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FEI Detroit Academic Meeting | Featuring Entrepreneur Round Table | Hosted by Huntington Bank

This event is full! Please email detroit.chapter@financialexecutives.org to join the waitlist.

Join FEI Detroit for the February Academic Dinner Meeting
Keynote Presentation: "Entreprenuer Roundtable", featuring Thomas Brady, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, SkySpecs; Jerry Kozak, Founder, Ann Arbor T-Shirt Company; David Iafrate, Founder and CEO, International Bancard; Moderated by Carrie Schochet, Founder and CEO, Purple Squirrel Advisors 


Event Agenda

4:00-5:00 p.m. - Career Development Session 
"Ethics & Integrity, A CFO Perspective"
Presented by Dr. Peterson, Arnold Jarboe Chair of Business Administration & Director of Undergraduate Business Programs, University of Detroit Mercy; and Tim Gargaro, President, Integrita,LLC

Learning Objectives
  • Workplace Issues - Challenges which can arise from many ways , and the multifaceted role of the CFO in the workplace and how ethics and integrity interacts.
  • History - A recap of certain key legislation buttressing the topics, some examples and wide open frontiers that remain today.
  • Issues Facing CFO's Today - Yet more topics/constraints on the challenges facing CFO's in todays environment.
  • Words of Wisdom - Expressions and advice from 35 years as a cfo
  • Top Ten Lists - Listings of the Ethically or Integrity correct, and those that we may find challenging in comparison in everyday life.

1 CPE Credit Offered

5:00-6:00 p.m. - Professional Development Session
"Creating a Well-Run Internship and New Hire Rotational Programs" 
Presented by Erin Walberg, AVP, Talent Acquisition Program Manager, Huntington Bank

Learning Objectives
  • Finding the right Candidate – Combination of Interest, Ambition, Skills and Qualifications.
  • Welcome the Intern / New Hire immediately as part of the team.
  • Give meaningful experiences – Provide Interns with access to leadership and meaningful tasks and responsibilities.
  • Provide a learning opportunities across multiple disciplines.

1 CPE Credit  Offered

6:00-6:40 p.m. - Networking

6:40 p.m.
Dinner and Awards Presentation

Each year the FEI Detroit Chapter recognizes the outstanding undergraduate and graduate students at universities in Southeastern Michigan. The following universities will be joining us for our dinner meeting to award their top undergraduate and graduate accounting/finance students that are graduating this academic year.

Eastern Michigan University
Lawrence Technological University
Michigan State University
Oakland University
University of Detroit Mercy
University of Michigan - Dearborn
University of Michigan - Flint
Walsh College
Wayne State University

Keynote Presentation by Thomas Brady, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, SkySpecs; Jerry Kozak, Founder, Ann Arbor T-Shirt Company; David Iafrate, Founder and CEO, International Bancard; Moderated by Carrie Schochet, Founder and CEO, Purple Squirrel Advisors 
"Entrepreneur Roundtable"

Learning Objectives:

  • First-hand stories from entrepreneurs who went from the classroom to starting a company. (SkySpecs & Ann Arbor Tees)
  • How these companies have brought forward new technologies/ideas to disrupt their industry and drive success.
  • Lessons learned on building a company culture with limited outside experience.
  • The importance and value of data to drive business decisions at all phases of the company’s growth.
  • When did the organization realize it needed a CFO and what value has he/she delivered?
  • Inspiring anecdotes on how to follow your dream/passion to make money.

1 CPE Credit Offered

Location
Shenandoah Country Club
5600 Walnut Lake Rd.
West Bloomfield Township, MI 48323
Map/Directions

Menu
House Salad
Chicken Tikka
Baklava for Dessert
For dietary restrictions please contact detroit.chapter@financialexecutives.org

Cost
FEI Detroit Chapter Members: Free

Chapter Strategic Partners: Free

Qualified Prospective-Members: Free; contact Chapter Administrator, Katie Schanne detroit.chapter@financialexecutives.org, for qualified membership criteria and to register.

Guests / Non-Members: $85

Registration
Advance registration is required, as space is limited. 
Email detroit.chapter@financialexecutives.org for registration assistance.

Dress Code
Business Casual

Event Sponsor
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Speakers

Thomas Brady

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
SkySpecs

Tim Gargaro

President
Integrita, LLC

David Iafrate

Founder and CEO
International Bancard

Jerry Kozak

Founder
Ann Arbor T-Shirt Company

Evan Peterson

Arnold Jarboe Chair of Business Administration and director of the Center for Practice & Research in Management & Ethics (PRIME Center)
University of Detroit Mercy

Mr. Carrie Schochet

Founder & CEO
Purple Squirrel Advisors

Erin Walberg

Talent Acquisition Program Manager
Huntington

Credits

1.00 CPE
Basic

Method

group-live

Field

Personnel/Human Resources, Non-technical

Prerequisites

none

Credits

1.00 CPE
Basic

Method

group-live

Field

Management Services, Technical

Prerequisites

none

Credits

1.00 CPE
Basic

Method

group-live

Field

Behavioral Ethics, Non-technical

Prerequisites

none

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