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Leadership Conference

The CFO Leadership Council

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 7:45 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

Leadership Conference

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
CFO RoundTable Members
For members of the CFO RoundTable
Ended $200.00 $0.00
CFO RoundTable Members - Set your own price
CFO RoundTable members who are self-employed or in transition may set their own price to this event. The incremental cost of attending is $75, so we do ask that you not go below that amount.
Other Senior Financial Executives (non-members)
Senior Financial Executives (CFO, VP Finance, Controller, Treasurer, VP of HR, etc....) who are NOT members of the CFO RoundTable
Ended $325.00 $0.00
Other Professionals Ended $425.00 $0.00
Full-time student of Bentley University Ended $75.00 $0.00
Voluntary Donation to the Wounded Warrior Project
Please support the brave men and women who have been injured defending our country by making a donation to the Wounded Warrior Project. All proceeds will go directly to to this organization.
If space becomes available at the conference, you will be notified by the CFO RoundTable. A waitlist ticket does not grant you access to the conference, and available tickets will be granted to waitlist ticket holders on a first come, first serve basis.
Ended Free $0.00

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CFO LeadershipJoin us on Tuesday, May 8th, 2012, as we explore the idea of leadership from the CFO’s point of view. From the tools and behaviors necessary to establish trust to ethics challenges in the real-world, our world-class line-up of speakers will teach attendees how to successfully bridge the divide between tactics and strategy through proven leadership techniques.

Our agenda includes*:

  • Morning Panel on “Trust and Leadership: The Role of the CFO in Today’s Uncertain Times”, featuring:
    Our morning panel will explore pragmatic insights on leadership and trust to the CFO’s office. From the tools and behaviors necessary to establish trust to ethics challenges in the real-world, our expert speakers will provide practical insights on the economics of trust and how to strengthen relationships at all levels.

    You will learn:


    • How to measure the effects of trust and its effects on the speed of decision and company financials
    • Understand the elements of “Self Trust”
    • Understand the elements of “Relationship Trust”
    • Effectively deal with internal stakeholders and build a solid organizational trust
    • Ensure adequate brand representation while effectively dealing and communicating with external stakeholders
    • Recognize common pitfalls where trust can get diluted and tactics to restore it
    • Maintain an equitable balance between “command and control” and “instill trust”

    Our speakers include:

    • Julie Bradley, CFO, TripAdvisor
    • Gary DiCamillo, Managing Partner, Eaglepoint Advisors
    • Benjamin Nye, Managing Director, Bain Capital
    • Phillip C. Thomas, Founder and CEO, The CXO Leadership Institute
    • Sharon Wienbar, Managing Director, Scale Venture Partners
  • Afternoon Panel on “Ethics in Leadership: Demonstrating Leadership When Confronted With Ethical Dilemmas”
    From Enron to the phone hacking scandal that continues to plague The News of the World, the discussion of ethics in leadership continues to remain under scrutiny from the media and onlookers alike. However, while the above examples become public case studies in ethics challenges, the most common ethics dilemmas faced everyday continue to run under the radar.In this panel, our speakers will analyze real-world ethical challenges commonly faced by today’s CFO. You will learn:


    • Warning signs of possible ethical issues
    • Methods to address and handle ethical situations
    • The nuanced difference between acting within the law and acting with ethical and moral boundaries

    Our speakers include:

    • Alicia Amaral, Visiting Professor, Clark University (Moderator)
    • R. Todd Cronan, Partner, Goodwin Procter
    • Richard “Rip” Haak, CFO, SmartBear Software
    • Robert Frederick, Professor and Chair of Philosophy, Bentley University
    • Thomas DiLeonardo, Chief Compliance Officer, KPMG
*Please note that our program agenda is subject to change at any time.


Have questions about Leadership Conference? Contact The CFO Leadership Council

When & Where

Bentley University LaCava Center
175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 7:45 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

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The CFO Leadership Council

The CFO Leadership Council is the premier networking organization for CFOs and other senior financial executives in New England. 

Formed in 2006, The CFO Leadership Council provides senior financial executives with the unique opportunity to network monthly and participate in timely professional development in an environment built by and for their peers. Our diverse membership includes senior financial executives who work across a broad range of industries, including technology, professional services, life sciences, financial services, manufacturing, and more.

To learn more, visit our website today a www.cfoleadershipcouncil.com

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Leadership Conference
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