We’ve been busy! And, as we get ready for our stellar 2016 CFO Talent Show in May, we are still diligently preparing our regular monthly programs for you.  Here’s what’s ahead in April:

Law School For The CFO
Thursday, April 7 @ 3:30 pm
The office of Freeborn and Peters, LLP,  311 South Wacker Drive, Chicago
Presented by The Chicago CFO Leadership Council 

Join us for a chance to get practical legal advice straight from our experts, as we discuss major topics that CFOs and senior financial professionals encounter on a daily basis, including employment law, social media practices, and de-risking commercial contracts and license agreements. This event focuses on the latest industry trends and updates, highlighted by real life examples to help you limit your company’s risks and liabilities. Don’t miss this opportunity to benefit from some great tips from a legal point of view.  Sign up today. Atlanta_-_March_Breakfast.jpg

Women and Whiskey
Thursday, April 7 @ 6:00 pm
Taj Hotel, 15 Arlington Street, Boston
Presented by The Boston CFO Leadership Council and Women Who Whiskey

Sip and socialize while learning about whiskey from cocktail expert Brandy Rand.  Don’t miss out on this fun filled evening.  Register now.

Driving New Growth In Your Business
Tuesday, April 12, 2016  @ 8:00 am

The office of KPMG, LLP, 51 JFK Parkway, Short Hills, New Jersey

Presented by The New Jersey CFO Leadership Council

Launching new products and driving growth in an established business can be challenging, especially if employees are consumed by existing company requirements.  If you have ever experienced the frustration of trying to establish innovation and creative strategies in a corporate environment that is not receptive to new ideas, then this program is for you.  Join us and discover how you can break new ground to grow your top line. Reserve your space today.  

Financial Leaders Networking Social
Tuesday, April 12 @ 6:00 pm
Rush Street, 9546 Washington Blvd, Culver City, California

Presented by The Los Angeles CFO Leadership Council

Our Los Angeles chapter is off to a great start! Let’s kick it off further with a wonderful evening of mingling and networking, as we anticipate the many  professional development opportunities that we have in store for you in the months ahead.  RSVP today.    

Lifecycle Of A Board Member
Wednesday, April 13 @ 7:15 am
Bentley University’s LaCava Center, Waltham, Massachusetts

Presented by The Boston CFO Leadership Council

Whether you’re exploring new ways to best utilize your own board members or you are considering a board seat as the next phase of your career, this program offers  something for everyone.  Join us as we explore the complexities of board leadership. Topics include developing committee responsibilities, building effective relationships, searching for new expertise, and creating positive exit strategies. Register now and discover how we can help you to expand your horizons.

Connecting Finance To The Rest Of Business
Wednesday, April 13 @ 7:15 am
Bentley University’s LaCava Center, Waltham, M
Presented by The Boston Controllers Leadership Council

Developing cohesive relationships between finance, marketing, research, manufacturing, and operations divisions can not only challenge even the most experienced CFOs, but it can also create difficulty for controllers to make key connections and become valued strategic partners.  So, what is the most effective way for controllers to drive results and create business value?  Come and listen to the advice of our experienced panelists, as they explore techniques and innovative approaches that will help you to collaborate effectively with your business colleagues and work towards the same goals. Don’t miss this great program.  Reserve your space today.

Cyber Security
Wednesday, April 13 @ 7:15 am
The office of KPMG, 20 Pacifica, Irvine, California

Presented by The Orange County CFO Leadership Council

How can CFOs contend with internet-based attacks on corporations? Come and learn what our computer and technology experts advise.  Topics of discussion will include building incident response plans and preparing policies and procedures to improve your security.  Our speakers will also offer their recommendations on technologies relevant to your company, as well as future exposure threats for all of us to consider. This program is one of our most popular and space is limited, so register today.  

Negotiation Strategies For Today’s Finance Executive
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @ 8:30 am
The offices of Goodwin Procter, 620 Eighth Avenue,  New York City

Presented by The NYC CFO Leadership Council

CFOs are increasingly called upon to negotiate complex deals with a broad range of stakeholders while creating synergy and fostering solid long-term relationships. Thus, with these high expectations, what’s the best way to prepare for and enter into various types of financial negotiations? Let our industry experts guide and help you with tips on practical styles, tactics, strategies, and techniques.  Register today for this not-to-be missed event. 

Financial Leaders Networking Social
Wednesday, April 13 @ 4:30 pm
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, 2816 Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego

Presented by The San Diego CFO Leadership Council

We’re ready and excited to make our mark in the San Diego financial community, with the promise of delivering the area’s top professional development opportunities.  RSVP now and join us for this fun and informative evening of conversation and networking with top industry leaders.

Navigating The Strategic Plan And Bridging The Gap With P & L Owners
Thursday, April 14, 2016 @ 7:30 am
The office of Ballard Spahr LLP, 1735 Market Street, Philadelphia

Presented by The Philadelphia CFO Leadership Council

Join us as we discuss how CFOs can successfully manage necessary operational responsibilities while effectively contributing to strategic plans for their organization.  Our expert panelists will guide you through such areas as minimizing major planning pitfalls, effectively communicating your company’s business vision, maximizing internal resources, approaching your budgeting and planning process, and being the “voice of reason” during heated debates.  If you are looking for the best advice on demonstrating value and leadership to your organization, this program is for you.  Reserve your space today

Cyber Security
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @ 7:30 am
The River Club, One Independent Drive, Jacksonville

Presented by The Jacksonville CFO Leadership Council

In an age where cyber threats and attacks are almost inevitable in every corporation, we all share many areas of concern, including protecting company safety and minimizing risks. To address these issues, we have assembled a panel of experts to educate you on practical approaches to cyber security.  Come and learn what our panelists advise and get their insight on policies and programs that will best protect your organization.  This program is one of our most popular and sells out quickly, so don’t miss out.  Register today.

Revenue Recognition
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @ 7:30 am
Hilton McLean Tysons Corner, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, Virginia

Presented by The Washington, DC CFO Leadership Council

With the recently updated standard on revenue recognition, transition is a major concern.  Our program will address this issue, offering  a pragmatic approach to dealing with its effects on your business systems and financial reporting, as well as a look at the latest technologies for you to utilize.  Join us for this “real-world” perspective on how leading companies drive revenue recognition policies and discover ways that you can be more proactive.  Register now for this informative program. 

Managing A Global Enterprise
Thursday, April 21 @ 7:30 am
515 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston

Presented by The Houston CFO Leadership Council

International taxes, transfer pricing, government regulations, overseas employees, and other global issues can often be a challenge to even the most seasoned CFOs.  So, what are the best practices to prepare your company for these new expansion ventures?  Join us for some advice from our panel of internationally renowned CFOs, as they discuss their experiences and tips on success within the overseas market.  If you are looking to expand globally, this program is a must.  Reserve today.

Atlanta Spring Social
Thursday, April 21 @ 5:30 pm
Skyhouse Buckhead Rooftop Patio 3390 Stratford Road NE, Atlanta

Presented by The Atlanta CFO Leadership Council

Hosted by K.C. Rothfritz, CFO and Treasurer at Batson-Cook Development, and Bona Allen, Senior Vice President and CFO at Kajima Building & Design, Inc , this event is a great way to meet, greet, and make new connections while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the spectacular Skyhouse Buckhead Rooftop Patio.  Don’t miss out on this fun social event.  RSVP now.


For general questions or comments, please contact us.  We would love your feedback. 

And, looking ahead, don’t forget to register for this year’s 2016 CFO Talent Show, scheduled for Wednesday, May 18, as it promises to be the best yet! Further details will follow in the weeks ahead, so stay tuned to our blog for the latest updates.