Join the SAME Atlanta Post on Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 to hear Mr. Tom Cunningham, Senior Vice President / Chief Economist, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce discuss the 2018 economic outlook!
Senior Vice President / Chief Economist,
Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Tom Cunningham is the Chief Economist for the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC). Cunningham joined MAC in July 2015 following a 30-year career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He received a bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in economics from California State University, Fresno. He earned a master’s degree, a master of philosophy and a doctorate in economics from Columbia University. He also attended the executive development program at Wharton, and his work has been published in multiple professional journals.
Cunningham’s deep experience covers all aspects of applied economics and real estate trends, and he is a specialist in macroeconomic policy and regional analysis. He most recently served as vice president, senior economist and regional executive at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
Among other roles, he served as the point person for the Fed in the mid-1990s when the regional impact of hosting the 1996 Olympic Games was studied. Cunningham’s role at MAC focuses on designing policies and making recommendations for solving economic problems that MAC and other regional entities can address together.