Economic Update: Georgia and National 


Economic Update: Georgia and National

We will review the state of our Georgia, U.S., Global economy and factors that influence each. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the state of our economy in Georgia, U.S. and Globally 
  • Identify challenges and opportunities on a local and national basis 
  • Examine threats that may produce a recession   


About the Presenter:

Learn from industry expert Thomas J. Cunningham about the economic update in Georgia and the nation.


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About EPI Local Chapters

EPI Chapters bring together a local community of professional advisors to collaborate, address unique needs and topics, develop best practices, build awareness, experience valuable professional continuing education, and build their COI network with like-minded individuals within the exit planning industry and related professions. Whether you are a CEPA member of EPI or not, all are welcome to attend.  Join the next local chapter meeting or event in your area.

This social event will be held at Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC.

Address: 3434 Peachtree Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30326


The EPI Local Chapter is different than other groups because it brings together a diverse group of professionals from a wide range of specialties that can naturally work collaboratively on exit planning, succession planning, value growth, transaction or any engagement from both sides of the equation. The chapter meets regularly to network, reconnect, grow knowledge, and sharpen their skills with a common goal: Change the outcome for transitioning business owners. Make plans to join us for future events and connect with the local leadership by visiting

About the Presenter

Thomas J. Cunningham

Thomas J. Cunningham

Senior Vice President and the Chief Ec

Meet Thomas J. Cunningham: 

Dr. Cunningham joined MAC in July 2015 following a 30-year career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He is a specialist in open economy macroeconomic policy and regional analysis. At MAC, he manages an internal team that supports the research and advocacy roles of the economic development and public policy departments. 

After starting his career at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta as an economist in the Macropolicy group, Tom served at various times as associate director of research, interim director of research, vice president for the Regional group where he was also responsible for the Latin American group, and acting head of the Finance group.  

A native of Reedley, California, he received a bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in economics from California State University, Fresno. He earned a master’s degree, a master of philosophy, and a PhD in economics from Columbia University. He attended the executive development program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Dr. Cunningham has published numerous professional articles and is a member of the American Economic Association, the Western Economic Association, and the Southern Economic Association

Continuing Education

One (1) CPE hour

One (1) CFP credit (pending)


NOTE: Proper documentation must be collected and submitted to qualify for continuing education. For questions regarding awarded continuing education credits, please contact Josh Koza at