Grinder and Dan Cooper
38 Book Review
The Gold Standard : Retrospect and Prospect , edited by Peter C . Earle and William J . Luther .
Reviewed by James P . Prout
39 Trivia Quiz


While the research and science behind the COVID-19 vaccines have been well-documented , far less has been written about the entrepreneurs and financiers whose tenacity and business acumen made this innovation possible . See article , page 26 .


Anton Petrus
Peter A . Cohen , Chair Andover National Corporation
Andrea de Cholnoky , Co-Vice Chair Golden Seeds
Karen Seitz , Co-Vice Chair Fusion Partners
Robert Muccilo , Treasurer Consolidated Edison
Alvi Abuaf Motive Partners Private Equity
Peter Akwaboah Morgan Stanley
Gregory Bauer Moody ’ s
Marcy Cohen ING Americas
David J . Cowen , President / CEO Museum of American Finance
Sanford Crystal Crystal & Company
Lawrence A . Cunningham The George Washington University
John P . Davidson III OCC
Peter Davis EY
Charles Elson , Advisory Trustee University of Delaware
Eileen Fahey Fitch Ratings
Adam Goldstein Vettery
Martha Clark Goss American Water Works
Cory Gunderson Protiviti
Bradford Hu Citi
Carol Kaimowitz Retired Insurance Executive
Glenn Kaufman Kaufman Family LLC
Ranch Kimball Glorious Cahoots Capital Partners
Mitti Liebersohn Avison Young
Consuelo Mack WealthTrack
Joseph Mecane Citadel Securities
Elizabeth O ’ Melia S & P Global Ratings
Chris Perry Broadridge
Brad Peterson Nasdaq
Bob Pisani CNBC
Mark Shenkman Shenkman Capital Management , Inc .
David L . Shuler itBit
Maria Smith Smith Affiliated Capital ( SAC )
Richard Sylla New York University
Saul Van Beurden JPMorgan Chase
Charles Wait The Adirondack Trust Company
John E . Herzog , Chairman and Trustee Emeritus
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