Business leaders in every industry benefited from and gained greater insight into proposed legislation.
Will Congress address changes to Obamacare? How does "Medicare for All" factor in?
Will Congress fix the 2017 tax laws including QIP, or Qualified Improvement Property, which allows businesses to write off the full costs of short-lived investments, as the law intended.
Mary Moore Hamrick, chief public policy officer, Grant Thornton, and Chris William,Managing Director, Wells Fargo Private Client Group and executive producer and moderator, PBS program Carolina Business Review, translated regulatory and public policy positions into actionable tools to help businesses grow.
Chris William: Managing Director, Private Client Group, Wells Fargo; Moderator/Executive Producer, PBS television program CAROLINA BUSINESS REVIEW
Mary Moore Hamrick: Chief Public Policy Officer, Grant Thornton
30 years with Wells Fargo, Chris William is Managing Director in the Private Client Group and Moderator/Executive Producer for the long-running and regionally syndicated PBS television program CAROLINA BUSINESS REVIEW. As a finance professional as well as broadcast moderator, he has been uniquely qualified to observe and comment on business and industry for 3 decades. Other meaningful involvement is Chris’ leadership as the host and co-founder of The Forum for Corporate Conscience. In addition, he is host and Director for the Forum on Sustainable Business and the creative round-table IF: INNOVATION FIRST. He participates annually in, and authors numerous business and industry panels and conferences across the Carolinas.
Mary Moore Hamrick leads Grant Thornton’s public policy initiatives and government affairs efforts, based in Washington, D.C. She is the firm’s primary liaison with members of Congress, the accounting profession’s standards-setters, regulators and other policymakers, ensuring that Grant Thornton’s policy positions are well-represented. Hamrick is a member of Grant Thornton’s U.S. National Leadership Team and chair of the firm’s Political Action Committee. Hamrick has more than 20 years of experience working for and then with the U.S. Congress. She most recently served as the senior director of external relations and strategic planning for the Center for Audit Quality.