Florida’s Economic Relaunch – What’s Next?

Tallahassee, FL

25 Jun 2020

25 Jun 2020

Florida’s Economic Relaunch – What’s Next?

As Florida moves further into Phase 2 of relaunching our economy, one question that is top of mind for job providers is, “when will our economy fully recover?” Many people are also wondering what other tools and resources America has up its sleeves to stabilize the economy should we experience a resurgence of the coronavirus.

The Florida Chamber is excited to announce that Atlanta Federal Reserve President and CEO Dr. Raphael Bostic will join us for an important discussion on the economy – Thursday, June 25 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT. We invite you and your members to join us and have your questions answered by Dr. Bostic and Florida Chamber Foundation Chief Economist Dr. Jerry Parrish.

Thursday, June 25
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT

To help ensure we address your questions, please answer our brief survey which is included as part of the registration process. In the meantime, thanks for everything you are doing to keep Florida safe. The Florida Chamber will do everything we can to ensure we emerge from this downturn even stronger than before.

Dr. Raphael Bostic took office June 5, 2017, as the 15th president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, which serves the Sixth Federal Reserve District, covering Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, and parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee and has branches in Birmingham, Jacksonville, Miami, Nashville, and New Orleans. Dr. Bostic is responsible for all the Bank’s activities, including monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, and payment services. He is a participant on the Federal Open Market Committee, the monetary policymaking body of the Federal Reserve System. Dr. Bostic graduated from Harvard University with a combined major in economic and psychology. He earned his doctorate in economics from Stanford University.

Mark Wilson serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Florida Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, he serves as Chair of the National Council of State Chambers, and on the Board of Directors of the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals, Enterprise Florida, Leadership Florida, the Florida Chamber of Commerce, the Florida Chamber Foundation, and is an active member of the U.S. Chamber’s Committee of 100.

Dr. Jerry Parrish is the Chief Economist and the Director of Research for the Florida Chamber Foundation. Dr. Parrish is currently an Adjunct Instructor in the Masters in Applied Economics Program at Florida State University. He earned a B.S. in Agricultural Business and Economics from Auburn University, an M.B.A. from Bellarmine University, an M.S. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Auburn University. He regularly publishes research reports and articles on the Florida economy and Florida’s competitiveness.