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2020 Financial Leadership Summit

FEI's Financial Leadership Summit - October 28-30 in Chicago

Join more than 500 financial executives to learn, collaborate and build ideas for the future. Discover best practices and solutions to drive business strategy, empower your workforce and foster a culture that will shape your organization's success.

The 2020 Financial Leadership Summit offers professional and personal development, including networking opportunities in a knowledge-intense and enjoyable atmosphere. Join the conversation and interact within a prestigious community of like-minded peers to challenge your thinking and share in your challenges as you strategize for tomorrow.

Why Should You Attend?

Invest in Your Professional Development. Learn and connect with respected experts in the profession and throughout many industries who will provide real-world solutions to your current challenges. This year’s sessions offer optimum interaction and allow you to customize your learning based on your priorities. Our four Focus Tracks provide the latest information on Business Management and Organization, Human Resources & Staffing, Information Technology and Leadership Development.

Who Should Attend?

  • Chief Financial Officers, Chief Accounting Officers, Controllers, Treasurers and Vice Presidents of Finance can huddle with their peers and expand professional relationships through Financial Executives International’s unrivaled membership network.
  • Finance staff can jump-start their careers and expand their knowledge with sessions that can be applied directly in their day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Accounting professionals can benefit from powerful CPE to keep them well informed and improve their productivity and accuracy at work. 

Plus, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the newest products and services by connecting with exhibitors from various industries during networking breaks and luncheons.




Steve Barta

Partner, Audit and Assurance
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Steven Brown

President and CEO
Stratego Partners

Matt Burley

Partner, Audit and Assurance
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Heather Cole

Executive Coach/Business Analytics Advisor
Lodestar Solutions, Inc.

Anthony Davis

Founding Partner
Santomassimo Davis LLP

Tim Hird

Executive Vice President
Robert Half

David Johnson

Founder and Managing Partner
Abraxas Group

Larry Kaufman

Managing Director, Midwest Region
Experis Finance

Chris Kearney

Managing Partner, Central Region

Jonathan Keyser


Bridgette Link

General Manager, Finance Business Intelligence
Microsoft Corporation

Cam Marston

Author and Corporate Authority
Generational Insights

Patty McCord

Former Chief Talent Officer

Donald McCree

Vice Chairman and Head of Commercial Banking
Citizens Bank

Nick McKennhan

Managing Director

Hannah Mikus


David Peters

Founder & Owner
Peters Tax Preparation & Consulting

Ram Ramanan


Adam Remis, CPA

Remis & Associates, LLC

David Ross

Executive Vice President and the Director of Underwriting Services
Hays Companies

Christopher Santomassimo

Santomassimo Davis LLP

Karl Schamotta

Chief Market Strategist
Cambridge Global Payments

Mark Schulman

Rock Star Drummer for P!nk and Author

Michael Seaver

Founder and CEO
Seaver Consulting, LLC

Steve Soter

Senior Director of Product Marketing

Howard Tullman

General Managing Partner
Chicago High-Tech Investment Partners

Bruce Willey

American Tax and Business Planning