Market Report by the National Center for the Middle Market
University Club of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids, MI Visit Website
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time
Annual Luncheon Series Session 3:
April 18, 2023
"Market Report by the National Center for the Middle Market"
Are you interested in the economy and the health of the middle market? Do you have questions about current local and national trends? Join TMA West Michigan as we welcome expert Doug Farren, the Managing Director of the National Center for the Middle Market.
In the words of the Center:
"The National Center for the Middle Market is a collaboration between The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, Chubb and Visa, the center exists for a single purpose: to ensure that the vitality and robustness of Middle Market companies are fully realized as fundamental to our nation’s economic outlook and prosperity. The Center is the leading source of knowledge, leadership, and innovative research on the middle market economy, providing critical data analysis, insights, and perspectives for companies, policymakers, and other key stakeholders, to help accelerate growth, increase competitiveness and create jobs in this sector."
Housed at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, the National Center for the Middle Market is the first center of its kind in the nation. The Center enthusiastically serves middle market firms, students, academic researchers, policy makers, the media, and other key stakeholders with interests in the health and well-being of the middle market. The Center is fully committed to funding and distributing the most credible open-sourced research, dynamically creating new knowledge, providing programs that drive value for middle market companies, and offering a well-informed outlook on the health and future of the middle market via the Middle Market Indicator."
You won't want to miss this lively presentation based on the current data. A Q&A session with the Doug will follow.
Where: The University Club
111 Lyon St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Time: 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: TMA Member | $30
Non Member | $50
NextGen | $20
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Doug Farren (National Center for the Middle Market)
Doug Farren is the Managing Director of the National Center for the Middle Market at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. In his role, he leads the day-to-day operations of the Center, which include research, corporate outreach, and student activities in addition to long-range strategic planning and sponsor stewardship. Prior to launching the NCMM in 2011, he spent 10 years with LBrands, where he worked in various roles including Supply Chain Planning, Distribution Center Operations, and Financial Planning and Analysis supporting brands such as Victoria’s Secret and Bath and Body Works. Farren started with LBrands as a summer intern while completing his MBA in Operations and Logistics Management at Fisher.