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January 7, 2021

The NC Chamber and the North Carolina Bankers Association proudly present the 19th Annual Economic Forecast Forum, a gathering of our state’s most powerful and influential leaders, to discuss how the state can become a leader in job retention, job creation and quality of life.

Presented By
  • Pinnacle Financial Partners Logo


Tuesday, January 7
9:00 amCall to Order & Welcome
9:10 amIntroduction and Keynote Address

Terry Turner, President & CEO, Pinnacle Financial Partners

9:30 amUpdate from the Federal Reserve

Thomas Barkin, President & CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

9:50 amBreak
10:05 amNotes from the 2020 Election

Rob Engstrom, Chief Political Strategist, American Bankers Association, and Senior Advisor, Political and Federation Relations, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

10:25 amEconomic Forecast Panel
  • Dr. Harry M. Davis, Economist, North Carolina Bankers Association and Professor of Finance, Appalachian State University
  • Eugene Flood, Managing Partner, Next Sector Capital
  • Dr. Christian Lundblad, Director of Research, Levin Distinguished Professor of Finance, and Associate Dean of the PhD Program, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • Mark Vitner, Managing Director, Senior Economist, Wells Fargo Securities
  • Cheryl Young, Senior Economist, Zillow
  • Moderator: Tim Boyum, Spectrum News
11:25 amClosing Comments