ROCK HILL, S.C. – Wells Fargo Securities Senior Economist Mark Vitner will analyze national, regional and local economic trends during a Sept. 15 breakfast at Winthrop University.
The 7:30 a.m. Economic Forecast Breakfast in McBryde Hall is hosted by Wachovia, a Wells Fargo company, and Winthrop University’s College of Business Administration.
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 is also 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.
The Sept. 15 event is open to the regional business community. Reservations should be made by Sept. 10 by calling 803/323-2186, ext. 6274, or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.