Econo-ON: 2021 Economic Insights
Date: January 21, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: REMO- a virtual platform
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Cost: FREE for TMA Members
$20 for Non-Members
2019 opened for chapters with an exciting "fight club" style event called the Econo- Off. Chief Economist, Comerica Bank, Dr. Robert Dye, was on hand to provide a 2019 Economic Outlook. David Nemes (of TMA West Michigan) and Daniel Fuller (of ACG Western Michigan) then went toe to toe. Would the economy rise or fall in the next few years? The crowd was polled, arguments were made and votes were cast. David Nemes' predictions ultimately claimed the Heavy Weight Title by a small margin and with the aid of a pandemic.
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Fast Forward to 2021:
The results are in and the economy has declined. But who could have predicted the pandemic? More importantly who can predict the path to an economic turnaround?
Join us as we welcome back Dr. Dye a second time and returning "fight club" contenders David Nemes (of TMA West Michigan) and Daniel Fuller (of ACG Western Michigan) who will once again take the stage to discuss the paths to growth. Traci Courter (of Mercantile Bank), will direct the conversation. Q & A to follow.
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Registration and Networking
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM Welcome, Announcements and Interactive Crowd Polling
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM 2021 Economic Forecast by Dr. Dye
12:30 PM - 12:50 PM Interactive Crowd Polling and Table Talk
12:50 PM - 1:20 PM David Nemes and Dan Fuller share economic turaround insights
1:20 PM - 1:30 PM Crowd Q & A
Dr. Robert Dye (Comerica Bank)
Robert A. Dye Ph.D. is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Comerica Bank. He leads the Comerica Economics Department, which provides research and analysis vital to Comerica and its customers, as well as business leaders and policy makers throughout the country.
Traci Courter (Mercantile Bank)
Traci L. Courter is a 24-year veteran of the banking industry primarily focusing on commercial loan workout. She is presently the First Vice President of Commercial Risk Assets at Mercantile Bank.
Daniel Fuller (BDO), ACG Western Michigan
Dan Fuller is a partner in BDO’s West Michigan Tax practice, with more than 25 years of experience in tax consulting for complex business organization and the owners of such organizations.
David Nemes (Business Company LLC), TMA West Michigan
David Nemes has more than 15 years of experience in consulting, financial analysis, entrepreneurship, accounting, and problem solving within a broad array of industries.