April 18, 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 PM
Whirly Ball following event!Topic:
What Should a Construction CFO Really Be Doing?Speaker:
Herb Brownett, Brownett & Associates, LLC
What Should a Construction CFO Really be Doing?
Overview: Many construction CFO's actually function as Controllers. While it is necessary for someone to perform those duties, their company needs an Executive committed to Business Analysis, Strategic Planning, Risk Management and maximization of Technology, all of which are vital to sustaining the business. This informative and entertaining presentation will explore how the industry'sbest CFO's are transcending the Accounting function to help build the value and future of their companies.
Learning objectives: Participants will learn:
-How the best construction CFO's spend their time
-What a construction CEO should know about their company and probably do not
-What is currently the single most important construction company metric
-How a CFO can increase their value to their company
Who Should Attend:
-Construction CFO's (defined as the most senior CFM at a company regardless of title)
-Emerging CFM's who aspire to be CFO's
-Associate Members who want to encourage their clients' to be more strategic
Herb Brownett, CCIFP, is the President of Brownett & Associates, LLC, a construction financial management consulting firm. Prior to forming his consulting firm, he was CFO of Brubacher Excavating, Inc., Executive V.P of Textura Corp, Senior V.P. of Finance and Administration of The Norwood Company, and V.P. of Finance for Clark Construction. Herb holds a BS and MBA in Finance/Accounting from Florida State University, and his construction financial industry experience spans 30 years. A CFMA member since 1988, Herb has been National Chairman of CFMA, National Chairman of the ICCIFP, and President of the Greater Washington D.C. Chapter. He is currently active with the Philadelphia Chapter. Herb is a past presenter at various CFMA Conferences and chapters and a contributing author to CFMA Building Profits magazine. He has also been published by the Journal of Construction Accounting and Taxation and Construction Executive Magazine.