KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Mark E. Schweitzer, Senior Vice President, The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
TOPIC: Summary of The Small Business Credit Survey
The Small Business Credit Survey (SBCS), a collaboration of all 12 Federal Reserve Banks, provides timely information about small business conditions to policymakers, service providers, and lenders. In 2020, the survey reached more than 15,000 small businesses, gathering insights about the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on small businesses, as well as business performance and credit conditions.
ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:
Mark Schweitzer is senior vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. He is responsible for providing high-level oversight to the community development department and making economic presentations to the Bank and Branch boards of directors, business advisory councils, and internal and external groups. Dr. Schweitzer’s own research has focused on the macroeconomic impact of labor market developments and the identification of factors contributing to regional economic growth.
Dr. Schweitzer joined the Bank in 1992 as an economist. From 2000 to 2002, he took leave to serve as a senior economist at the Bank of England. After returning to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, he was promoted to assistant vice president and director of the Regional Economic Issues Program in 2004. He left Cleveland in 2007 to serve as vice president and branch executive of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Denver Branch. In 2008, he returned to the Cleveland Reserve Bank to serve as its research director. From 2015 to 2017, he oversaw the external outreach and regional analytics unit.
Professional Development Session
Sponsored by Plante Moran
TOPIC: Quote to win: Four factors for increasing your win rate on profitable work
PRESENTER: Jon Wood, Principal, Management Consulting at Plante Moran
CPE Credits Earned: 1 hour
Date: Tuesday, March 9, 2021
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Professional Development Session
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Virtual Networking Reception
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Keynote Address