March 2021
Chapter Happenings and Updates
Message from Chapter President Anita Moulton
and Executive Director Rosanne Bump
Given the feedback from the 1-question survey last month (see results below) we will work to host safe, in-person events soon if things continue to look positive on the Covid front. Over 1/2 of you are ready to meet again ​in the next six months (following safety protocols, of course) and another 20​% will be ready by fall. Our Annual Golf Outing on June 21 will be our first in-person event - please plan on joining us for that!

We have many virtual webinars lined up with more in the works including our professional development sessions - Challenges of the CFO (end of April), Annual M&A Conference (May 5, 10 and 12) and The Future is Now (end of June). In addition, we know many of you appreciate the opportunity to earn ethics credits so we will be adding these to the lineup soon.

As always, please reach out to either of us if you are looking for a particular resource or if we can help you get connected to other members or ​our strategic partners. 

Sincerely,
Anita Moulton
FEI Twin Cities Board President
amoulton@fetwincities.com
Rosanne Bump
FEI Twin Cities Executive Director
rbump@feitwincities.com
Thank you to those that took our 1-question survey last month. Here are the results.
Membership Updates
We are committed to advancing the success of you, your organization, and the
profession and look forward to working with you in the coming year.
Please contact us if we can do anything for you!
Diversity and Inclusion Update
FEI is devoted to encouraging environments and actions that display dignity, respect, fairness, peace, and equality. It is through this commitment to personal and professional conduct that our members will continue to challenge their peers and our organization to rise to a higher standard. We hope you have seen the many programs we've offered including our session tomorrow at 11:45 AM on how to get involved through mentoring businesses and students. Don't miss it! REGISTER HERE.
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Corporate Membership Committee Chair: 
Build awareness with Strategic Partners as well as current and potential FEI members about the benefits of Corporate Memberships, collaborate with Chapter Board Members and FEI National on potential candidates, provide outreach and materials to prospective companies, assist new Corporate Members with the application process and onboarding. 

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Help coordinate the program and serve as a liaison between Prouty Group and FEI Twin Cities Board. Items will include working with potential new members, viewing attendance reports, gathering feedback from participants and onboarding new members.

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Upcoming Events - Register Today!

FEI Twin Cities Events

TOMORROW: DEI | Taking Action: Focus on Mentoring and Engaging | Thursday, March 18 | 11:45 am - 1 pm CST | Register Now

REGISTER NOW: Developing Women Leaders In Organizations | Thursday, March 25 | Noon - 1:00 PM CST | Register

In-Transition Monthly Networking Meeting | Tuesday, April 6 | 7:45 - 9:00 AM CST | | Starting with the April 6 event, In-Transition Monthly Meetings will be held the first Tuesday of the month. Register

Understanding Your Executive Risk Today in a Post-Pandemic Environment | Thursday, April 22 | 8:00 - 9:00 AM CST | Register

In-Transition Monthly Networking Meeting | Tuesday, May 4 | 7:45 - 9:00 AM CST | Register

FEI Twin Cities Golf Outing | Monday, June 21 | See info below


Other Chapter programming
Visit Financial Executives International and look for the "Open To All Members" badge for additional events. Many are CPE eligible!

Women of Finance Roundtable, March 18, 3-4 PM, Presented by FEI Pittsburg Female executives represent a significant segment of Pittsburgh's financial leadership, but are still under-represented in networking organizations. Women of FEI conversations and programming are designed to examine and correct this disparity through creative and collaborative idea sharing while deepening our personal and professional peer networks. Guest speaker: RGP's Chief People Officer, Katy Conway. Register

Upcoming FEI Conferences

Financial Leadership Summit Virtual Conference | May 4, 6, 11, 13, 18 and 20
FEI’s Annual Financial Leadership Summit Conference provides financial executives with the opportunity to engage in content-rich presentations delivered by nationally recognized speakers. Summit’s innovative agenda takes a strong focus on financial leadership and is designed for public and private company executives to provide leadership development and networking opportunities. Register
Finance Elevated Virtual Conference | June 8, 10, 15, and 17
The future of finance is expected to look seemingly different than before. The ever-growing role of technology within organizations and automation of processes present CFO’s with the unique opportunity to modernize the way they work. The aim of the Finance Elevated conference is to provide finance professionals with the opportunity to learn about emerging trends, tools, and resources to help leverage technology more efficiently, advance their finance teams, and grow the bottom line. Register

Other Events of Interest

Giving CFOs the Tools for Effective Financial Planning | March 24 | 10 AM
Presented by Wolters Kluwer | Tagetik
This executive-level panel, organized by the Financial Times in partnership with Wolters Kluwer | CCH Tagetik will look to address the needs and challenges facing the office of the CFO going forward to ensure that organizations have the tools they need to effectively roadmap for success.
Living the Life of Your Dream | April 6 | 7:30-9 AM
Presented by Prouty Project
These interactive sessions are open to the public and held online the first Tuesday of each month (with the exception of January and July), from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. via Zoom video conferencing. A $20 donation will be requested for each Jammin Session. All proceeds will be donated to The Prouty Project Stretch Fund of the Minneapolis Foundation.
Mark Your Calendar!
Annual Golf Outing on June 21, 2021
In-person at North Oaks Country Club
Social distancing and other event precautions will be in effect.
Registration will open soon!
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