SANDPOINT — D.A. Davidson is hosting its annual economic forum at Thursday’s Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce meeting in the Community Room of the Sandpoint Center/Columbia Bank, 414 Church St. in Sandpoint. The meeting is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and includes lunch.
This year’s featured speaker will be Steve Scranton, who is a senior vice president and chief investment officer and economist for Washington Trust Bank. Scranton holds a chartered financial analyst designation and has over 35 years of experience as an investment professional and economist.
As Washington Trust Bank’s Chief Investment Officer, Scranton is responsible for management of the Portfolio Management Group and actively participates on committees within the bank to help design strategies and policies related to investments. He also serves as the economist for Washington Trust Bank and participates in public speaking engagements, as well as authoring multiple communications, to keep clients and the public informed of economic and investment market conditions. Throughout the Pacific Northwest, Scranton is a well-known speaker on regional economic conditions and the world financial markets.
For over 80 years D.A. Davidson financial advisors have offered straightforward advice, personalized solutions, and industry expertise to individuals, families and businesses. With 97 offices in 26 states, D.A. Davidson is the largest network of advisors headquartered in the West.
Over the past 10 years D.A. Davidson fora in Sandpoint have covered a wide range of topics, including banking, timber, education, healthcare, manufacturing, workforce development and impact philanthropy. A number of other regional economists have also presented in years past.
For more nformation or to register, go online to sandpointchamber.org or call the chamber at 208-263-2161.