2020 public banks launch

The Public Banking Institute is honored to have the perspective and expertise of this new team of advisors to guide us in spreading public banking nationally. We are grateful to have access to their knowledge and insights as we tackle the opportunities opening up for the public banking movement in 2020 and beyond. Find full bios here.

Gar Alperovitz

Gar Alperovitz

Co-Founder, The Democracy Collaborative and Co-Chair, Next System Project

Mehrsa Baradaran

Mehrsa Baradaran

Professor of Banking Law at the University of California, Irvine

Amara Enyia

Amara Enyia

Public Policy Consultant

Sen. Mike Gravel

Mike Gravel

U.S. Senator

Thomas Greco

Thomas Greco Jr.

Author, Educator, and Community Economist

Thomas Hanna

Thomas Hanna

Research Director at The Democracy Collaborative; Co-Director of TDC’s Theory, Policy, and Research Division

Bob Hasegawa

Bob Hasegawa

Washington State Senator

Hazel Henderson

Hazel Henderson

President, Ethical Markets Media

Bob Hockett

Bob Hockett

Edward Cornell Professor of Law

Michael Hudson

Michael Hudson

President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET), a Wall Street Financial Analyst, Distinguished Research Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri

Thomas Marois

Thomas Marois

Senior Lecturer, Department of Development Studies SOAS, University of London

Ameya Pawar

Ameya Pawar

Senior Fellow – Economic Security Project, Senior Adviser – The Academy Group

Bill Sinclair

Bill Sinclair

Former Chair and CEO of First Washington Bancorp, Former faculty member of the Federal Reserve System

Tom Tresser

Tom Tresser

Civic educator. Public defender.

Richard Wolff

Richard Wolff

Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Visiting Professor International Affairs, New School University, New York City; Co-founder Democracy at Work; Host “Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff”