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Roger Ignatius, Director of Finance Program, to Present Workshop at International Conference in Macedonia

Salt Lake City-April 12, 2004-Westminster College's Director of Finance/Financial Programs Roger Ignatius has been invited by the Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC) to conduct an intensive financial analysis workshop in Skopje, Macedonia, on April 16-18, 2004. The participants will be senior managers from the Ministry of Commerce, the Macedonian Stock Exchange, the Securities Commission, and the banking industry. The workshop is part of an FSVC project to assist key officials in countries making the transition to market-based economies.

Over the past 15 years, Ignatius has taught a multitude of courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels at Westminster College. His wide range of expertise spans personal financial planning and investments to cost containment, corporate finance, international finance, risk management, and international banking.

Founded in 1990, the FSVC is a not-for-profit, private-public partnership whose mission is to help build sound banking and financial systems in transition and developing countries. Its core work concentrates on strengthening commercial banking systems, developing central bank capabilities, and building capital markets.

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