Economic Update and Outlook Breakfast

Jack AblinHarper College will offer a free public economics lesson aimed at deciphering the economy and the financial market for 2016.

The Economic Update and Outlook Breakfast, led by Jack Ablin, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at BMO Private Bank, will run from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, in the Wojcik Conference Center on the College’s main campus, 1200 W. Algonquin Road in Palatine.

The event is presented by the Harper College Educational Foundation and sponsored by BMO Harris Bank. A free networking breakfast will be offered until 7:30 a.m. Convenient parking is available in lot 14.

Ablin, responsible for establishing investment policy and strategy within BMO Private Bank throughout the U.S., has 30 years of experience in money management. He will lay out his global macro strategy for navigating the uncertainty surrounding the ever-changing investment markets and global economy. Ablin will also evaluate the economic landscape, address public policy and lay out an easy-to-understand investment strategy.

Drawing upon his vast investment experience, Ablin provides a unique blend of quantitative techniques and common sense intuition to formulate his investment perspectives. He also draws on examples that we hear of everyday to bring his approach to life. The result will be clear, easy to understand strategies for traversing the world we live in today.

Registration is requested by Tuesday, Feb. 23. To reserve a seat, call 847.925.6490 or visit

Media contact:Kim Pohl, Media Relations Manager, 847.925.6159

Last Updated: 11/3/21