March Lunch & Learn

"Houston's Economic Forecast" with Dr. Bill Gilman

Silver Fox Advisors announced today the March  Lunch & Learn Program, scheduled for Thursday March  23, 2017, will feature Dr. Bill Gilmer, Director of the Institute for Regional Forecasting in the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business. The event sponsor is Post Oak Bank. Richard Hendee, President of the Silver Fox Advisors, stated, “Before joining the Institute, Dr. Gilmer served for 23 years as a Senior Economist and Vice-President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.  He joined the Houston Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas as a senior economist in 1989, focusing in energy markets. During his tenure he co-managed the 11th District’s regional economic analysis and was editor of two of the bank’s regional publications. From 2003-2012 he was the officer in charge of the bank’s El Paso office. 

Dr. Gilmer holds an M.A. and a Ph. D. in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. He was born in Amarillo, Texas, and grew up in El Paso, where he earned a B.A. in economics from the University of Texas at El Paso.

Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in 1989, Dr. Gilmer held the principal economic forecasting position on the staff of the Chief Economist at the Tennessee Valley Authority. He also worked as a research economist at the Institute for Energy Analysis in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and at the Institute for Defense Analysis in Arlington, Virginia.

Dr. Gilmer was an intern in the Texas Governor's office while finishing graduate school and later spent 1987-88 as a Visiting Research Professor at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

If you live, work or own a business in Houston, Texas you will want to come and hear this very timely forecast on the Houston economy by one of the premier Economic Forecaster.

The Silver Fox Advisors’ Lunch and Learn events are held at the Houston Racquet Club, 10709 Memorial Dr., Houston, TX  77024. To learn more about the Silver Fox Advisors’ Lunch and Learn Sessions and to register for this Thursday February 23, 2017 event, visit our Website at (  Seating is limited, and due to the nature of this very popular session it will fill up fast, so make your reservation today.  Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m., and the Program will begin at 12:00 noon.

Topic: "Houston's Economic Forecast"

Speaker: Dr. Bill Gilman

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Location: Houston Racquet Club Ballroom

Registration begins at 11:00 AM

Lunch is served at 11:30 AM

Presentation from 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Questions: please email or call 713.467.5900.  
Tickets are $35.00 by reservation (and no shows are billed).
Registration closes at 5:00 pm. on March 22nd
Later Registration is $45.00

Standard Tickets:
Table for 8:

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