WORCESTER, Mass., Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Worcester Economic Club will be hosting Richard B. Hoey as its 540th guest speaker this Thursday, November 12. The event will be held at the Hogan Campus Center at the College of the Holy Cross. The Worcester Economic Club features esteemed speakers and provides networking opportunities for local economists, educators, and business leaders; as the senior economic advisor to BNY Mellon Wealth Management, Hoey will be a long-awaited addition to the series. At the meeting, WEC's board of directors will also be honoring the 2015 Worcester Business Journal's 40 under 40 winners as special guests.
"We look forward to welcoming Mr. Hoey as our guest speaker. He is an experienced economist and will certainly have a lot of insight to share," said WEC president, Attorney Richard A. Cella. "We are also thrilled for the Worcester Business Journal's 40 under 40 winners, as they are the next generation of Worcester-area leaders."
Mr. Hoey has been involved in the investment profession for more than five decades and has held several positions within the industry, including investment strategist, chief economist, and equity portfolio manager. He has acted as chief economist for several financial institutions, including BNY Mellon, Dreyfus, Drexel Burnham Lambert, Mellon Financial, and Prudential-Bache. He has managed substantial equity mutual funds that have accrued up to $2 billion.
Guest reservations can be made here for one or more of this season's events, or you can purchase a WEC membership for access to all events at a reduced price. For a complete list of guest speaker events, see the Worcester Economic Club.
About the Worcester Economic Club
The WEC provides a forum for the discussion of economic, civic, educational, and sociological subjects of interest to its membership and guests. The nonpolitical, nonpartisan, and nonprofit club invites a broad range of speakers every year; each one is chosen for his or her distinction and timeliness. Over the years, our prestigious series has included economists, public officials, foreign dignitaries, business leaders, educators, journalists, and authors. The Worcester Economic Club is the oldest club of its kind in the country and one of the best networking forums in the region; it offers a great place to make friends, renew acquaintances, and find new contacts. Please contact us for more information on becoming a member.
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