The FENG Susquehanna Valley, PA Chapter

Next Meeting

When:

06/01/2020 – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (Reserve a spot at this event)

Where:

DO NOT REGISTER on The FENG website

1. Register via Event Brite Link is https://www.eventbrite.com/e/covid-19-unemployed-beng-to-the-rescue-reading-pa-tickets-103718139748

Please note that you must register to receive the zoom link to attend the meeting. A Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees one day before the meeting. If you do not receive the Zoom link, please contact:
Tony DiGirolamo, aqualitycfo@comcast.net

Also please send Tony your “one Pager” at the time you register so he can get them out to registered attendees before the meeting.
2. FENG only Members login: www.thefeng.org

Agenda:

READING

Topic: Success for the Seasoned Search...The Benefit of Being Overqualified

Speaker: Abby Kohut, aka "Absolutely Abby"

Agenda: Because of having a great guest speaker we will go with a condensed networking session
1. Each attendee will get a chance to deliver their 90 Second elevator speech. Send Tony DiGirolamo your one pager with your target companies listed in advance to: aqualitycfo@comcast.net Tony will send all the one pagers to the registered attendees to share contacts requested by each attendee before the meeting.

Preparation:
1. Please send your "one pager" to the chair noted in the location prior to the meeting so that he can share it with the people who attend.
a. This should provide your contact information at the top.
b. Followed by a brief overview of you and your background.
c. Finally your target company list and a list of people you would like to meet.
2. Please test your Zoom settings, audio and video prior to joining the meeting.

Presentation:
Many seasoned job seekers find themselves being called overqualified because they have more years of experience than the job description calls for. Learn powerful strategies to overcome your interviewer's misconceptions about you. It's impossible to BE overqualified unless YOU believe you ARE overqualified. In this seminar, you will learn:
- How to answer the overqualified question
- The REAL reason why recruiters AND hiring managers are concerned about hiring overqualified applicants
- How to change your cover letter and resume if you believe you are overqualified
- Seven ways to explain on an interview why being overqualified is an advantage
- How to handle the “age factor” and being over age 36

Speaker's bio:
Abby Kohut is known in the job search world as Absolutely Abby because she tells the Absolute truth about the job search process. In the past 25 years, Abby has held corporate recruiting positions in a variety of industries and is responsible for helping 10,000 people get hired. Her website AbsolutelyAbby.com, which was selected as one of the “Top 100 Websites for Your Career” by Forbes, teaches candidates secrets the Absolute truth about the job search process that other recruiters won't tell you. AbsolutelyAbby.com was mentioned on CNBC as one of three top websites for career changers and CNBC published an article naming Abby as a Top Career Coach and Recruiter. Abby is one of the “Top 100 Influential People Online” according to Fast Company Magazine and is known as "Ask Abby" on LinkedIn. Since 2012, Abby has been on a mission to help one million job seekers and she drove around the US in an RV in order to accomplish that goal. Her job search adventures were covered by several nationwide TV and radio networks including: Fox 5, Sirius XM, NBC, CBS, ABC, Bloomberg Radio, LinkedIn, Monster, and The Ladders. Abby employs light hearted humor to help her job seekers understand what they need to learn.

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About the Susquehanna Valley, PA Chapter

The Susquehanna Valley chapter has 314 professionals with more than half on the Alumni list (meaning -- employed or they have landed and are with a new employer).

We hold monthly meetings in Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. See details below for exceptions.

HARRISBURG: Second Wednesday of the month, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
214 Senate Avenue, 5th Floor
Camp Hill, PA 17011

LANCASTER: Fourth Wednesday of the month, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Exceptions: November will be on the fourth Tuesday, no December meeting
Murray Securus
39 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17608

READING: First Monday of the month, New Room Location, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Exceptions: No July meeting and September will be on a Tuesday due to Labor Day
Alvernia University
Alvernia Upland Center Building
540 Upland Avenue, Room 117
Reading, PA 19611

YORK: Third Wednesday of the month, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lee R. Glatfelter Library
Penn State York
1031 Edgecomb Avenue
York, PA 17403-3326

Chapter Leadership

Tony DiGirolamo
aqualitycfo@comcast.net
(610) 927-0667
Tony DiGirolamo is a seasoned financial executive with 25 years experience in CFO and Controller’s roles. He is both a hands on contributor and a company leader contributing to management team success.

Tony’s career is a track record of increasingly responsible positions with large and small companies both domestic and international including Price Waterhouse Coopers, Rockwell Corporation, Otis Elevator, A.B. Dick Company and Sweet Street Desserts, Inc. At the various companies, Tony’s experience included food, biotech, capital goods, automotive and consumer products industries as well as technical financial and project support functions.

His varied business experience and financial expertise helps clients gain the ability to identify and solve business problems as well as to contribute to company strategy.

Tony holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Global Management Accountant.

Tony has been a FENG member since 1999 and practices FENG networking as taught by Matt Bud.
Gary Brown
BrownGaryL@aol.com
(717) 471-8062
Gary Brown is a Senior Finance Professional with extensive experience working for organizations from small business through the Fortune 500 and across multiple industries, including manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, defense contracting, apparel, telecommunications and insurance. He has a proven track record in rapid growth and distressed companies working through financial turnaround, restructuring, bankruptcy filing and financing.

Specific expertise in:
• Leadership and Team Building
• Process Improvement Design and Implementation
• Turnaround and Restructuring
• Strategic and Financial Planning
• Financial Management and Reporting
• Financing and Bank Relationships
• Cash Management and Forecasting
• Systems Implementations and Enhancements
Brian Fields
bfields3@ml.com
(717) 728-3284

Future Meetings

06/10/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
DO NOT REGISTER on The FENG website

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/covid-unemployed-beng-to-the-rescue-harrisburg-pa-tickets-103712825854

06/17/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
DO NOT REGISTER on The FENG website

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/covid-19-unemployed-beng-to-the-rescue-york-pa-tickets-103703253222

06/24/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
DO NOT REGISTER on The FENG website

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/copy-of-covid-19-unemployed-beng-to-the-rescue-lancaster-pa-tickets-103702037586

07/08/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
214 Senate Avenue, 5th Floor
Camp Hill, PA 17011

07/16/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Lee R. Glatfelter Library
Penn State York
1031 Edgecomb Avenue
York, PA 17403-3326

07/22/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Murray Securus
39 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17608

08/03/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
TENTATIVE In-Person Meeting, but may be Virtual. Please check back closer to the meeting.

Alvernia University
Alvernia Upland Center Building, first floor, Room 117
540 Upland Avenue
Reading, PA 19611

08/12/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
214 Senate Avenue, 5th Floor
Camp Hill, PA 17011

08/19/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Lee R. Glatfelter Library
Penn State York
1031 Edgecomb Avenue
York, PA 17403-3326

08/26/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Murray Securus
39 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17608

09/08/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Alvernia University
Alvernia Upland Center Building, first floor, Room 117
540 Upland Avenue
Reading, PA 19611

09/09/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
214 Senate Avenue, 5th Floor
Camp Hill, PA 17011

09/16/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Lee R. Glatfelter Library
Penn State York
1031 Edgecomb Avenue
York, PA 17403-3326

09/23/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Murray Securus
39 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17608

10/05/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Alvernia University
Alvernia Upland Center Building, first floor, Room 117
540 Upland Avenue
Reading, PA 19611

10/14/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
214 Senate Avenue, 5th Floor
Camp Hill, PA 17011

10/21/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Lee R. Glatfelter Library
Penn State York
1031 Edgecomb Avenue
York, PA 17403-3326

10/28/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Murray Securus
39 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17608

11/02/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Alvernia University
Alvernia Upland Center Building, first floor, Room 117
540 Upland Avenue
Reading, PA 19611

11/11/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
214 Senate Avenue, 5th Floor
Camp Hill, PA 17011

11/18/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Lee R. Glatfelter Library
Penn State York
1031 Edgecomb Avenue
York, PA 17403-3326

11/24/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Murray Securus
39 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17608

12/07/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Alvernia University
Alvernia Upland Center Building, first floor, Room 117
540 Upland Avenue
Reading, PA 19611

12/09/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
214 Senate Avenue, 5th Floor
Camp Hill, PA 17011

12/16/2020
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Lee R. Glatfelter Library
Penn State York
1031 Edgecomb Avenue
York, PA 17403-3326


For Meeting Information, Please Contact:
Tony DiGirolamo
aqualitycfo@comcast.net
(610) 927-0667

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