What We See in the Construction
Marketplace in 2016
Speakers: David Sauerman, Michael Harris,
The Private Bank
Thursday, January 14, 2016 Networking 11:45 am Lunch/Presentation 12 Noon - 1:00 pm Athena Restaurant, 212 S. Halsted, Chicago Registration fee: $40
Mike and Dave will discuss recent financial and economic trends in the construction industry including macro-economic factors and specific drivers in certain geographies. Learn which market segments are poised for growth and which segments remain challenged. The presentation will also focus on merger and acquisition activity, availability of surety and banking credit and financial industry regulatory challenges.
David Sauerman Bio
Dave Sauerman is a Managing Director for the Construction & Engineering Division at The Private Bank. Dave has spent 31 of his 35 years in banking working exclusively with clients in the construction and engineering industries. Prior to joining The Private Bank in 2007, Dave was the Division Head of LaSalle Bank’s Construction & Engineering Division. Prior to LaSalle, Dave spent 13 years with Harris Bank and 4 years with Liberty National Bank.
Dave has been an active member, speaker and author for The Construction Financial Management Association, The Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association, The American Subcontractors Association and The Illinois CPA Society’s Construction Contracting Committee. Dave is also the author of the Banking Chapter for the “The Book”.
Michael Harris Bio
Michael Harris II, Managing Director within the Construction & Engineering Division at The Private Bank since September 2013, has fifteen years of Construction Industry Experience. Michael operated in both a portfolio management capacity and relationship manager role during his six and half-year tenure with Fifth Third Bank’s Construction Lending Division.
Prior to banking, Michael was with CNA Surety as an underwriting consultant, working directly with national construction firms and managing insurance agency relationships. He has worked with local middle market and large national contractors, providing an array of financial services and consultative advice as respects loan structure, liquidity solutions, M&A both on the buy and sell side, new market penetration and strategic partnerships.
Michael is active in the Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association, Chicago Building Congress, Surety Association of America and holds a board position in the Chicago CFMA Chapter as well as participation in its Membership and Programming Committees. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance.
Schedule: Networking 11:45 am/ Lunch/Presentation 12 Noon
There is free valet parking at Athena Restaurant
Reservations Please RSVP by January 11th, Noon
1.0 CEU for continuing education credit is awarded for each attendee.
All AACE members and non-members are welcome.
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