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Noted Economist To Discuss Financial Landscape At Wilton Breakfast

Nicholas Perna, Chief Economist of Webster Bank will be the keynote speaker for Wilton Chamber of Commerce's "Eggs & the Economy" breakfast at Marly's Bar & Bistro.
Nicholas Perna, Chief Economist of Webster Bank will be the keynote speaker for Wilton Chamber of Commerce's "Eggs & the Economy" breakfast at Marly's Bar & Bistro. Photo Credit: Contributed

WILTON, Conn. -- The Wilton Chamber of Commerce presents an “Eggs & the Economy” breakfast and talk on Thursday, Jan. 14 at Marly’s Bar & Bistro in Wilton.

The Economic Forecast Breakfast is an annual look at how the financial landscape is shaping up for the coming year.

Dr. Nicholas Perna, Chief Economist of Webster Bank, returns as this year’s keynote speaker. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College and holds a Ph.D in Economics from MIT.

His economic background includes time with General Electric, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Connecticut National Bank and the President’s Council of Economic Advisors.

Perna has served on the faculties of Williams College and NYU’s Stern School of Business. He currently teaches a course on the U.S. banking systems at Yale and is a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. In 2002, he assumed his current position as Economic Advisor to Webster Financial Corporation.

Check-in begins at 7:45 a.m. and the talk will begin at 8 a.m. Chamber members can register for $35 per person. Future members can register for $40 per person. Reservations are required. To RSVP, register by clicking here . For more information, call the Chamber at (203) 762-0567.

Marly's Bar & Bistro is at 101 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton.

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