The FENG Houston (Katy/Sugar Land), TX Chapter

Next Meeting

When:

12/13/2018 – 7:30 AM to 9:15 AM (Reserve a spot at this event)

Where:

Fellowship Church
22765 Westheimer Parkway
Community Room
Katy, TX 77450
www.thefellowship.org

Agenda:

Topic: Networking: Naked & Unafraid

Speaker: Kathryn Crawford Wheat, author and motivational speaker

Presentation:
- Perspective
- Definition
- Elevator Speech
- Business Card Etiquette
- How to stay in touch
- Q & A

Bio info:
Kathryn Crawford Wheat is a Professional Motivational Speaker, Networking Instructor, Blogger and Author of the book, "Networking: Naked & Unafraid."

Kathryn began her journey as an entrepreneur in 2007 with Home Staging. In 2010 she launched her own website, Woman’s InSite. Then in 2014, she established Kathryn C. Wheat School of Real Estate. Kathryn enthusiastically teaches her proven networking methods to all who are looking for answers on what makes
Networking work. She teaches based on the principal, “Networking is simply starting a conversation with no destination in mind.”

Kathryn enjoys spending time with family and friends, scuba diving, wine tasting, dancing, exercise, yoga, writing, and musical theater.

Some of the best things about Kathryn include her faith, courage, and fierce loyalty. She is grateful, joyful, empathetic, determined, motivated, observant, a little foolish
and sometimes a bit crazy!

The meeting will begin and end with networking, business card exchanges, 90 second elevator speech practice opportunities as well as Resume review drop-offs. The middle of the meeting will be our guest speaker.

Directions

Corner of Westheimer & Peek

Parking: There is lots of free parking as well as a great Coffee Shop called Kosmos in the corner of the main Church building where the Community room is located.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/22765+Westheimer+Pkwy,+Katy,+TX+77450/@29.7336737,-95.7629392,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x864120dd5c0aecd5:0xd2d51cd9ec9ed006


About the Houston (Katy/Sugar Land), TX Chapter

The Katy/Sugar Land Chapter covers the west side of the Houston metropolitan area.

Our meetings are a combination of networking meetings and scheduled speakers. Please check the calendar often!

We will be taking a summer hiatus for the months of June, July and August.

We invite any member of The FENG to join us.

Leadership Team:

Steve Elliott, Chair
steveelliottcpa@gmail.com
Cell: (516) 510-1943

Andy Frew, Co-Chair
andrew_frew@hotmail.com
Cell: (713) 444-9516

Webb Stickney, Co-Chair
webb.stickney@gmail.com
Cell: (254) 718-2130

Cindy Weaver, Co-Chair
cindy.w.weaver@hotmail.com
Cell: (832) 766-0103

Chapter Leadership

Steve Elliott
steveelliottcpa@gmail.com
(713) 814-3966
Steve serves as the Tax Director at TNCPA’s. He has over 35 years of diversified public accounting experience advising high net worth individuals and closely held and family businesses as well as trusts, estates, partnerships, corporations, not-for-profits, state and local and expatriate taxation issues.

In addition, Steve has extensive experience acting as a client advocate in regards to tax notices, audits and protests, including payment plans, and offers in compromise.

Steve received his master's in taxation from Bentley University and did his undergraduate studies at Northeastern University both in Boston. He holds Certificates in Advanced Taxation Issues and Personal Financial Planning from Bentley. Steve holds CPA licenses in the states of Texas, New York and Massachusetts and is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Steve also acts as Chairman of the Katy / Sugar Land chapter of FENG (The Financial Executive Networking Group) and is also an Adjunct Professor teaching Master's level Tax and Financial Planning Topics.

Steve is married and lives in the Houston, TX area with his wife and three daughters. He is active in church groups and is a strong advocate of cancer cure causes. Steve serves on the Board of Directors / Accounting & Tax adviser for the military non-profit organization, S.T.A.N.O. Foundation as well as being part of Westwood Trust's 2018 Advisory Board.
Webb Stickney
webb.stickney@gmail.com
(254) 718-2130
Cindy Weaver
cindy.w.weaver@hotmail.com
(832) 766-0103
Cindy W. Weaver, CPA has spent 28 years as a financial and accounting leader with broad experience in service, healthcare, small to mid-sized privately-owned companies. She has seasoned insight into team dynamics and identifying opportunities. Her new business consulting company is poised to prepare small businesses for that next level of growth and/or executing an exit strategy: business valuation and external audit support, balance sheet clean-up, special reporting, interim controller/CFO roles.

After graduating from Houston Baptist University in 1990 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting and English, she spent the next ten years gaining experience in various leadership roles that encouraged her to take that next step into public accounting. She attained her CPA Certification in September of 2002 and has worked with many of Houston’s leading accounting firms to support the various entrepreneurs she has been blessed to work with. Cindy is currently studying for the PMP Certification (Project Manager Professional) exam.

Cindy has deep roots in the volunteer community in Houston with 26 years serving Wings Over Houston and 25 years on various committees of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Her son is married and lives in Memphis with their two grandchildren, her daughter is a JV Cheerleader at Katy High School. Cindy has two grown “step” children that have blessed her with three more grandchildren. She enjoys traveling, cooking, and visiting her 5 grandchildren.

Andy Frew
andrew_frew@hotmail.com
(713) 444-9516
Andy Frew has significant experience providing comprehensive capabilities required for solving complex acquisition and valuation issues for closely-held and small public corporations. As President, Andy led the 3rd largest U.S. chapter (approximately 150 members) of a world-renowned and respected multi-discipline international organization. He is co-author of a published article concerning reviews of public company filings by the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance for compliance with applicable business combination and valuation disclosure and accounting requirements. Andy is currently the Director of Valuation Services for a Houston, Texas based CPA firm.

For Meeting Information, Please Contact:
Steve Elliott
steveelliottcpa@gmail.com
(713) 814-3966

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