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Wednesday, November 3

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Andy Welki received a B.A. in Economics from Wilkes College and completed his Ph.D. in Economics from Penn State University. Since then Dr. Welki has been a faculty member at John Carroll University within the Department of Economics and Finance in the Boler College of Business. Past administrative experience includes service as an Assistant Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences.

He is an active researcher with publications in areas including sports economics, the choice of college major, and highway safety. Additionally, he has received awards for his teaching quality at the College level, the University level, and from external organizations.

His University service includes more than 25 years as the Faculty Representative to the Ohio Athletic Conference and the NCAA. Within the conference he has held a number of leadership positions.

Dr. Sean Zhang has a BS in Mathematics, MS in Statistics, and Ph.D. in Personal Financial Planning. As the director of the Financial Planning and Wealth Management program at JCU, he has built and led the program since 2018. He is a CFP® holder and is a CFA III candidate. He has published articles in Journal of Personal Finance and Journal of Financial Planning. In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball, kayaking and downhill skiing.