Public Invited to Attend Live Webcast of Vectra Bank 21st Annual Economic Breakfast

Economists Dr. Phyllis Resnick, Dr. Richard Wobbekind and Real Estate and Economic Development Expert Patricia Silverstein to speak at this year’s event in Denver.

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We are fortunate to have such a distinguished panel of economic experts to provide insight to the state of the economic recovery and critical economic indicators affecting the state of Colorado.

Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 24, 2014

As talk of a full economic recovery in 2014 circulates, three of Colorado’s top economists will forecast the state’s fiscal health this year at Vectra Bank’s 21st annual Economic Forecast Update. Colorado business owners and community members across the state are invited are invited to view the event from their desktops as its streamed live from 7:30 am – 9:00 am, Wednesday, February 5, to study the current economic issues facing business, the state and country. For more information and to register, participants should visit http://www.vectrabank.com/webcast.

Participants will hear from three keynote speakers, including President, Development Research Partners, Patricia Silverstein; Dr. Phyllis Resnick, Ph.D., Lead Economist with Colorado Futures Center, Colorado State University; and Dr. Richard Wobbekind, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Business Economics and Finance at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Online participants will have the opportunity to ask questions via the webcast and can tweet about the event #VECTRAFORECAST.

“We are fortunate to have such a distinguished panel of economic experts to provide insight to the state of the economic recovery and critical economic indicators affecting the state of Colorado,” said Bruce Alexander, President and CEO of Vectra Bank. “This event helps our clients plan for success to maneuver the economic landscape in the coming year.”

Speakers:

  •     Patricia Silverstein, President of Development Research Partners, a Jefferson County, Colorado-based real estate analysis and economic development research company. Her expertise is in economic research and economic development, including industry cluster studies and strategic economic development planning.
  •     Dr. Phyllis Resnick, Ph.D., lead economist with Colorado Futures Center. Her current research includes an economic impact study of Medicaid expansion in Colorado and the 2040 economic and demographic forecast for the North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization.
  •     Dr. Richard Wobbekind, Ph.D., associate professor of business economics and finance at the University of Colorado Boulder. As Executive Director of the Business Research Division his responsibilities include developing an annual consensus forecast of the Colorado economy.

With assets of $2.7 billion, Vectra Bank Colorado is a proactive, customer-focused organization dedicated to real relationship banking. Part of the Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ:ZION) family of banks, Vectra serves Colorado’s small, middle-market and corporate business clients with 40 locations throughout Colorado, and one in Farmington, N.M. The bank’s website address is http://www.vectrabank.com. Member FDIC.


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