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John Allison, the president and CEO of the Cato Institute, will deliver the keynote address at the Nevada Policy Research Institute’s 2013 Spring Celebration. The event will be held on Wednesday, June 19, at The Eldorado Hotel and Casino in Reno.
Prior to joining Cato, Allison was chairman and CEO of BB&T Corporation, the 10th largest financial services holding company headquartered in the United States. During his tenure as CEO from 1989 to 2008, BB&T grew from $4.5 billion to $152 billion in assets. He was recognized by the Harvard Business Review as one of the 100 most successful CEOs in the world over the last decade. Allison is also the author of the New York Times bestseller The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure.
General reception begins at 6 p.m. Dinner program begins at 7 p.m.
The Eldorado Hotel & Casino is at 345 N. Virginia St., Reno.