About Professor Giovanni Scaringi: Giovanni Scaringi, Ph.D. graduated summa cum laude with a BA in International Political Economy and earned his MBA with concentrations in Economics and Management & Operations from the University of Bridgeport. With almost 18 years in both the private and public sectors, Giovanni has worked in finance and taught public policy, management, and primarily economics earning his MA and Ph.D. at Binghamton University. His research interests center on how diverging public inputs translate into public policy proposals. Currently, he is a Full Professor of Economics at SUNY Broome and has taught as an adjunct professor at Binghamton University. Giovanni is a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Air Force serving as a Medical Service Corp officer in the 439th Aeromedical Staging Squadron. He resides in Binghamton and represents the First District as an elected representative of the Binghamton City Council.
Chris White, Deputy Commissioner for Workforce Development, NYS Department of Labor
Christian Harris serves as a Labor Market Analyst for the New York State Department of Labor’s Division of Research and Statistics.