Investment adviser Charles Sizemore to speak at October EPIIC Nights

Charles Sizemore

A leading financial adviser will explain how local business leaders can take advantage of macro trends in the world economy at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at Berger Hall.

Charles Sizemore, Fort Worth, Texas, editor of “The Sizemore Investment Letter” will discuss strategies including the aging of the Baby Boomers and the effect on the American economy, the rise of the Echo Boomer generation and opportunities it will create, profiting from the booming middle class in China, Latin America, and other emerging markets, the importance of investing for income, and looking over the shoulders of the greats by using U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings to follow the trading moves of star investors.

“Mr. Sizemore is a highly respected financial thinker who has particularly enlightening insights into the European Union and emerging markets that should be of interest to anyone who is wondering where to invest today,” Tom Duening, El Pomar Endowed Chair of Business and Entrepreneurship, said.

Duening invited Sizemore to Colorado Springs.

Sizemore’s visit is sponsored by El Pomar Institute for Innovation & Commercialization as part of the EPIIC Nights speakers series. The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Please visit to reserve space.

EPIIC Nights is a monthly series of speakers featuring experts invited by El Pomar Endowed Chairs Tom Duening, Terry Boult, and Michael Larson. The speaker series provides an opportunity for community members and students to learn from experts coming from all over the nation.

Sizemore has been a guest on business news programs, has been quoted in business publication and has also contributed articles. He is the co-author of “Boom or Bust: Understanding and Profiting from a Changing Consumer Economy.”

He earned a master’s degree in finance and accounting from the London School of Economics and a bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University. For more, visit

Future dates for EPIIC Nights Speaker Series are Nov. 13, Dec. 11, Feb. 12, March 12, and April 9. For more information, contact Shawna Markiewicz at 255-5215 or

— Jana Hyde

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