The CFOLC Emerging Leaders Program
WHAT IS THE EMERGING LEADERS PROGRAM?
Created by the CFO Leadership Council, the Emerging Leaders program recognizes, honors, and mentors budding financial professionals who have potential to become “Rockstar CFOs.” This is a member-driven initiative, as many of the veteran members of the Council have expressed a desire to share the benefits of their wisdom and experience with the next generation of CFOs.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO BE AN EMERGING LEADER?
Recipients of this award are early-career finance and accounting professionals including: Controllers, VPs of Finance, and newly minted CFOs, as well as other financial professionals who have similar responsibilities.
*Current & former members of the CFO Leadership Council are NOT eligible for nomination.
WHO CAN NOMINATE AN EMERGING LEADER?
Steering Committee members, Sponsors, and employees of the CFO Leadership Council are encouraged to nominate candidates within their professional network.
HOW ARE CANDIDATES CHOSEN?
The Emerging Leadership team reviews each nomination to assess the candidate’s commitment to growth, potential for advancement, ability to put learning into practice, and their commitment to community service.
This program will enable us to fulfill our mission of Empowering CFOs, while also helping you to strengthen relationships with these future leaders. We are confident that this program will develop a wealth of financial leaders who possess the strategic, leadership and technical skills needed to successfully lead their organizations.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE EMERGING LEADER AWARD?
Membership in the Emerging Leader Mentorship Community where the honoree with be matched with an experienced CFO mentor-volunteer who will help further develop their financial leadership skills
One- year premium membership to the CFO Leadership Council, including access to all local and national chapter events, webcasts, and access to CFO Connect—a member’s only community
Complimentary admission to the CFO Leadership Council Annual Conference
“Emerging Leader Community Conversations,” a monthly training call with fellow honorees and mentors which focuses on issues that rising CFOs are likely to encounter during their career
Have a Leader in Mind?
Rules for Entry:
New members only (not existing or lapsed CFOLC members)
Only current Steering Committee Members and Sponsors are eligible to nominate candidates
Only finance leaders that qualify for CFOLC membership will qualify for this award
Interested in learning more? Contact Caroline Boyce.
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