Forest E. Myers, Ph.D.
Areas of expertise: banking, finance, risk management
Forest E. Myers, Ph.D., is an instructor of finance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Henry W. Bloch School of Management.
He earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in economics from Kansas State University. He served as an economist with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. and prior to joining the Bloch School, Myers was an economist in the Supervision and Risk Management Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He has also been a consultant with the FDIC.
Myers has been published in top journals including the RMS Journal, Journal of Banking and Finance and Journal of Banking Research. He also authored the book Basics for Bank Directors for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
In 2005, Myers earned the William Taylor Award for Excellence in Bank Supervision, the Federal Reserve System’s highest award for non-official staff in bank supervision and regulation.