2015 Economic Outlook Breakfast
A morning filled with both macro and micro economic insights comes together with a focus on growing the Fox Cities economy. Also revealed are the results of an annual local economic outlook survey, conducted by the Fox Cities Regional Partnership, covering issues such as employment, availability of qualified workers, sales growth and volume, net profits, and salaries for the previous year. Participants also are asked to make projections for the coming year. The results are highlighted during the Economic Outlook Breakfast and also printed for distribution during the meeting.
2015 Keynote: John Thayer, CFA, CFP
Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer
• Gain insights into critical economic indicators and proven strategies for leveraging economic forecasts.
John Thayer is executive vice president, chief investment officer with Associated Private Client and Institutional Services. John leads the investment management team at Associated Trust Company which has $8 billion in assets under management. John has been with Associated since 2000 and brings more than 30 years of experience in trust services and portfolio management to both his team and the clients they serve. He is also frequently called upon to speak on capital markets and trends.
A graduate of the University of Michigan where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics, John has also earned the designations of Chartered Financial Analyst® and Certified Financial Planner® He is a member of the CFA Society of Milwaukee, Inc
CEcD-Executive Vice President
Fox Cities Regional Partnership
• Expand your view of our region’s economy through the Fox Cities Regional Partnership’s annual Economic Outlook Survey results.
Larry has more than twenty years of experience in leading economic development organizations as President/CEO in Colorado and California. One of 1,200 Certified Economic Developers worldwide, Larry came to Wisconsin in May of 2012 to establish the new regional organization that is the Fox Cities Regional Partnership. Larry is a former Councilman and Mayor of Longmont, Colorado. He is a graduate of Duns Scotus College.