General Session Speaker

Tim Quinlan

Director, Senior Economist
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Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Wells Fargo & Company

​Tim Quinlan is a director and senior economist with Wells Fargo Securities. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, he provides analysis on the macro U.S. economy and major foreign economies. Domestically, he covers industrial production, manufacturing, and business investment spending. His international efforts concentrate on Japan, Canada, Korea, and Australia. Tim’s work has been published in academic economic journals and his comments on the economy regularly appear in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and USA Today. He is also a frequent guest on CNBC and National Public Radio.

Tim joined the company in 2002. He previously held positions as a trust account portfolio manager and investment strategist before joining the economics group in 2007. Prior to joining the company, he worked for Putnam Investments in Boston.

Tim has a B.A. from Siena College in Albany, New York. He is a member of both the National Association for Business Economics and the Canadian Association for Business Economics.



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