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U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Update - FED Chapter Meeting ((1.5 Hrs CE))

  • Urban Market 50 Penn Place-3rd Retail Level (R-3) 5000 N Pennsylvania Ave Oklahoma City, OK, 73118 United States (map)

Please join our Lunch & Learn

Megan Williams from the Federal Reserve Bank’s Oklahoma City Regional Office will speak at 50 Penn Place from 11:30a.m. to 1p.m. Ms Williams will give an overview of the US, Midwest and Oklahoma economy, along with a discussion of specific economic indicators (e.g. monetary policy, employment, housing, inflation, GDP, energy, agriculture and banking). With the price of oil hovering at low levels, how will that impact Oklahoma's economy? What is happening in the US economy? What is happening in the US economy? Ms. Williams will answer questions after her presentation.

Lunch will be provided.

Megan Williams
Megan Williams joined the Federal Reserve Bank in 2000 as an Analyst in the Retail Payments Support department.  Megan held various supervisory positions in the Retail Payments Support department and served as Assistant Manager in several departments throughout the bank.  In March of 2006, Megan assumed her current position as Associate Economist in the Regional Affairs department, where she is responsible for current monetary policy research, District economic surveys, and a variety of economic research projects.  In addition to her Associate Economist role, in August 2013, Megan was given responsibilities for supervising research associates and administrative staff in the Kansas City and Oklahoma City Regional Affairs Departments and coordination of District Regional Affairs policies, processes, and strategic objectives.  She also serves as Secretary for the Oklahoma City Branch Board of Directors and is the past Board Chair of the Oklahoma Council on Economic Education.  Megan holds a BS degree in Finance from Oklahoma State University and a MBA degree from the University of Oklahoma. 



Darrin Hughes is a Vice President at First Trust with a specialty in Exchange-Traded Funds and Separately Managed Accounts. He resides in Tulsa, OK and his territory includes both Oklahoma and Arkansas. First Trust Portfolios L.P. and its affiliate First Trust Advisors L.P., were established in 1991 with a mission to offer a better way to invest. We recognize the positive impact advisors provide when delivering investment solutions to their clients and believe clients are best served when the solutions are clearly defined, the process is transparent and advisors are supported by teams of specialists and consultants. At First Trust, we invest our resources to develop and deliver a broad range of investment, advisory and management solutions designed to help advisors better serve their clients. 







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