Economist Brian Beaulieu joins Ariens board

Economist Brian Beaulieu has accepted a position on the Ariens Company board of directors. Beaulieu is a principal and CEO of the Institute for Trend Research (ITR), where his focus is research into using business cycle analysis and forecasts to increase business profits.

“I have followed Brian’s research for many years,” said Dan Ariens, president and CEO of the Ariens Company. “He has very accessible insight into economic trends that will be invaluable to the management of the company as we continue to grow our business and expand operations.”

Beaulieu is also a principal and managing partner of ITR Capital Partners and chief economist for Vistage International, a global organization comprised of 14,000 CEOs. Co-author of “Make Your Move,” a book on how to increase profits through business cycle changes, Beaulieu has been providing workshops and economic analysis seminars to thousands of business owners and executives for 28 years. His views have appeared through numerous outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Washington Times, USA Today, Barron’s, Forbes, Knight Ridder News Services, Reuters, CNBC TV, FOX Business TV, Canadian TV and CBS Radio.