Economic Strategist Slated to Speak at PSC Foundation Breakfast

Chicago Heights, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Chief economists have reported the outlook for the global economy improved dramatically at the end of 2009, and there are many indicators that the economy will continue to strengthen. Learn more about the future of the economy from an expert analyst at the Prairie State College (PSC) Foundation Economic Forecast Breakfast, sponsored by MB Financial Bank.

The event, which raises money for scholarships to benefit PSC students, is Friday, March 19, at 7:30 a.m., at the Olympia Fields Country Club. Markus Schomer, CFA, managing director and global economic strategist, of PineBridge Investments, New York, is the guest speaker.

Schomer is responsible for providing economic forecasts, analysis, and commentary for all groups of the firm. He is a member of various strategy committees and responsible for coordinating the firm’s interest rate and currency strategies. Schomer holds degrees in Economics from the University of Bonn in Germany and the University of East Anglia, in the UK. He also studied at the London School of Economics and is a CFA charterholder.

Individual tickets are $25. Advance registration is required by calling the PSC Foundation at (708) 709-3636. The registration deadline is March 10.

Sponsorships are available. Sponsorships underwrite the costs for the event and allow businesses to use the Economic Forecast Breakfast as a “friendraiser” for clients and/or key employees, while introducing new friends to the PSC Foundation. A table sponsorship for $300 reserves a table for 10 and includes continental breakfast and recognition listings in the program and on event signage. A friend-raiser sponsorship for $75 reserves two seats and includes continental breakfast and recognition listings in the program and on event signage.

For more information about the Economic Forecast Breakfast, or to make a scholarship donation, contact the Foundation at (708) 709-3636.