Nashville, TN
Next Meeting
RESERVE A SPOT
Date:
Tuesday December 20, 2022 5:30pm - 7:00pm US/Central
Location:
In-person: TBA

You must register on The FENG website by noon the day before the meeting to receive the Zoom instructions. You will be sent the Zoom link late afternoon the day before the meeting.

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Mark Myers
[email protected]
Agenda:

Social Event

Chapter Description

Welcome to the Nashville Chapter of FENG, the Financial Executives Networking Group. We currently have approximately 500 members, including Nashville residents as well as many remote members interested in following the goings-on of our chapter here in Middle Tennessee. Our goal is to be the premier networking resource for finance executives in the Greater Nashville Area. We provide ongoing career ...

Welcome to the Nashville Chapter of FENG, the Financial Executives Networking Group. We currently have approximately 500 members, including Nashville residents as well as many remote members interested in following the goings-on of our chapter here in Middle Tennessee. Our goal is to be the premier networking resource for finance executives in the Greater Nashville Area. We provide ongoing career management services and a forum for financial executive networking, as well as helping our members with job search and transition support through the distribution of a large number of Middle Tennessee area job postings.

Nashville FENG members benefit directly from the support available from the National FENG organization. The national group provides a daily newsletter, including a featured editorial article of topical interest to financial execs, announcements and Q&A from members, and senior level financial job postings around the world. Social networking and internet connectivity have made professional networking an even more powerful career management tool. It is a time-tested method, providing the single best source of business and job opportunities. The ties among our members, and between our members and those of the other chapters around the country, are many and frequent.

Here are some details about our local chapter:

Membership Mix:
The Nashville FENG Chapter draws from a deep and geographically diverse pool of management talent and financial disciplines, including corporate finance, private and public accounting, FP&A, financial services, M&A, auditing, SOX compliance, IFRS convergence planning, tax and treasury. Out-of-town residents with an active interest in Nashville are welcome to join and attend any group events.

Organization:
The Nashville Chapter of FENG exists under the purview of the national FENG, a 501c(3) not-for-profit organization. The Nashville Chapter is run by its Chairman, Mark Myers. Input from Chapter Members is always welcome by Mark.

Meeting Dates, Time and Location:
Meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice. With rare exceptions, we meet the third Tuesday of each month, at 7:25-8:45 a.m. Meetings begin with 15 minutes of networking, followed by personal introductions and a guest speaker(s) on a timely topic of interest.

Meeting Topics

2022:
January 18, 2022: Ageism Exists – Dealing with it successfully!, Marty Latman, Managing Partner, Latman Advisory Services LLC; Managing Partner, The FENG; Chapter Chair, Bergen County, NJ Chapter
February 15, 2022: How to stand out in the candidate slate with a bulletproof resume, Molly Robb, Managing Director, BioQuest
March 15, 2022: EOS: Inside Access to Opportunities and Challenges, Stephanie Johnson, COO, Acklen Avenue
April 19, 2022: The New Workplace: Engage and Reconnect Through Mindfulness!, Harriet Stein, President, Big Toe in the Water
May 24, 2022: Nailing remote and in-person interviews, Debbie Fay, founder, bespeak presentation solutions, llc
June 21, 2022: "How to Work as a Consultant in the Gig Economy", David Schuchman, President, Princeton Technology Advisors, LLC
July 19, 2022: Are you leveraging the Gig Economy, or missing out?, Todd Pfister, Partner, TP4 Advisors and Managing Partner of FranNet MidAmerica
August 16, 2022: Blueprint for Success in Your Professional and Personal Lives, John ‘JB’ Butigan, CEO of Peak Performance Group
September 20, 2022: 10 Keys to Becoming a Career Conqueror, Mark Myers, Chair of Nashville FENG, Career Management and Leadership Coach with Career Connection Partners
October 18, 2022: 2022 State of Sales, Jeffery A. Acuff, Founder & President, Capstone Consulting
November 15, 2022: How To Find Good People and Other Crazy Recruiting Questions, Britt Cumbie, Director of Contract Accounting Services, LBMC Strategic Staffing

2021:
January 19, 2021: Engage Attitudes, Mark Myers, Career Management Coach, Career Connection Partners & Chair of the Nashville Chapter of The FENG
February 16, 2021: Sharing your personal brand via video!, Mila Grigg, CEO of MODA Image and Brand Consulting, LLC
March 10, 2021: Improvement is a Team Sport, Tom West, Founder of the Green Dot Consulting Group and Host of the Improvement Nerds Podcast
April 20, 2021: Your Opportunity to Ask Your Career Management Questions, Panel: Kent Wilson, Director, Talent Acquisition, Ardent Health Services; Britt Cumbie, Director, Contract Accounting Services, LBMC Staffing Solutions, LLC; Mark Myers, Chair/Nashville FENG & Career Management Coach, Career Connection Partners
May 18, 2021: Banish Burnout: Move from Stress to Success, Janice Litvin, Workplace Wellness Speaker, Janice Litvin Speaks
June 17, 2021: Reversing the Ratchet Effect, Margaret B. Shackell, Ph.D., CPA, Assistant Professor, School of Business, Ithaca College
July 20, 2021: What are your INTENTIONS for the remainder of this year? The remainder of your career?
August 17, 2021: The Best CFOs can be Introverts, Extroverts, Ambiverts, or Omniverts, Mark Myers, Chair/Nashville FENG & Career Management Coach, Career Connection Partners
September 21, 2021: The Executive Edge - How to Get Your Ideal Job, Faster, Johnny Walker, Job Seeking Coach and Founder of The Executive Edge
October 19, 2021: Employee Retention Credits – Your Business Might Qualify – Learn how to obtain large IRS Refunds!, Adam Remis, CPA
November 16, 2021: CREATIVIZE, Art Henson, CMO at K2 Scientific
December 21, 2021: How to Network and Find Job Opportunities Utilizing The FENG Website, Charlotte Leslie, Director of Administration, The FENG

2020:
January 21, 2020: You Don't Have to be an Extrovert to Succeed in Business, Dan Aronoff, Owner of FranNet of Middle and West Tennessee
February 18, 2020: Create Your One-Pager, Mark Myers, Career Management Coach, Career Connection Partners & Chair of the Nashville Chapter of The FENG
March 17, 2020: Drivers of Employee Engagement, Laton Key, Senior Account Manager & Certified Trainer, Dale Carnegie Training of Tennessee
April 21, 2020: (Powers of Attorney)2, Shannon D. Walker, Esq., C.P.A., Law Office of Shannon Walker, PLLC

Past Programs:

2019:
January 15, 2019: "10 Keys to Becoming a Career Conqueror", Mark Myers, Career Management Coach, Career Connection Partners
February 19, 2019: Branding yourself in 2019 – the right social media is worth millions, Mila Grigg, CEO, Moda Image and Brand Consulting
March 12, 2019: It’s Not the Money: The Reasons Employees Quit, Danny Nelms, President of the Work Institute
April 16, 2019: "Getting People to Help You", Rick Kloete, Principal & Founding President of Kloete Group, Inc.
May 14, 2019 (SECOND Tuesday): How to Value your Total Comp and Benefits Package, Jeanne Fisher, PJ Gibbs, and Jason Simpson. They are all Certified Financial Planners with ARGI
June 11, 2019 (SECOND Tuesday), Generate More Referrals! Strategies & Tactics On How To Take Your Production To A New Level, Steve Black, Author and Speaker
July 16, 2019: Linked In Secrets to Take Your Career/Business To The Next Level, Seth Greene, Author
August 20, 2019: Putting your best foot forward, Dan Ryan, President & CEO, Ryan Search-Vistage
September 17, 2019: 25 Ways to Get the Media's Attention, Jeff Bradford, President and CEO of the Bradford Group
October 15, 2019: Productivity From the Inside Out, Doug Grady, keynote speaker and author
November 19, 2019: Commercial Real Estate-Lease vs. Owning: Which is best?, Hilton B. “Buck” Forcum, Owner|Principal, Nashville Office Consulting
December 17, 2019: The ABCs of a PEO, Andrew Brittingham, Business Development, LBMC Employment Partners, LLC

Useful Links:

The Nashville Chapter has a LinkedIn Group entitled Nashville FENG (http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=143227&trk=hb_side_g).

The Nashville Chapter is also supported via volunteers by the Nashville Chapter of Financial Executives International (http://www.financialexecutives.org/KenticoCMS/Communities/Chapters/Nashville.aspx).

Meetings

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RSVP Subject
Date / Time
Attendees Status Suggested Donation  
Reserve A Spot Social Event Dec 20
5:30pm - 7:00pm US/Central
2 Not registered Free
Reserve A Spot TBA Jan 17, 2023
7:30am - 8:45am US/Central
1 Not registered Free
How To Find Good People and Other Crazy Recruiting Questions Nov 15
7:30am - 8:45am US/Central
14 Not registered Free
2022 State of Sales Oct 18
7:30am - 8:45am US/Central
10 Not registered Free
10 Keys to Becoming a Career Conqueror Sep 20
7:30am - 8:45am US/Central
9 Not registered Free
Blueprint for Success in Your Professional and Personal Lives. Aug 16
7:30am - 8:45am US/Central
12 Not registered Free
Are you leveraging the Gig Economy, or missing out? Jul 19
7:30am - 8:45am US/Central
18 Not registered Free
"How to Work as a Consultant in the Gig Economy" Jun 21
7:30am - 8:45am US/Central
27 Not registered Free
Nailing remote and in-person interviews May 24
7:30am - 8:45am US/Central
20 Not registered Free
The New Workplace: Engage and Reconnect Through Mindfulness! Apr 19
7:30am - 8:45am US/Central
11 Not registered Free
EOS: Inside Access to Opportunities and Challenges Mar 15
7:30am - 8:45am US/Central
10 Not registered Free
How to stand out in the candidate slate with a bulletproof resume Feb 15
7:30am - 8:45am US/Central
13 Not registered Free
Ageism Exists – Dealing with it successfully! Jan 18
7:30am - 8:45am US/Central
29 Not registered Free
How to Network and Find Job Opportunities Utilizing The FENG Website Dec 21, 2021
7:30am - 8:45am US/Central
14 Not registered Free
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Member Stats

Total Members 422
Alumni (60%) 254
Active (36%) 152
Associate (1%) 1
Retired (4%) 15