Olu Omodunbi, PhD

Chief Economist

“Growing up across three continents–Africa, Europe, and North America–I’ve been exposed to various financial tenets that helped mold my financial philosophy. That experience forged my passion for financial literacy, which helps individuals make better financial decisions.”

Olu Omodunbi, PhD Chief Economist

About Olu

As a senior vice president and the chief economist, Olu is responsible for setting the private bank’s economic view. He provides economic analyses and forecasts for clients within and outside the Chief Investment Office and represents Huntington in regional and national media.

With vast global experience and a deep commitment to community service, Olu analyzes wide-ranging data and helps people understand current economic trends and conditions. He is “touched” and “energized’ seeing his clients benefit from his research and guidance.

Valuable Insights

  • Monetary policy
  • International economics
  • Financial economics
  • Currencies


  • BS, mathematics, New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • PhD, economics, State University of New York (Binghamton)
  • VP programming, Economic Club of Pittsburgh (National Association of Business Economics)
  • Member of Slippery Rock University Economics and Finance advisory board council
  • Past research director at Finance Requires Effective Education (FREE)

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