Banking official remains confident in local economy’s growth

While the southeastern Wisconsin economy has been in a growth mode, future economic and workforce progress may depend upon policymakers who set the tone for expansion and employers who embrace new ways to recruit and retain workers.

That was the word from Brian Andrew, chief investment officer with the Racine-based Johnson Financial Group, who said Wednesday morning that the economy is growing faster than it normally would.

Speaking at the annual State of the Region Economic Forum at the Club at Strawberry Creek in Kenosha, he said, “We’re not likely to see a recession anytime soon.”

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