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February Dinner Program

February 11, 2020
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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Lodge on the Desert
306 N Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711
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Topic #1: Creating Action Using Financial & Accounting Information.

Topic #2: Don’t take their word for IT. A CFO’s Guide to IT and Cyber Security.

Join us as two of FEAT’s experienced CFO’s share their best practices…

Bob McGill

Bob McGill, CFO @ HDS Companies will discuss how Accounting & Finance people can use financial information to lead their organization to new levels and gain competitive advantage.

Most of us are outstanding at providing accurate financial reports, maintaining quality business controls & managing accounting processes, but can our organizations benefit from more of our leadership? Bob will show, how using our unique perspectives, skills, & experience, Finance/Accounting people are in a special position to influence their organizations. He will discuss the “Information Hierarchy” and how we can gain influence which can drive action in our companies.  He hopes this will discussion will not only educate, but more importantly, challenge each of us to step up our leadership.

Tony Finley, CFO for the Long Companies, a Berkshire Hathaway Affiliate, will lead an interactive discussion on the increasing impact of cyber security on CFO’s and financial leaders.

Companies of all sizes are at risk to the growing threat of cyber breaches, ransomware and data loss.  What are the risks and more importantly, what are the costs?

Cyber threats are attracted by one specific reason – money. As financial leaders, safeguarding the financial assets of the company is a primary responsibility.

Cyber Security is an unavoidable expense and can result in significant expenses on our P&Ls.  Knowing what questions to ask is just the start of the process.

Entree Options:

- Honey Chipotle Glazed Chicken BreastSweet Potato Puree, Roasted Baby Carrots, Haricot Vert
- Pan Seared Salmon - Creamy Risotto, Asparagus Lemon Beurre Blanc
- Stuffed Poblano - Quinoa, Corn, Salsa Arbol Sauce, Rajas

Pre-paid reservations are requested by 4 pm on 2/5/20 to provide our venue with a guarantee. Cancellations will be accepted until this time, with credit applied toward a future FEAT event. Late reservations will be accepted online until 4 pm on 2/10/20 with no option for cancellation or credit. Thank you.

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$50.00 Member Reservation

$60.00 Non-Member Registration

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Turning Info Into Action by Bob McGill - February 11, 2020

Don't Take Their Word for IT by Tony Finley - February 11, 2020