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Economic Outlook Conference 2022

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Central Time (CST)

Registration Fee
Early-bird registration fee of $199/attendee if registered by August 31.
After August 31, regular registration fee of $249/attendee.
Registration deadline is October 5.

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All required information must be entered to be awarded CPE credits.

Cancellation Policy
A registrant may cancel seven business days or more prior to an event for 100% refund. If a registrant cancels less than seven business days prior to event, they will receive no refund. A substitute registrant is welcome to attend.

Conference Description
Corporate Central's Economic Outlook Conference will be held on Wednesday, October 12 at The Ingleside Hotel in Pewaukee, WI. Attendees will learn valuable information about the current and upcoming economic environment from a diverse speaker lineup that will assist with your 2023 planning efforts. Corporate Central is pleased to offer eligible attendees the opportunity to earn CPE credits for this event.

After attending this conference, attendees will be able to:

  • Consider the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on the retail sector and real estate
  • Understand how uncertain times affect the job of managing a portfolio
  • Evaluate the recent upturn in inflation
  • Discuss important implications and effective responses regarding the Fed’s aggressive campaign to fight inflation

Event Venue and Overnight Accomodations
Corporate Central has reserved a block of rooms for attendees. Please use the button below when booking your accommodations. Reservation cutoff is Monday, September 12, 2022.

The Ingleside Hotel
2810 Golf Road
Pewaukee, WI 53072
(800) 247-6640

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For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact Marketing at marketing@corpcu.com.

Additional Information

In accordance with the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits will be granted based on a 50-minute hour to registered attendees that attend the live conference. Recommended CPE credit to be awarded for program: 4.0 Credits.

For additional information regarding the program please contact us at marketing@corpcu.com. Corporate Central Credit Union and Our Family of CUSOs (InterLutions, Think|Stack, QuantyPhi) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.


  • No prerequisites are required for this conference

Who should attend:

  • President/CEOs
  • CFOs
  • COOs
  • C-Level Executives or any other positions involved with budgeting/planning

Advanced Preparation:

  • No advanced preparation is required

Delivery Method:

  • Group Live

Program Level:

  • Basic

Field of Study:

  • Economics

Agenda and Sessions

Wednesday, October 12

8:30 a.m.  Registration and continental breakfast

9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.  On the Economic, Political, and Business Climate
Presented by: Roger Tutterow, Ph.D.

Nine years ago, we cleared important hurdles that were necessary steps back toward "normalcy” after the Great Recession. As the economic expansion moved through its eleventh year, it was derailed by a global pandemic not seen in several generations. Two years into the post-pandemic recovery, the economy faces a new set of challenges threatening a return to recession. In this session, Dr. Tutterow will provide a timely overview of global, national, and regional economies. Participants will consider the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on the retail sector and real estate, prospects for resolution of supply chain and labor market dislocations, the recent upturn in inflation, ongoing changes in Federal Reserve policy changes including both an increasing of policy interest rates and the “unwinding” of bond purchases, implication of these policy shifts for bank balance sheets and performance, recent shifts in the outlook for residential and non-residential real estate markets, and the implication of demographic trends for the real estate industry and general business climate.

10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. — Will the Fed Provide a Soft Landing or a Bumpy Ride?
Presented by: Tim Quinlan

Inflationary pressure has compelled the Federal Reserve to aggressively raise short-term interest rates and consider significant changes on how assets accumulated over multiple rounds of quantitative easing are managed. The tight labor market, high energy prices and persistent supply chain issues indicate inflation may continue into 2023 and beyond. Will the Federal Reserve provide the market a soft landing or stall the economy with continued aggressive rate hikes to manage inflation? Will depository institutions be compelled to adopt a more defensive strategy? Will loan portfolios suffer a systemic erosion in credit quality? We will explore the current economic indicators and try to assess a realistic near-term economic outlook.

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Lunch Provided by Corporate Central

12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. — Managing Risk: How Uncertain Times Affect Corporate Portfolio Decisions
Presented by: Russell Kohl

Join Russell Kohl, Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Fiserv, Inc., as he explains how uncertain times affect the job of managing a significant portfolio of debt, investments, working capital, and cash at a large Fintech.

1:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. — Economic Update
Presented by: Mike Schenk

The Federal Reserve’s aggressive campaign to fight inflation poses significant operational and financial challenges for depository institutions. In an economic environment characterized by crisis, uncertainty, and complexity these challenges are magnified. Reductions in monetary and fiscal support clearly mean average consumers (your members) will be less resilient. Schenk will explore these themes and will discuss important implications and effective responses.

3:00 p.m. — Dismissal


Headshot of Roger Tutterow.  
Roger Tutterow, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics, Henssler Financial Endowed Chair
Kennesaw State University

Roger Tutterow, Ph.D. is Professor of Economics at Kennesaw State University where he holds the Henssler Financial Endowed Chair.

His analysis of the economic, business, and political environments have been featured in a variety of media including Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Business Week, Forbes, USA Today, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Arizona Republic, Florida Times-Union, Kansas City Star, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Orlando Sentinel, Palm Beach Post, Wichita Eagle, and on CNN, CNBC, NBC, Bloomberg Television, NPR’s “Marketplace” and “All Things Considered,” CNN-Radio as well as by regional electronic and print media.

In addition to his work in academia, Dr. Tutterow has served as a consultant on financial economics and statistical modeling for corporate clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to closely held businesses. He has provided expert testimony on economic, financial, and statistical matters in state and federal court, before the Georgia General Assembly and before the Georgia Public Service Commission. Dr. Tutterow has given several hundred speeches to professional groups in over 40 states and Canada on topics in the economic, business, and political arenas.

Dr. Tutterow served on the Council of Economic Advisors, under Georgia Governors Sonny Perdue, Nathan Deal and Brian Kemp. In 2010, he was named to the Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians, which conducted a comprehensive review of Georgia’s Tax Code. In addition, Dr. Tutterow serves on the Georgia Child Support Commission, the Cobb County Public Employees’ Pension Board, and the Board of Trustees of Berry College. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vinings Bank, on the Southern Region Board of Directors for the American Red Cross Blood Services, and the Board of Directors for Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Atlanta. He was selected by Georgia Trend magazine as a “notable Georgian” and as one of “Georgia’s Most Influential” by James magazine.

A Georgia native, Dr. Tutterow holds a B.S. in Decision Science from Berry College and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Georgia State University. Prior to joining Kennesaw State University, Dr. Tutterow held faculty and administrative appointments at West Virginia University, Georgia State University and Mercer University. He has also served as a visiting professor at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and at the Institute for Industrial Policy Studies in Seoul, South Korea.


Headshot of Tim Quinlan.
Tim Quinlan
Managing Director, Senior Economist
Wells Fargo Corporate and Investment Banking
Wells Fargo & Company

Tim Quinlan is a Managing Director and Senior Economist with Wells Fargo Corporate and Investment Banking. Based in Charlotte, N.C., he provides analysis on U.S. economy and major foreign economies. Quinlan’s work has been published in academic economic journals and his comments on the economy regularly appear in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and USA Today. He is also a frequent guest on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, and National Public Radio. Quinlan first joined Wells Fargo in 2002 and previously held positions as a Trust Account Portfolio Manager and Investment Strategist before joining the economics group in 2007. Prior to joining the company, he worked for Putnam Investments in Boston. Quinlan is a member of the National Association for Business Economics, and he has a B.A. from Siena College in Albany, N.Y.


Headshot of Russell Kohl.
Russell Kohl
Senior Vice President and Treasurer
Fiserv, Inc.

Russ Kohl joined Fiserv in 2009 and currently serves as Senior Vice President and Treasurer. Kohl’s corporate treasury team manages and oversees Fiserv’s bank relationships, debt portfolio, cash and working capital requirements, investments, and payments processing transactions, in addition to various other matters. As a member of Fiserv’s finance leadership team, Kohl works with senior management setting strategy and advancing the goals of the overall finance organization. Prior to joining Fiserv, Kohl was with Spectrum Brands in Atlanta, GA for five years where he managed the treasury and tax functions and was involved in significant merger and acquisition planning. In addition, Kohl was a partner at Deloitte and Arthur Andersen, spending 18 years between the Milwaukee and Phoenix offices, consulting with large, multinational corporate clients. Kohl is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He received a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Headshot of Mike Schenk.
Mike Schenk
Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer for Policy Analysis, Chief Economist

Mike Schenk is Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer for Policy Analysis and Chief Economist for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and conducts economic research and supports CUNA’s public relations and advocacy efforts. His analyses regularly appear in trade publications such as Credit Union Magazine. He also is a frequent contributor to the financial media.

Schenk has over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. In 1992 he joined CUNA – the largest and most influential national trade association advocating for America's credit unions. There are over 5,000 credit unions nationwide, with a total of more than 130 million memberships and over $2 trillion in assets.

Schenk serves on the board of the Filene Research Institute, an independent, non-profit consumer and cooperative finance think tank. He also serves on the board of Summit Credit Union in Madison, Wisconsin – a $5 billion financial cooperative with over 220,000 members. In his nearly 20 years on the Summit board, Schenk has served as board chair and has chaired the credit union’s Asset-Liability Management and Risk Management/Internal Audit Committees.

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