Interview with Bill Isaac (Former FDIC Chair)

No Comment

Just before winter break, Rwick Sarkar (V form) and I interviewed an SM parent and trustee Bill Isaac. Mr. Isaac is the former chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, a government organization which provides deposit insurance to depositors in US banks, and today he is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting in Sarasota, Florida. He served as the chair of the FDIC during the 1980s, a recessive time period for the United States economy, in which he had to manage about 3,000 bank failures. We discussed his background overview at 0:45, his economic philosophy at 9:09, tax legislation at 11:31, banking regulations at 16:18, current day polarization in America at 21:27, and advice for high schoolers like us at 28:05. Enjoy the interview!



About the author

Connor Browder is a 16 year old from Greenwich, Connecticut. He is a member of the St. Mark’s Class of 2019. He plans on pursuing a career in bio-engineering, software development, and entrepreneurship. He intends on getting a major in Biomedical Engineering and a minor in computer science. Some other interests include squash, golf, computer programming, and cross country.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked (required)

Also in this Issue

Why Teens are Sleep Deprived

During the ages of fourteen to seventeen, the amount of sleep teens get is very important. According to a study by the CDC, the recommended amount of sleep for teenagers is 8-10 hours. And yet the average amount of sleep that teens are getting is only 6-7 hours of sleep. So what has gone wrong? Read more →