In an article published today in the Associated Press, Thorn Run's Jason Rosenstock commented on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's first public speaking opportunity as head of the agency. In the hearing before the House Financial Services Committee, Mr. Rosenstock notes that Yellen "avoided all the major pitfalls that were presented to her." Mr. Rosenstock, an experienced financial services lobbyist, joined Thorn Run Partners in January of this year.
AP: Yellen Rebuffs Fed Critics And Pleases Investors
Janet Yellen pursued a simple strategy Tuesday for handling a battery of lawmakers who came armed with skepticism about the Federal Reserve.
By the end, by all accounts, she had made no serious gaffes.
"She avoided all the major pitfalls that were presented to her," said Jason Rosenstock, a lobbyist at Thorn Run Partners who works on financial services issues. "If the goal of the chair is to do no harm in these hearings, then she succeeded."
The entire article is available on the AP website.