Patricia, Deloitte Services LP, is the managing director for Economics with responsibility for contributing to Deloitte’s Eminence Practice with a focus on economic policy. She regularly briefs members of Deloitte’s executive leadership team on changes to the US economic outlook and is responsible for the US chapter of Deloitte’s quarterly Global Economic Outlook and produces “Issues by the Numbers,” a data-driven examination of important economic policy issues.
Lester Gunnion is an economist and manager in the Research & Insights team. He contributes to the United States Economic Forecast and maintains a current-quarter nowcast model for the US economy. Gunnion provides frequent macroeconomic briefings to senior firm leaders and publishes research spanning economic trends and sectors in the United States and the global economy. Earlier in his career at Deloitte, he covered the economies of Russia, South Africa, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.