Public sector webcast series: 2018 economic outlook

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Noon EST | 11 a.m. CST | 10 a.m. MST | 9 a.m. PST
60 minutes

Join us on Thursday, March 1 as Kevin Depew, RSM economist, and Bob Feldmann, RSM public sector leader, discuss the U.S. economy’s impact on the public sector. Key topics will include:

  • The probability of an economic downturn
  • The outlook for U.S. interest rates
  • The end of disinflation and the beginning of a new inflationary environment
  • Tax reform and why it may pose a risk for state revenues

About our speakers

Kevin Depew, Economics Director, RSM US LLP
Kevin Depew is an Emmy Award-winning writer and producer. Prior to joining RSM, Depew worked in economics for Bloomberg LP, where he helped create the Bloomberg Brief economics newsletter. Depew has also worked for Dorsey Wright and Associates, PaineWebber and AG Edwards. His former roles include chief strategist, director of research, financial markets analyst and portfolio manager.

Bob Feldmann, National Public Sector Assurance Leader, RSM US LLP
Bob is our Southeast Market Public Sector Practice Leader and is the Miami office Managing Partner. He was recently appointed as the National Public Sector Assurance Leader for the firm. Bob is part of the Firm’s Tribal Services and National Gaming Group.

Bob has over 26 years of audit and accounting experience, serving as partner on various not-for-profit and governmental clients. His experience includes performing audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards, OMB Circular A-133, Federal Single Audit Act, Florida Single Audit Act, and the Rules of the Auditor General of the State of Florida.

Who should attend?
Government administrators, business officers and chief financial officers

Learning objectives
By the end of this webcast, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the impact of the U.S. and world economy on public sector entities
  • Discuss current economic data points and RSM’s recession probability model
  • Identify major changes that have taken place or are on the verge of being implemented that public sector entities should be prepared to address


Email us or call +1 800 274 3978.

CPE credit available
RSM US LLP is pleased to offer one CPE credit for attending this webcast. To qualify, you must log in to the webcast and provide your first name, last name and email address. You must remain logged in for a minimum of 50 minutes and answer 75 percent of the polling questions to receive credit. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as refunds, cancellations and complaints, please contact us.

RSM US LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Advance preparation: None | Program level: Basic | Prerequisites: None | Delivery method: Virtual group live
Field of study: Specialized knowledge and applications | CPE: One credit