The FENG Insurance S.I.G.

Next Meeting

When:

12/12/2017 – 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (Reserve a spot at this event)

Where:

Grant Thornton
757 Third Avenue (between 47th and 48th Streets)
9th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Teleconferencing instructions - for those unable to attend, but would like to listen to the speaker
Teleconference starts at: 5:50 pm EST
Phone number: 712.432.0360 Access code: 588787#

Agenda:

Please join us for a presentation by Martin Ferrer, as he discusses his new leadership role at Grant Thornton providing technical accounting and CFO advisory services to the insurance industry. In addition, Martin will reflect on how he was able to redefine, rebrand, and evaluate himself as a person and professional.

BIO:
MARTIN FERRER, CPA
Senior Manager - Insurance Advisory Services
Grant Thornton

Martin is one of the leaders in the US Insurance Practice and helps lead the practice’s Financial Management service line. Martin joined Grant with over 15 years of public and private accounting experience. Martin primarily focuses on insurance clients and has extensive experience in financial reporting, consolidations, SEC reporting, auditing, technical accounting, mergers and acquisitions, budgeting & forecasting, regulatory compliance, SOX, process improvements, and enterprise transformation. With successful leadership experience, Martin utilizes his vast background, knowledge, and professional skill set to contribute to Grant Thornton’s business growth.

Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Martin was a Controller for AIG’s North American P&C operations and general managing agents. In this role Martin was responsible for the controllership functions of over 125 legal entities, technical accounting implementations, revenue contract review, stand-alone US GAAP financial statement preparation, purchase accounting for mergers & acquisitions; and developing high performance teams.

Martin was also a senior audit manager for KPMG LLP. Martin was responsible for performing and managing integrated audits and quarterly reviews of several large Fortune 500 companies and mid-size public companies in accordance with SEC, PCAOB, and U.S. GAAP requirements. Martin has extensive experience with SEC documents such as 10-K, 10-Q, 8K, S-8, and annual reports. Martin also served as a national instructor and campus recruiter for KPMG.

Martin graduated from the State University of Old Westbury with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting.
Martin is a Certified Public Accountant in New York State

Professional memberships
• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
• Society of Insurance Financial Managers







The meeting schedule is:
5:30 – 5:45 PM Networking
5:45 – 5:50 PM Introductions and Housekeeping
5:50 – 7:00 PM Speaker, Martin Ferrer
7:00 – 7:30 PM Networking


The meeting schedule is:
5:30 – 5:45 PM Networking
5:45 – 5:50 PM Introductions and Housekeeping
5:50 – 7:00 PM Speaker,
7:00 – 7:30 PM Networking



Please bring a name badge, your resume, business cards and be prepared with your elevator speech to the meeting.





ALUMNI VERY WELCOMED AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.



Please bring a name badge, a list of target companies, your resume, tent cards (with name), business cards and be prepared with your elevator speech to the meeting.

Teleconferencing instructions - for those unable to attend, but would like to listen to the speaker
Teleconference starts at: 5:50 pm EST
Phone number: 712.432.0360 Access code: 588787#

Directions

757 Third Avenue is between 47th and 48th Streets, near Grand Central Terminal


About the Insurance S.I.G.

Insurance Special Interest Group

It is the mission of the FENG Insurance SIG to promote an open and inclusive dialogue within the Insurance profession on best practices for both the leadership and technical areas. It is the purpose of the Insurance SIG to promote an open and inclusive dialogue providing a venue to network with other industry professionals and continue learning about current and innovative trends in this industry.

Members of our group include current and in-transition CEOs, CFOs, CAOs, Tax leaders, Treasurers, FP&A leaders, Controllers, Strategic Finance leaders, Actuarial leaders etc. We endeavor to grow our membership across all manner of insurance companies focused Life, P&C, Health, consumer and/or commercial risks.
Typically, our meetings in conjunction with the Banking SIG takes place in New York City on the 3rd Tuesday of every month with the goal of inviting expert guest speakers on relevant topics, and we encourage our members to participate in robust Q&A and a friendly exchange of viewpoints.

Meeting information is as follows:
Grant Thornton Building
757 Third Avenue (between 47th and 48th Streets) -
9th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Teleconferencing instructions:
Meetings start at: 5:30 pm EST / teleconference bridge open at 5:55 pm
Phone number: (712) 432-0360
Access code: 588787#

Remember to bring:
• Business cards
• Name tag if you have one

S.I.G. Leadership

Joel Salomon
joelssalomon@gmail.com
(917) 520-8703

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