Jordan Levine Of Beacon Economics Joins Program Lineup At High Desert Economic Summit

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(Victor Valley)– Mr. Jordan Levine of Beacon Economics will provide expert analysis of national economic trends in a keynote address at the 2014 High Desert Economic Summit.   His presentation will provide the foundation for a half day examination of the economic condition and forecast specifically affecting the high desert region.  The event organized by the Victor Valley College Foundation and presented by Chairman of the Board Sponsor – Desert Valley Hospital / Desert Valley Medical Group, will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Victorville on April 30, 2014.

Mr. Levine is an Economist and the Director of Economic Research at Beacon Economics, LLC.  Since joining the firm, Mr. Levine has emerged as a leading authority on the national economy, the California state economy, and regional economies across the western United States.  He is responsible for running and updating Beacon Economics’ quarterly national, state, and metro area forecast models, and plays a leading role in the firm’s major consulting projects.  Levine also manages Beacon Economics’ EB-5 Visa economic and employment analysis practice.

“Beacon Economics is a trusted provider of economic analysis for our region and we have used them to support our own development initiatives,” said Don Brown, President of Lee & Associates. “It’s rare that their expertise is so publicly available, so having Jordan Levine as a part of the High Desert Economic Summit will make it a must-attend event for developers, policy-makers, and business owners who recognize the importance of good planning.”

Levine has conducted economic forecasting and analysis for the Office of the California State Controller, leading Wall Street hedge fund Paulson & Co., the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and the California Bankers Association among many others.  Mr. Levine holds a M.A. in International Economics with Merit from the University of Sussex and a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

The High Desert Economic Summit packs a wealth of information an analysis into a half day seminar that features a look at both macro (national) and micro (local) economics, examines local issues impacting the local economy and features panels of industry leaders to help attendees interpret the trends in the region.  This year’s event themed “Catch the Wave” is especially focused on helping attendees to adapt to the world of new economic realities that is emerging from the turbulent recessionary waters.

The High Desert Economic Summit will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in Victorville, California, from 8am – Noon on April 30, 2014. Details about the event, including how to purchase tickets, can be found on the web at or by calling the Victor Valley College Foundation at 760.245.4271 ext. 2522.

Proceeds from the 2014 High Desert Economic Summit will support the charitable purposes of the Victor Valley College Foundation (

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