Eugene Flood Jr. dreamed of becoming a professional athlete, but soon he realized he could distinguish himself better  in economics,” writes Sommer Brokaw of the Triangle Tribune. Today, Gene Flood, Jr., Ph.D, President & CEO of Smith Breeden is a nationally-recognized television commentator, with frequent appearances on MSNBC’s “Squawk Box.”  He was Keynote Speaker at Downtown Durham Inc.’s annual conference, entitled “Durham, a Renaissance City,” inspiring business leaders to make a difference in the community.  Meet Gene Flood Jr., Ph.D, a  prominent global economist, who was listed in Black Enterprise Magazine as one of the most powerful men on Wall Street, and gain nuggets of wisdom on how he achieved success through credible and Biblical business practices in this episode of Conversations with Ron Lewis.