Oral history interview with Pedro Carlos Aspe Armella, 2012

 

Name
Aspe Armella, Pedro (Interviewee)
Grele, Ron (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Pedro Carlos Aspe Armella, 2012
Abstract
(b. 1950); Senior Managing Director and Co-Chairman Evercore Partners. Appointment to the Carnegie Corporation of New York Board: met Vartan Gregorian at Brown University and McGraw-Hill Companies, notable individuals on the Board; led transition to new auditing firm: auditioning the Big Four and other auditing firms, transition from KPMG to McGladrey & Pullen, processes implemented to facilitate transition; sense of American philanthropy, experience with Mexican NGOs, transparency and foundations, Edward Sermier, D. Ellen Shuman, Robert J. Seman, Denise A. Clare, Thomas H. Kean, Helene L. Kaplan, Geoffrey T. Boisi; expertise in accounting: undergraduate years at Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology, accounting and economics, U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles instruction at University of Pennsylvania, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; programming fiscal oversight: programming in Africa and other developing economies; 2008 financial crisis: bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, 2009 recovery, management of liquidity, Internal Revenue Service; reflection on programs: partisanship and bipartisanism in U.S. education reform debates, balance between public and private sectors, the power of philanthropy; reflections on Mexico: work on opening Mexican economy, the North American Free Trade Agreement, success of NGOs, work of Aspe's daughters, migration to the U.S., “War on Drugs.”
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 3
Subjects
Drug control; Education; Economists; Economy--Mexico; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations--Auditing; Endowments; Aspe Armella, Pedro; Gregorian, Vartan; Carnegie Corporation of New York
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
2012
Physical Description
24 pages. + index; 1 digital audio file (60 min.)
Note (Biographical)
Ecomonist.
Note
Interviewed by Ron Grele on April 11, 2012.
Note (Provenance)
Gift of Pedro C. Aspe
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
10489047
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-nzjf-1246
Related URLs
Transcript
Available digital content for this interview.