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Access the Survey Today! 

You can "cut and paste" the following link:


If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact Christine Ulibarri at culibarri@beachfleischman.com


Valley of the Sun had 103 members at this year's annual conference!

A great time was had by all!


The Valley of the Sun Construction Financial Management

Association (CFMA) Salary Survey has provided the

Arizona Construction industry with vital salary information

for over 24 years.

  • Salary information gathered and summarized by categories and size
  • Total confidentiality maintained as information is collected and analyzed by the independent CPA firm of BeachFleischman PC
  • Participation in the survey automatically gives participant free access (January 2018) to results

 Deadline to participate extended:  
The survey will be conducted Nov. 15 - Dec. 22, 2017

  • Benefits of participating:
  • Win prizes like a $500 cash grand prize or one of 3 $100 Amazon Gift Cards.
  • Receive a Free copy of the results ($100 value)
  • Contributing to a resource for construction industry compensation standards

"This survey helps ensure that our employees are getting fair compensation."


Construction is the #1 in industry in number of suicides
and #2 in suicide rate. 

CFMA is leading the way to change these statistics -

see what you can do to help!


View a YouTube video here highlighting the Chapter's commitment to Suicide Prevention


Chapter Discussions

  • Wow! Thank you for the update! ------------------------------ Lynne Pace BS Chief Financial Officer Kinkaid Civil Construction Mesa AZ (602) 438-9600 ------------------------------

  • As you may remember, Cord Armstrong and myself presented a Tax Update on October 19, 2017.  We didn't have any information other than hypothetical proposals.  Well on Nov. 16, the House of Representatives passed their version of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts ...

  • The last few years, we've offered a flat "allowance" that employees can use to cover the group health/dental plans we offer, with the employee covering any costs above that allowance amount. For 2018, due to higher premiums, we're considering increasing ...

  • ​​I hope everyone had a chance to read Samantha's letter yesterday and review the CIASP newsletter sent today.  We're very proud to have partnered with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to be able to share their #BeThe1To campaign with all of our ...

Upcoming Chapter Events

Value of Membership

Our Mission is to provide value to our members and community by:

The Valley of the Sun Chapter of Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is a broad based organization of professionals committed to serving the construction industry.

We are dedicated to member service by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and a source of educational programs directed to their specific needs.

We strive to invest in our community through involvement in industry related issues and charitable endeavors.


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Welcome New Members

Manny Canchola, The Hartford

Phyllis Dyer, Rural Electric

Michelle Barker, A.R. Mays Construction, Inc.

Hector Duarter, A.R. Mays Construction, Inc.

Roddy Kim, CPA, Ames Construction, Inc.

Jorge Enamorado, Caliente Construction

Jenny Cook, DLC Resources, Inc.

Melissa Wood, Foundation Software

Kevin Garn, CPA, Haydon Building Corp

Ryan M Berg, CPA, CBIZ & Mayer Hoffman McCann, P.C.

Karina Rivera, DBM Global

Nicole Diener, Chasse Building Team

Brian Schiff, Fann Contracting

Christopher J. Hardison, CPA, Sprowls and Company P.C.

Helen R. Holden, Spencer Fane LLP

Jackilyn Marie Steinberger, CPA, Corbins Electric

Marvin Robinson, Johnson Bank

Eric P. Peterson, Concord General Contracting, Inc.

Marguerite E. Hughes, Outdoor System Management LLC

Fredric Stuart Fial, National Bank of Arizona

Todd Hatch, Wells Fargo

Brady Bryan, BRAYN consulting LLC

Abby DeAlejandro, D.P. Electric, Inc.

Marsha McDonald, Midstate Mechanical

Eric Benson, Benson Systems