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Economist Luke Tilley to give keynote at Manufacturers’ Association event

Luke Tilley - (Photo / Submitted)

An economist and former advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia will is expected to address a gathering of the Manufacturers’ Association and offer an economic forecast for 2017.

Luke Tilley, chief economist at Wilmington Trust, will make a keynote speech at the Nov. 17 gathering at the Clarion Inn New Cumberland, which is located in Fairview Township, York County.

Presentations and economic analysis also will be offered by The John C. Maxwell Group, and Baker Tilly.

The York-based association serves nearly 350 member companies in Pennsylvania and Maryland, offering benefits such as employee education, training and workforce development, group benefit insurance, professional HR and search services and networking events.

As a member of Wilmington Trust’s Investment Committee, Tilley develops forecasts of the U.S. and international economies, and researches emerging issues to support the firm’s investment strategy. He also is responsible for communicating the economic outlook and investment strategy to clients and the public.

Prior to joining Wilmington Trust in 2015, Tilley was an officer and economic advisor with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Earlier in his career, he worked as a senior economist at IHS Global Insight and as an economist for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Tickets are $25 for the general public, $15 for Manufacturers’ Association members. Tickets are available online, or by calling 717-843-3891.

Roger DuPuis
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