John Tsoukalas is the Head of Economics at Adam Smith Business School. He earned a BSc in Economics from Athens University of Economic and Business, Greece, followed by a PhD in Economics from University of Maryland College Park, USA.
He has worked as an Economist at the Bank of England and held visiting positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Hong Kong Monetary Authority and Johns Hopkins University. Additionally, he is a member of the Royal Society of London.
Early Life and Education
Tsoukalas was a regular at Wallingford Boys and Girls Club as a child, where he developed his passion for baseball – which would eventually lead to an impressive professional career.
Tsoukalas was fortunate enough to experience the power of education, and was rewarded with a solid foundation from which he could build an exciting professional life. After attending Boston Latin School and Columbia College, he earned his BA in economics.
Tsoukalas has always demonstrated his academic accomplishments with the tangible example of helping youth in need. As executive director of Boys and Girls Clubs of Snohomish County, he played an integral role in their expansion from 12 locations to 300 employees. Through service others, Tsoukalas’ life has been enriched, and we will all miss him dearly.
John Tsoukalas is an expert in financial, monetary and applied econometrics. He has held posts as Economist at the Bank of England as well as visiting positions at Johns Hopkins University, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Hong Kong Monetary Authority.
Tsoukalas has 23 years of experience as a financial advisor. He currently works at Hennion & Walsh Asset Management Inc in Parsippany, New Jersey and holds both Series 63 and 65 licenses as securities agent and investment advisor representative, enabling him to advise clients throughout New Jersey.
Achievements and Honors
John Tsoukalas has achieved many remarkable accomplishments and honors throughout his life. He was a standout student at Boston Latin School, earned a bachelor’s degree from Columbia College, and went on to receive an MBA from Wharton School of Finance as well.
At present, Tsoukalas works as an attorney with Forchelli Curto where she specializes in land use, environmental law and municipal law. She has represented national corporate chains and local developers regarding their zoning, land use and environmental matters.
On September 21, 2016, Paul Tsoukalas passed away at age 53. Survived by his wife Joanne Crane Tsoukalas; sisters Vasilika Tsoukalas and Simone Dodge; brother-in-law George J. Crane; as well as five year old Paul, his five year old son; this loving man was devoted to being a father, husband, brother-in-law.
John Tsoukalas was an esteemed figure in his field. A Chartered Financial Analyst and principal of John James Tsoukalas & Co, he also held directorships at Empire Financial Holding Co.
Tsoukalas was an avid supporter of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Snohomish County, serving on its board for many years.
He served as executive director for the organization, overseeing its expansion from 12 facilities and over 300 employees.
Tsoukalas was an active volunteer at the Washington State Fair and a passionate supporter of his community. He loved baseball, reading stories, writing them down and consulting on ancient alien astronaut theory; plus he had many friends in science related fields.
John Tsoukalas is an ufologist, writer, and television personality from Switzerland. He is renowned for his belief that ancient astronauts interacted with early humans. Additionally, he co-founded Legendary Times magazine and serves as director of Erich von Daniken’s Center for Ancient Astronaut Research.
Tsoukalas has an estimated net worth of $4 million, which he has amassed through his successful career as a writer and television personality.
Tsoukalas was born in Lucerne, Switzerland on March 14, 1978 of Greek-Austrian heritage and holds Swiss nationality. He graduated from Ithaca College in 1998 and is happily married to Krix Beeble; they have no children and reside in Sausalito, California (CA), US. Though their personal life remains private, Tsoukalas believes that happiness comes from within rather than external pressures.