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Global Meetings
Chapter/SIGMeeting Date 
Houston (The Woodlands), TX May 23, 2018

Time

7:15 AM to 9:00 AM

Location

One Hughes Landing Conference Center
1800 Hughes Landing Boulevard, 1st Floor
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Agenda

Topic: “The Business of Your Career – Managing Your Career Like a Business Enterprise”

Speaker: Mr. Kim Sawyer, Executive and Enterprise Coach, Business Facilitator, Professional Speaker and Founder of theWealthSource®

Agenda:
- 7:15 am – 7:35 am: Networking
- 7:35 am – 7:50 am: Chapter Announcements and Self-Introductions
- 7:50 am – 8:40 am: Speaker Presentation
- 8:40 am – 9:00 am: Networking

CPE Credit: will be available

Presentation:
Your Career is a business, and you are the CEO of it. Do you truly realize that? Do you manage your career with the same types of rigor, focus, and tools as you would run a business???

- What is “Career”? What is its deeper meaning and significance to a well-lived life?
- What are the parallels between a business and your career?
- What is the business strategy for your career development and accomplishment?

Together we will explore these questions in this presentation.

You will walk away with:
- A highly valuable framework for understanding your career
- A set of provocative concepts as food for thought
- Practically useful tools for career development.

Together they comprise an integrated, strategic, lifelong Career Management System.

This system, when implemented consistently, will evolve your career in keeping with an ever changing world and a continually developing you. And it will enable you to build, operate, and navigate the Business of Your Career to achieve your Maximum Authentic Professional Success.

Speaker's bio:
Kim Sawyer has over twenty years of diverse business experience; he has started businesses, led companies, and been involved in almost every aspect of a business enterprise.

Kim holds a BBA in Entrepreneurship from the University of Houston and an MS in Organizational Development from the University of Texas. He is an ICF Certified Coach and Certified Birkman Consultant. He has been published and interviewed in the Houston Chronicle and other news publications, appeared on CNN Business Radio.

theWealthSource®
Phone: 832.298.0143
Email: kimsawyer@thewealthsource.com
Web: theWealthSource.com

Sponsor: The Talance Group is a boutique search and consulting firm that offers both Direct Hire and Contract placement of Finance/Accounting and Information Technology professionals. Our focus is solely in the Houston area, with extensive knowledge of our city’s talent pool, job market, companies and industries. The Talance Group has been named one of Houstons Fast 100 3 years in a row and is recognized as one of Houston's best places to work by the HBJ.

The Talance Group
713-357-9598 office
www.talancegroup.com

Directions

https://www.google.com/maps/place/One+Hughes+Landing/@30.1720425,-95.4723102,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x864736ce2e6a1433:0x97dcfd50d599cb51!8m2!3d30.1720379!4d-95.4701162

Boston, MA May 23, 2018

Time

7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Location

Morse, Barnes-Brown, Pendleton PC
230 Third Avenue,
at CityPoint 4th Floor Conference Room
Waltham, MA

(Free parking in the garage below the building that overlooks Rte 128)

Agenda

Topic: How to Stay Positive During a Job Search

Have you had your fill of networking meetings, coffee chats, and phone screens? Do you find the grind of a job search affecting your confidence and energy? Executive job searches take longer, and it's critical to remain positive.

In this workshop, you will learn strategies for dealing with the emotional rollercoaster of job-searching and tactics for staying optimistic and confident. So join us for an informational and interactive discussion and bring a new and positive perspective to your search.

Speaker's bio:

Susan Peppercorn, ACC
Susan Peppercorn is an executive and career coach who enables mid, and senior-level professionals to find their next best career step; promotion, new job, career or entrepreneurial option. She is also the author of the new Amazon bestselling book, Ditch Your Inner Critic: Evidence-Based Strategies to Thrive in Your Career.

The NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, Glassdoor, the Boston Globe and U.S. World News and World Report are some of the publications that have tapped her for career advice.

A certified positive psychology and executive coach and is accredited by the International Coaching Federation.


7:30 AM – Coffee/Juice & Light Networking
8:00 AM – Introductions & 30 Second Elevator Pitches
8:15 AM – Presentation & Interactive Discussion
9:00 AM – Wind-down, and Final Networking Discussions
9:30 AM - Adjourn


Directions

230 Third Ave is conveniently located off of Exit 27, Winter St/Third Ave in Waltham on Rte 128. There is free parking in the garage below the building that overlooks Rte 128.

Charlotte, NC May 23, 2018

Time

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Location

South Park Towers
6100 Fairview Road
Suite 205
Charlotte, NC 28210

Agenda

Success for the Seasoned Search...The Benefit of Being Overqualified”
Many seasoned job seekers find themselves being called overqualified because they have more years of experience than the job description calls for. Learn powerful strategies to overcome your interviewer's misconceptions about you. It's impossible to BE overqualified unless YOU believe you ARE overqualified. In this seminar, you will learn:
• How to answer the overqualified question
• The REAL reason why recruiters AND hiring managers are concerned about hiring overqualified applicants
• How to change your cover letter and resume if you believe you are overqualified
• Seven ways to explain on an interview why being overqualified is an advantage
• How to handle the “age factor” and being over age 36

Presenter/Speaker: Abby Kohut

Abby's career began in computer sales. She worked for a computer reseller for five years, managing major accounts such as Bear Stearns, Grey Advertising, Gartner Group and the Museum of Natural History and was elected into Apple's Million Dollar Club. Although successful in sales, Abby felt most passionate about hiring and mentoring new sales reps for the company. That passion motivated her to launch her career in Human Resources and career development.

Abby's next successful recruiting project was at Cheyenne Software, where she recruited 500 employees in two years, effectively doubling the size of the company. Following that, Abby worked for Kaplan, Inc., a world leader in educational services, for seven years. Abby took on various roles including Senior Director of Recruiting and Career Development, which offered her the opportunity to lead a team of recruiters responsible for filling staff and management positions across the country. In particular, Abby led teams that hired 50 Customer Service Representatives in two months and 900 part time K-12 teachers in four months. She also career coached and mentored many top internal applicants into new roles within the company.

As a Staffing Consultant, Abby managed several recruiting projects for Alpharma, Inc., one of which helped them double the size of the division, from 300 to 600 employees. Abby also led the expansion of a national outside sales force and support staff for the Economist Intelligence Unit, Economist Magazine and CFO Magazine. As the Interim Director of Recruiting for Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke's – Roosevelt Hospital, Abby managed a large recruiting team responsible for filling 1,000-2,000 positions per year and developed written documentation around their processes and procedures. She also managed an expansion project for LEO Pharma and helped them grow from six employees to 300 in two years.

Abby's articles on AbsolutelyAbby.com and her monthly Career Wake Up Calls inspire job seekers to stay motivated as they continue their search for their ideal job. AbsolutelyAbby.com, which was selected as one of the "Top 100 Websites for Your Career" by Forbes in 2013, teaches candidates secrets the Absolute truth about the job search process that other recruiters won't tell you. Abby has presented to over 300 groups and has provided job search tips on Fox 5, NBC, CBS, ABC, LinkedIn, Monster, Real Simple, The Ladders, Bloomberg Radio, and Forbes. Her books "Absolutely Abby's 101 Job Search Secrets" and "Absolutely Abby's Top 12 Interview Questions Exposed" teach candidates secrets about the job search process that other recruiters won't tell you. Abby was selected as one of the top 100 influential people online according to Fast Company Magazine and was named as one of "The Monster 11 for 2011: Career Experts Who Can Help Your Job Search". Since 2010, Abby has been on a mission to help one million job seekers and is currently driving around the USA on a nationwide tour to accomplish that goal which you can learn more about at www.AbbyAcrossAmerica.com
Please remember: This is not Tom Maupin’s Chapter, this is your Chapter. Please come to this meeting and bring a fellow FENG member.

RSVP Acceptance is required as we have limited seating. Please RSVP acceptance through The FENG website (www.thefeng.org). Please call Tom Maupin at 704-756-6609 or email: tmaupin@vaco.com should you have trouble going through the website.

RSVP Acceptance is required as we have limited seating. Please RSVP acceptance through The FENG website (www.thefeng.org).

Please call Tom Maupin at 704-756-6609 or email: tmaupin@vaco.com should you have trouble going through the website.

Monthly chapter meetings are usually on the second Monday of the month, are casual and generally last around 2 hours providing members time for 1:1 networking or small group gatherings for dinner or cocktails afterwards.

We would like to spend the first 30 to 60 minutes doing our rounds of introductions and network leads and then adjourn to a mutually agreed upon location for adult beverages and conversation.

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend!

The regular meeting agenda will include:

1. Introductions for first time attendees and exchange of resumes (bring 15 copies of your resume to share, or a brief objective and biographical summary). Bring name tent.
2. Sharing your 60-second announcement (optional).
3. Share individual search and success stories.
4. Share leads - Please make an effort to identify potential leads or contacts to share.
5. Bring your membership list.
6. Please try to be on time though we understand traffic can be a challenge.

Directions

Cincinnati, OH May 23, 2018

Time

5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location

Kenwood Towers
8044 Montgomery Road
1st Floor Conference Center
Cincinnati, OH 45236

There is plenty of FREE parking available both inside and outside the building.

Agenda

Just wanted to remind you of our meeting this coming Wed., 5/23, 5:30 pm.

You will want to carve out the time so as not miss this session, as we have a very special guest speaker, joining us. Bill Schult, a friend, colleague and fellow FENG Member, will be speaking on the topic of "How to Survive as a CFO in the Private Equity World".

Bill's Background:

Bill was most recently Chief Financial Officer of Pro Mach, a leading provider of integrated packaging products and solutions. With more than 20 years experience in global manufacturing and financial services organizations, he has earned a reputation for strong financial leadership of companies expanding globally and in guiding initiatives to improve financial reporting and effectively manage costs.

At Pro Mach, Bill directed the company's financial strategy for long-term profitability and provided the financial guidance to support continued growth and product development goals. He also oversaw the corporate-wide finance and accounting team. Along with other members of senior management, Bill focused on strengthening Pro Mach's position as a leader in packaging value for its customers.

He joined Pro Mach in 2005 from global pigment manufacturer Shepherd Color Company, where he was also Chief Financial Officer. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for International Knife & Saw, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of cutting tools with operations in 10 countries. During that time, he strengthened the company's financial organizations and successfully led numerous acquisitions, divestitures of subsidiaries, and initiatives to standardize and improve reporting systems.

Bill also served in several finance and accounting roles for Siemens Corporation in the United States and Europe, where he helped implement new worldwide accounting systems. Mr. Schult started his career providing accounting and auditing consulting services with Salomon Brothers and Coopers & Lybrand.

He is fluent in German with extensive expertise in worldwide accounting practices. He earned his B.B.A in Accounting from Adelphi University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Please spread the word. Friends are more than welcome to join us. No worries if you arrive late.

We look forward to seeing as many of you who can make it.

Pizza and refreshments will be provided by our friends at Vernovis. Thank you Bryan, Jason and Wendy!




Basic Framework of Meeting:
5:30-6:00 PM - General Networking
6:00-6:30 PM - Introductions/90-second announcements
6:30-7:30 PM - Speaker, Bill Schult
7:30-8:00 PM - General Networking

Future Meetings

With regard to future meetings, please mark your calendars for the THIRD Wednesday of the month and try to keep this date available. Interviews, work, and family emergencies are good exceptions.

Dates for your calendar:

Wed., June 20, 2018 - High Stakes Conversations - Andrea Dale, Executive Influence & Branding Coach, To The Point (TTP)

Wed., July 18, 2018 - Speaker TBD
Wed., August 15, 2018 - Speaker TBD
Wed., September 19, 2018 - Speaker TBD
Wed., October 17, 2018 - Speaker TBD
Wed., November 21, 2018 - Speaker TBD
Mon., December 10, 2018 - Holiday Gathering

Attire: is business casual.

FENG Cincinnati Chapter Leadership:
John Speridakos
jdsperidakos@aol.com
(513) 981-1494



Parking: Free Parking both inside and outside of the building

Attire: is business casual.










Pizza and refreshments will be provided by our friends and colleagues at Vernovis.

An evening not to be missed. I look forward to seeing as many of you as can make it.



Directions

Intersection of I-71 & Montgomery Road

There is plenty of FREE parking available both inside and outside the building.

St. Louis, MO May 23, 2018

Time

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location

Seven Gables Inn
26 North Meramec Avenue
Clayton, MO 63105

Agenda

Agenda: Evening Networking

To RSVP: Please write to: happyhour@thefengstl.org

Please join us for an evening of Hors d'Oeuvres, Cash Bar and Networking

Your cost: $5.00 cover charge includes a ticket for your first drink.

Attendance is for The FENG St. Louis Members and Strategic Partners Only.

Directions

www.google.com/maps/dir/''/seven+gables+inn+26+n+meramec+ave+clayton+mo+63105/data=!4m5!4m4!1m0!1m2!1m1!1s0x87d8cb2adfd3d517:0x7b4e34da5e3951a4?sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjT7p7jrufYAhWjk-AKHfjBCh0Q9RcIqAEwCw

Tampa, FL May 23, 2018

Time

5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location

Vaco Tampa
4030 Boy Scout Boulevard, Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33607

Agenda

Topic: Things About Your Resume That Makes HR Cringe, and Other Hot Topics

Speaker: Jennifer Currence, President, OnCore Management Solutions, LLC, MBA, SHRM-CP, SPHR, ACC

Presentation:
Join us for the opportunity to get all your questions answered. We anticipate that this will be a VERY interactive session, so please come with questions in mind!

Speaker's bio:
Jennifer is the president of OnCore Management Solutions, an HR advisory firm based in Tampa, and founder of OnCore Academy, a growing website where HR professionals earn recertification credits online and on-demand. She began her HR career with Accenture Consulting over 20 years ago and expanded into financial services, consumer goods, and non-profit organizations. She is now a certified trainer and career coach, a professor of management at the University of Tampa, has been recognized as a Thought Leader by the International Society of Performance Improvement, a subject matter expert by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and was named the Tampa Bay HR Consultant of the Year for 2017.

Jennifer has been published in HR Magazine and featured in Fast Company magazine, USA Weekly, HR.com, and BambooHR.com. She writes exam questions for the SHRM-SCP exam and was an editor for SHRM’s 2016 Learning System. Jennifer is a national SHRM faculty member, a regular speaker at regional, national, and international events and conferences, and the author of SHRM’s eight-book series on behavioral competencies: Making an Impact in Small Business.

Sponsor: Thanks to Vaco Tampa for their ongoing support and hospitality.

As always, we are looking forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Directions

https://www.google.com/maps/place/4030+W+Boy+Scout+Blvd,+Tampa,+FL+33607/@27.9661694,-82.5123212,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x88c2c3ae1043065b:0xc9acb3ed8ff38c54

Susquehanna Valley, PA May 23, 2018

Time

6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location

Murray Securus
39 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17608

Agenda

LANCASTER

1. Each attendee will get a chance to deliver their two-minute elevator speech.
2. Share recent successes and failures.
3. Present networking requests.
4. Discuss job search questions and concerns.
5. Apprise the group of any new searches, requests, etc. that they have become aware of.

Preparation:
1. Please bring your "one pager" (twenty-five copies).
a. This should provide your contact information at the top.
b. Followed by a brief overview of you and your background.
c. Finally your target company list and a list of people you would like to meet.
2. One Pager should be handed out to the attendees just before you make your presentation, thus helping them to provide you with targeted assistance and advice.
3. Please have copies of your resume available to hand out to those interested parties who may want to learn more about you or pass it on to individuals they think may be interested in talking to you.
4. Bring a name tag to wear and a "name" tent card to place on the table in front of you.
5. If you represent a business, please bring business cards and/or flyers.

Attire: Business casual


Thanks to Pete Wengrenovich for providing the location.

Directions

Parking: There is parking in the rear of the building if you take the Grant Alley back behind the Murray Insurance building. The entrance is in the back also.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/39+N+Duke+St,+Lancaster,+PA+17602/@40.0391756,-76.3034399,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x89c624ed07e01471:0xc5337a9fe4fec9de

Philadelphia-Suburban, PA May 23, 2018

Time

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location

TalentFleX Solutions
2570 Boulevard of the Generals,
Building 100 Washington Square,
Suite X
Audubon, PA 19403



Agenda

Host: Matt Sullivan CEO, TalentFlex

Speaker: William Casey Fehl

“A Salesperson’s Approach to Job Hunting – Presented by William ‘Casey’ Fehl, the discussion is based on his 13-year experience as a financial advisor and the similarities of professional sales and job hunting.

Attendees will learn:
A proven, simple, convenient system to track their progress and maintain accountability.
Successful job hunting strategies, based on statistical evidence.
How to handle the inevitable rejection that comes with job hunting and how to bounce back.

More than anything, we will discuss the effectiveness (statistically speaking) of proactively reaching out to people to discuss “your situation” (aka your job search) instead of, for example, applying online and (reactively) waiting for a response.
We also touch on a few things to help people maintain a positive attitude during these tough times.

William Casey Fehl is a registered representative who offers securities through AXA Advisors, LLC (NY, NY 212-314-4600), member FINRA, SIPC and an agent who offers annuity and insurance products through AXA Network, LLC.

Agenda:

6:15pm - Networking

6:45pm - Member Introductions & Chapter Update

7:00pm - Presentation – Casey Fehl

7:30pm - Q&A

7:45pm - Meeting Wrap Up

Directions

Miami (Palm Beach/Treasure Coast), FL May 23, 2018

Time

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch Library
5689 West Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33417

Agenda

General Networking

This is a great opportunity to meet new people, catch-up with old friends and discuss any issues you have on your mind.

The objective is to give each member an opportunity to continually hone their networking skills, meet their peers from various disciplines, share job leads, ideas, and develop networking opportunities.
As always, this is a great opportunity to network, practice your "elevator" speech with fellow FENG members.

Practicing your 90-second announcement in the comfort of your own home is a good thing to do, but it is hardly enough. The missing element is a live audience. The additional benefit is that the live audience you will encounter at a meeting of The FENG will also be a friendly audience so you can improve this important tool.

Please bring:
- Name Badge
- Personal Contact cards
- Resumes
- Your 90-second elevator speech

Attire: business casual

Your chapter leadership will be delighted to see you there.

Directions

From I-95: Travel to Okeechobee Boulevard (Exit 70). Drive west on Okeechobee Boulevard (approximately 3-1/2 miles), past Haverhill Road. Library will be on your right, next to Dunkin Donuts.

From Florida’s Turnpike: Take the Okeechobee Boulevard (east) exit off of the Turnpike. Drive east on Okeechobee Boulevard (approximately 1/4 mile). Library will be on your left, next to Dunkin Donuts.

Houston, TX May 24, 2018

Time

7:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Location

Amegy Bank
1717 West Loop S
TX 77027

Complimentary Parking

Agenda

Meeting for the Commercial Real Estate SIG of Houston

Office Trends in Commercial Real Estate – Houston MSA
--Come and learn current lease rates in key sub-markets
--The direction of lease rates in office in contrast to other types
--Negotiating the term of your lease under the new reg
--Co-working office spaces in Houston – is it for you?


Agenda:
7:00 – 7:30 AM Check-in and Informal Networking
7:30 – 8:15 AM Presentation/Group Discussion
8:15 – 8:45 AM Informal group discussion

By Libby Cadillo MBA CRE, Managing Director & Principal Broker SVN|HINT Advisors and
By Vince Calicchia, Vice President Business Banking Amegy Bank of Texas

All members and prospective members are welcome! Dress is business casual.


Directions

Bank is on the northbound feeder role of I-610 between San Felipe and Post Oak Blvd

Houston (Katy/Sugar Land), TX May 24, 2018

Time

7:30 AM to 9:15 AM

Location

Fellowship Church
22765 Westheimer Parkway
Community Room
Katy, TX 77450
www.thefellowship.org

Agenda

Topic: The 2018 tax law act and related items

Speaker: Steve Elliott, Tax Technical Director at TNCPA, P.C., and Katy/Sugar Land Chapter Co-Chair

The meeting will begin and end with networking, business card exchanges, 90 second elevator speech practice opportunities as well as Resume review drop-offs. The middle of the meeting will be a discussion on the tax laws.

Speaker's bio:
Steve serves as the Tax Director at TNCPA’s. He has over 35 years of diversified public accounting experience advising high net worth individuals and closely held and family businesses as well as trusts, estates, partnerships, corporations, not-for-profits, state and local and expatriate taxation issues.

In addition, Steve has extensive experience acting as a client advocate in regards to tax notices, audits and protests, including payment plans, and offers in compromise.

Steve received his master's in taxation from Bentley University and did his undergraduate studies at Northeastern University both in Boston. He holds Certificates in Advanced Taxation Issues and Personal Financial Planning from Bentley. Steve holds CPA licenses in the states of Texas, New York and Massachusetts and is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Steve also acts as Chairman of the Katy / Sugar Land chapter of FENG (The Financial Executive Networking Group) and is also an Adjunct Professor teaching Master's level Tax and Financial Planning Topics.

Steve is married and lives in the Houston, TX area with his wife and three daughters. He is active in church groups and is a strong advocate of cancer cure causes. Steve serves on the Board of Directors / Accounting & Tax adviser for the military non-profit organization, S.T.A.N.O. Foundation as well as being part of Westwood Trust's 2018 Advisory Board.

Directions

Corner of Westheimer & Peek

Parking: There is lots of free parking as well as a great Coffee Shop called Kosmos in the corner of the main Church building where the Community room is located.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/22765+Westheimer+Pkwy,+Katy,+TX+77450/@29.7336737,-95.7629392,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x864120dd5c0aecd5:0xd2d51cd9ec9ed006

San Francisco, CA May 29, 2018

Time

7:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Location

EB SF FENG
Robert Half Offices,
Bishop Ranch 3,
2613 Camino Ramon,
San Ramon

Agenda

EB SF FENG - San Ramon

Facilitator: Norbert Walz with Attila Bardos and Rob Gardner of RHMR


The Discussion Topic for this meeting is
What is your marketing plan for achieving your goal?

Our goal as a group is to help people evaluate their “Regular Full Time Opportunities” and go to market strategies. We discuss new technologies and how to leverage plus work on the basics of how to refine your elevator pitch. What is working for you and what is not working for you?
As our facilitator Norbert Walz has said, “the best time to look for an opportunity is when you don’t need to”. So bring to the meeting your personal and business development goals and prepare to contribute and enjoy the difference a community can bring. (comment contributed by Steve Peterson)

Directions

Richmond, VA May 29, 2018

Time

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location

Tavern 19
600 Founders Bridge Boulevard
Midlothian, VA 23113

Agenda

Please join us for an evening of networking with your peers from various disciplines. This is a great opportunity to meet new people, catch-up with old friends and discuss any issues you have on your mind.

It is important to you in your career to stay connected to The FENG whether you are currently employed or in transition. One can never have enough networking contacts. You need to continually nurture the friendships you make through The FENG. "The Power of Networking. The Power of Friendships." is what we are all about.

Your chapter leadership will be delighted to see you there.

Directions

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Tavern+19/@37.5437376,-77.6868187,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x89b16ef629ba4e7b:0x4e039746cdea221c!8m2!3d37.5437334!4d-77.6846246

San Francisco, CA May 30, 2018

Time

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location

Robert Half Management Resources
50 California Street 10th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
roberthalfmr.com

Agenda

Theme - Hiring in a Difficult Economy - One of Full Employment

Featured Speakers - Paul LoPresto, Metro Market Manager, Accountemps (a Robert Half Company) and John N. Lee, Resource Manager, Robert Half Management Resources

Agenda
6pm - 6:45pm: Introductions and Networking
6:45pm - 7:45pm: Featured Speakers, Paul LoPresto and John N. Lee
7:45pm - 8pm: Next Meeting and Wrap up

Directions

Long Island, NY May 30, 2018

Time

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location

Grant Thornton –
445 Broadhollow Road,
Suite #300
Melville, NY 11747

Agenda

TBD

As always, be sure to bring about 15 copies of your resume; a supply of business cards may come in handy for networking as well. Please polish your 2 minute presentation! Your networking time is a value added activity for you and your peers; practice your 'elevator speech' and try it out with your friends at FENG, compare contrast and revise it until you hear it in your sleep. This platform skill will serve you long after you land your next assignment.

Alumni members are encouraged to attend this meeting and participate in the discussion - it is a great way to give back to the group, and to maintain and build your network.

We plan on starting the meeting promptly at 6:30 PM, but attendees may begin to arrive anywhere from 6:00 PM for informal networking.


Directions

San Antonio, TX May 30, 2018

Time

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location

Encino Branch Library
2515 East Evans Road
San Antonio, TX 78259

phone:210-207-9250

Agenda

It is important to stay connected to The FENG whether you are currently employed or in transition. One can never have enough networking contacts. You need to continually nurture the friendships you make through The FENG. "The Power of Networking. The Power of Friendships." is what we are all about.

The objective of the meeting is to give each member an opportunity to continually hone their networking skills, meet their peers from various disciplines, share job leads, ideas, and develop networking opportunities. The meeting is a chance to share resumes, practice 90-second announcements, and swap job hunting tips.

We are again attempting to build an active San Antonio Chapter of the FENG and would appreciate your attendance.

Directions

www.google.com/search?q=2515+East+Evans+Road%2C+San+Antonio%2C+TX&rlz=1C1VFKB_enUS684US684&oq=2515+East+Evans+Road%2C+San+Antonio%2C+TX&aqs=chrome..69i57.3622j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

Banking May 31, 2018

Time

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location

Grant Thornton
757 Third Avenue (between 47th and 48th Streets)
9th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Teleconferencing instructions - for those unable to attend, but would like to listen to the speaker
Teleconference starts at: 5:50 pm EST
Phone number: 515-739-1034
Access code: 588787#

Please mute your phones *6.

Agenda

Please join us for a Marty Latman presentation on In-Transition – Now What do I do?

Attendees at all levels will learn about the obstacles they need to overcome during this period to succeed, the methods they need to use to change their situation and ways to make being in-transition a productive, meaningful and positive time in their lives.
Biography:
Marty Latman, CPA, CISA, called by many people as the “Best Networker” they know, is the Managing Partner of Latman Advisory Services LLC. From business consulting to financial advisement to professional career development, Latman Advisory Services is dedicated to helping you achieve your personal or business goals. Possessing a skill set that combines finance, operations and technology, Marty has been successful in organizing start-up companies, turning around organizations, and setting strategic direction for companies prior to starting Latman Advisory Services LLC. He has worked in both public and private industry. He works extremely well with individuals who want to advance their careers and is known as a “match maker” and “people helper”. Marty has been a guest speaker to many networking groups where he has discussed various career development topics including networking, interviewing techniques and advance career planning strategies. He has spoken at the Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), Financial Executive International (FEI), Financial Planning Association of NJ (FPANJ), Media Communication Association – International (MCA-I), Career Networking Group (CNG), Phi Beta Kappa, Careers-in-transition (CIT), The Wharton Club, Breakfast Club, ChemPharma, and others. Marty has been a guest on the radio show www.1077TheBronc.com and CFO Studio where he has discussed network skills and how networking advances your career. He has also spoken to students and alumni at Montclair State University, Kean College, and New Jersey Institute of Technology. Marty is a graduate of The State University of New York-Albany, and a resident of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

The meeting schedule is:
5:30 – 5:45 PM Networking
5:45 – 5:50 PM Introductions and Housekeeping
5:50 – 7:00 PM Speaker, Marty Latman
7:00 – 7:30 PM Networking







The meeting schedule is:
5:30 – 5:45 PM Networking
5:45 – 5:50 PM Introductions and Housekeeping
5:50 – 7:00 PM Speaker,
7:00 – 7:30 PM Networking





Please register by 2:30 PM on Monday before meeting or you may be wait-listed. Building security requires we provide a list of attendees before the meeting.

If you cannot make the meeting, please use the web site to un-register.

ALUMNI VERY WELCOMED AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.


Teleconferencing instructions - for those unable to attend, but would like to listen to the speaker
Teleconference starts at: 5:50 pm EST
Phone number: 515-739-1034
Access code: 588787#
Please mute your phones *6.



Directions

757 Third Avenue is between 47th and 48th Streets, near Grand Central Terminal

Insurance May 31, 2018

Time

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Location

Grant Thornton
757 Third Avenue (between 47th and 48th Streets)
9th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Teleconferencing instructions - for those unable to attend, but would like to listen to the speaker
Teleconference starts at: 5:50 pm EST
Phone number: 515-739-1034
Access code: 588787#
Please mute your phones *6.

Agenda

Please join us for a Marty Latman presentation on In-Transition – Now What do I do?

Attendees at all levels will learn about the obstacles they need to overcome during this period to succeed, the methods they need to use to change their situation and ways to make being in-transition a productive, meaningful and positive time in their lives.
Biography:
Marty Latman, CPA, CISA, called by many people as the “Best Networker” they know, is the Managing Partner of Latman Advisory Services LLC. From business consulting to financial advisement to professional career development, Latman Advisory Services is dedicated to helping you achieve your personal or business goals. Possessing a skill set that combines finance, operations and technology, Marty has been successful in organizing start-up companies, turning around organizations, and setting strategic direction for companies prior to starting Latman Advisory Services LLC. He has worked in both public and private industry. He works extremely well with individuals who want to advance their careers and is known as a “match maker” and “people helper”. Marty has been a guest speaker to many networking groups where he has discussed various career development topics including networking, interviewing techniques and advance career planning strategies. He has spoken at the Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), Financial Executive International (FEI), Financial Planning Association of NJ (FPANJ), Media Communication Association – International (MCA-I), Career Networking Group (CNG), Phi Beta Kappa, Careers-in-transition (CIT), The Wharton Club, Breakfast Club, ChemPharma, and others. Marty has been a guest on the radio show www.1077TheBronc.com and CFO Studio where he has discussed network skills and how networking advances your career. He has also spoken to students and alumni at Montclair State University, Kean College, and New Jersey Institute of Technology. Marty is a graduate of The State University of New York-Albany, and a resident of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.

The meeting schedule is:
5:30 – 5:45 PM Networking
5:45 – 5:50 PM Introductions and Housekeeping
5:50 – 7:00 PM Speaker, Marty Latman
7:00 – 7:30 PM Networking



Please bring a name badge, your resume, business cards and be prepared with your elevator speech to the meeting.





ALUMNI VERY WELCOMED AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.



Please bring a name badge, a list of target companies, your resume, tent cards (with name), business cards and be prepared with your elevator speech to the meeting.

Teleconferencing instructions - for those unable to attend, but would like to listen to the speaker
Teleconference starts at: 5:50 pm EST
Phone number: 712.432.0360 Access code: 588787#

Directions

757 Third Avenue is between 47th and 48th Streets, near Grand Central Terminal

Indianapolis, IN May 31, 2018

Time

6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location

Castle Creek Conference Center
5875 Castle Creek Pkwy N Drive, Suite 171
Indianapolis, IN 46250

Agenda

Topic: Working For A Private Equity Owned Company

Speakers: Matt Howard, CFO of Indiana Limestone Company and Gene Wolf, VP of Finance of the Heartland Food Products Group, LLC

Agenda:
- 6:00 - 6:30 pm: General Networking
- 6:30 - 6:45 pm: Welcome and Introductions
- 6:45 - 8:00 pm: Our Program
- 8:15 pm: Adjournment

Presentation:
CFO-types who comprise the FENG’s membership work in a variety of industries, forms of corporate organization (sole proprietorship, partnership, LLP, LLC, C Corp, etc.), profit status (for-profit, not-for-profit, unit of government or quasi-government), and ownership structure (private, public, closely-held or widely distributed). Increasingly, fully or partially private equity (PE) owned firms comprise a growing component of the employment landscape for CFOs, and present unique challenges and opportunities.

In this FENG member moderated and presented session, we’ll explore this reasonably recent entrant into the Central Indiana ownership landscape. We’ll explore questions such as: Who are these firms? What makes them unique? What is unique about working there? How is the CFOs role different or similar to other ownership structures? How can one prepare to be a CFO for a PE-owned firm? How does a transitioning CFO gain access to that network? Is it common to go from one PE-owned firm to another as transactions occur? What is the investment/buy/sell process like? And more…

Bring your own questions also!

For this session we’ll have two panelists with long experience in the segment, Matt Howard and Gene Wolf.

Speaker's bios:

Matt Howard:
Matt is the current CFO of Indiana Limestone Company, having served in that role for the last 4 years, following financial service with firms such as Harlan Laboratories, Inc., Ingersoll Rand, Numonyx and Intel. Matt is a CPA, and earned both an MBA and BS from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Matt was honored as a 2016 IBJ CFO of the Year (https://www.ibj.com/articles/61431-cfo-of-the-year-matt-howard).

Gene Wolf:
Gene currently serves as the VP of Finance of the Heartland Food Products Group, LLC, and has served in that role for the last 15 years, having guided the firm from private ownership to partially PE-owned in the last several years. Gene is also a proud graduate of the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Join us for an evening of education and enlightenment!

Please note: This is a private meeting. Current or prospective FENG members (having 15+ years of finance experience) are invited to attend.

Donations: We will have a donation jar at the meeting please help us make this work by contributing.

Sponsor: Vaco Indianapolis
Because we won’t have food service at this location, VACO has graciously offered to order food and provide refreshments. To make sure we have enough food, but not too much, please register.

Vaco Indianapolis
Consulting Contract Direct Hire Solutions
8720 Castle Creek Pkwy, Suite 321 Indianapolis, IN 46250
317.712.3047
www.Vaco.com

Directions

https://www.google.com/maps/place/5875+Castle+Creek+Pkwy+N+Dr+%23171,+Indianapolis,+IN+46250/@39.9154239,-86.070221,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8814b2cca6181e37:0xf7e6c3268bc6cd41!8m2!3d39.9154239!4d-86.0680323

Monmouth/Ocean, NJ Jun 2, 2018

Time

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Location

PANERA Bread
531 Soloman Way
Freehold, NJ 07728

Phone:(732)308-1605

Agenda

BREAKFAST MEETING: MONMOUTH/OCEAN Chapter in Freehold, NJ

- For the first 15 minutes, get your coffee and talk freely among yourselves.

- At 8:45, General announcements. If anyone has something they want to share with the group. Then, everyone will have a chance to say their elevator pitch (no more than 30 seconds, please).
Then we’ll split the group into sub-groups of no more than 10 people with a facilitator for each group. Depending on the number of attendees, we may ask someone to run a group. The group splits will be based on mutual interest: financial services, consulting, manufacturing, accounting, etc..

- Within each sub-group, everyone will have a chance to talk about his/her issues and how the group can help, job search problems/opportunities, etc. Come prepared – if you want us to critique your resume or networking document, bring enough copies to distribute. Know what you want to achieve in the time we give you. I expect everyone will have the floor for about 5-7 minutes depending on attendance.

- Everyone can stay as long as they want, but the leader will make sure everyone has an equal chance to talk based on the 10:30 break.

I will update the attendance list for everyone who shows up. It will be available on the website for about a month.

PLEASE BRING: a name-tag, business cards, and copies of your marketing material.

DRESS: informal (jeans are fine)

Please note this is just a few blocks down the street from CentraState Hospital.

COST: This is an informal meeting. We will ask everyone to buy their own coffee and snack and join us at the biggest table we can find.

We look forward to seeing you.

Marty Mussman
Jim Hockenberry

Directions

Use the following link for directions to the Freehold Panera Bread: http://goo.gl/maps/YUPB8

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