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08/20/2008

Wachovia's Senior Economist Will Review Trends During Forecast Breakfast on Sept. 12

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 Mark Vitner of Wachovia will talk about global, national, regional and local trends.
 Vitner is widely quoted in national business magazines and writes the bank's financial commentary.

ROCK HILL, S.C. - Wachovia Corp.’s Senior Economist Mark Vitner will review global, national, regional and local trends during an economic forecast breakfast meeting Sept. 12 in downtown Rock Hill.

Wachovia and Winthrop University are co-hosts for the breakfast, which normally attracts business leaders from around York County. The event will be held from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the Palmetto Room at 135 East Main Street.

Vitner joined Wachovia in 1993 and is responsible for tracking U.S. and regional economic trends. He writes Wachovia’s economic newsletter, Regional Economic Review, and also contributes to their Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary.

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

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

The event is open to the business community and reservations can be made by Sept. 8 to 803/323-2186, ext. 6274, or by e-mail at guidryt@winthrop.edu.

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