Keynote Presentations

Andy's Keynotes

What You Can Expect By Booking Andy

By booking Andy, clients get a deeply researched, insightful keynote speech on the nexus of economics, politics and business. To get a feel of what that's like, check out the video to your right.

Andy is an expert in crafting every keynote to the client and their needs. He did this for Congress, the US Treasury and the White House. And now he brings those skills sets to your clients. 

Andy provides a unique framework, that resonates with audiences and helps them understand the complex world we live in.

His ideas and insights are sought after from CNBC, Yahoo Finance, Fox Business, BNN, i24News and CBS WBBM. He delivers context to audiences to move them from the chaos now to confidence in the future.

Keynote Topics

Good news: hope for the economy!

Format: 30-45-minute keynote with Q&A

In this time of economic, political and market turbulence, there is good news underneath the chaos. It's difficult to see the opportunities with the outbreak of the corona virus. As the 1st former CMIO for the US government, Andy sees potential for good economic outcomes and solutions coming from the turmoil. He gives your audience a simple, powerful structure to understand a complex world. Corona virus, US trade policy, Federal Reserve interest rate policy and technology are all covered and connected back to your business.

What would it look like if your clients could understand the chaos occurring today to be comfortable with the future? Could they ignore the headlines and focus on their long-term goals? Imagine the impact this would have on your business and future growth. Andy objectively takes your audience out of the current chaos to provide confidence in the economic future.

Audience takeaways:



  • A simple, powerful tool to frame big events impacting US economy including Federal Reserve interest rate changes
  • Outlook for US domestic policy like trade and tax
  • Outlook for disruptive technology like blockchain, AI and crypto currencies
  • Outlook for understanding corona virus and what to expect in the future from the disease outbreak

2020 US Presidential Election:  impact on economy, business and jobs

Format: 30-45-minute keynote with Q&A

With over twenty Democrat candidates running, the 2020 US Presidential election is in full swing. The outcome of this election could have one of the biggest policy swings in US history. In this keynote, Andy breaks down the wide range of Democratic economic, social and tax plans.  He’ll tell you which plans help or hurt the economy the most. He’ll give you the winners and losers in each sector of the economy. And explain what to expect from President Trump as he attempts to gain a second term. Trade, health care and energy will all be impacted and discussed. Andy objectively takes your audience out of the current chaos to provide confidence in the future. He connects the dots to show how this election will impact their business, their jobs and their lives.

Audience takeaways:

  • Democrat candidate's economic plans on trade, healthcare, energy & environment, agriculture, housing and taxes
  • President Trump's economic plans on trade, healthcare, energy & environment, agriculture, housing and taxes
  • How these plans will impact the economy, business and jobs

ESG: Fact or Fad?

Check out ESG video

Format: 30-45-minute keynote with Q&A

Environmental, Social and Governance or ESG is considered one of the hottest investment themes today for clients and investment professionals. A record amount of money has flowed into sustainable focused ETFs and open-end mutual funds in 2019. But what actually is it and how do you define how to invest in companies that say they are doing it? As a former regulator and CMIO of the CFTC, Andy Busch explains how ESG came about, what the risks are and how ESG is trickier for investing than it looks. How does it fit into a bigger picture of the economy? After working for the agency that approved bitcoin, Andy brings a unique perspective to explaining why the SEC is not likely to approve ESG and regulate it. And why that will matter to all investment professionals and investors.

Audience takeaways:



  • What ESG is as an investment theme and its history
  • What are key risks for ESG investors
  • Why the SEC has problems with ESG

Key themes:

Chaos to Confidence…during times of economic stress. In this time of economic, political and market turbulence, there is good news underneath the chaos. As the 1st former CMIO for the US government, Andy sees potential for good economic outcomes and solutions coming from the turmoil!

Chaos to Confidence…during the 2020 election. With over twenty Democrat candidates running, the 2020 US Presidential election is in full swing. The outcome of this election could have one of the biggest policy swings in US history. In this keynote, Andy breaks down the wide range of Democratic economic, social and tax plans.  He’ll tell you which plans help or hurt the economy the most. He’ll give you the winners and losers in each sector of the economy. And explain what to expect from President Trump as he attempts to gain a second term. Trade, health care and energy will all be impacted and discussed.

Chaos to Confidence...with new investment strategies like ESG. Environmental, Social and Governance or ESG is considered one of the hottest investment themes today for clients and investment professionals. A record amount of money has flowed into sustainable focused ETFs and open-end mutual funds in 2019. But what actually is it and how do you define how to invest in companies that say they are doing it? As a former regulator and CMIO of the CFTC, Andy Busch explains how ESG came about, what the risks are and how ESG is trickier for investing than it looks. How does it fit into a bigger picture of the economy? After working for the agency that approved bitcoin, Andy brings a unique perspective to explaining why the SEC is not likely to approve ESG and regulate it. And why that will matter to all investment professionals and investors.

Check out ESG video here

Moving people from chaos to confidence

To book Andy for your next event, send us an email or call (815) 734-3152