The FENG Charlotte, NC Chapter

Next Meeting

When:

09/09/2019 – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Reserve a spot at this event)

Where:

AvidXchange HQ
1011 Hamilton Street
Charlotte, NC

Agenda:

TOPIC: “Changing the Way Leaders Engage in Economic Development:
Seven Trends”

SPEAKER: Don Upton

Don Upton is a public affairs and economic development expert, who served in leadership positions in three Fortune 500s and a global consultancy. He leads complex teams of fiduciaries and professionals during periods of technological and market disruption.

Upton re-imagined strategic philanthropy and corporate social responsibility (CSR) in two of the nation’s largest essential services corporations to drive results in education reform, economic competitiveness and regionalism. He has been trusted with over $3 billion in projects and moderated think tanks and summits before over 20 thousand leaders. His FII Enterprise Goals Model continues to be utilized to foster collaboration and decisive, measurable change in the public, private and independent sectors.
Anticipating the fast-paced convergence of strategy, CSR and communications in board rooms and operations, Upton built his personal competencies in law, advocacy and media affairs, and earned a Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina. He is a member of: The American Bar Association and its Forum on Affordable Housing & Community Development Law and Section on Public Utility, Communications & Trans-portation Law; The Federal Communications Bar Association; South Carolina Bar Associa¬tion; and The Public Relations Society of America – Charlotte Chapter.
Representative engagements include: IBM’s Reinventing Education; The Central Ohio Compact; Creating the Strategy for Today’s Needs and Tomorrow’s Talent (Florida’s Workforce Delivery Strategy during The Great Recession); The Rural Areas of Critical Economic Concern Catalyst Project (Megasite and Industry Targeting for 36 Distressed Rural Counties); The Holyoke Innovation Corridor (Leveraging the Location Decision for a New Super Computer); Resolu¬tion of Market Entry Conflicts in Asia, North America and Europe for a Eurozone Logistics Firm; Governor’s Industry Cluster Task Forces for IT, Healthcare, Aviation & Aerospace and CleanTech; and Seven-county Transportation Funding and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Task Forces.

REGISTER:
Through FENG website

RSVP Acceptance is required as we have limited seating. Please RSVP acceptance through The FENG website (www.thefeng.org). Please call Tom Maupin at 704-756-6609 or email: tmaupin@vaco.com should you have trouble going through the website.

LOCATION:
AvidXchange HQ
1011 Hamilton Street
Charlotte, NC

DIRECTIONS
GPS above address which should bring you to the parking deck side of AvidXchange’s corporate headquarters building. Park in deck and enter the building thru the double doors across from the parking deck and check in at the security desk.
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Please call Tom Maupin on his cell phone (704) 756-6609 if you get lost or need additional information on the meeting.

Monthly chapter meetings are usually on the second Monday of the month, are casual and generally last an hour providing members time for 1:1 networking or small group gatherings for dinner or cocktails afterwards.

We would like to spend the first 30 to 60 minutes doing our rounds of introductions and network leads and then adjourn to a mutually agreed upon location for adult beverages and conversation.

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend!

The regular meeting agenda will include:

1. Introductions for first time attendees and exchange of resumes (bring 15 copies of your resume to share, or a brief objective and biographical summary). Bring name tent.
2. Sharing your 60-second announcement (optional).
3. Share individual search and success stories.
4. Share leads - Please make an effort to identify potential leads or contacts to share.
5. Bring your membership list.
6. Please try to be on time though we understand traffic can be a challenge.

Tom Maupin, Chairman Charlotte Chapter, The FENG
108 Weeping Spring Dr.
Mooresville, NC 28115
(704) 756-6609 Cell
(704) 887-9761 Office
tommaupin@windstream.net
tmaupin@vaco.com
www.thefeng.org

Directions

GPS above address which should bring you to the parking deck side of AvidXchange’s corporate headquarters building. Park in deck and enter the building thru the double doors across from the parking deck and check in at the security desk.
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About the Charlotte, NC Chapter

The chapter in Charlotte has over 1,100 professionals with more than half on the Alumni list (meaning -- employed or they have landed and are with a new employer).

Monthly chapter meetings are usually on the second Monday of the month, are casual and generally last two hours providing members time for 1:1 networking or small group gatherings for dinner or cocktails afterwards, following our featured speaker’s presentation

We would like to spend the final 30 minutes doing our rounds of introductions and network leads and then adjourn to a mutually agreed upon location for adult beverages and conversation.

The regular meeting agenda will include:

1. Introductions for first time attendees and exchange of resumes (New attendees should bring 15 copies of your resume to share, or a brief objective and biographical summary). Bring name tent.
2. Featured Speaker (Topic) for the Evening. Will generally have 75 – 90 minutes of time.
3 Networking within Group: Sharing your 60-second announcement (optional).
4. Share individual search and success stories.
5.. Share leads - Please make an effort to identify potential leads or contacts to share.

6. Please try to be on time though we understand traffic can be a challenge.


Please mark your calendars and plan to attend! We look forward to seeing you all on the 2nd Monday evening of every month!

Chapter Leadership

Tom Maupin
tommaupin@windstream.net
(704) 756-6609
Tom is currently a Partner of VACO Charlotte, LLC., a finance, accounting and technology consulting/talent acquisition company. Tom started his career in banking in Dallas, Texas followed by a 10-year career in International Banking as manager of offices in Tokyo and Singapore. Tom is a seasoned financial executive with expertise in business development and relationship and profit center management, who has been able to successfully transition from international and corporate banking to corporate and personal trust senior management positions with Chase, First Union and First Charter Bank prior to recently changing careers to executive recruiting for finance & accounting projects. Tom has been married to his wife Judy since 1970. They have three sons, Michael, Brian and Jay. When Tom is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family. In addition, he enjoys cooking, fishing, gardening, travel, and staying active.

Tom was born in California, but grew up in Texas, and graduated from Rice University with a business degree in Commerce. After beginning his career in Texas with a major Dallas-based bank, he later was assigned to Tokyo, Singapore, back to Dallas, went to New York with Chemical Bank's Global Corporate Trust Group and came to Charlotte with First Union in 1999.

Tom was a Vice President and Director of the Securities Transfer Association in New York for 6 years. He has been a member of The Corporate Transfer Association, The American Society of Corporate Secretaries and the National Investor Relations Institute.

Since 1999, Tom has been the Chairman of the local chapter of The Financial Executive Networking Group, a 45,000 + national member networking organization and is a founder and member of the Davidson United Methodist Church Network Group, a non-denominational job search networking group.
Ken Carlson
ken.carlson917@gmail.com
(704) 655-0352
John Brader
john_brader@hotmail.com
(704) 957-1256
Phil Geissinger
Phil.Geissinger@ThriveMoreNow.us
(603) 781-5936

For Meeting Information, Please Contact:
Tom Maupin
tommaupin@windstream.net
(704) 756-6609

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