Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship announce that Loretta J. Mester, CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, will be the keynote speaker at the 13th annual Economic Forecast event on Feb. 19.
Mester joins a dynamic panel that also includes Michael K. Farr, author, CNBC contributor and president of Farr, Miller & Washington, LLC, and Joan K. Woodward, president, Travelers Institute and executive vice president for public policy with The Travelers Companies, Inc.The panel will be moderated by Jon Hilsenrath, chief economic correspondent for The Wall Street Journal. The event will be held in Clayton Hall on the University of Delaware campus, from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Each speaker will make opening remarks followed by a discussion about current economic conditions and trends.
“This is a unique opportunity for the business community and students alike to hear directly from the policy-makers that shape and interpret U.S. economy,” said Catharine N. Lyons, CEO of Lyons Companies.
Launched in 2006 as an employee education workshop, Lyons Companies’ Economic Forecast later aligned with the University of Delaware’s Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship and has grown to nearly 600 attendees. The event is open to the public and free of charge. Seating is limited and reservations are required.For more information about the event and to register, visit bit.ly/2019EconomicForecast.