Farmers & Merchants Inaugural Year as Business Outlook Presenting Sponsor

Monday, January 22, 2018

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In its first year as presenting sponsor of the Greater Irvine Chamber’s Business Outlook Breakfast on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Hotel Irvine, Farmers & Merchants Bank continues to demonstrate its decades-long commitment to supporting business in the communities it serves.

Following the tradition of C.J. Walker, who founded Farmers & Merchants Bank (F&M) of Long Beach more than 100 years ago, the bank continues to give back to the community, donating more than $1 million each year to charities, non-profit organizations, and religious entities. F&M is also committed to implementing green initiatives and has developed a new customer care center in Seal Beach as a sustainable infrastructure that is both environmentally responsible and resource-efficient.

Today, fourth generation president W. Henry Walker, along with his brother Daniel, chairman of the Board and CEO, and father Kenneth, president of the main branch, manage the bank through the lens of their founding father.

The Greater Irvine Chamber and F&M proudly present Business Outlook 2018 keynote speaker Spencer Rascoff CEO of Zillow Group. One of the country’s most successful CEO’s, Rascoff will discuss how we can ensure the housing market is inclusive, supporting the future success of local economies throughout the nation. Opening speaker, University of California, Irvine Chancellor’s Professor of Economics Jan Brueckner will share insights into housing regulations and opportunities.

The program will also provide guests with a fresh perspective on best practices to be successful in a 21st-century economy and insights to help your business thrive and you to prosper.

The Greater Irvine Chamber’s 2018 Business Outlook, which draws more than 800 business and community leaders annually, is presented in partnership with University of California, Irvine

Today is the final day register.


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