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Jeffrey Korzenik

Chief Economist
Fifth Third Bank

Jeff Korzenik is Chief Economist for one of the nation’s largest commercial banks and a prominent advocate of Fair Chance/Second Chance hiring. A regular guest on CNBC, Fox Business News, and Bloomberg TV, his perspective on the economy, markets, manufacturing, and the workforce are frequently cited in the financial and business press. He is an award-winning writer whose work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, The Harvard Business Review, The Hill and other outlets.

Jeff is the author of the groundbreaking book, “Untapped Talent: How Second Chance Hiring Works for Your Business and the Community” (HarperCollins Leadership, April 2021), which shares the business case and best practices for hiring people with criminal records. In recognition of his work on the interaction of the criminal justice system and the labor markets, Jeff was elected to membership in the Council of Criminal Justice.

Jeff is a graduate of Princeton University, with an A.B. in Economics and a Certificate of Proficiency in Near Eastern Studies.

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Events featuring Jeffrey Korzenik
Events featuring Jeffrey Korzenik