2018 Financial Leadership Summit

Challenging economic times have created a landscape in which finance professionals must do more with less while delivering better results.  Built on FEI’s tradition of connecting talented members with invaluable resources, the Financial Leadership Summit is THE forum for bringing together the best and brightest to learn what it takes to be a finance leader.  Take your career to the next level.

Networking Opportunities
Connect and share your ideas with other successful financial professionals.

Professional Development & Practical Solutions
Learn from respected experts about real-world solutions for your current challenges.

Leadership Development
Maximize your management skills. Get the tools and strategies needed through session tracks:

  • Finance Skills
  • How Texas Does It
  • Technology
  • Tomorrow’s CFO

Exhibit Hall Exploration
Interact with sponsors, exhibitors and fellow attendees and learn about the latest products and services.

Testimonials from last year's attendees...
"The choice of tracks was compelling and allowed for a blend of leadership with technical training."

"A well-rounded experience with networking and professional development, intermixed with some fun."

Relive Summit 2017



LaRonnda Berry

Senior Finance Manager, Compliance
Microsoft Corporation

Andrew Blau

Managing Director, Risk & Financial Advisory

Mark Borden

Private Company Services Tax Leader
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP [PwC US]

Bernard Brown

Chief Financial Officer
Coppermine Bakery Hold Co

Patricia Buckley

Managing Director, Economic Policy and Analysis

Leslie Cant

Product Marketing Director
Wolters Kulwer CCH Tagetik

Janet Clark

EVP & Chief Financial Officer
Marathon Oil Corporation

Jeffrey Curtiss

Board Member

Brian Foster

Audit Partner - New Audit Technology Center of Excellence

K. Scott Gray, CPA

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Luby's, Inc.

John Hagerty

Vice President, Product Survey-Big Data Analytics

Tim Hird

Executive Director
Robert Half Management Resources

Joseph Howell

Co-founder and EVP, Strategic Initiatives
Workiva, Inc.

Kim Jones

Managing Director and Co-Founder
Visual Risk IQ

Warwick Leitch

VP North Americas

Seth Mattison

Co-Founder and Chief Movement Officer
Luminate Labs

Marie Myers

Global Controller, Head of Financial Services
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Mark Nash

Partner, Personal Financial Services

Carolyn Newman


Joe Oringel

Managing Director
Visual Risk IQ

Scott Parazynski

U.S. Astronaut
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Dave Perry

Chief Operating Officer
XOR Inc.

Dr. Dennis Rebelo

Chief Learning Officer
Financial Executives International

Mel Robbins

Award-Winning CNN Contributor and Life Coach
The Confidence Project

David Ross

Executive Vice President & Director of Underwriting Services
Hays Companies

Karl Schamotta

Director, Global Product and Market Strategy, Hedging Solutions
Cambridge Global Payments

Robert Schmitz

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer - Retired

Michael Seaver

Founder and CEO
Seaver Consulting, LLC

Leslie Seidman

Moody's Corporation

Mark Simos

Lead Architect, Enterprise Cybersecurity Group
Microsoft Corporation

Chris Stephenson

Principal, Advisory Services
Grant Thornton

Andrej Suskavcevic

President & CEO
Financial Executives International (FEI)

John Tate

Data Scientist

Patrick Taylor

CEO & President
Oversight Systems Inc.

Jay Thompson

Managing Director, Business Performance Improvement

Dale Tuttle

Partner and Practice Leader

Shauna Watson, CPA

Vice President, Head of Global Technical Accounting Services

John Willding

Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

Linda Zukauckas

EVP, Business CFO Group & Deputy CFO
American Express