Professor of Economics Princeton University; former Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve and Member of the President's Council of Economic Advisors.
Alan S. Blinder
Stuart Eizenstat, Partner, Covington and Burling. Former Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and former Ambassador to the European Union. In addition to Deputy Treasury Secretary, Mr. Eizenstat has served as Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs and Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade. He was Ambassador to the European Union from 1993 to 1996. He received the highest departmental awards for his service from Secretary of State Christopher, Secretary of State Albright, and Secretary of the Treasury Summers and from the German government. Mr. Eizenstat also has practiced law for twenty years in Atlanta and Washington.
Rebecca Klein, is Principal of Klein Energy, LLC, a regulatory and government affairs consulting company. She also serves as Of Counsel to the law firm Tuggey Rosenthal Pauerstein Sandoloski & Agather LLP and, along with Saber's Michael Noel, as a member of Board of Directors of Avista Corporation.
Ms. Klein has a unique blend of legal and regulatory experience. Over the last twenty years she has worked in Washington, DC and in Texas in the energy, telecommunications and national security arenas. Ms. Klein's professional experience also includes service with KPMG Consulting (now Bearing Point). She headed the development of the company's Office of Government Affairs and Industry Relations in Washington, DC. She also served as a Senior Fellow with Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. She has served as a commissioner with the Texas Public Utilities Commission and subsequently as chair. Since January 2008, she has served as chair of the board of the Lower Colorado River Authority, a public power utility owning generation, transmission, and water services across the central Texas area. In addition, she is chair of Power Across Texas, a non-profit that focuses on advancing information about clean, affordable and reliable energy in the state.
Ms. Klein earned a Juris Doctor from St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. She also holds a Master of Arts in National Security Studies from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology from Stanford University. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas.
Andrew Kalotay, PhD, is president of Andrew Kalotay Associates, and a leading authority on debt management and on corporate and municipal bonds. He is a prolific writer on such topics as bond refunding, interest rate derivatives, and valuation of bonds with embedded options. His innovations include the concept of refunding efficiency — a widely used tool for managing callable debt — and the Ratchet Bond, a surrogate for conventional callable bonds.
Before founding AKA, Dr. Kalotay was with Salomon Brothers in the Bond Portfolio Analysis
Group. Prior to that he was at AT&T Treasury and at Bell Laboratories.
On the academic side, he was the first director of the Center for Finance & Technology at
Polytechnic University, and has taught at Wharton, Columbia and Fordham University.
Dr. Kalotay holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from Queen's University and a Ph.D. from the University of
Toronto. He is member of the Fixed Income Analyst Society's “Hall of Fame.”
CEO, International AIDS Trust, and former Special Assistant to the President of the United States.
Hyman Schoenblum is a Senior Advisor to Saber Partners, LLC. Previously, Mr. Schoenblum spent 35 years at Consolidated Edison Company, Inc. (Con Ed), where he served, at various times, as their Vice President and Treasurer; Vice President and Controller; and, Vice President of Strategic Planning. While in those positions, his responsibilities included serving as the company's lead spokesperson in its investor relations effort. He is currently Vice President of Internal Audit at Maimonides Medical Center.
Joseph Sebastian Fichera
Michael L. Noël