|Richard Fisher DISCUSSES CURRENT ECONOMIC SITUATION|
GHP HOSTS PRESIDENT AND CEO OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF DALLAS
Houston – Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President and CEO Richard Fisher is the featured speaker of the Greater Houston Partnership’s ongoing Thought Leader Series. Fisher will share his insights regarding the current economic climate in the U.S.
Fisher assumed the role of president and CEO on April 4, 2005. In this role, Fisher serves as a member of the Federal Open Market Committee, the bank’s principal monetary policymaking group. A first-generation American, Fisher is fluent in both English and Spanish, having spent his formative years in Mexico. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy (1967–69), graduated with honors from Harvard University in economics (1971), read Latin American politics at Oxford (1972–73), and received an M.B.A. from Stanford University (1975).
The Thought Leader Series provides GHP Members an opportunity to listen and interact with innovative industry experts. The speakers in this series are of interest because of the vital messages they relay to the Houston business community. The Houston region is known as a center of excellence and influence on many issues, making it a great place for leaders to assemble and speak.
Who: Greater Houston Partnership
Richard Fisher, president and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
What: Thought Leader Series luncheon with Richard Fisher
When: Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Westin Galleria
5060 W Alabama
The Greater Houston Partnership is the primary advocate of Houston’s business community and is dedicated to building regional economic prosperity. It represents 10 counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, San Jacinto and Waller. With more than 2,100 Member organizations, GHP represents approximately one-fifth of the region’s work force. Visit GHP at houston.org.