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Former White House Director of Economic Policy, Todd Buchholz, to keynote Southern California Economic Forecast


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Contact: Terri Awde, Event Manager, Citizens Business Bank

Phone: 909.980.4030, Email:

(Ontario, California)

On Wednesday, October 12, Todd Buchholz, Former White House Director of Economic Policy and CNBC Regular, will keynote the Southern California Economic Forecast taking place at the Citizens Business Bank Arena.

The Southern California Economic Forecast is an annual conference that brings together over 500 local business and community leaders as well elected officials. The conference delivers an economic forecast based on business indicators derived from local, regional and state entities.

The event is presented by Citizens Business Bank and hosted by the Inland Empire Center of Claremont McKenna College, a joint venture between the Lowe Institute of Political Economy and the Rose Institute of State and Local Government.

Jerry Nickelsburg, Ph.D. will deliver the UCLA Anderson National Forecast as well as a forecast on the state of California.

An exciting addition to this year’s conference is Todd Buchholz who brings his experience as a former White House Director of Economic Policy, a managing director of the $15 billion Tiger hedge fund, and a Harvard economics teacher to the cutting edge of economics, fiscal politics, finance and business strategy. “I am excited to keynote this annual conference and look forward to sharing my views on the election and its potential impact to the U.S. Economy with the business professionals and community leaders in attendance.” said Buchholz.

Held at Citizens Business Bank Arena, located at 4000 E. Ontario Center, in Ontario California, the conference will begin at 7 am with registration, breakfast and a networking session. At 8 am, the conference will transition to state and local forecasts followed by the keynote speaker and a Q&A session.

With over 500 business and political attendees, this is a must-attend event for Southern California businesses. Tickets are $75 or a table of 10 is available for $650. To register or learn about sponsorship opportunities, visit or call (909) 607-7572.

About Citizens Business Bank

CVB Financial Corp. is the holding company for Citizens Business Bank. CVBF is the ninth largest bank holding company headquartered in California with assets of approximately $8.3 billion. CVBF recently earned the ranking of “Best Bank in America” according to Forbes’ America’s Best Banks 2016. Citizens Business Bank has 42 Business Financial Centers, eight Commercial Banking Centers, and three trust office locations serving the Inland Empire, Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, and the Central Valley area of California.

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About Claremont McKenna College

Claremont McKenna College (CMC) is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college with a unique real world mission. As a member of The Claremont Colleges, CMC’s dynamic programs and eminent teacher-scholars develop students into leaders in the private, public, and social sectors. Located on a beautiful residential campus east of Los Angeles, the College offers generous scholarship and financial aid, and rigorous, broad academic training in the social sciences, sciences, and the humanities, with a widely recognized expertise in economics and government. The college achieves its distinctive mission of producing responsible leaders by providing a community ethos that is committed to collaboration and the free exchange of ideas, nationally recognized athletic programs, and rich opportunities for advanced research, real world experience, and internships through student-led enterprises and 11 research institutes.

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