Charles Jaromir Kulp is a Senior Capital Markets Specialist with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and is based out of Chicago. He also has worked with the FDIC as a financial economist and bank examiner. Prior to joining the FDIC, in the mid-1990s he worked in Prague with Patria Finance and the Czech Ministry of Economy under Minister Karel Dyba. Charles holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Certified Public Accountant.
He received a PhD in Economics from Kansas State University. He also holds a Master’s degree in Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Kansas. His areas of interest for research include risks to the banking industry and capital markets. He was born in a Czech community in Chicago and has visited family in the Czech Republic regularly since 1969. Both parents are from northern Moravia. They came to the United States as students in 1947 and chose to stay following the coup d’etat in 1948. Both are long-time SVU members.