2019 Financial Leadership Summit


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Financial Executives International’s 2019 Financial Leadership Summit promises to be a power packed program, full of high-impact keynote sessions and interactive discussions designed for financial leaders. 2019’s theme, Inspire Your Tomorrow, focuses on the critical role you have in leading the change to drive your business strategy, empower your workforce and foster a culture to shape your organizational success. Join more than 500 of your peers for learning, collaboration and building ideas for the future.

The 2019 Financial Leadership Summit offers professional and personal development, including networking opportunities in a knowledge-intense and enjoyable atmosphere. Join the conversation and interact within a prestigious community of like-minded peers to challenge your thinking and share in your challenges as you strategize for tomorrow.

Why Should You Attend?

Invest in Your Professional Development. Learn and connect with respected experts in the profession and throughout many industries who will provide real-world solutions to your current challenges. This year’s sessions offer optimum interaction and personal selections allowing you to customize learning and focus on your priorities. Our four Inspiration Tracks provide the latest information on Business Management and Organization, Information Technology, Personal Development and Best Practices for Private Companies.

Who Should Attend?

  • Chief Financial Officers, Chief Accounting Officers, Controllers, Treasurers and Vice Presidents of Finance can huddle with their peers and expand professional relationships through Financial Executives International’s unrivaled membership network.
  • Finance staff can jump-start their careers and expand their knowledge with sessions that can be applied directly in their day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Accounting professionals can benefit from powerful CPE to keep them well informed and improve their productivity and accuracy at work. 

Plus, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the newest products and services by connecting with exhibitors from various industries during networking breaks and luncheons.




Deborah Adkins, CPA, CFF, CGMA

Cornerstone Strategic Alliance

Hashim Alvi

Solutions Engineer
Prophix Software Inc.

Ana Amato

Managing Director

Alexandra Betesh

Vice President, Client Services
Visual Lease

April Brady

Senior Director of Product Marketing, Accounting and Finance

Bernard Brown

CFO / VP of Finance
GRO-WELL Brands, Inc.

Stephen L. Brown

Senior Advisor, KPMG Board Leadership Center

Heather Cole

Executive Coach/Business Analytics Advisor
Lodestar Solutions, Inc.

Diane DiResta

Founder and CEO
DiResta Communications Inc.

Russell Goldberg


Peter Hilera

Tax Partner

Chris Houston

PROPHIX Software Inc.

Dr. Ajit Kambil

Global Research Director, CFO Program
Deloitte [US]

Larry Kaufman

Managing Director of Midwest Region
Jefferson Wells

Craig Kielburger

Humanitarian, Activist and Social Entrepreneur
WE Charity

Paddy King

Senior Manager, Transaction Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Mark Kissman

Chief Financial Officer
Greenlight Technologies Inc.

Kevin LaHatte

Comvest Partners

Monique Mardinian

Zii Travel Technologies Inc.

Roberto Masiero

Senior Vice President of Global Products and Technology, ADP Innovation Labs

Paul McDonald

Senior Executive Director
Robert Half

Meagan O'Leary

Director, Finance BI
Microsoft Corporation

John O'Rourke

Vice President, Product Marketing and Communications
OneStream Software

Blake Pilgrim

Ernst & Young LLP

James Reid

Founder & CEO
J. Reid Group

Rich Reimer

VP of Industry Marketing
Sage Intacct

James Rice

VP, Customer Solutions
Greenlight Technologies Inc.

Mr. David Ross

Executive VP | Director of Underwriting Services
Brown & Brown

Karl Schamotta

Chief Market Strategist
Cambridge Global Payments

Michael Seaver

Founder and CEO
Seaver Consulting, LLC

Katie Stipic

SEC Reporting Manager
Intel Corporation

Andrej Suskavcevic

President & CEO
Financial Executives International (FEI)

Raj Toleti

SVP and General Manager

Anthony Trucks

Former NFL player, International Speaker and Author
Anthony Trucks Industries, LLC

Philip Varley

The Barrington Group Inc

Erik Wahl

Artist, Speaker and Author of UNTHINK
The Wahl Group, Inc.

Jeff Welgan

Executive Director & Head of Executive Training Programs