Bob Dieli

Robert F. Dieli is president and founder of RDLB Inc., an economic research and management consulting firm based in Lombard, Ill.

From 1978 to 1987, Dieli served as an economist and later as a risk manager at The Continental Illinois National Bank of Chicago. From 1987 to 2000, Dieli held positions as economist and fixed income portfolio manager at The Northern Trust Company of Chicago. Dieli left the Northern Trust in 2001 to start RDLB Inc. 

In addition to being an economic advisor to MacKay & Company, RDLB Inc., also publishes Mr. Model, a monthly series of reports on current and prospective conditions in the US economy, from its web site at