Managing Director and Chief Economist
Jay Bryson is a managing director and the chief economist for Wells Fargo’s Corporate and Investment Bank, a position he has held since 2018. In this role, Jay leads the Economics Group, which provides analysis on economic and financial developments in the major economies of the world as well as forecasts of macroeconomic variables in these economies. He was Wells Fargo’s global economist between 1998 and 2018.
Before joining Wells Fargo in 1998, Jay was an economist in the division of international finance at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC. He started his career as an assistant professor of economics at the University of Alabama. Jay has published in academic and popular economic journals, and his comments on the economy regularly appear in The Wall Street Journal, the New York Time, and USA Today.