2017 Economic Outlook Conference will feature Richard Froeschle, current Labor Market Economist, as keynote speaker. The event, sponsored by the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce and Sulphur Springs/Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation, is set for Wednesday, December 6th.
Chamber Executive Lezley Brown stated that Froeschle will bring a new voice and opinion to the Economic Conference. Froeschle currently is working in a consulting capacity performing keynote and related public presentations on a wide range of topics including all aspects of labor market and career information, education and workforce skill analysis and labor market trends. He formerly served as the Director of the Labor Market and Career Information Department (LMCI) of the Texas Workforce Commission. His primary expertise is in regional labor market analysis, interpretation and application of labor market information for education and workforce planning, and making public presentations on state and regional labor market trends as they relate to education, workforce and economic development policy. Additional areas of interest and experience include education and workforce policy, state and federal grants administration, job matching and skill analysis, career progressions development, and assessment of occupational supply and demand. Resume includes over 38 years in the application or labor market information for education and employment and training policy, over 25 years of progressive management experience, and over 440 presentations in the past decade on all aspects of the Texas economy for various audiences and in diverse venues across Texas and nationally.
The luncheon will take place at the Hopkins County Civic Center from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tickets for the event are $20.