Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans Presents Economic Outlook

September 5th, 2018

Business Leaders Encouraged to RSVP

With transformations happening in the global economy, Northeast Indiana business and economic development leaders are encouraged to learn about the nation’s economic future from Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans.

The event begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. and the presentation at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 14 at Sweetwater Sound, 5501 U.S. 30, Fort Wayne. Leaders are encouraged to RSVP as seating is limited. President Evans will provide an outlook on the economy and take questions from the audience.

Evans has served as president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago since September 2007. In that capacity, he serves on the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the Federal Reserve System's monetary policymaking body.

Before becoming president in September of 2007, Evans served as director of research and senior vice president, supervising the Bank's research on monetary policy, banking, financial markets and regional economic conditions.

His personal research has focused on measuring the effects of monetary policy on U.S. economic activity, inflation and financial market prices and has been published in peer-reviewed journals.

Evans is active in the civic community. He is a trustee at Rush University Medical Center, a director of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, a Governing Board member of Econ Illinois, a member of the Economic Club of Chicago Board of Directors and a member of the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago and Civic Consulting Alliance Board.

Evans has taught at the University of Chicago, the University of Michigan and the University of South Carolina. He received a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Virginia and a doctorate in economics from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

To RSVP for this event, visit Eventbrite or direct any questions to Stakeholder Engagement & Experience Manager Ashley Spranger.