A Perspective on the 2017 U.S. and Global Economic Outlook

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017

Location: McCormick & Schmick's - Denver Tech Center

Additional Information

8100 E. Union Avenue

Denver, CO  237


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Program Details: 

Don Rissmiller, Vice Chairman & Chief Research Officer of Strategas Research Partners, will join us to discuss his economic outlook for 2017.  Among the many topics to be discussed, Don will provide his thoughts on the state of the U.S. economy and how it could be impacted by the new U.S. administration, the Federal Reserve's next steps and changing committee composition, the moderating labor market, the concerns surrounding China's growth, and the upcoming elections in Europe.  This is a timely topic for any member of your organization interested in an Economic Outlook, including your CFO, Treasurer, Legal Counsel and other finance members, to name a few.




Don Rissmiller, Vice Chairman & Chief Research Officer

Don Rissmiller is a founding Partner of Strategas and has directed the firm's macroeconomic research efforts since 2006.  He oversees Strategas' thematic research, as well as high-frequency econometric forecasting.  Prior to co-founding Strategas in 2006, Mr. Rissmiller was an Economist and Managing Director at International Strategy & Investing (ISI) Group.  Before joining ISI, he worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, focusing on the analysis of U.S. macroeconomic data and price/wage forecasting models.  He is frequently quoted in the financial press.  He has been the president of the Forecasters Club of New York, a local group of economists.  He serves on the board of Global Interdependence Center (GIC) based in Philadelphia.  Mr. Rissmiller's research has been recognized by Institutional Investor magazine in their annual survey.  He was ranked best up and coming economist in 2008 and was third in their 2009 All-American Independent Research team survey.  Mr. Rissmiller holds an AB magna cum laude in Economics from Harvard.


John Schoger, Managing Director

John Schoger is Managing Director and head of Corporate Services for running the Columbus, Ohio office of Strategas. John has been with Strategas since 2013.  Previously, he was president and co-founder of Voyage Institutional Services from 2003-2013, where he specialized in independent NDRs in the Midwest.  In his career, John has helped hundreds of companies reach high quality investors over the past 16 years.  John has a BA from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.  



Thursday, February 16, 2017



11:30 am to 12:00 pm – Registration and Networking

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm  – Lunch & Speaker Presentation


Program Cost:

Members: $30

Non-members: $45



Kathleen Marvin
NIRI Rocky Mountain