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08/21/2012

Economic Forecast Breakfast Set For Sept. 5 in Richardson Ballroom

Quick Facts

 The breakfast is from 7:30-9 a.m. Sept. 5.
 Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist for Wells Fargo Securities, LLC is the keynote speaker.
 To reserve a spot call 803/323-2504 or e-mail bowdenp@winthrop.edu.

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Mark Vitner
ROCK HILL, S.C. – Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist for Wells Fargo Securites, LLC will share information on global, national, regional and local trends impacting the economy at the Economic Forecast Breakfast.

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., and Winthrop University’s College of Business Administration will host the breakfast from 7:30-9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, in Winthrop’s Rosalind and Jerry Richardson Ballroom located within the Anthony J. and Gale N. DiGiorgio Campus Center.

Vitner joined Wachovia in 1993 and is responsible for tracking U.S. and regional economic trends. He writes the economic newsletter, Regional Economic Review, and also contributes to its Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary. Prior to joining Wachovia and Wells Fargo Securities, Vitner was economist for Barnett Banks in Jacksonville, Fla., for nearly nine years.

Vitner's work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, USA Today and many other publications. He also is a frequent guest on CNBC, CNN, National Public Radio and the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

A native of Atlanta, Ga., Vitner holds a B.B.A. in economics from the University of Georgia, an M.B.A. from the University of North Florida and has completed further graduate work in economics at the University of Florida. Vitner also completed the NABE Advanced Training in Economics Program at Carnegie-Mellon University.

This event is open to the regional business community with reservations due by Aug. 24. To reserve a spot please call 803/323-2504 or e-mail bowdenp@winthrop.edu.

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