New York Based Global Economist Provides SWFL and the Nation 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 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.

This webinar starts at 4 p.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m.

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Keynote Speaker
James P. SweeneyJames P. Sweeney
Credit Suisse
Chief Economist and Regional CIO for the Americas
Mr. Sweeney manages a 35 person economics department spread worldwide. His written topics focus on the global and US economies, particularly on global industrial production and the workings of the global financial system. His work appears regularly in major international financial media, and James travels extensively to meet clients and policymakers. James is a member of Credit Suisse’s Zurich based investment committee, which determines investments for some of the firm’s more than $800bn in assets under management, the Americas Operating Committee of the Global Markets Division, and the Americas Pension Investment Committee.

Previously James held roles including Head of Fixed Income Research and Chief Fixed Income Global Strategist. He joined Credit Suisse in 2000, having previously worked as a political speechwriter. He holds an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and a BS magna cum laude from Florida State University. James 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.

Nabil Hanano, CFANabil Hanano, CFA
Vice President, T. Rowe Price Group
Associate Portfolio Manager, Global Focused Growth Equity Strategy
Global Focused Growth, as of March 31, 2020, managed approximately $15.1 billion in assets primarily for institutional investors. Strategy mandate is focused on growth investing in all sectors, market capitalizations, and countries across the world. T. Rowe Price overall managed approximately $1.0 trillion in assets as of March 31, 2020.

11 years of investment experience
8 years with T. Rowe Price
2012-2020, Analyst – Global Focused Growth Equity
4 years with Raymond James & Associates
2008-2012, Senior Research Associate – IT Hardware, Distribution and Electronic Manufacturing Services
B.S. in Business Finance from University of Florida


Special Committee
Theo Etzel, Chairman of the Board Conditioned Air
Michael Wynn, President of Sunshine Ace Hardware
Vicki Tracy, Chief Operating Officer at Gulf Coast International Properties
Connie Ramos Williams, President, CMO of CONRIC PR and Marketing
Ursula M. Pfahl, Ph.D., Vice President of Business Development

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