O'Donnell to give economic forecast at breakfast

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2010-01-06
Huntington, Ind.—Jim O’Donnell will present his 2010 economic forecast as part of the Huntington University Foundation Breakfast Series on Jan. 13.

The title of his presentation will be, "Do You Have the Stomach to Invest?" O'Donnell will offer an entertaining and insightful look back at the 2009 economy and offer thoughts about what the new decade may bring. His annual economic prognostication has become a breakfast series favorite.

Copies of O'Donnell's "The Shortest Book Ever on Saving For Retirement" will be available for purchase.

O’Donnell was an executive with a national mutual fund company prior to his current role as associate professor of business and executive-in-residence at Huntington University. He is a certified public accountant and served many years as an executive in the financial services industry with such firms as Fidelity Investments and the Dreyfus Corporation in Boston and New York, respectively. He earned his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his master’s degree in business administration from Columbia University.

The public is invited to attend. The breakfast will begin at 7:45 a.m. in the Habecker Dining Commons and conclude by 9 a.m. The cost of the breakfast is $6. First-time attendees eat free. Breakfast meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month, September through May. For more information, contact the Huntington University Foundation at (260) 359-4069 or log on to www.huntington.edu/foundation.

O'Donnell will also present on Jan. 12 at the Columbia City Chamber Breakfast at 8:00 a.m. at the Eagles Nest at Eagle Glen Golf Course, and again on Jan. 14 at the Wells County Chamber Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. in the Chamber building.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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