Our Mission

The CFO Council of Savannah provides a trusted and discreet forum for Coastal Empire & Lowcountry Senior Financial Executives and Corporate Decision-makers to share best practices; and discuss and inform members about financial and operational issues, legal and regulatory requirements, technology developments, etc.

Our Members

2 distinct groups comprise our membership:

1. Senior Financial Executives: Business Executives who are responsible, directly or indirectly, for the financial management and the financial well-being of their company, and who hold decision-making authority for their enterprise. Members may include CFO's, Controllers, Presidents, Owners, CEO's, COO's, Treasurers, Senior VP's, Directors of Human Resources, or other similar roles. Up to two SFEs per company, per meeting, please.

2. Resource Company Representatives:  Resource companies are defined as companies that provide services and expertise related to relevant issues facing our SFEs. Representatives of resource companies are people who are not involved in the financial management or decision making of the company. They include entities who provide valuable insight as to relevant issues facing our SFE members. These companies may include Banks, Accountants, Financial Advisors, Insurance providers, Human Resource Experts, etc.  One CRC per company, please.

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Monthly Meeting

December Meeting Location:  The Chatham Club - 15 E. Liberty St. DeSoto Hilton

Beginning on January, CFO Council's new regular location will be at 
The  Creative Coast's Bull Street Labs - 2222 Bull St. Savannah

December Meeting

Date:     Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Time:     Coffee begins at 7:00 AM, Breakfast around 7:20 AM
LOCATION CHANGE:  The Chatham Club - 15 E. Liberty St. DeSoto Hilton
RSVP IS REQUIRED by 5 PM Thursday, November 9
(please note walk-ins cannot be accommodated)

Topic and Description:
Financial Wellness In The Workplace
How Employees' Personal Finances Affect Your Company's Bottom Line
Sarah Westcott - SW Financial Solutions

Your employees' personal finances have a direct impact on your company's bottom line.  Productivity, Absenteeism, Turnover. Healthcare, Morale.  When an employee is under financial stress, it has a direct, negative effect in the workplace and on the balance sheet.  This month, CFO Council member Sarah Westcott, with SW Financial Solutions, will break down the numbers, and offer guidance on ways to mitigate the drain on the bottom line!

CFO Council members are in for an extra-special treat this month with breakfast at The Chatham Club!  Thank you Jeffrey Williamson - we will raise a glass of orange juice in your honor!  Seating is limited, however, and walk-ins cannot be accepted, so be sure to RSVP early!

Our MEETING SPONSOR for this month is:
This meeting is provided free of charge to our members thanks to our generous sponsor. If you see Jeffrey Williamson, or any of the other great people at J.L.Williamson Law Group, be sure to say THANKS!

We are still seeking several sponsors for upcoming months!  If your organization could benefit from some increased exposure to our CFO Council membership, please contact Nancy McGuinness for more information!

Recent Announcements

  • February Presentation - M&A - Erich Schmid We appreciate Erich Schmid sharing his experiences in the world of Mergers & Acquisitions. Always some entertaining and instructional stories.
    Posted Feb 15, 2017, 3:52 PM by Len James
  • January Presentation - 2017 Tax Update - Rob Cordasco Thank you to Rob Cordasco for a great January program providing us with an entertaining Tax Update and 2017 outlook. Please see the attached slides for your reference (and entertainment
    Posted Feb 15, 2017, 3:49 PM by Len James
  • March Meeting - Date Change!!! Please note in your calendars that our March 2017 meeting will be held on Wednesday March 1st!!! More info to come!
    Posted Jan 5, 2017, 10:36 AM by Len James
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