Schaumburg Business Association

Economic Summit

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Name: Economic Summit
Date: February 27, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
                                     PRESENTED BY:

Tariffs, Inflation, & New Administration 
The Straightforward Economic Outlook for Schaumburg, Illinois and the United States Economy 
The Schaumburg Business Association's Straightforward Economic Outlook will offer an honest assessment on the economic conditions influencing growth in 2019. 

Hear from subject matter experts on tariffs and global trade policy, inflationary pursuits, and the impact that a new Governor's leadership will have on Illinois. 

A MUST attend for businesses seeking to navigate conflicting economic reporting.

 Scott A. Brave 
Senior Economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Scott A. Brave is a senior policy economist in the economic research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. His chief responsibilities include the releases for the Chicago Fed's National Activity, Midwest Economy and Financial Conditions Indexes and its Survey of Business Conditions. Brave received a B.A. in economics with honors from the University of Chicago and an M.B.A. with concentrations in economics, statistics and finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

David Harris
Director of Illinois Department of Revenue

David Harris serves as the director of the Illinois Department of Revenue. Prior to becoming Director, Harris had served two separate stints in the Illinois House from 2011 - 2018, and also from 1983 to 1993. He had served as a member of the House Revenue & Finance Committee for all 18 of his legislative years and for 8 years as the Republican spokesman on the Committee.  He also served for 8 years as the Spokesman on the Appropriations -General Services Committees. He has in-depth experience of state revenue and appropriations issues.  Harris’ experience also includes serving as senior vice president of the Illinois Hospital Association, Adjutant General (Commanding General of the National Guard) for the state of Illinois, and deputy director and chief of staff of the U.S. State Department’s Iraq Reconstruction Management Office, overseeing $18 million in reconstruction funding.

David will follow up by discussing how conducting business in Illinois will be affected under the Governor Pritzker Administration from the perspective of Illinois Department of Revenue’s Director Harris. This is the essential outlook for planning your Illinois business strategy for the year ahead. 


Event Sponsors:
  • Country Financial - Zach Youngblood
1901 East woodfield Road
Schaumburg, IL  60173
Contact Information:
SBA Members $45
Non-Members $60 
Display Table $250 
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