First Business Bank

2024 Economic Forecast: Expert Insights From Industry Leaders

Secure your spot now for exclusive insights on evolving economic trends that affect your Northeast Wisconsin business.

Shape Your Company's 2024 Success

For a fresh perspective on what’s ahead for the economy in 2024, register for our upcoming First Business Bank seminar, 2024 Economic Forecast.

Join us at Butte des Morts Country Club where Nancy Johnshoy, CFA, Senior Vice President – Portfolio Manager & Market Strategist, will present vital economic data. A panel of local leaders will discuss 2024 economic trends and what they're expecting in their organizations.

This is a valuable opportunity for business leaders to stay informed about the latest economic trends and position their businesses for success. Seating is limited, so please register now to reserve your spot. We hope to see you there.

  • Date:02.07.2024
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  • Location:

    Butte des Morts Country Club
    3600 W Prospect Ave
    Appleton, WI 54914

Schedule Of Events

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  • Check-in, coffee, breakfast fare, and networking
  • Presentation and panel discussion

Speakers

Rick Hearden, President – Northeast Wisconsin Market

Rick Hearden

Host | President – Northeast Wisconsin Market of First Business Bank

Rick Hearden joined First Business Bank as President – Northeast Wisconsin Market in August 2017. Rick has more than 33 years of commercial banking and business experience, all in Northeast Wisconsin.

Susan M. Finco

Moderator | Owner & President of Leonard & Finco Public Relations

Susan Finco is Owner and President of Leonard & Finco Public Relations, an award-winning, full-service public relations firm founded in 1992. Leonard & Finco Public Relations has a strong, positive reputation for exceptional expertise in communication strategy, issues and crisis management, media relations, and social media.

Nancy Johnshoy, Senior Vice President - Portfolio Manager & Market Strategist

Nancy Johnshoy, CFA

Presenter | Senior Vice President - Portfolio Manager & Market Strategist of First Business Bank

Nancy Johnshoy, CFA, has over 35 years of experience helping clients maximize and protect their wealth. Nancy works with individual clients, corporations, and non-profit organizations to achieve their investment and planning objectives. She authors the First Business Bank Quarterly Market Review, an in-depth analysis of markets and investments, and regularly presents to audiences about economic insights.
Matt Rice, Chief Investment Officer

Matt Rice, CFA, CAIA

Panelist | Chief Investment Officer of First Business Bank

Matt Rice, CFA, CAIA, returns to First Business Bank as Chief Investment Officer with a wealth of knowledge and more than two decades of fostering close-knit, effective financial teams that find creative solutions to complex problems.

Dave Kievet

Panelist | President of Boldt

As President of Boldt, Dave Kievet is responsible for corporate oversight for all operations nationwide. Having started in the industry as a construction laborer, Dave has gained valuable hands-on experience working in all areas of operations and market sectors from healthcare to heavy industrial. He has spent the better part of his career working with project teams to develop and advance innovative solutions for integrating talent and resources, resulting in extraordinary outcomes.   

Cal Bynoe

Panelist | Executive Vice President of Employment Resource Group, Inc.

Cal, Executive Vice President of Employment Resource Group, Inc., has over 13 years of experience in recruitment. He excels in connecting candidates with mission-aligned companies, aiding businesses in talent utilization, and has received awards like Top Recruiter of the Year in 2021 and Inspirational Leader in 2022. Cal's background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and 12 years of service in the United States Navy, where he specialized in firefighting, ship stability, and recruiting. He's a family man, enjoys outdoor activities, music, and exploring new cuisines, reflecting his dynamic personality and balanced life.

Chris Hess

Panelist | President & CEO of Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin

Chris Hess is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin. Since March 2018, Chris has been leading an organization that lives out its mission of Elevating People by Eliminating Barriers to Employment through its programs and services and retail store and training centers across 35 counties.

Ann Franz

Panelist | Executive Director of Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance

Ann Franz, Executive Director of the Northeast Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance since 2006, leads over 350 member manufacturers, employing 52% of the region's manufacturing workforce. Recognized nationally and internationally for public/private partnerships, she's presented on industry sector partnerships globally. Franz, with a master’s in educational leadership and a B.S. in Public Relations, has received many awards, including the ATHENA Leadership and 2022 Women of Influence Lifetime Achievement Awards.