Western Blue Chip Panelists

Bill Conerly

Principal - Conerly Consulting, LLC

Bill Conerly is Principal of Conerly Consulting LLC, Chief Economist of abcInvesting.com, and was previously Senior Vice President at First Interstate Bank.

He enjoys connecting the dots between the economy and business decisions, to help corporate executives and small business owners make decisions that are more profitable.

Author of Businomics: From the Headlines to Your Bottomline: How to Profit in Any Economic Cycle, and co-author of Thinking Economics (a high school textbook in multimedia format used in 24 states), Dr. Conerly has been quoted in Fortune Magazine, the Wall Street Journal and USA Today.  He has also been interviewed on The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, CNBC, CNN as well as many local stations.

Dr. Conerly is Chairman of the board of Cascade Policy Institute, a member of Governor Ted Kulongoski’s Council of Economic Advisors, and a Senior Fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis.

He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Duke University.