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Finance Now Educational Summit

Organized By
Illinois Technology Association (ITA)
Apr 24
08:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Join ITA, ArmaninoEgencia and other Financial experts for an exciting half day program on the most relevant topics in Finance today: Finance Now. During this program, made up of short, interactive conversations, you’ll walk away with a sense of what’s most pressing, new connections, and takeaways that you can adapt and implement immediately. Put down the whitepapers, skip scouring LinkedIn posts, and join expert speakers to get in-person insights from those who have lived through it! You’ll also get the opportunity to interact with your peers before, after and during breaks in the programming, enriching the discussion even further.


8:30 – 9:00am – Check in & breakfast

9:00 – 9:50am –  CFO Evolution 2.0: Transforming for a Volatile World, presented by Matt Chavez, Audit Partner and Practice Leader at Armanino

  • Armanino's CFO Evolution® provides a framework to migrate the CFO’s most limited resource—time—away from task-based activities to strategic leadership initiatives. You'll learn how to streamline the accounting function, optimize your strategic role and elevate business leadership activities.

    9:50 – 10:20am – Connecting Travel Investment with Company Growth, presented by Caitlin Deegan, Director of Offer & Pricing Management, and Product Marketing at Egencia

    • During this discussion, Caitlin Deegan of Egencia will share how travel buyers can make travel a strategic investment, how a strong travel culture influences your company's bottom line, and how you can utilize emerging technology in travel programs. 

      10:20 – 10:50am – "Ted Talk": Scaling Your Company Effectively with Ted Weitzel, CFO of G2 Crowd

      10:50 – 11:00am – Networking Break

      11:00 – 11:30am – Building a Culture of Financial Wellness, presented by Sean Condon, Financial Planner and Wealth Advisor at Windgate Wealth Management

      • In this session, Sean will share the key concepts, metrics and incentives needed to curate your company's culture for growth, including employee benefits, profit sharing, benefits beyond healthcare and more!

        11:30am – 12:00pm – How a Partnership Between HR and Finance Moves Your Company Forward: a conversation between Denise Bindelglass, VP of People and Tim Compton, VP of Finance at ActiveCampaign

        12:00 – 1:00pm – Lunch and networking

        Location of Event

        20 N. Wacker Dr. Suite 1200
        Chicago, IL, 60606
        20 N. Wacker Dr. Suite 1200
        Chicago, IL, 60606

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