Published 12:00 am Sunday, January 12, 2014

SALISBURY — An economist with Wells Fargo Securities will give an economic outlook for 2014 at the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce’s Power in Partnership breakfast this week.
Michael Wolf will share insights and predictions at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Oaks, 728 Klumac Road.
Based in Charlotte, Wolf writes indicator reports and contributes to the company’s Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary.
Before joining Wells Fargo in 2013, he worked as a regional and international economist at Moody’s Analytics. Additionally, he measured trends in compensation as an economist for the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Wolf has a master’s degree in international economic policy and statistics from Columbia University and Baruch College. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Maryland.
The reservation deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday. The cost is $12 for chamber members and $20 for non-members, which includes the cost of breakfast and the program.
To make a reservation, call 704-633-4221 or email
This is the chamber’s first Power in Partnership breakfast for 2014. On average, more than 130 business and community leaders attended the breakfast meetings in 2013 after they started in September.
The breakfast series brings speakers to the community and provides high level networking opportunities. Partner agencies share updates with local business leaders and address issues of concern for the region.
Leadership Rowan class members start their day at the breakfast and then venture out for a session focused on a different aspect of the community.
Upcoming breakfast dates are Feb. 20, March 20, April 17 and May 15. Membership cards are available for frequent attendees, who receive a discounted price for the series and do not have to make reservations.