HIGH POINT, N.C., March 31, 2011 ? Renowned speaker Dr. Bob Froehlich recently spoke to students in the Phillips School of Business at High Point University about current market trends and the future of the economy.
Froehlich, who is currently the executive vice president and chief investment strategist for wealth management at The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc., has served as a financial spokesman for CNBC, CNN, Fox News, Fox Business, Bloomberg TV and Reuters.
The event, which was arranged by Scott Tilley, CFA in High Point?s Merrill Lynch office, addressed the current market condition, the economy and investments.
?I found Dr. Bob?s perspective on the economy and emerging markets to be enlightening,? says senior Kevin Kucharski, a double major in finance and accounting. ?His views in regards to commodities further strengthened my belief of this sector for the next several years.?
?Dr. Froehlich increased my understanding of future markets, and I?ll carry that knowledge with me in my professional career,? adds senior Entrepreneurship major Casey Pisano.
Froehlich earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in public policy from California Coastal University, a Master of Arts degree in management from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in public administration from the University of Dayton.
?We were very grateful to Mr. Tilley and Merrill Lynch for making this speaker available to our business students and faculty,? says Dr. Jim Wehrley, dean of the Earl N. Phillips School of Business.
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report at No. 3 among Regional Colleges in the South. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among ?America?s Best Colleges.? Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. The university offers 50 undergraduate majors, 42 undergraduate minors and 14 graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at highpoint.edu.
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