Oral history interview with Pedro Carlos Aspe Armella 2012

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
Digital Project:
Carnegie Digital Past and Future
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-nzjf-1246