SOLD OUT Jan. 31: WACC Business Breakfast Series with Dr. Jay Bryson, Managing Director and Global Economist at Wells Fargo.

bryson2016Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on January 31st as we host Dr. Jay Bryson, Managing Director and Global Economist at Wells FargoBryson will provide his annual analysis on financial markets and macroeconomic developments in the global economy. In addition, he’ll share his perspective on the global economy for the next two years, including forecasts of GDP growth, inflation, and interest rates in major economies of the world.




Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
One Wells Fargo
301 S. College St. – 41st Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202 – Directions
Breakfast & Networking: 
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Presentation and Q&A: 
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. p.m.
$5 (WACC student/educator/TMS member)
You must be an individual WACC educator/student/TMS member to qualify for the $5 rate
$15 (WACC members)
$25 (Non-Members)


  • Register Now (Event is SOLD OUT. Email Jessie Hermann to be placed on a wait-list for this program)
  • Credit card payments (non-PayPal transactions): Please call 704-687-7762 for payment processing over the phone
  • Check payments: Please make your check payable to “World Affairs Council of Charlotte” and mail it to the following address

World Affairs Council of Charlotte
UNC Charlotte – CHHS 227
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223

All reservation cancellations must be completed at least 3 business days prior to an event in order to receive a full refund. Please let us know in advance if you have dietary restrictions so that we can make the appropriate accommodations.


Jay Bryson is a managing director and global economist at Wells Fargo Securities, where he provides analysis on macroeconomic developments in the major economies of the world. He is based in Charlotte, N.C.

Before joining the company in 1998, Jay was an economist in the Division of International Finance at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. From 1989 to 1992 he was an assistant professor of economics at the University of Alabama. Jay has also lectured on international economics and macroeconomics at the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University and at Georgetown University.

Jay has published in academic and popular economic journals, and his comments on the economy regularly appear in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and USA Today. He also makes frequent appearances on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. Jay is a member of the American Economic Association and the Charlotte Economics Club. He is also a member of the National Association for Business Economics and served on its board of directors from 2010 to 2013.

Jay received his B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.