By Kaycee Kemper

One of the region’s most respected economic experts will address Adams County business leaders on April 19. Warren M. Hurt, Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for F&M Trust Company, is the featured speaker for the Gettysburg Adams Chamber of Commerce Economic Breakfast, being held in partnership with the Adams County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC).

Warren Hurt, Chief Investment Officer, F&M Trust Company

“It’s an excellent opportunity to provide business and organization leaders with an outlook on the economic climate since the administration change,” says Carrie Stuart, President, Gettysburg Adams Chamber of Commerce. “We look forward to hearing how experts believe policy changes will impact business, moving forward.”

“Global and national trends have a direct impact on the local economy.  Putting our fingers on the pulse of 2017’s economic forecast is vital,” says Robin Fitzpatrick, President of ACEDC. “We look forward to Mr. Hurt’s analysis and insights, providing an overview of the economic health of our county, region, and nation.”

The event, being held at SpiriTrust Lutheran at the Village of Gettysburg, is set for 7 am on Wednesday, April 19. Be watching our organizations’ websites and/or Facebook pages for ticketing information ( and

Hurt serves as head of F&M Trust’s investment committee; his responsibilities include the formulation and implementation of investment policy and strategy. He has over 17 years of investment management experience and is also responsible for portfolio construction and maintenance for individuals, trusts, corporations and non-profit organizations.

Hurt earned his bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Georgia State University with concentrations in marketing and finance. He is the featured daily contributor to News Talk Radio’s 103.7’s “Morning Money & Market Update” report.

He currently lives in Chambersburg with his wife and daughter, and is an active volunteer in the community.  He has served as treasurer and board member of The Children’s Aid Society of Franklin County and the Chambersburg Arts Council.

Don’t miss out on this learning opportunity or any of the others offered by ACEDC this year.  It’s not too late to become an investor in the organization.  Visit our website and go to Become an Investor tab.  There you will learn about the benefits available to your organization.  It’s an investment in your community.

Kaycee Kemper serves as Vice President of ACEDC. For additional information, see, and follow the organization on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for the latest Adams County business news. She encourages all prospective and current business owners to contact ACEDC for free and confidential business services—information on business plans, relocation, expansion, financing, and much more. She can be contacted at 717-334-0042 or [email protected].