Economist Lance McCarthy Joins Faith Driven Consumer as National Economic Advisor


Faith Driven Consumer

Mar 22, 2016 2:08 PM

Founder Chris Stone announces that Dr. Lance McCarthy—the nationally recognized faith-based economist and investment advisor to leading pastors, professional athletes, government officials—joins Faith Driven Consumer as National Economic Advisor 

(Raleigh, NC, March 22, 2016)—Faith Driven Consumer™ (FDC)—representing 41 million Americans who spend $2 trillion annually, has earned wide recognition for its groundbreaking (FEI), which now scores more than 500 major brands for compatibility with the FDC community and is the nation’s 2nd largest diversity index behind the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. FDC is also known for its influence in Hollywood, where the group serves as a bellwether for the industry in forecasting the success of faith-based films and programming.  


Today, Faith Driven Consumer founder Chris Stone is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. E. Lance McCarthy as National Economic Advisor to the organization:

“Dr. Lance McCarthy’s resume and accomplishments are extensive. Noted pastors, famous athletes, heads of major non-profit organizations, leading corporations, and government officials alike lean heavily on his expertise and insights on investments, finance, jobs, urban development and economic growth. Dr. McCarthy is specifically a leading expert on the intersection of faith and economic issues.

“As a member of the Faith Driven Consumer community and someone who prizes the value of diversity in the workplace and marketplace, he is at the intersection of the key areas relevant to Faith Driven Consumers and the Faith Equality Index.  

“With these incredible credentials and credibility, we are honored to announce that Dr. McCarthy is joining Faith Driven Consumer as National Economic Advisor. In this role, he will advise us on the Faith Equality Index, serve as a key liaison to the Fortune 1000 in improving their position with a community of 41 million Americans who seek to be celebrated as the newest color in America’s rainbow of diversity, and represent the organization in his many speaking appearances around the country.”

To view Dr. E. Lance McCarthy’s complete bio, click here: Dr. McCarthy's Bio

The Faith Equality Index rates, on a 100-point scale, how well brands acknowledge Faith Driven Consumers by welcoming, embracing, and celebrating them, and is the benchmark FDCs use to make consumer choices—through the lens of their biblical worldview. 


About Faith Driven ConsumerFaith Driven Consumer (FDC) is working to achieve marketplace and workplace equality for 41 million consumers who spend two trillion dollars annually. FDC envisions a world where inclusion is extended with parity to Faith Driven Consumers, who have the right to be celebrated as an essential color in the American rainbow of diversity.

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