Closing the Gap, CFMA Charlotte Chapter Meeting

When:  Jan 12, 2016 from 11:15 AM to 1:45 PM (ET)
Associated with  Charlotte, NC

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Program:  Close the Gap

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Close the Gap" presentation examines areas within a construction company that leak potential profit. 

This session will examine lessons learned from the past 7 years, innovation disruption, efficiency management and generational differences within the workforce.  The session will investigate human behavior characteristics in Project Management and Leadership and how to revive the energy in your company.  "Close the Gap" focuses on quantitative ways to eliminate lost profit dollars while exploring qualitative ways to motivate and recharge your company.

Presenter Bio

Martha-Ann Marley is President, NC Division - Gardner Associates, Inc.  Martha-Ann has 30 years experience in the Surety Industry.  She has presented frequently to Industry Associations and CFMA National Annual Conference.  Martha-Ann is a contributor to CFMA’s Building Profits magazine.  She earned her BA in Business Management from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC.  She resides in Mooresville, NC.

Phone:              704-258-7178



Schedule for Program:  Please note this program will run longer than normal CFMA Charlotte Events to allow time for this topic

Registration and networking:  11:15am to 11:45am

Lunch:  11:45am to 12:15pm

Program:  12:15pm to 1:45pm


If registration is received by Friday, January 8th, 2016 the cost is $30 for members and $40 for guests. 

After Friday, January 8th, the cost is $35 for members and $45 for guests. 

To register please call the CFMA Charlotte Administrator at 704-609-4489; or email your registration to  Payments should be mailed to CFMA Charlotte, PO Box 31222, Charlotte, NC 28231-1222.  Please make checks payable to CFMA Charlotte.

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Session Policies

Refunds and Cancellations

Meeting registration must be paid prior to the meeting or at the door.  No-shows and cancellations after Friday, January 8th, 2016 will be invoiced.


GreerWalker LLC will be sponsoring CPE Credit for CFMA this season.  When you register, please note if you would like this course to apply towards your required hours.  Thank you to GreerWalker!!! 


GreerWalker LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Program participants can earn up to 1 CPE credit in Management Advisory Services of study. 

Additional Information:

Prerequisites:  None

Who Should Attend?


Accounting Personnel

HR Personell

CPAs working in a training capacity

Advanced Preparations:  none

Program Level:  Intermediate

Delivery Method:  Group-Live

The meeting will be held at Byron's Southend, located at 101 W. Worthington Avenue, Suite 180.  Byron's Southend is located in the Courtyard Building of the Design Center of the Carolinas.  The Design Center is located on the corner of W. Worthington Ave. and Camden Rd., directly behind Sullivan's on South Blvd.  For complete directions, call Byron's Southend at 704-333-9779

***Parking***  Please be aware of the parking options

There are two parking lots for Byron’s Southend.  There is one at the corner of W. Worthington and Camden. 

For additional parking, go to the following parking lot.  If you are in front of the design center on W. Worthington headed towards S. Tryon, go to the stop sign and turn left on Haskins.  There is an additional parking lot on the right.


If you have any questions regarding CFMA, meeting registrations or the cancellation policy, please contact our chapter administrator.  Jennifer Wagner by phone (704) 609-4489 or


Byron's Southend
101 W. Worthington Avenue, Suite 180
Charlotte, 28203

Pricing Information

Registration Regular Late
CFMA-Member $30.00 $35.00
Non-CFMA-Member $40.00 $45.00


Jennifer Wagner
(704) 609-4489