Covid & The DFW Economy: What’s The Outlook for Normal Again?
Jan 20, 2021 11:45 AM
Economic Panelist
Covid & The DFW Economy: What’s The Outlook for Normal Again?

DFW Economic Panelists

Roger Kaplan, CEO of RK Innovations
Sean McCarthy, Regional Chief Investment Officer, Southern Region of Wells Fargo Private Bank
KellyAnn Sutton, Regional Manager for Anthropologie Stores in the DFW Region

Roger Kaplan has over 39 years experience in the hospitality industry as a nationally acclaimed chef, owner, operator, entrepreneur, concept developer, manufacturing liaison and consultant. Roger’s background in both operations, culinary and manufacturing affords him a global perspective that encapsulates the total restaurant dining experience and its many facets.

Roger earned his chops through a varied career path that took him through some of the premier restaurants, hotels and restaurant companies in America.  From his initial start in hotels at the world famous Jockey Club restaurant at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Washington, DC to the Conservatory and Beau Nash restaurants at the Hotel Crescent Court in Dallas TX.

Sean McCarthy is the regional chief investment officer for the Southern Region of Wells Fargo Private Bank. He leads a team of investment professionals who deliver comprehensive, custom, diversified portfolio management for clients of The Private Bank. In his role, Mr. McCarthy serves as the investment thought leader in the region by providing insight and interpretation of the economy and financial markets at client events and through written commentary. He is a standing member of the organization’s portfolio construction working group.

Kelly Ann Sutton is a District Manager for Anthropologie.  She oversees 9 stores in the DFW area, Louisiana and Memphis, TN and has worked for the company for 15 years.  KellyAnn is active with the Dream Team and has been a part of the program since she joined Rotary.  She has an extraordinary jewelry and eye glass collection as well as a multitude of microphones (she loves karaoke).  Her hobbies include travel, happy hour, reading and spending time with her 7 year old nephew.