Our People

We strive to bring only the best and the brightest onto our team

With many decades of experience between us,¬† the partners, staff, and affiliates of the Center for Economic Forecasting¬†are a dedicated team of professionals committed to giving our clients the very best of our abilities, knowledge, and experience. We strive to bring only the best and the brightest onto the Center’s team.

Our People

Christopher Thornberg, PhD

Director & Adjunct Professor

Office: 951.827.2792
Cell: 310.739.3286

Sherif Hanna

Deputy Director

Office: 951.827.2792
Cell: 323.356.3406

Robert Kleinhenz, PhD

Economist and Executive Director of Research

Office: 951.827.2792

Adam J. Fowler

Director of Research

Office: 424.646.4661

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Rick Smith

Director of Business Development

Office: 858.997.1834

Victoria Pike Bond

Director of Marketing & Communications

Office: 951.827.2792
Cell: 415.488.7195

Alysa Hannon

Client and Product Development Manager

Office: 424.666.3838

Taner Osman

Research Manager

Office: 424.666.2166

Kimberly Marx-Steele

Research Manager

Office: 424.646.4653

Brian Vanderplas

Senior Research Associate

Office: 424.646.4654

Justin Niakamal

Senior Research Associate

Office: 424.646.4650

Hoyu Chong

Senior Research Associate

Office: 424.320.0070

Peter Breslin

Research Associate

Office: 424.646.4663

Jordan Giali

Research Associate

Office: 310.622.9111

Danielle Tremeear

Executive Assistant

Office: 424.646.4659