Charles Dougherty to give economic outlook at Power in Partnership

Published 12:00 am Monday, January 14, 2019

SALISBURY — Charles Dougherty will speak about the 2019 economic outlook at the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce’s Power in Partnership breakfast on Thursday at Trinity Oaks. 

Dougherty is a vice president and economist with Wells Fargo Securities. Based in Charlotte, he covers the commercial real estate, housing and construction sectors of the regional and macro economy.

He regularly writes indicator reports, produces commentary and contributes to the company’s “Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary.” His commentary on the regional and U.S. economy has been featured in regional and national publications, including Bloomberg News and The Washington Post.

Dougherty previously was a regional economist and consultant for IHS Market and CertainTeed, a building product manufacturer.

He holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and finance from the University of Pittsburgh and a master’s in economics from Temple University in Philadelphia.

He is a member of the National Association of Business Economics, Philadelphia Council of Business Economics and Charlotte Economics Club.

Wells Fargo Bank will be the sponsor of the breakfast.

The reservation deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday.

For more information, contact the chamber at 704-633-4221 or