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

Adam J. Fowler

Director of Research

Office: 424.646.4661

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Rick Smith

Senior Director of Business Development

Office: 858.997.1834

Victoria Pike Bond

Director of Marketing & Communications

Office: 951.827.2792
Cell: 415.488.7195

Uday Ram

Manager, Sustainable Growth and Development

Office: 424.666.3838

Taner Osman, PhD

Manager, Regional and Sub-Regional Analysis

Office: 424.666.2166

Mike Dozier

Director of Business Development, Northern California

Office: 424.372.1006
Cell: 559.696.2524

Brian Vanderplas

Senior Research Associate

Office: 424.646.4654

Hoyu Chong

Senior Research Associate

Office: 424.320.0070

Mazen Bou Zeineddine

Senior Research Associate

Office: 424.646.4655

Ryan Martinez

Senior Research Associate, Economic Forecasting

Office: 424.646.4657

John Macke

Research Associate, Regional and Sub-Regional Analysis

Office: 424.646.4653

Alissa Dubetz

Research Associate, Economic, Fiscal, and Social Impact Analysis

Office: 424-372-1062

James McKeever

Research Associate, Regional and Sub-Regional Analysis

Office: 424-646-4650

Steven Espinoza

Research Associate, Housing, Land Use, and Real Estate Advisory

Office: 310-571-3399

Danielle Tremeear

Executive Assistant

Office: 424.646.4659

Lachlan Roach

Business Development Manager

Office: 424.666.2165

Jessica Hernandez

Marketing Coordinator

Office: 424.646.4658

Rachel Amick

Administrative Associate/Project Coordinator

Office: 424-646-4662