Industry Expert, Chris Schwarz Returns as Greater Irvine Chamber Business Outlook Keynote Speaker

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Chris Schwarz, associate professor of finance and faculty director of the Center for Investment and Wealth Management at University of California, Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business and popular speaker, returns for the fourth year to the Greater Irvine Chamber Business Outlook event on Wednesday, May 18, 11:30 a.m - 1:00 p.m. at 
Hilton Irvine, 18800 MacArthur Blvd.


“An expert in the field of economics, Chris Schwarz is also a crowd favorite, capturing the attention of large audiences with his knowledge, insights, and good humor about a salient topic,” said Bryan Starr, president and CEO, Greater Irvine Chamber. “His observations and analyses are important as we look at market indicators to help us make informed decisions for the best possible economic outcomes.”

Schwarz’s research on the investment fund industry has been published in many leading academic and practitioner financial journals, cited in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and New York Times, and included in testimony before the U.S. Congress House Financial Services Committee.

Before arriving at UCI, Schwarz received a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He was also a visiting doctoral fellow at Yale University’s International Center of Finance and received a B.S. from Babson College.

UCI, along with Business Outlook 2022 presenting sponsor MemorialCare, are platinum-level Leaders Circle partners of the Greater Irvine Chamber.

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