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December 11, 2009

Dec 15 at 8 a.m. - Live Milwaukee/Waukesha Economic Webcast at BizTimes

Event starts December 15 at 8:00 a.m. Go to http://www.biztimeschannel.com/.

The First Business Economic Survey of Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties surveyed business owners on economic indicators critical for decisions in today’s competitive environment. The corresponding First Business Economic Forum will include a brief presentation of the survey results with a panel discussion to follow.

Dr. Greg Kuhlemeyer, Associate Professor of Business; and Matthias Bollmus, Instructor/Director of Outreach and Continuing Education; at Carroll University, will present the findings and discuss implications of the 2009 survey. They will identify trends based on what local business owners reported as actual and forecasted: sales revenue, production and operating costs, capital expenditures, profitability, staffing, and wages. They will also cover operating capacity, performance compared to expectations, and business projections.

A panel discussion with audience participation will follow. Panelists

Cliff Anglewicz - CEO, Yale Equipment Services, Inc.
Cliff has over 45 years in the material handling business, with the last 19 at Yale. Yale supplies and services lift trucks, as well as personnel carriers, aerial platforms, and forklifts for industries that typically use them to lift and move items throughout a warehouse.

Sue Marks - CEO, Pinstripe, Inc.
Sue is co-founder and CEO of Pinstripe, Inc. She is a serial entrepreneur with three decades of experience in the staffing service industry. Pinstripe designs and delivers high-performance talent acquisition and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) solutions for clients in financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, and other major industries.

Barry S. Chavin - Principal, NAI MLG Commercial
Barry is Principal and Group Leader of the industrial segment at NAI MLG Commercial and Leader of the acquisition team at MLG Development.
Barry’s focused efforts at NAI MLG Commercial are on sale and lease of existing buildings, buyer and tenant representation, and the development and marketing of major business parks.

John Pence - CEO, W.J. Pence Company
W. J. Pence is a 56 year old, 2nd generation food brokerage company which represents over 100 food manufacturers to the retail and wholesale grocers in the state. They are based in Waukesha with 35 employees.

This event is sponsored by First Business Bank and offered at no cost to Milwaukee area business owners and their senior management staff.

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