Dr. Vickers, whose background includes a law degree and a Ph.D. in economic and business history, served for four years as Assistant Comptroller of Florida, the Chief of Staff of the Florida Department of Banking and Finance. As an attorney, he has represented more than 100 financial institutions, including community banks, regional banks, Wall Street banks, and international banks. He is also the author of Panic in the Loop: Chicago’s Banking Crisis of 1932, which won the Silver Medal in the 2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards for the Finance/Investment/Economics Category;and Panic in Paradise: Florida’s Banking Crash of 1926.
2011. “Panic in the Loop: Chicago’s Banking Crisis of 1932”
2004. “Bank Secrecy Should be Ended: This Would Make the Financial System Safer” The Long View: A Journal of Informed Opinion.
1997. “Addison Mizner: Promoter in Paradise” The Florida Historical Quarterly.
1996. “Open the Vault: The Urgent Need to Abolish Bank Secrecey” Business Library Review: An International Journal.
1994. “Panic in Paradise: Florida’s Banking Crash of 1926”