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Championing the Value of Diversity & Inclusion by The NYC CFO LC

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Championing the Value of Diversity & Inclusion
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The New York City CFO Leadership Council
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM Networking | 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM Program


Diversity & Inclusion has been in the headlines all year at all size and stage of companies. For CFO’s, the ability to articulate and champion the value of diversity & inclusion within their teams and across the organization will drive business value.

Join our panel of experts on Wednesday, December 6th as we discuss diversity & inclusion. The panel will discuss their personal experiences in driving diversity & inclusion initiatives, including identifying and attracting talent, retention strategies, facilitating cultural change and measuring ROI.


Learning Objectives

Through this session, attendees will learn:

  • The business case for why diversity & inclusion including how it drives revenue, motivates employees, and fosters innovation

  • Proven approaches to successfully increase diversity & inclusion within the Finance organization

  • Strategies to influence increased diversity & inclusion across the broader organization, including vendor and Board relationships


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Registration

To register for this program, simply click on the green tickets button. All CFO Leadership Council members can attend this event for free.

Non-member senior financial executives who are CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Directors of Finance and Controllers (or the like) are welcome to attend this program for $75.

Please note that service providers or any executives who are not senior financial executives (CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Controllers, Directors of Finance, etc.) will not be admitted attendance to this event. The CFO Leadership Council reserves the right to decline any registration.


More Information

For more information about this program or The CFO Leadership Council, please contact Debbie Lindner, Marketing Director, NYC Chapter at debbie@cfolc.com.


Cancellation Policy

If you would like to cancel your ticket or request a refund, please email debbie@cfolc.com. Refunds are available up to 24 hours prior to the program.


The CFO Leadership Council is registered with the National Association of State Boards-of-Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors (Sponsor ID 109063). State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website: www.nasba.org


About Our Speakers

Kim Armor, Managing Director and CFO, Comcast Ventures

Kim has a knack for launching and scaling profitable businesses in new technologies and media. She oversees finance and strategic partnerships for Comcast Ventures, cultivating business development opportunities with Comcast NBCUniversal. Before Comcast Ventures, she was the CFO and SVP of Business Development for VERSUS, where she grew all business metrics, positioning the company for a merger with NBC Sports. She held leadership positions in finance at Disney, ESPN and ABC and worked for KPMG in its audit practice. Kim graduated from Penn State and received her MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. She serves on the boards of SheKnows, SnagFilms and CTI.

Nina Boone, Regional Growth Leader, Aon Greater NY

Nina Boone is Regional Growth Leader at Aon, a senior executive with a proven track record for growth in large, global healthcare and consulting organizations. With responsibility for 25 percent of the US Retail new business and leadership of the largest sales team in the industry, Nina is recognized for her skills in sales process and discipline, and impressive revenue generation. Nina joined Aon in 2011, initially as the sales leader for the benefits practice. With the movement of the benefit P&L into US Retail overall, Nina was promoted to Co-Lead the new business sales team for all of Greater New York, the largest region in the world for Aon. Nina has over three decades’ experience in the medical and specialty arenas of health and benefits as a senior leader at Medco, CIGNA and various other health services companies.

Nina has recently been named US Board Chair for Aon’s Diversity and Inclusion efforts. Nina is passionate about women’s leadership and the positive effects great women leaders can have on revenues and engagement, both externally and internally at Aon. Nina’s enthusiasm for empowering women at Aon led her to establish the “Engaging Men to Empower Women” mentoring program in August 2015, focusing on business acumen and career progress through cross-level business expertise, and highlights the value of gender diversity in the workplace. In her free time, Nina is a coach and mentor for women entrepreneurs and students in middle and high school through Springboard Enterprises and Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship. She is also a member of Women in the Boardroom, an organization that prepares women to serve on corporate boards. Most recently Nina holds a board position with Savvy Ladies, a non-profit organization providing financial education and resources for women to inspire them to plan for the future. She completed the Class of 2016-2017 International Women’s Forum Fellowship, the leading women’s executive development program in the world. Nina participated in the both the Harvard Women’s Executive Leadership program and the INSEAD Women in International Business program.

Personally, Nina has developing an online CEU program targeted toward addiction counselors, with an emphasis on treating incarcerated and paroled populations -- a passion project in memory of her husband. She is also an entrepreneur, holding a patent and executing on the development of this product. Nina received a Bachelor degree in Psychology from Eastern Illinois University.

Beth Haggerty, Co-Founder and CEO, Parity Partners

Beth is a veteran digital media executive and serial entrepreneur who has managed and built global divisions and companies in the digital, television and e-commerce sectors. She has served as Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operations Officer, and Chief Revenue Officer of companies that were acquired by several of the world’s best-known brands, including The Walt Disney Company, AT&T Corporation, and Nielsen.

Prior to co-founding Parity Partners, Beth was CEO of WeAre8, a next-generation video platform for creators of content. Prior to WeAre8, she founded Ology, a social network that connected people with shared passions and interests. The company reached 25 million unique monthly users. Beth served as COO of IAG, an innovative cross-platform advertising measurement company that was acquired by Nielsen and operates as IAG/Nielsen today providing invaluable data and insight into their marketing performance.

Prior to IAG, Beth served as founding CEO of Live Advice, an expert social network where she built, managed, and sold the company in three years to Ingenio Corporation, and that combined company was acquired by AT&T Corporation.

Prior to IAG, Beth served as an officer and Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Business Development at Infoseek Corporation, which was acquired by the The Walt Disney Company. During her nearly four-year tenure, the company grew from $18 million to $185 million in revenue. Beth stayed at Disney and served as senior vice-president of worldwide sales for the company's digital properties, including Go, ESPN, ABC, ABCnews, and worked with several Disney Interactive properties.

Beth started her career in publishing at CMP Media, where she worked for over a decade. rising to publisher and head of CMPnet, the company’s digital media group. Beth served on the first IAB Board and has been named both a Top 20 Interactive Executive and a Women To Watch by Advertising Age.

Neal Modi, SVP, Finance and Business Operations, Kargo

With a 1-minute elevator pitch in a 2-minute elevator ride with the CEO, Neal found himself at Kargo over 6 years ago as one of its first 20 employees. A data-driven business executive, Neal manages the financial health and business operations at the company. He has helped Kargo navigate its record growth and its investments into new markets and products, and has helped scale it profitably as a boot-strapped business from 20 to 275 people.

Previously, Neal worked at RBS as an investment banker in the Leveraged Finance group. Prior to RBS, he worked at CB Insights, a data services startup, where his analysis on VC funding trends was featured on CNET, ReadWriteWeb, Xconomy and other news sources. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where has was awarded the Wharton Entrepreneurial Intern Fellowship for his dedication to the entrepreneurial field.

He lives in New York City, a new resident of Brooklyn. Aside from moonlighting as a Bollywood dancer, he enjoys mentoring and teaching. He has served as a guest lecturer at Columbia University, an instructor at General Assembly, and an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.



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