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November 2022 Meeting

  • 09 Nov 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Virtual



November 2022 Monthly Event


November 9, 2022


Virtual: WebEx Link to be provided


12:00 - 12:50

12: 50 - 1 PM 

1: 00 - 1:50 PM

“U.S. Economic Outlook” 


“Maximizing Virtual Card for Vendor Payments”


Members: Free

Non-Members: $50

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Session 1:  "US Economic Outlook" 

The U.S. economy is rapidly slowing. With monetary policy makers keenly focused on doing whatever it takes to rein in historically-high inflation, is a soft landing still possible or is the economy on the cusp of recession? Join Wells Fargo Economist Shannon Seery as she discusses the outlook for the U.S. economy, focusing on household spending, employment, inflation pressures and interest rates.

Speaker: Shannon Seery, Associate, Economist, Wells Fargo Corporate & Investment Banking

Shannon Seery is an economist for Wells Fargo’s Corporate and Investment Bank. Based in New York City, she provides analysis on the U.S. macro economy, with a primary focus on consumer spending, business investment and international trade. Shannon regularly contributes to the group’s economic commentary and her perspectives have been shared in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, and on National Public Radio. Her work has also been published in major academic journals, and Shannon frequently hosts Wells Fargo’s Economic Outlook videos and podcasts. Shannon earned a B.S. in economics from St. John’s University in New York and is currently pursuing her M.A. in economics at New York University

Session 2:  "Maximizing Virtual Card for Vendor Payments”

This presentation will focus on an overview of Virtual Card for vendor payments, focusing on best practices to engage vendors/suppliers. The presenter will address common pitfalls and learned best practices to gain the most value from a payments program.

Speaker: Joe Gross, Vice President, Commercial Payments, Capital One

Joe Gross is a Commercial Payments VP with Capital One. Over the past five years, he has consulted CFO's, Finance VP's, Controllers and AP teams on how to best leverage physical and virtual cards. Today, Joe partners with Capital One's relationship managers and treasury consultants to deliver payments solutions to partners and potential partners of the bank. Joe resides in Cary, NC with his wife Liz, son Jackson and two dogs Yoshi and Ace. 


Course attendance recommended for 1 CPE, CAE, CTP and FP&A credit per 50 minutes.

Delivery Method: Group-live

Program Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: No Prerequisites Required

Advanced Preparation: No Advanced Preparation Required

Please note: Greater Washington Association of Financial Professionals is no longer registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Questions regarding CPE may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN37219-2417. Website:


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