Elevating Financial Leadership for Construction Companies - A CEO Round Table
Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CDT)
Oak Brook, IL
Elevating Financial Leadership for Construction Companies
Many contractors face increased competition for work, tighter margins, and continue to assume more risk than ever on each project. To remain successful, construction companies need to adapt their strategy for success in an increasingly challenging world. This begins with CEO's recognizing the need to evolve the role of their financial team from one of technical financial management to a more strategic one.
"To ensure a construction company's ability to sustain profitable growth, CFOs will need to transition from counting the money to strategically help the organization make money!" - Craig Damos
The goal of this CEO/President round table is to discuss the experience of some of the largest and most successful construction companies that can be applied to your business and gain a further appreciation for:
The Role of Your CFO as Financial Leader
Enterprise-Wide Risk Management & Role in Decision Making
Gross Profit Margin Improvement Process
This event is sponsored by The Horton Group and Crowe Horwath. Breakfast and Lunch will be provided. Round Table is limited to 15 participants.
Craig Damos, President
The Damos Company
Craig has a unique background as an accountant, Executive VP of Operations; CFO, CEO and Chairman of a top 50 US General Contractor.
His current role as President of The Damos Company has him providing strategic thinking and planning to drive profitable growth for-profit organizations, elevating their financial and risk acumen to improve bottom line performance, and leadership development to create short-and long-term value. Prior to leading The Damos Company, Craig served as Executive VP of Operations; CFO, CEO and Chairman of a top 50 US General Contractor. His resume includes:
The Weitz Company, Des Moines, IA 2000-2010
Vertical Growth Officer, 2004-2006
Chief Financial Officer, 2000-2004
During Craig's tenure, The Weitz Company was a 100% employee owned general building and industrial contractor with revenue of $1.7 billion; 1000 salaried and 1500 hourly employees. Ranked in the top 50 (size) in the U.S., with 31 office locations between Dominican Republic and Guam. Its 155 year history marked it as the oldest construction company west of the Mississippi.
Participation is complimentary, but registration is required and space is limited. For more information please contact Dan Horton at 708-845-3316 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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