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Economic Huddle with Chris Kuehl

Event Details

Date and Time: May 15, 2018 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Venue: Alexandria Technical & Community College

Address: 1601 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States

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Never a Dull Moment – Economy in 2018

We knew this would be a jam packed year just because of the mid-term elections but thus far 2018 has exceeded expectations. Tax cuts, deficits, tariffs, trade wars, inflation, interest rate hikes and the list grows every day. Where are we now and what can we expect in the months to come? Certainly not a return to calm and collected.

Please join us for a FREE pork chop lunch & presentation at this year’s Economic Huddle
as we celebrate Alexandria area businesses!

Date: Tuesday, May 15th – 11:45am-1:00pm
Location: Alexandria Technical and Community College
(Information Technology Building – Auditorium 743)

Please RSVP your attendance for planning purposes to: Abby Strom,320-763-4545 or visit >>

Sponsors: Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission, Alexandria Technical & Community College and West Central Initiative

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Dr. Christopher Kuehl (PhD) is a Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence and one of the co-founders of the company in 1999. He has been Armada’s economic analyst and has worked with a wide variety of private clients and professional associations in the last ten years. He is the Chief Economist for the National Association for Credit Management and is on the Board of Advisors for their global division – Finance, Credit and International Business. He prepares NACM’s monthly Credit Managers Index. He is the Economic Analyst for the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association and writes their bi-weekly publication, Fabrinomics, which details the impact of economic trends on the manufacturer.

Chris is the chief editor for the Business Intelligence Briefs, distributed all over the world by business organizations and he is one of the primary writers (with Keith Prather) for the Executive Intelligence Briefs. He also makes close to a hundred presentations each year to business and industry associations in the US and overseas. He is on the Board of the Business Information Industry Association in Hong Kong and serves as a resource for the media and for many trade publications.

Chris has a doctorate in Political Economics and advanced degrees in Soviet Studies and Asian Studies and was a professor of international economics and finance for over 15 years prior to starting Armada.