National economist to speak at Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce luncheon

Thursday, April 18 noon at Northstone Country Club in Huntersville

Mark Vitner, Managing Director and Senior Economist at Wells Fargo

Mark Vitner, Managing Director and Senior Economist at Wells Fargo

Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo, will provide an in-depth analysis of the United States economy in terms of  the current regional market and national economy when he presents: “Finally, We Have a Real Recovery.”  Vitner will discuss recent economic developments including sequestration, the budget, as well as fiscal and monetary policy. Mark will also share his insights into the current and future economic condition of North Carolina and the greater Charlotte region.

The luncheon will be held at Northstone Country Club, 15801 Northstone Drive in Huntersville Thursday, April 18th at noon.  The cost is $16 for Chamber members and $20 for non-members.  RSVP to the Lake Norman Chamber at 704-892-1922.  Chamber members can also register online.  The luncheon is sponsored by Hyde Park Storage Suites, Bauerle Financial, Inc, and Business Today.

Mark Vitner is responsible for tracking U.S. and regional economic trends for Wells Fargo. Based in Charlotte, he also writes for the company’s Monthly Economic Outlook report, the Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary, and provides regular updates on the housing markets, commercial real estate, regional economies, and inflation..

Mark joined Wachovia (then First Union) in 1993.  Before that, he spent nine years as an economist for Barnett Banks in Jacksonville, Fla.

Originally from Atlanta, Mark earned his B.B.A. in economics from the University of Georgia, an M.B.A. from the University of North Florida, and has completed further graduate work in economics at the University of Florida. He also completed the National Association of Business Economics (NABE) Advanced Training in Economics program at Carnegie Mellon University.

For more information contact the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce at 704-892-1922 or visit

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