ACC National Capital Region

July Signature Luncheon: Business Skills Series - The Chief Financial Officer’s Perspective


LIVE ONLY at Valo Park / Tegna, 7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA.


Reaching full potential as in-house counsel requires a unique blend of both professional legal skills and business acumen.  The ACC NCR Business Skills Series is focused on the second part of that quest to reach our full professional potential – developing business acumen.  This program on the Chief Financial Officer’s Perspective, is the second in a series of business skills programs that we are offering this year.  

When a person becomes a company’s CFO, what are the top 5 items that the new CFO needs to understand first?  What are the key duties to successful corporate financial management?  What are the biggest challenges and opportunities facing CFOs today?  What are the key parts of the CFOs role that in-house counsel must understand?  What should in-house counsel do to increase their understanding of corporate finance in general and their company’s financial position specifically?  What do CFOs expect from in-house counsel, and what are the typical issues that CFOs bring to their General Counsels?  Leave with a better understanding of the CFO’ perspective and how that impacts the CFO’s interactions with legal.




Panelists include: Steve Theobald, CFO, Walker & Dunlop (public); Ali Engel, CFO, Gannett (public); David Chemerow, CFO, comScore (public). Moderated by Kathy Barlow, Senior Vice President, Marsh USA, Inc.


Robin Hayutin
Phone: 703-242-8773


Members: $20 ($10 for members in-transition) - Company CFO's can attend at the member rate.
Non-members: $40

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