Kevin Hassett, Ph.D.

Board of Directors, Member

Former Senior Advisor and Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers from 2017 through 2019. He was called back to the White House to serve as a Senior Advisor to President Trump to support data-driven decisions in response to the Coronavirus. Dr. Hassett is currently Vice President of the Lindsey Group, a visiting distinguished fellow at the Hoover Institution, an economic contributor at CNN, and a senior advisor to Capital Matters, the economic web site of the National Review.  Prior to his White House service, Hassett was an economist at the American Enterprise Institute. He also served as a senior economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. His academic background includes being an associate professor of economics and finance at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business, as well as a visiting professor at New York University’s Law School. He has also been a consultant to the U.S. Treasury Department, and an advisor to various presidential campaigns.