This event took place on January 21, 2020.

Description: CFOs face many unknowns yet still must make hard choices when planning the direction of their companies. They face a mature economy that may be in its last innings, an unresolved global trade war, and uncertainty in interest rates. 

The Baltimore CFO Leadership Council shared insight on today’s state of the economy and explored its national and local implications.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of the current state of today's national and regional economy,
  • Gain a forward view of the capital market and state of the credit cycle,
  • Understand how to filter out the “news” and what's important to focus on, and
  • Learn how economic conditions may influence the upcoming presidential elections


Ron P. Ferguson II, CFA
Managing Director & Senior Portfolio Consultant
Bank of America

Vernon J. Thompson
Executive Vice President
Howard County Economic Development Authority

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Questions about the event? Please contact Christé Spiers at 410.545.5838 or

Please note that service providers or any executives who are not senior financial executives (CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Controllers, Directors of Finance, etc.) will not be admitted attendance to this event. The CFO Leadership Council reserves the right to decline any registration.

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