Chicago CFO Community

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Join a powerful network of C-level peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CFOs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and best practices, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs
  • Participate in year-round gatherings both in person and virtually with your local peer group
  • Engage in unparalleled collaboration through in-depth discussions on the most critical and relevant issues
  • Network with like-minded peers facing the same challenges as you
Insights
  • Exchange ideas, strategies and solutions validated by peers
  • Gain exclusive access to community insights, including best practices and survey results, to benchmark your organization with others
  • Learn how other leaders approached their challenges by leveraging peer-recommended partners
Connections
  • Make new connections through facilitated networking opportunities, including curated 1:1 peer meetings
  • Grow and enhance your career through an exclusive network and mentorship
  • Build lasting relationships and stay connected with peers and colleagues

Chicago CFO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Chicago CFO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CFOs, for CFOs.

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Pat Jermain

Plexus
CFO

Governing Body Members

Olesya Afanasyeva

EVRAZ North America
CFO

Marc Benson

Tecta America
CFO

Kevin Bueso

Regional Transportation Authority
Chief Financial Officer & Senior Deputy Executive Director, Finance, Innovation and Technology

Claire Burke

Dearborn Group
CFO

Brett Chloupek

Heico Companies LLC
Executive VP & CFO

Jeremy Fine

Chicago Transit Authority
CFO

Tom Frey

Topco Associates LLC
SVP & CFO

Travis George

Molex
CFO

Jim Gray

Ingredion
EVP & CFO

Peter Hirs

Zurich North America
CFO

Jacco Kuipers

Ball Horticultural Company
CFO

Hemant Kumar

HALO Branded Solutions
CFO & Executive Vice President

George Letten

Cirrus Aircraft
EVP & CFO

Alex Miller

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Glenda Oakley

Easterseals
CFO

Andy Rusie

Old World Industries
Chief Financial Officer

Jay Saccaro

GE Healthcare
Corporate VP & CFO

Lori Sherwood

Parts Town
CFO

Tyler Steel

Brookfield Properties retail
Executive Vice President & CFO

Elias C Tavarez

Edward Don & Company
CFO


Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CFOs today.

  1. Understanding the Evolving Standards for AI in Finance
  2. Enhancing Cost Efficiency Through Connected and Clean Data
  3. Transforming Finance Talent to Bridge Future Skill Gaps

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

August 22, 2024 | 1 hour

Chicago CFO Town Hall

Enabling Finance Transformation Success

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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IN-PERSON

November 14, 2024 | 1 day

Chicago CFO Executive Summit

Convene at 311 West Monroe Street

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.

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“The CFO events are very interactive, allowing CFOs to drive a current and relevant agenda, network, engage and learn from best practices.”

HARALD HENN, VP & CFO
MERCEDES-BENZ UK