Michael Haghighat and Ms. Deepa Gupta from Globalview Advisors will attend the Orange County Chapter of Financial Executives International (OC-FEI) Dinner Meeting held at The Pacific Club in Newport Beach. The speaker for the evening will be Dr. James L. Doti—President of Emeritus of Chapman University, Donald Bren Distinguished Chair of Business and Economics. His research interests include macroeconomics, financial markets, and regional economics, and his lively and informative presentation will provide the economic forecasts for U.S. and Orange County.

Dr. James Doti earned his B.S. degree in economics from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago. Dr. Doti joined the Chapman faculty in 1974.  In 1978, he founded the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research to provide data, facilities and support to encourage faculty and students to engage in research of high quality, and to widely disseminate the results. The Center’s inaugural Orange County Forecast, presented in December 1978, was the first economic forecast in the U.S. to be based on an urban econometric model. Dr. Doti was appointed President of Chapman University in 1991 and served for 25 years. In September 2016, he returned to the Chapman faculty as President Emeritus and Professor of Economics.

Dr. Doti’s articles have appeared in academic journals as well as periodicals such as The Wall Street Journal and The Chronicle of Higher Education. His frequent op-eds appear in the Orange County Register, and he is a regular columnist for Orange County Business Journal. He is also the co-author of Econometric Analysis with EViews and Statistical Analysis with Excel.  He is also the co-editor of a collection of readings in free enterprise that received the Templeton Honor Award for Scholarly Excellence. Dr. Doti is a recipient of the Horatio Alger Award and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. He has completed 60 marathons and climbed five of the world’s famed “Seven Summits.” Dr. Doti’s most recent children’s book, I Love You This Much, Nonna has been named on Kirkus Reviews’ Best 100 Books of 2018.

Globalview Advisors has been a proud sponsor of the OC-FEI since 2013. The OC-FEI is the premier organization for financial executives in the Orange County area. OC-FEI promotes interaction among its members and holds programs and workshops to enhance their professional knowledge and qualification.