Economic Update: Looking Ahead to 2020

When:  Nov 13, 2019 from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM (CT)
Associated with  Chicago, IL

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Join CFMA Chicago and the Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association (IRTBA) for our Annual Economic Update breakfast program.  Guest Speaker Brian Strawberry, Senior Economist, FMI Corporation, will speak to issues affecting the economy and look ahead at how the economic growth and commercial construction in the Midwest will be impacted by the current fiscal state and new governing policies in Illinois, as well as policy changes in Washington.

Brian Strawberry, Senior Economist
FMI Corporation

StrawberryBrian.jpgBrian Strawberry is a senior economist with FMI. Brian’s expertise is in economic and statistical modeling. He leads FMI’s efforts in market sizing, forecasting and building product/construction material pricing and consumption trends. Brian’s combination of analytical skills and creative problem solving abilities have proven valuable for many contractors, owners, and private equity groups, as well as industry associations and internal research initiatives.

Brian earned his master of business administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He received his bachelor of science in business with a concentration in finance from Elon University.


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Deb Hypke
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