THE GEORGE JARKESY SHOW HAD STRATEGIC ECONOMIC DECISIONS PRESIDENT WOODY BROCK ON THE SHOW TO TALK ABOUT HIS NEW BOOK, “AMERICAN GRIDLOCK.” WE ALSO HOSTED S&W SEED COMPANY PRESIDENT AND CEO MARK S. GREWAL ON OUR FORTUNE FRIDAY SEGMENT.
Holder of five academic degrees, Dr. Horace “Woody” Brock earned his B.A., M.B.A., and M.S. from Harvard University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University (mathematical economics and political philosophy). He was elected an Andrew Mellon Foundation Bicentennial Fellow in 1976. Dr. Brock studied under Kenneth J. Arrow, Professor of Economics, and John C. Harsanyi, Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, both winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics.
Dr. Brock founded SED in 1985, and in doing so was sponsored by Fidelity, GE Capital, IBM Pension Fund, and twenty other institutions looking for a much deeper level of analysis of interest rates and the economy. In addition to authoring SED’s periodic publications and numerous publications in professional journals, Dr. Brock has authored a series of Op-Ed pieces in the New York Times and the International Herald Tribune. His speaking engagements have included audiences as diverse as the World Economic Forum in Davos, Board of Directors of corporations and banks, corporate officers, high net worth families, private equity groups, and hedge funds. Dr. Brock also authored Interest Rate Insight, the first Expert-System developed for financial markets.
MARK S. GREWAL
Mr. Grewal was appointed President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of S&W Seed Company in October 2009. Beginning in February 2009 until October 2009, he provided advisory services to S&W Seed Company, our predecessor general partnership. He also has served as the Chief Executive Officer, President and Farm Manager of Triangle T Partners, LLC since August 2009 and has held the same positions with Triangle T Ranch, Inc. since February 2009, both located in Chowchilla, California. Since January 2010, he also has held the title of President of our subsidiary, Seed Holding, LLC. From January 2006 until he joined TTR, Mr. Grewal was the principal of Grewal Consulting, in Lemoore, California, where he addressed water, land, drainage and fertilizing, herbicide and insecticide management issues. From 1999 to February 2005, Mr. Grewal served as the Vice President of Ranching/Director of JG Boswell, Co., in Corcoran, California, a very large grower of agricultural crops. Mr. Grewal is Chairman of the Board of California Ammonia Co. and privately held TTP; he is the Chairman of the Plant Science Advisory Council of California State University and a member of the Leadership Committee of California State University, Fresno. Mr. Grewal earned a B.S. in Agronomy from California State University, Fresno, and an M.A. in Leadership from Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, California.