Lake Houston Area

Lake Houston Area

National and regional economists forecast 2017 at Economic Outlook luncheon on February 23

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February 02, 2017

HUMBLE, TX – The Lake Houston Area Chamber’s Economic Outlook Luncheon presented by Edward Jones Investments features speakers who will forecast the 2017 local and national economy on Thursday, February 23 at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Walden Country Club in Atascocita. 
Dustin Reid Vice President of J.P. Morgan Asset Management and regional economist Pat Jankowski who will take the podium to discuss what is expected of the economy in 2017.

Jankowski is a regional economist and vice president of research at the Greater Houston Partnership. He oversees the research department which provides information gathering, data analysis, database management, economic forecasting and mapping functions for the Partnership's five divisions. 

Jankowski is a member of the Texas Economic and Demographic Association, the National Association for the Business Economics, and the Commercial Real Estate Research Forum. Currently, he is president of The Houston Economics Club and serves on the board of the Washington-based Council for Community and Economic Research. 
Jankowski has worked for the Greater Houston Partnership, and its predecessor, the Houston Chamber of Commerce for more than 30 years. 
Reid is a Client Advisor within J.P. Morgan’s Asset Management Division. In this role, Dustin is responsible for delivering timely market and economic insight to financial advisors and wealth managers throughout Houston. Reid is also responsible for assisting financial advisors and wealth mangers in building their business through the various J.P. Morgan tools, resources and investment strategies.
Reid has 18 years industry experience and joined J.P. Morgan in 2014. Originally from Massachusetts, Reid and his wife Hannah reside in Houston with their two children, Sienna and Oliver. 

Gold sponsors include Community Impact Newspaper, North Houston Regional Center for Economic Development, The Groves by Crescent Communities, The MINT National Bank and Waste Connections of Texas. 

Reservations for the Economic Outlook Luncheon can be made online at or by calling the Chamber office at (281) 446-2128.

Cost to attend the luncheon is $30 for members and $35 for guests. The registration deadline is Monday, February 20 at 5 p.m. For questions or more information, contact Chris O’Dell at


About the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce: The Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization of professional business men and women who have joined together for the purpose of promoting the civic and commercial progress of the Lake Houston Area. The Chamber is the organized voice for the quality of life and business related issues at the local, state and federal level of government and is the front door to our community for tourism and business relocation information. The Lake Houston Area Chamber is comprised of 1,100 members and serves Atascocita, Fall Creek, Humble, Kingwood, Summerwood and portions of East Montgomery County.

Chris O'Dell, Events & Engagement Manager
(281) 446-2128