April 11, 2018 (Wednesday)

April Monthly Membership Luncheon

  • Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Topic: Economic Forecast Luncheon - PNC Chief Economist: Gus Faucher
  • Speaker(s):
  • Augustiine: Chief Economist, The PNC Financial Services Group
  • Description:

    SAVE THE DATE for our monthly membership luncheon. 

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - Annual Economic Real Estate Forecast luncheon at the Clarion Belle.
    (If you need Real Estate continuing education, be sure to sign up for our 8:30 a.m Mod. 5  and 1:30 p.m. Mod. 6 classes.)

    Join us in welcoming back Augustine (Gus) Faucher. senior vice president and chief economist of The PNC Financial Services Group.

    Meet Augustine Faucher: As senior vice president and chief economist of The PNC Financial Services Group, he serves as the principal spokesperson on all economic issues for PNC.

    Prior to joining PNC as senior macroeconomist in 2011, Faucher worked for 10 years at Moody’s Analytics (formerly, where he was a director and senior economist. He was responsible for running the firm’s computer model of the U.S. economy, edited a monthly publication on the U.S. economic outlook, covered fiscal and monetary policy, and analyzed various regional economies. Previously, he worked for six years at the U.S. Treasury Department, and taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was named senior vice president in 2015, deputy chief economist in 2016, and to his current role as Chief Economist on April 5, 2017.

    Faucher is frequently cited in international, national, and regional media outlets including The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. He has appeared on ABC World News, CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News and Nightly Business Report; and is regularly featured on CNBC, CNN and Fox Business. In addition, he appears regularly on CBS Radio, NPR and Marketplace. He serves on the board of directors of The Economic Club of Pittsburgh - the local chapter of National Association of Business Economics (NABE). He is also co-chair of the Financial Roundtable of NABE.

    Faucher earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, with concentrations in labor economics and public economics. He also has a B. A. in economics from Cornell University.

    Luncheon Buffet will be served:

  • Cost: $35/members; $45/non-members
  • Payment by Cash/Check in advance or at the event required.
  • Location:Clarion Hotel-The Belle, 1612 N. Dupont Hwy

Registration Form

Use the form below to register for the next meeting. You may submit this form in its entirety via the web or print it out and mail it with payment.

Your registation will be processed upon receipt of payment and your order form.


Credit Card/PayPal


  • Make Checks Payable to: CIRC
  • Mail to: Janet Pippert/CIRC, 1217 Gilbert Ave, Wilmington, DE 19808

To attend any of the CIRC function, please contact our business manager, Janet Sharpless Pippert, at least two business days prior to the event.

Cancellation requires 48 hours notice    ("No Shows" are Charged Full Price)

Contact Janet Pippert at (302)633-1705, 633-1706 (fax), janet[at]