Exploring the influences on our region's economy.
National Bank of Commerce, together with leading area educational institutions and business front runner's, created and continues to sponsor the Regional Economic Indicators Forum (REIF); a comprehensive research initiative to drive growth, prosperity and collaboration across our region.
Next Forum: Thursday, October 31, 2019 7-9:30 am (Program starts at 8)
7:00 sign in and networking
7:00 - 8:00 student poster session
8:00 - 9:30 students and keynote speaker presentations
Location: DECC Harbor Side Ballroom
Keynote: Ron Painter, President & CEO at National Association of Workforce Boards, presents "Workforce Ahead: Putting Business and Industry in the Driver's Seat"
Cost: Advance registration $25, at the door $30. If you are paying at the door, please pay by check. We can't accept credit cards at the door.
Ron Painter is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Workforce Boards, assuming his role in July of 2009. Ron was the founding CEO of the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board in Pittsburgh, where under his leadership the organization focused on producing labor market research, working with public educators on improved student career information, supporting community leaders in the development of regional benchmarks, and establishing the Regional Workforce Collaborative whose membership includes community colleges, WIBs, employers, labor, and economic development professionals. Before joining the Three Rivers Workforce Board, he worked in Washington, DC, first on loan to the U.S. Department of Labor for the Enterprise Project, and then for the National Alliance of Business. Mr. Painter holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Grove City College in Pennsylvania and a Master’s in Public Administration and advanced graduate coursework from the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public & International Affairs, where he served as Adjunct Faculty.
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