Dr. Roger Tutterow serves as Chief Economic Adviser for Henssler Financial. He is also a Professor of Economics at Kennesaw State University and serves as Director of the Econometric Center, an applied research center housed in Kennesaw’s Coles College of Business. In 2018, The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the appointment of Dr. Tutterow as the Henssler Financial Endowed Chair at Kennesaw State University.
Dr. Tutterow’s analysis of the economic, business, and political environments have been featured in a variety of media, including Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, USA Today, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Arizona Republic, Florida Times-Union, Kansas City Star, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Orlando Sentinel, Palm Beach Post, Wichita Eagle, and on CNN, CNBC, NBC, Bloomberg Television, NPR’s “Marketplace” and “All Things Considered,” CNN-Radio, as well as by regional electronic and print media.
In addition to his work in academia, Dr. Tutterow has served as a consultant on financial economics and statistical modeling for corporate clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to closely held businesses. He has provided expert testimony on economic, financial, and statistical matters in state and federal court, before the Georgia General Assembly, and before the Georgia Public Service Commission. Dr. Tutterow has given several hundred speeches to professional groups in more than 30 states and Canada on topics in the economic, business, and political arenas.
Dr. Tutterow served on the Council of Economic Advisors, under Georgia Governors Sonny Perdue, Nathan Deal, and Brian Kemp. In 2010, he was named to the Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians, which conducted a comprehensive review of Georgia’s Tax Code. In addition, Dr. Tutterow serves on the Georgia Child Support Commission, the Cobb County Public Employees’ Pension Board, and the Board of Trustees of Berry College. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vinings Bank, on the Southern Region Board of Directors for the American Red Cross Blood Services, and the Board of Directors for Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Atlanta. He was selected by Georgia Trend magazine as a “notable Georgian” and as one of “Georgia’s Most Influential” by James magazine.
A Georgia native, Dr. Tutterow holds a Bachelor of Science in Decision Science from Berry College and a Master of Arts and doctorate in Economics from Georgia State University. Prior to rejoining Kennesaw State University, Dr. Tutterow held faculty and administrative appointments at West Virginia University, Georgia State University and Mercer University. He has also served as a visiting professor at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and at the Institute for Industrial Policy Studies in Seoul, South Korea.