Event Date Speakers Time

Fall Speaker Series

October 3, 2017

Craig Scharton
Downtown Fresno Partnership

Topic: The Restoration and Grand Opening of Fresno's Downtown Fulton Street

12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Housing Market Symposium

November 13, 2017

Keynote Speaker:
Tim Sullivan
Managing Principal
Meyers Research

 10:30 am - 12:30 p.m.

Spring Speaker Series

February 27, 2018

Andrew Haussler
Community and Economic Development Director
City of Clovis

Topic: Clovis is Boomtown

12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Industrial Real Estate Symposium

May 11, 2018

Randy I. Anderson, PH.D., CRE
Griffin Capital Asset Management

Jason Quintel
Seefried Properties

Jim Terry, AIA, LEED AP
Ware Malcomb

Ethan H. Smith, SIOR, CCIM
Newmark Grubb Pearson Commercial


9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Housing Market Symposium

October 16, 2018

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Richard Green
USC Lusk Center for Real Estate
Presentation slides: Real Estate

John Bonadelle, Jr
Building Industry Association
Presentation slides: Building Industry Association

Brandon Gonzales
Fresno Association of Realtors

9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Fall Speaker Series

November 7, 2018

Larry Westerlund
Director of Economic Development
City of Fresno
Presentation slides: Link

12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Fall Speaker Series

December 11, 2018

Robert Wiebe, CPA
Ben Hubbell, CPA
Wiebe Hinton Hambalek, LLP
Topic: Qualified Opportunity Zones
Full video: Link

Brochures: QOZ Overview and QOF Structures 


Spring Speaker Series

March 20, 2019

Dr. Lee Ann Eager
Fresno County Economic Development Corporation

12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. 


Agricultural Investment Symposium

May 9, 2019

Stan Xavier
President and Chief Executive Officer
Correia - Xavier Incorporated

Jamie Shen
Chief Investment Officer
PGIM Agricultural Investments

Dr. Srini Konduru
Agricultural Business Department
California State University, Fresno

Brent A. Reed
Associate Director
Senior Acquisitions Manager
Pacific West Hancock Agricultural Investment Group

Rick Shaeffer
Senior Vice President
Agribusiness Manager
Central Valley Community Bank

Sullivan Grosz
Vice President
Farm Lands Department
Pearson Realty    

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


To register for any event, please contact Dr. Andres Jauregui at or call 559-278-8328.

Please note, events do sell out quickly and members have priority registration.