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07/28/2014

Wells Fargo and Winthrop Will Sponsor Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast on Sept. 12

Quick Facts

 Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist for Wells Fargo Securities will discuss global, national, regional, and local trends affecting the economy during the event in the Richardson Ballroom, DiGiorgio Campus Center on Winthrop’s campus.
 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.

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Mark Vitner
ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – Wells Fargo Bank and Winthrop University’s College of Business Administration will host its annual Economic Forecast Breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. on Sept. 12.

Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist for Wells Fargo Securities will discuss global, national, regional, and local trends affecting the economy during the event in the Richardson Ballroom, DiGiorgio Campus Center on Winthrop’s campus.

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, Florida, 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, Georgia, 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.

The Sept. 12 event is open to the regional business community. Reservations must be made by Sept. 9 to 803/323-2186, ext. 6274, or by e-mail to Chris Holloman at hollomanc@winthrop.edu.

Those interested also can register online here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/economic-forecast-breakfast-2014-registration-11884688423

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