Robert B. Pamplin Jr. is widely recognized as America’s foremost diversified entrepreneur whose business interests include media, textiles, construction and agriculture. He has earned eight degrees, including two doctorates, in business, economics, accounting, education and theology, and he has been honored nationally as a businessman, philanthropist, ordained minister, educator, historical preservationist and author. For more information, visit www.pamplin.org.
Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.