Dana Johnson has been senior vice president and chief economist at Comerica Inc. since January 2005. He leads the banks economics department and provides commentary and research vital to Comerica and its customers. Mr. Johnson came to Comerica from Bank One in Chicago where he served as managing director and head of research for Banc One Capital Markets. During his 18 years with Bank One, he was the chief economist for capital markets and was responsible for building the economics, foreign exchange, and fixed income research teams.Mr. Johnson began his career at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC, where he served for eight years doing both nonfinancial and financial analysis. His duties also included drafting speeches and testimony for former Fed Chairman Paul Volker.Mr. Johnson is a member of the National Association of Business Economists and the American Economic Association. Currently he is on the American Bankers Association Economic Advisory Committee. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University and a Ph.D. in Economics from Northwestern University.
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