2019 Economic Summit
Join us for the fifth Annual Economic Summit, the premier business and economic event of the year complete with expert speakers along with great networking - an event unmatched in our region.
Guest Speaker - Mark Vitner
Mark is a managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, where he is responsible for tracking U.S. and regional economic trends. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, he also writes for the company?s Monthly Economic Outlook report and the Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary, provides regular updates on the housing markets, commercial real estate, regional economies, consumer spending, and issues impacting small business.
Mark joined a Wells Fargo predecessor institution in 1993. Before that, he spent nine years as an economist for Barnett Banks in Jacksonville, Florida. His commentary has been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and many other publications.
This event is a celebration of the economic vitality of our region and will sell out fast. Cost to attend is $30 per person. Please RSVP by noon, December 6 by calling (434) 845-5966, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or online.
More information on the speaker:
Originally from Atlanta, Mark earned a B.B.A. in economics from the University of
Georgia and an M.B.A. from the University of North Florida. He has completed further
graduate work in economics at the University of Florida ,and has also completed the
National Association for Business Economics (NABE) Advanced Training in Economics
program at Carnegie Mellon University.
Mark is a member of NABE and its inaugural Certified Business Economist class. He is a
past president and co-founder of the NABE Charlotte chapter, The Charlotte Economics
Club. He currently chairs the Foundation for the Charlotte Jewish Community and serves
as a distinguished lecturer and practitioner at the University of Georgia. He is a member
of the American Economic Association and the Western Economic Association. He also
chaired the Economic Advisory Council for the California Chamber of Commerce for
three years. He is a member of the Blue Chip economic forecasting panel and the Western
Blue Chip forecasts panel, and he serves on the Joint Advisory Board of Economists for
the Commonwealth of Virginia.