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New York based global economist provides SWFL a glimpse into our future

New York based global economist provides SWFL a glimpse into our future

New York based global economist, James P. Sweeney  who travels internationally to share economic insights with world business leaders, will be the keynote speaker at the Above Board Chamber of Florida’s webinar, “Economic Recovery after COVID-19,” to be held on Thursday, July 9, from 4-5:30 PM. Sweeney will provide the business community with his view of the current state of the economy here in Southwest Florida, the nation and globally and what we can likely expect the future to hold. The cost to attend the virtual event is $30. Visit AboveBoardChamber.com to register and pay online.

“We are extremely fortunate to have someone of this caliber speak to our business community about our economic outlook,” says CEO of the Above Board Chamber of Florida Jeanne Sweeny. Our community, like others around the world, have been severely impacted by the global coronavirus pandemic, and wants to know what the future of our economy may be in order to be better prepared.”

James P. Sweeney is Credit Suisse’s Chief Economist and Regional CIO for the Americas. He manages a 35-person economics department spread worldwide. His written topics focus on the global and U.S. economies, particularly on global industrial production and the workings of the global financial system. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Economic Club of New York, and the National Committee on the United States-China Relations. Sweeney received his master’s degree from the London School of Economics and a bachelor’s from Florida State University. Sweeney also is the son of Above Board Chamber founder and CEO Jeanne Sweeney.

Nabil Hanano, a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., T. Rowe Price International Funds and T. Rowe Price International, Ltd of Boston, will serve as our guest emcee. Hanano is also associate portfolio manager of the Global Focused Equity Strategy in the U.S. Equity Division for the company. He manages approximately $15.1 billion in assets primarily for institutional investors. Overall, T. Rowe Price has managed approximately $1 trillion in assets through March of this year.

Sponsors for the virtual event are Conditioned Air, CONRIC PR & Marketing, Quest Resources, Storm Smart, Sunshine Ace Hardware and Trinity Janitorial Services.

Yearly sponsors for Above Board Chamber of Florida are Tri-Town Construction LLC, Conditioned Air, CONRIC PR & Marketing, WGCU Public Media, Gulf Coast International Properties, Naples Floral Design, Spada Salon and Day Spa, Your Walking Billboard LLC, Charlie McDonald Photography, Lady in Pink Photography LLC, Signarama North Fort Myers and Creative Business Coaches.