Thursday, October 8, 2020

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THANK YOU to all the MEDFA 2020 Conference Sponsors!

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9:00 AM – 9:15 AM – Conference Begins – Welcome!

Recognition of Sponsors and Conference Planning Committee
Amy Hamilton, City Manager, Richmond Heights, MEDFA President

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM – Opening Session
Missouri Legislative Update and 2021 Forecast
  • Doug Stone, Attorney, Lewis Rice,
    MEDFA Legislative Committee
  • Randy Scherr, RJ Scherr & Associates,
    MEDFA Government Relations Consultant
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Guest Speaker

Scott Colbert, Chief Economist, Commerce Bank NA
TOPIC: State of the U.S. Economy

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Sales Taxes, Weed & Wayfair
The Changing Landscape of Sales Taxation
  • Vickie Wolgast, District Manager, Martin City CID
  • Eric Creach, Attorney, Gilmore & Bell, P.C.
  • John Mueller, Managing Partner, Mid-America Capital, Inc.
1:00 PM – 1:15 PM – Richard King Award Presentation
1:15 PM – 1:45 PM – Keynote Speaker

Jason Thein, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, St. Louis MLS
TOPIC: Development of the St. Louis Soccer Stadium

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Municipal & Development Bond Market Market Overview through 2020 and expectations for 2021
  • Jim Lahay, Managing Director, Stifel
  • Ken Dotson, Senior VP, BOK Financial
  • Mike South, Managing Director, Hilltop Securities, Inc.
3:15 PM -4:15 PM – Small Group Roundtables

Attendees will join small groups online (4-6 people) to discuss economic development ideas, opportunities, and challenges.

Have questions? Please contact MEDFA’s Administrator, Jill Quinn.
(816) 691-2120 or [email protected]