• River Region economic Summit, Montgomery Chamber, MGMChamber, Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce
  • 2019 River Region Economic Summit

  • November 13, 2019 | 8:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

    Wynlakes Golf & Country Club | 7900 Wynlakes Blvd. | Montgomery, AL 36117

    Sallie Hines | shines@montgomerychamber.com | 334-240-9430

    $125 per person | $1,000 corporate table
    * Registration includes lunch

    4 hours of CPE credits available

  • Agenda Agenda

  • Welcome: Edward Welch, Chairman, Welch Hornsby

    Opening Speaker: Jonathan Golub, Chief Equity Strategist, Credit Suisse NY

    Luncheon Speaker: Michael Randle, Publisher, Southern Business & Development Magazine

  • Speakers Speakers

  • Jonathan Golub is a Managing Director and Chief U.S. Equity Strategist for Credit Suisse, based in New York. In this role, he is responsible for the firm’s equity outlook, including market and earnings forecasts. Mr. Golub is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a CFA charter holder. He has been recognized as a top-ranked strategist by Institutional Investor and featured on Bloomberg, Business Insider, CNBC, and New York Times.



  • Heath Jordan is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Trustmark Investment Advisors, Inc. (TIAI). He has 22 years of experience in the investment industry including securities analysis, asset allocation, quantitative modeling, and mutual fund management. He is a graduate of Belhaven University and earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. 



  • Anoop Mishra is a vice president and regional executive at the Birmingham Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. As part of the Regional Economic Information Network, he is responsible for economic intelligence gathering in the local business and academic communities to support the Atlanta Bank’s contributions to the monetary policy process. Mishra earned his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.



  • Michael Randle is editor and publisher of Southern Business & Development Magazine, and he has been featured or quoted in more than 900 different media properties around the world and was described by Fred Barnes of Fox News as “an expert on the South’s economy.” Southern Business & Development  Magazine is the South’s most prominent business and economic development publication. Randle’s publications and three web sites have been quoted and/or featured on CNN, AP, Time, ABC News, NBC News, Fox News, CNBC, MSNBC, PBS, The Huffington Post, Bloomberg, Yahoo, Al Jazeera, BBC, and in dozens of other electronic media and in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Business Week, Forbes, The New York Times and The Boston Globe. 

  • Dr. Keivan Deravi is the president of Economics Research Services, Inc. He is the architect of the Alabama Economic Forecasting Model and Alabama Input/output model. Over the last 35 years, Dr. Deravi’s forecasts have been utilized by every administration in developing the General Fund and Education Trust Fund budgets. He has been involved with the economic impact and feasibility of ThyssenKrupp Steel and Stainless USA, EADS, North America Inc, Airbus, Hyundai, Toyota, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, and many more. Dr. Deravi has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, London Financial Times, Bloomberg News, Forbes magazine, the New York Times, USA Today, National Public Radio, and Fox News Channel. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he received his doctorate degree. He also served as Professor of economics, President of Faculty Senate, Dean, Interim Provost, Special Assistant to the Chancellor over a period of 35 years at Auburn University System.

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    600 S. Court St, P.O. Box 79
    Montgomery, Alabama 36101
    Tel: 334.834.5200   Fax: 334.265.4745

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