The Financial Executives Networking Group
The Power of Networking. The Power of Friendships.

The FENG Dallas, TX Chapter

Next Meeting

When:

09/22/2015 – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Reserve a spot at this event)

Where:

Bravo Technical Resources, Inc.
Heritage Square I
4835 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75244
972-419-1655

Agenda:

Topic: How's That Working For You?

Speakers: Jim Ashworth, a Partner with Joseph Michaels International and Joseph Pelayo, Founder and Managing Partner of Joseph Michaels International

Joseph Pelayo and Jim Ashworth will talk about common myths and beliefs in conducting a job search. You will learn logical, result oriented steps for getting more interviews and meaningful offers using statistical data rather than unsupported, well intended opinions. Joe and Jim will also provide ample time for audience questions.

Speaker's bios:

Jim Ashworth:
As Partner with Joseph Michaels International, Jim Ashworth plays a key role in placing senior level accounting and financial professionals with client companies within the North Texas area. Jim is well recognized within our industry as one of it’s top professionals. Jim Ashworth is a long-term member of The Pinnacle Society, a national organization with membership reserved to the top 75 in our profession. Jim’s work ethic, experience and passion for his work have allowed him to take an important role in the development of the consulting team at Joseph Michaels International. Jim is an active supporter of the business and accounting schools of his alma mater the University of Texas at Arlington. With a seemingly endless supply of energy Jim’s “hobbies” include work, community involvement, song writing, grandkids and the occasional round of golf.

Joseph Pelayo, CPC:
Joe Pelayo began in the recruiting business in 1986 when, as he says in his speeches, he “found every way to fail in the recruiting business.” Joe started his career with a large publicly held recruiting firm and after being talked out of quitting the business by a couple people who thought he could have some potential, he managed to stay on and began to get a taste of success. In 1990 he launched Joseph Michaels International, one of the leading Executive Search firms according to the SF Business Times. Joe is now one of the leading 75 recruiters in the United States recognized in Recruiter Life Magazine. He is also a Past President of the Young Entrepreneurs Organization, a group of million dollar business owners under the age of 40. Joe has sat on the board of directors of the National Association of Personnel Services, and he is a Past President of the Institute of Management Accountants.

Joseph Michaels Inc. recruits for clients ranging from Coca-Cola, Foster Farms, Sony and numerous other well known companies. Joe speaks frequently on employment, career, interviewing, and speaks often to his own industry on how to become a better recruiter!

Directions

http://www.mapquest.com/maps?address=4835+Lyndon+B+Johnson+Fwy&city=Dallas&state=TX&zipcode=75244&latitude=32.926569&longitude=-96.823458&geocode=ADDRESS&redirect=true

The Building is behind the Wyndham Hotel on the northwest side of LBJ and the Tollway.

If you are headed east on 635:
- Take the 22D exit, for Dallas North Tollway (do not get onto the Tollway).
- Turn left at the light after the exit (follow the signs to the Galleria)
- Turn left on westbound access road to 635.
- Turn right at the first road past the Tollway entrance. (If you miss the road you can turn into the Wyndham Parking lot)
- The building says "Imprimis" on the east & west sides and C-Beyond on North and South. We are behind the Wyndham Hotel, just west of the Oxy building.
- You can park in visitors parking to the right side of the building (when you are driving up).
- You may enter from either side of the building from the parking lot. We are on the 10th floor.

If you are headed west on 635:
- Take the exit for Dallas North Parkway.
-Stay on the access road to 635 west (do not get onto the Tollway).
- Turn right at the first road past the Tollway entrance (just at the bottom of the hill, past the Oxy Building) (If you miss the road you can turn into the Wyndham Parking lot)
- The building says "Imprimis" on the east & west sides and C-Beyond on North and South. We are behind the Wyndham Hotel, just west of the Oxy building.
- You can park in visitors parking to the right side of the building (when you are driving up).
- You may enter from either side of the building from the parking lot. We are on the 10th floor.

If you are headed south on the Tollway:
- Take the Alpha Road/Galleria Mall exit.
- Go through the light at Alpha (you will curve to the left just after Great Indoors)
- Turn right at the 2nd light. onto Galleria Road
- We are the third building on the left.
- The building says "Imprimis" on the east & west sides and C-Beyond on North and South. We are behind the Wyndham Hotel, just west of the Oxy building.
- You can park in visitors parking to the left side of the building (when you are driving up).
- You may enter from either side of the building from the parking lot. We are on the 10th floor.

If you are headed North on the Tollway:
- Take the Alpha Road/Galleria Mall exit.
- Turn left to get to 635 west (you will not get onto the highway), and stay in the right-hand lane on the access road.
- Take the first right, at the Heritage Square sign. (If you miss the road you can turn into the Wyndham Parking lot).
- The building says "Imprimis" on the east & west sides and C-Beyond on North and South. We are behind the Wyndham Hotel, just west of the Oxy building.
- You can park in visitors parking to the right side of the building (when you are driving up).
- You may enter from either side of the building from the parking lot. We are on the 10th floor.


About the Dallas, TX Chapter

DFW Chapter of the FEI/FENG

Our group is unusual because we have combined the two separate groups, the FENG & the Dallas Chapter FEI Member Career Services Committee, into the DFW Chapter of the FEI/FENG to help any qualified senior financial executive that is looking for a job.

We currently have 2,418 FENG members as part of this group.

MEETINGS

We get together once a month. We occasionally have guest speakers. The bulk of the meetings are to network, meet new members, share leads and go over updates on leads. It is a no-pressure casual meeting where members can join in fellowship to discuss things.

The normal schedule for the monthly meetings of the DFW Chapter of the FEI/FENG is the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 pm unless otherwise noted.

PLEASE NOTE: December's meeting will be held on the third Tuesday of the month.

Bravo Technical Resources, Inc.
Heritage Square I
4835 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75244
972-419-1655

Call Bob Walker, DFW Chapter Chair of the FEI/FENG, with any questions at 214-696-7044.

You are most welcome to attend.

There are many ways to benefit from the FEI/FENG and there are many ways to take part. As usual in life, the more you take part, the more you get out of it. What really makes the FEI/FENG flow is everyone's participation.

The purpose of our chapter meetings is to offer an invaluable opportunity for you to create a sharp focus of your background with the other members.

In order to further this goal, you are asked to do the following:

1. Bring a name badge to the meeting. Print your name badge in the largest type possible. To print a name tag: Log on to the website and go to the “Members Only” link. Then scroll down to “Member Downloads.” From there scroll to “Other Useful Documents.” Then scroll down to “FENG-Name Badge.”

2. Bring copies of your resume and business cards. I am always surprised and dismayed when new members come to our meetings without copies of their resume or a business card.

3. Polish your 90 second announcement. Ask a friend if it communicates who you are. Simple messages are best. Although most of us are more than willing to change industries, the reality is that jobs that fit are some how related to our industry background. Listen to other's presentations and see if you can help them with their search. Can you make an introduction for them? Can you give them a mailing list? Can you recommend or loan them a copy of a book?

Try to get to know one or two people at each meeting. This makes the process more personal, and there is simply no substitute for this kind of personal contact.

CHAPTER LIST & ROSTER

The Dallas Roster and the FENG List of Chapters can be found on the FENG website at www.theFENG.org. The user name and password are available in the nightly newsletter. It is in a Word document format and when opened is downloaded for your use. See the link in lower left hand corner of the home screen for entry into the document section.

See you at the next meeting !!!!

Chapter Leadership

Bob Walker
rbobwalker@gmail.com
(214) 696-7044
Co-Chair, Dallas Chapter of the Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG)

Future Meetings

10/27/2015
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Bravo Technical Resources, Inc.
Heritage Square I
4835 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75244
972-419-1655

11/24/2015
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Bravo Technical Resources, Inc.
Heritage Square I
4835 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75244
972-419-1655

12/15/2015
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Bravo Technical Resources, Inc.
Heritage Square I
4835 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75244
972-419-1655

01/26/2016
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Bravo Technical Resources, Inc.
Heritage Square I
4835 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75244
972-419-1655

02/23/2016
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Bravo Technical Resources, Inc.
Heritage Square I
4835 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75244
972-419-1655

03/22/2016
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Bravo Technical Resources, Inc.
Heritage Square I
4835 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75244
972-419-1655

04/26/2016
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Bravo Technical Resources, Inc.
Heritage Square I
4835 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75244
972-419-1655

05/24/2016
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Bravo Technical Resources, Inc.
Heritage Square I
4835 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75244
972-419-1655

06/28/2016
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Bravo Technical Resources, Inc.
Heritage Square I
4835 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75244
972-419-1655


For Meeting Information, Please Contact:
Bob Walker
rbobwalker@gmail.com
(214) 696-7044

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