Topic A: Economic Outlook, the FOMC, and the Impact on Local Government Investing
Speaker: Carlos Oblites
Speaker Bio: Carlos Oblites is a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Strategist at Chandler Asset Management. He is responsible for building and maintaining client relationships with public agencies along with participating actively in the portfolio management process. Carlos has 24 years of investment and financial experience, focused largely on managing short-term fixed income and pension strategies for governmental and institutional non-profit clients. Carlos holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from San Francisco State University.
Topic B: Issues of the Local, State, and National Economies, and how They Impact Silicon Valley
Speaker: Stephen Levy
Speaker Bio: Stephen Levy is Director and Senior Economist of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy (CCSCE) in Palo Alto. CCSCE is a private research organization founded in 1969 to provide an independent assessment of economic and demographic trends in California. He is a member of the NOVA (Silicon Valley) and California Workforce Boards and the Board of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute (BACEI). He writes a monthly economic update for BACEI. Stephen Levy has degrees in economics from MIT and Stanford University.
Upcoming Meeting Dates: Holiday Luncheon - December 5th, also in Palo Alto. This will be a joint meeting with the East Bay Chapter. Stay tuned for more details to come, soon.
Registration Fee: $25.00, includes light breakfast and lunch
Qualifies for 2 CPE credits