Chapter Announcements

  • Welcome to Jan Kekua Spencer

    On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Honolulu Chapter of CFMA, we would also like to welcome to our chapter, Jan Kekua Specer of Alii Builders.  We all look forward to connecting with you at one of our chapter's upcoming events.
  • Welcome to Erin Sakai

    On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Honolulu Chapter of CFMA, we would like to welcome our newest member to our chapter, Erin Sakai of Road Builders.  We all look forward to meeting you at one of our upcoming events.
  • May Luncheon- Sexual Harrassment: A New Conversation

    ​Join us for our Monthly Luncheon on May 22, 2019 at Lawry's to discuss a topic that has been brought up more often in the workplace within the last couple of years. Since the #metoo movement the topic of Sexual Harassment in the workplace has been reintroduced with a serious tone, leaving Management to figure out how to address this sensitive topic.
  • CFMA South Florida: Surety Update

    Speakers: Nate Omodt, Managing Director Travers Construction As the Managing Director of Travelers Construction Services in Florida, Nate is responsible for and manages both the Orlando and Tampa offices including the underwriting, sales, and financial results for their Construction Surety operations.  Travelers is largest writer of surety premium both on a national basis as well as in Florida and over the last thirteen years, this has offered him the opportunity to serve as a surety partner and trusted advisor to contractors in the various facets of the industry and in all parts of the State.  Brett M. Rosenhaus Surety Bond Specialist Nielson, Rosenhaus & Associates A Nielson Hoover
  • CFMA South Florida - The New Lease Standard 2019

    Speakers: Ian Shapiro, CPA  Assurance Partner BDO USA, LLP Ian Shapiro is a partner in BDO’s Miami office with experience providing Assurance services to both publicly-traded and privately-held companies. Ian serves as a co-leader of the firm’s Real Estate and Construction industry practice and also provides services to clients in a variety of industries, including hospitality, professional services, and manufacturing and distribution. Keith Luu, CPA, CCIFP Manager, Audit & Accounting Shavell & Company Keith Luu is an account manager for Shavell & Company with experience in construction and real estate tax preparations, audits and review.  Keith has a B.S degree in Finance and Accounting from Florida State University.
  • Free Event Attendance to Puget Sound Chapter Members; Great incentive to Renew Chapter Memberships

    THERE IS SUCH A THING AS A FREE LUNCH! Beginning in April 2019, the cost of all regular meetings will be included in your annual Puget Sound Chapter membership dues which increased this year to be able to offer these free educational event attendances and meals. Please remember to renew your Puget Sound Chapter membership by March 31st. You will still need to register in advance for the meetings to ensure we have enough food and table settings. Non-members are welcome to attend; their cost will still be $65.
  • Let's welcome our newest memeber!

    Please welcome Lyndsay Michelle Orwig of Smith & Jennings, Inc. as our newest member!  We're glad your part of our membership!  Welcome!
  • Join CFMA until April 30th, 2019 for a Chance to Win One Year Free

    ​During our Annual Mixer held on May 2nd, 2019 a prize raffle drawing for those who joined CFMA during the promotional period of March 11- April 30, 2019 will have a chance to receive one year on us! Click the Link below for more details.
  • Annual Putt-A-Thon Date Announced

    CFMA's Annual Putt-A-Thon will be held on October 10, 2019 from 4pm- 6pm at the ​Angel Park Golf Club. Save the Date on your Calendar. More details for sponsorships and registration to come!
  • MEET & GREET Event

    Join fellow construction finance industry professionals at a CFMA Mississippi Chapter Meet & Greet. Whether you are already a CFMA member or want to hear what CFMA has to offer this will be a great chance to network with others in the industry.
  • Betsy Zietlow wins!!!

    ​Congratulations to Betsy Zietlow with Davenport Masonry Inc!  She will be attending the annual CFMA conference in Las Vegas compliments of the Lansing CFMA chapter.  What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas!
  • Current CFMA Kentuckiana Officers:

    ​Mike Shull   President Mark Schaeffer Vice President Chris Bane  Treasurer Alan Rosenberg Secretary Directors:  Jeff Nuttall, Jeff Hollon, Jerry Henderson, Donald Brown, Craig Mooney
  • Get ready to join us at The Jefferson Hotel!

    We are so excited to announce that Alex Doherty will be our speaker at the next Central Virginia Chapter event!  The event will be held in the Commonwealth Room at The Jefferson Hotel on April 9 at 7:30 AM.  We will be having a delicious breakfast together while hearing what’s in store for the future of Virginia’s economy. Alex Doherty has been working as an economist with Chmura Economics & Analytics for over four years. Founded in 1998, Chmura has grown into a nationally renowned economic consultant and provider of software and data solutions. Alex authors Chmura’s Quarterly Economic Update, a macroeconomic overview and forecast for the nation. He works on Chmura’s economic impact studies, which most recently included the impact of Amazon’s decision to base its new corporate headquarters in Crystal City, Virginia. Alex also works alongside manufacturing and warehousing site selectors, supplying them with the key data needed to make the right location decision. He manages Chmura’s ...
  • What an amazing event we had on February 20!

    There were 32 of us that gather for a serious bowling competition!  We had so much fun meeting new friends in all types of different industries!  We can't wait for the next event!  See our photos on Facebook!
  • CFMA Industry Conference (Earn 8 CPE Credits)

    This CFMA Conference will provide you with the latest construction industry trendsincluding projected spending, anticipated labor shortages and what to expect in theregion for 2019 and beyond
  • Drawing for CFMA National Conference Giveaway

    ​Attend the March 19, 2019 meeting when Matt Johnson visits us from On Target Living to discuss wellness and capacity.  If you attend, you will be entered into the drawing.  Must be present to win!
  • Tax Update 2019: What Contractors Need to Know Right Now

    Get the “Latest and Greatest” (tax opportunities) now that IRS has issued regulations and procedures amplifying recent tax reform laws. What has changed and what do you need to know going forward - join us and learn how to: Maximize the new 20% deduction for pass-through entities. Ensure your fixed asset purchases and leaseholds improvements are immediately deductible through bonus depreciation and Section 179 expensing. Maximize your itemized deductions including the new caps on mortgage interest. Deduct business meals and in certain cases entertainment. Defer taxable income under the recently liberalized tax methods available to contractors and take advantage of tax credits that may apply to your circumstances. When Wednesday, February 27, 2019  7:30am Registration and Full Breakfast Buffet 8:00am to 9:30am Seminar Where Farmer's Table - Boca (second floor) 1901 North Military Trail Boca Raton, Florida  33431 Speaker Rich Shavell, CPA, CVA, CCIFP Shavell ...
  • January Newsletter

    If you haven't had a chance to read through our January newsletter be sure you check it out!
  • We are on Facebook!

    Like our page and follow us as we gain members and build our chapter!
  • 2019 Holiday Appreciation Celebration

    On Thursday January 17, we held our annual Holiday Celebration at Seasons 52.  Many thanks to our sponsors:  Insurance Associates and JE Richards.  A good time was had by all.
  • ​2019 Meeting Schedule

    2/13 – Chapter meeting 4/17 – Chapter meeting 6/12 – Chapter meeting 7/9 – Golf tournament 8/7 – Chapter meeting (tentative) 9/11 – President’s tour (tentative) 10/9 – Chapter meeting 12/4 – Holiday dinner
  • Hello to our newest member!

    Please take time to welcome our newest member, Daniel Oliver of Central Carolina Air Conditioning Company!  On behalf of the CFMA Piedmont Chapter, welcome Daniel!
  • January Meeting Location

    ​We will be back at Calhoun's on Bearden Hill for the January 2019 meeting.
  • Strategic Planning Meeting

    The board members of the Maryland Chapter of CFMA recently had a fantastic time at their overnight Strategic Planning Retreat at the Hyatt in Cambridge! We are looking forward to the year ahead! If you are interested in joining the board, please contact our chapter administrator Lisa Godwin at cfmamaryland@gmail.com.
  • Meeting Location Change

    ​The November 8, 2018 meeting will be at Calhoun's on the River.
  • Update from October 16 Event with KPMG

    Thank you for joining us on Tuesday October 16, as the CFMA Edmonton Chapter hosted guest speakers from KPMG, Dentons Canada LLP, and Robert Half, to discuss the topics of Succession Planning, Financing for Business Growth and Trends in the Construction Industry.  Please find the presentation materials from Jon Edgett, Senior Vice President, KPMG Corporate Finance, attached for your reference.
  • March Newsletter

  • Meeting Location Change

    ​The October 11, 2018 meeting will be back at Calhoun's on Bearden Hill.
  • Our Day of Service was a huge success!

    The CFMA Piedmont Chapter participated in a project with Habitat for Humanity in Winston Salem in September for a day of service.  Members were also treated to a game of Kubb afterwards!
  • Welcome to our newest members!

    The CFMA Piedmont Chapter would like to welcome Gwen McNeely of B&L Construction, Denise Zink of Fourth Elm Construction and Margaret Penn of Weaver Cooke Construction to our group!
  • Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention receives $140,500 donation!

    Thanks to the incredible efforts of FCL Builders and numerous volunteers, their annual Casino Night fundraiser resulted in a donation of $140,500 to CIASP!  As a chapter, we are proud to support efforts to advance awareness of suicide in the construction industry, and those working to make a difference.
  • Date Change for Annual CFMA Las Vegas Chapter Putt-A-Thon

    ​The Annual Putt-A-Thon has been pushed to October 17th, due to a conflict with Galena Octoberfest. We are still in need of donated raffle items and sponsorships. Please reach out to Julie Barraza for more information. Email: jbarraza@westcorcompanies.com
  • NEWSLETTER—AUGUST 2018

  • CFMA Fall Mixer at Funky Buddha - Sept. 27, 2018

    CFMA South Florida welcomes all members, guests and prospective members to join us for a fun evening of networking at the popular Funky Buddha in Oakland Park.   Be sure to RSVP in advance!
  • Ozarks CFMA Inaugural Golf Scramble

    Join us on October 12  for the CFMA Golf Scramble at Island Green Golf Club in Republic, MO. Registration Time 8:00 am Tee Time 8:30 am Followed by Lunch $300/Team  (4 people per team) Prizes! (Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin, and Flight Winners) Flights and Places will be awarded based on number of entries
  • INB PERFORMING ARTS CENTER RENOVATION - JOB SITE TOUR

    Thursday, September 13, 2018 - INB Performing Arts Center Renovation - Job Site Tour Please join us as we tour the INB Performing Arts Center Renovation Project job site. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided at The Davenport Grand Terrace immediately afterwards. On May 1st, 2018, the INB Performing Arts Center closed its doors to begin a $22 million renovation project that will modernize many elements of the iconic facility. The exciting changes will focus on major upgrades to enhance the guest experience and improve overall use. Grand re-opening is expected in November 2018. Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 5, 2018 to Katie Burton at kburton@lydig.com. PPE (hard hats, vests, eye protection, and proper footwear) is required to participate in the tour. Please contact Katie if you need any of these items.
  • Switchbacks FC event-Pikes Peak Chapter CFMA

    Join us on Wednesday Aug 29, 2018 in the VIP box to cheer on our local soccer club, The Switchbacks, as they take on Salt Lake City Real Monarchs.  $30 for Pikes Peak CFMA members/family, $45 non members/family.  Food, non alcoholic drinks, parking included. Sponsorships are still available for this event.
  • Interim to Perm Chief Financial Officer - Confidential Search

    Title: Interim to Perm Chief Financial Officer - Confidential Search Experience Required:  ·        Must have solid finance/accounting experience (prefer at the CFO level) with construction industry experience (does not need to be recent) ·        Must have hands on leadership style with previous experience managing more than 5 staff members ·        Prefer previous experience managing both HR and IT staff. ·        Prefer financial executive that has taken a company through substantial growth period and knows the issues they are about to go through Location: San Fernando Valley Company: Confidential – roughly $80M commercial construction business operating for more than 25 years Assignment Type: Interim 5 days/week with high potential to become permanent role.  Client is open to pay expenses during interim assignment for non-local candidate. To apply, please submit your interest along with your resume to Robin Cashion at CashionExecutiveSearch@gmail.com. Referrals ...
  • September Lunch Meeting

    Welcome back from Summer Break! ​ Please join us for our September lunch meeting, which will be an Immigration Discussion presented by Agent Ted Francisco from Homeland Security. The meeting will be held on September 13, 2018 at Calhoun's on PELLISSIPPI PARKWAY from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm. The cost of lunch is $25, and checks can be made payable to CFMA Knoxville Chapter.​
  • 2018-2019 Calendar of Events

    Click here to view our REVISED 2018-2019 Calendar of Events!
  • 2nd Annual Ball Game

    Thank you to SME for allowing us to use the suite.  We had a sold out event.
  • Litigation From Beginning to End

    ​What is Discovery, anyway?  And what goes into Dispute Resolution?  What really happens during a trial? Learn what litigation actually entails and earn FOUR CPE credits at the same time, with this interesting afternoon program from Bernstein Shur.
  • Oktoberfest!

    ​Join us for one of CFMA's most popular events at Gritty McDuff's in Freeport.  This fun and friendly social event is perfect for networking and relaxing.​  Register online by under "Upcoming Chapter Events" on the right of the screen.​
  • 2018 Outgoing Chapter President Letter to Members

    On behalf of myself, Cheryl Nagel, and Kevin Jacobs, we have considered it an honor to represent the Puget Sound CFMA Chapter as President and Treasurer for these past 3 years. Both Kevin and I are pleased to mentor our replacements and wish them successful terms as the new Leaders of our Chapter. The following are the 2018/2019 Puget Sound CFMA Board Officers: Grace Pizzey, President; Jim Weber, Vice President; Brian Joyce, Treasurer; and CJ Mitchell, Secretary.
  • 2018 Puget Sound Chapter Showcase at CFMA National Conference

    The Puget Sound Chapter of CFMA presented their 2018 CFMA Chapter Showcase at the June 2018 National Conference in Florida. The Puget Sound Chapter and AGC of Washington hosted the educational event, "Suicide Prevention Summit," with Cal Beyer as a moderator for the panel. This lifesaving summit was attended by area HR and safety professionals, as well as chapter members and non-members.
  • Puget Sound Chapter receives National’s 2018 Founders Recognition Award

    Puget Sound CFMA received the Founders Recognition Award for its score in National’s 2018 Chapter Benchmarking and Awards. Our Chapter had the 17th highest score out of 98 Chapters that submitted. We are honored and proud of our achievements and continue to strive for excellence in our Chapter’s work and events.
  • 2019 SE Construction Regional Conference

    THE CAN'T-MISS CONFERENCE FOR CONSTRUCTION FINANCIAL MANAGERS April 25-26, 2019 Chattanooga, Tennessee You have no doubt been very aware of how changing market demands are forcing change on how you do business. You are needing to continually adjust your firms processes and business model to maximize growth, and to ensure the value of your business does not get eaten away by changing demands in the marketplace. This Regional Conference offers ground breaking presentations from top industry Leaders, the opportunity to earn up to 14 CPE credits, and most importantly…several fun and exciting social events that will allow you the opportunity to network with your peers in relaxed and casual settings.
  • August Luncheon Topic

    ​​​Topic: Impact of the New Revenue Recognition Standard for Contractors Speakers: Bryce Wisan, CPA,CCIFP and Jim Main, CPA, CCIFP This months speakers will address the changes to revenue recognition and how the new standards affect contractors. The new revenue standard will significantly affect the revenue recognition practices of most companies. Companies in the construction industry need to understand the implications of the new standard and devise an implementation strategy. In this presentation attendees will learn: -What the New Revenue Recognition Standard Entails - How your company should implement this new standard - Compliance - Goals behind this new standard -Models the businesses will use to determine revenue recognition
  • Welcome New Member, Audrie Eckhard from Sagamore Ready Mix, LLC.

    SAGAMORE READY MIX is dedicated to providing total customer satisfaction with our products and service. We strive for excellence when delivering concrete whether it’s for a small sidewalk or a large commercial job. We invest in quality and promise to deliver concrete mixes that meet of your strength, durability, and workability needs. Our experienced sales staff is committed to understanding your needs and providing helpful solutions.
  • CFMA Golf Scramble

    ​Proceeds for a good cause!  It's not too late to register for the golf scramble on July 31st, all proceeds are for the benefit of the Scholarship Fund.
  • View the Cybersecurity Presentation from the July 2018 Event

    Thank you for attending the CFMA Event on Tuesday July 17. We hope you enjoyed the presentation from Paul Groch and Christopher Law on the topic of Cybersecurity. Please follow the link below for your copy of the presentation slides.  Download Here!
  • Save the Dates for 2018-2019 Program Year

    Visit the events page to see all the upcoming Charlotte  events.  Events have been listed through May 2019 and other events to come.  Don't miss the social July 26 or the Breakfast Business Meeting & Industry Experts Roundtable Discussion on Aug. 23.
  • 2018 Midwest Regional Conference Speaker Agenda Announced!

    Just released!  The 2018 Midwest Regional Conference Agenda.  Registration is open!  New venue and new day of the week!  You won't want to miss this year's conference.
  • Presentation Materials for the June 14th "Importance of Fleet Management"

    The June 14th presentation, The Importance of Fleet Management in a Company's Bottom Line, had some informative details about strategic planning & how to drive the cost down on operating a fleet of vehicles. The presentation can be viewed here.
  • B2W Software Blog - May's meeting

    NH's CFMA Chapter was fortunate to have former CFMA chairman, Herb Brownett, speak at the May meeting.​  Follow the link below to read David Flynn's write up.
  • Welcome New Member David Powers from CRG Residential

    Whether you need general contracting services or roof repairs, CRG Residential’s seasoned staff is poised to provide each client with technical knowledge, a deep base of historical cost information, the strong management skills needed to produce successful high-quality projects on-time and on-budget and customer service you can rely on.
  • Welcome New Member Joshua Hopkins from Enterprise Fleet Management

    Enterprise Fleet Management, provides automotive fleet services for over 1.5 million fleet cars, trucks and vans. We offer fleet sales, financing, leasing, maintenance program and management system for companies in the USA and Canada.
  • Welcome New Member, Robert Pirtle from Safety Management Grouip

    Safety Management Group is a nationally recognized professional service organization that provides workplace safety consulting, safety training, safety staffing, safety program planning and implementation. Our services give you remarkable flexibility in meeting your needs.
  • Recruiting The Right Talent

    ​In this current economic climate, quality personnel is hard to come by.  Learning best practices for recruiting helps get the process right, the first time.  Take a look at the slide deck for our last meeting's topic on this subject.
  • Welcome New Member, Matt Cornacchione from Ryan Fireprotection

    Ryan Fireprotection provides a full range of high-quality, custom fire protection systems for customers that demand the best to protect their people and property. As one of the largest fire protection companies in the Midwest, Ryan designs, fabricates, installs, inspects, tests and maintains fire protection systems in all types of building environments with unparalleled customer service.
  • Welcome New Member - Stephen Schaffer from Empire Contractors.

    Empire Contractors provides general contracting and construction management to commercial, industrial, food service, education, and retail sectors.
  • New Members

    We have had several new members join CFMA, unfortunately the announcement email were caught in my SPAM folder.  My apologies for not recognizing new members timely.  I'll post a couple per week until I get caught up.