IRVINE, CA, March 10, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Association for Corporate Growth Orange County chapter (ACG OC) will host a power lunch with former chief economist and respected media figure, Scott Grannis, for professionals who are seeking to understand the shifts being made in macroeconomic policy. The event titled "Headlines and Trend Lines" will be held at the SingerLewak University Room on Thursday, March 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
"With recent changes in macroeconomic policy, it's important to understand how these current trends affect businesses, investors and future markets," said Mike Issa, ACG OC board president. "Grannis' knowledge and expertise in this field will benefit attendees by enhancing their overall understanding of how new policy is shifting the way attendees do business."
Luncheon topics will include highly debated issues such as the tapering of Quantitative Easing, the surprising and welcoming decline in the Federal budget deficit, the importance of the upcoming midterm elections and the outlook of tax reform.
Grannis has been observing, forecasting, and commenting on economic and financial conditions for over three decades. This includes 18 years at Western Asset Management Company as a large institutional fixed-income manager in Pasadena that managed $600 billion in assets for institutional investors nationally and internationally. He is also a well-known and esteemed media figure, providing insight for media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune Barron's, Bloomberg, BusinessWeek and CNBC.
Admission to "Headlines and Trend Lines" is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. For additional information or to register, visit http://acgoc.org/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACG OC Platinum Sponsors include: Community Bank; Deloitte; Dorsey & Whitney LLP; Hardesty; Hein & Associates; McGladrey; Stradling; and U.S. Bank. ACG OC Gold Sponsors include: ADP; Aon Risk Services Inc.; Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Echo Media Group; Glass Ratner Advisory & Capital Group LLC; Grant Thornton LLP; Marketwired; Moss Adams; Robert Half International; Union Bank; White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP and Windes & McClaughry Accountancy Corporation.
About ACG Orange County: Founded in 1954, the Association for Corporate Growth http://acgoc.org is a global organization with 56 chapters involved in corporate growth, corporate development and mergers and acquisitions. ACG's 14,000 members include professionals from private equity firms, corporations and lenders that invest in middle-market companies, as well as law, accounting, investment banking and other firms that provide advisory services. Learn more at http://acg.org.
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