First Business Bank

2024 Economic Forecast: Insights from Business Leaders

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

Capitalize on 2024 Economic Opportunities

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

Join us at Monona Terrace where Nancy Johnshoy, CFA, Senior Vice President – Portfolio Manager & Market Strategist and Matt Rice, Chief Investment Officer, will present national and regional economic data and a panel of local business leaders will discuss 2024 economic trends.

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:01.31.2024
  • Time:
  • Location:

    Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
    1 John Nolen Dr
    Madison, WI 53703

Schedule Of Events

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


Josh Hoesch, President – South Central Wisconsin Market

Josh Hoesch

Host | President – South Central Wisconsin Market of First Business Bank

Josh Hoesch, President of First Business Bank’s South Central Wisconsin Market, has over 18 years of Commercial Banking experience. He leads relationship management and business development for First Business Bank, supporting local businesses and organizations throughout various life cycles.
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Mark Richardson

Moderator | Founder and President of Unfinished Business, LLC

Mark Richardson, Founder and President of Unfinished Business, LLC, specializes in career coaching, DEI consulting, and talent recruitment. He is the previous Vice President of Workforce Development at the Urban League of Greater Madison, Division Administrator at the Wisconsin Department of Commerce, and Deputy Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. 

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.
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Nancy Jourdan

Panelist | President of BCP Transportation

Nancy Jourdan is the President of BCP Transportation, a certified women-owned, asset-based trucking and warehousing company located in Deerfield, Wis. BCP Transportation has a strong reputation in the trucking industry for its rapid growth, customer partnerships, and an employee-centric focus.

Steve Slack

Steve Slack

Panelist | President/CEO of EK Machine Co. Inc.

Steve Slack is President/CEO of EK Machine Co. in Fall River, WI. He has over 25 years of experience in leadership, quality, and operations management with fabrication and precision machining companies. His extensive experience has grown to include leadership development, change management, quality systems development, ISO 9001, strategic planning, organizational leadership, and regulatory compliance.

Sean LaBorde

Sean LaBorde

Panelist | President of M3 Insurance

Sean LaBorde serves as president of M3 Insurance. He is responsible for the operational execution of M3, including designing internal frameworks to beat benchmarks and achieve M3’s mission and vision, managing the leadership team, and overseeing the sales, operations, and corporate arms of M3. LaBorde is a member of M3’s Executive Operating Committee.