Executive Team

Dr. J. Antonio Villamil

Founder and Principal

Tony Villamil is a nationally recognized business economist, with over thirty-five years of successful career as a senior economist, university Dean and high-level policymaker for both federal and state governments. He has served as US Undersecretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs appointed by President George H.W. Bush with full US Senate confirmation. He is the founder of a successful ec...

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Marielena A. Villamil

President & Chief Executive Officer

Marielena Villamil has an outstanding record of accomplishments in business consulting, higher education and civic leadership. Ms. Villamil is cofounder and serves as Chief Executive Officer of a growing economic and governmental advisor firm, The Washington Economics Group, Inc. (WEG). She founded the firm in 1993 with nationally recognized economist, Dr. Tony Villamil, former US Undersecre...

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Ivan Noltenius

Economic Analyst

Ivan Noltenius is an Economic Analyst at The Washington Economics Group (WEG). Ivan conducts data acquisition and economic analysis for the multifaceted projects of the firm. Ivan has over three years of experience in financial data analysis as well as accounting. Prior to working at WEG, Ivan was a hedge fund accountant at Kaufman Rossin (now ALPS), and also worked in operations ...

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Haydee M. Carrion-Chang

Senior and Project Research and Executive Assistant to Dr. Villamil

Haydee M. Carrion has been Executive Assistant to Dr. Villamil since the firm’s founding in 1993.  She has senior level expertise in multi-media presentations and in the preparation and design of complex reports and documents for clients, utilizing the latest technologies  In 2012, WEG promoted her to Senior and Project Research Assistant to the firm, given outstan...

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