Winthrop to Host Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast Featuring Mark Vitner Sept. 17
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Winthrop to Host Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast Featuring Mark Vitner Sept. 17

August 23, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The free event will last from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in Richardson Ballroom on Winthrop's campus.
  • Winthrop Economics Professor Lou Pantuosco, who also serves as the college’s department chair for accounting, finance and economics, will offer some insight on York County’s growth.

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and Winthrop University’s College of Business Administration will host its annual Economic Forecast Breakfast featuring Senior Economist Mark Vitner on Sept. 17.

The free event will last from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in Richardson Ballroom on Winthrop's campus. Vitner, managing director for Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, will provide his yearly analysis and predictions on global, national, regional and local trends impacting the economy. 

Winthrop Economics Professor Lou Pantuosco, who also serves as the college’s department chair for accounting, finance and economics, will offer some insight on York County’s growth.

Vitner joined Wachovia (then First Union) in 1993 and is responsible for tracking U.S. and regional economic trends. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, he also writes for the company's Monthly Economic Outlook report, the Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary, and provides regular updates on housing markets, commercial real estate, regional economics and inflation. Prior to joining Wachovia and Wells Fargo Securities, Vitner was an economist for Barnett Banks in Jacksonville, Florida, for nearly nine years. 

Vitner's commentary has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and many other publications. He also is a frequent guest on CNBC, CNN and National Public Radio.

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 National Association of Business Economics (NABE) Advanced Training in Economics Program at Carnegie-Mellon University.

This event is open to the regional business community with reservations due by Sept. 11 to 803/323-2504 or by email to Celeste Tiller, director of the business college’s external relations, at tillerc@winthrop.edu. You can also register online.

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Last Updated: 8/23/19