Public invited to free Jan. 18 workshop focusing on the 2011 economic forecast

What: Stuart Main Street, as part of its Stuart 2030, is proud to present a very informative and exciting Economic Workshop

When: 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 18

Where: City Hall Chambers in Downtown Stuart.

Why: Come to Historic Downtown Stuart to hear from the experts what to expect in the forecast for 2011 and what other CEOs and business leaders are doing as they modify their business plan for 2011 and beyond.

Cost: This is a free workshop open to all!  Invite your colleagues, friends and anyone that has the time and desire to get better informed.  Coffee will be abundant.


8:30 a.m.: William Pittenger

William “Bill” Pittenger is a Consulting Economist and professionally designated (MAI) real estate appraiser with four decades of diverse experience in real estate, economic analysis, forecasting and valuation. He is the author of “The Bankers’ Guide to Federal Appraisal Regulation” as well as several other books, monographs and over 200 articles. His research interests include housing, commercial real estate, land economics and financial economics. Recent research includes use of economic information in real estate credit underwriting, economic feasibility analysis and real estate lending risk analytics.

9:30 a.m. Tim Kinane

Tim Kinane is an Executive Coach and Vistage CEO Peer-Group Chairman.  Tim’s coaching clients include a broad variety of professionals, businesses, governments and not-for-profit organizations. He works with CEOs, executives and business owners to help build and coach their teams. He believes in people and enjoys helping them achieve personal greatness and happiness, while harmonizing their personal and professional goals. As Vistage Chairman, Tim facilitates an invitation-only group open to successful CEOs and presidents on the Treasure Coast.  The Vistage process utilizes peer review and educational opportunities to increase effectiveness and enhance the lives of business leaders and their organizations.  Tim currently facilitates two Vistage Groups on the Treasure Coast.

RSVP: Stuart Main Street at 772-286-2848 or