Nick Colsch – Nick became the director of the Wyoming Center for Business and Economic Analysis in the summer of 2018. He completed his undergraduate work in accounting, marketing, and economics at the University of Iowa in Iowa City and earned his master’s degree in economics at Western Illinois University in Macomb. He currently teaches courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Economics, Law, and Government at Laramie County Community College.
Richard O’Gara – Richard was the founder and director of the Wyoming Center for Business and Economic Analysis for the first 32 years of its existence and gratefully relinquished the directorship in the summer of 2015 so he could begin to move towards retirement. He completed his undergraduate work in economics at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio and earned his master’s degree in economics at the University of Wyoming. He taught Economics, Money, and Banking, Financial Management, and other courses for 27 years at Laramie County Community College before retiring from teaching in 2002.
In 1983, Richard created the Center for Economic and Business Data while at Laramie County Community College and moved the center to downtown Cheyenne in June 2004, changing its name to the Wyoming Center for Business and Economic Analysis. In the summer of 2015, the WCBEA returned to the Laramie County Community College campus where it remains a part of the college. Prior to working at the college, Richard directed the Research and Statistics Division of the Wyoming Department of Labor and worked as a fiscal administrator for the Wyoming Recreation Commission. The author of numerous economic and financial columns, Richard also works as a forensic economist.
Richard is a member of the National Association of Forensic Economists and the American Academy of Legal and Economic Experts. You can contact Richard by calling (307) 631-0514.
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Wyoming Center for Business & Economic Analysis @ LCCC
1400 E College Drive
Cheyenne, Wy 82007
Fax: (307) 778-1352
Instructor, Economics/Public Policy
Director, Wyoming Center for Business and Economic Analysis
Laramie County Community College
1400 East College Drive
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Email: [email protected]