Building Prosperity

NCPA Economic Policy Forum & Author Luncheon  

Gene W. Heck, Ph.D.

Senior business development economist and author

WHEN:Thursday, January 11, 2007, 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM
WHERE: Belo Mansion, Belo Hall, 2101 Ross Avenue at Pearl Street, Dallas, TX 75201

TOPIC: Dr. Heck will discuss his new book, "Building Prosperity: Why Ronald Reagan and the Founding Fathers Were Right on the Economy"

There will be a Question and Answer period at the end of Dr. Heck's remarks. Copies of Dr. Heck's book will be available for purchase, and he will be available after the program to sign copies of his book.

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Gene W. Heck, Ph.D., holds a doctorate in economics and three master's degrees at the University of Michigan, with master's degrees at Golden Gate University and the University of Jordan as well.

He served as a U.S. Army Military Intelligence Officer for many years, with U.S. Army reserve tours in Ethiopia, Turkey, and Jordan. Due to his skill in mastering the Arabic language, he spent a good deal of his time in the Middle East, where he still resides today.

Throughout his career, Dr. Heck has won several national awards for the design of state and local economic development programs. Currently, he is a senior business development economist operating in Saudi Arabia and throughout the Middle East. He also serves as adjunct professor of government and history with the University of Maryland.