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. ludes 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

I Can't Say That! Or Can I?
3 Keys to Addressing Tough Conversations in Work and Life

Date:     Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time:     Coffee begins at 7:00 AM, Breakfast around 7:20 AM
Place:    The Coastal Georgia Center, Fahm St. 
Please RSVP for the Breakfast by 5 PM Thursday, September 14

Topic and Description:

How do you deal with 800-lb gorillas, toxic employees and decision disasters? Ignoring difficult situations and avoiding tough conversations drain the life out of organizations, discourage and defeat employees and destroy leadership effectiveness and credibility.  This month, communications expert, author and coach Mary Nestor will share practical tips and scripts from her new book, Say It Now! Say It Right! that you can use to eliminate elephants, avoid bad decisions and transform fence-sitters into devoted followers.  Yes, you CAN have those difficult conversations in a way that will reduce dissent, stress and dysfunction and improve your profits, productivity and performance.  

Our MEETING SPONSOR for this month is:
Infinity Inc.

Our meetings are provided free of charge to our members thanks to our generous sponsors. If you see Nancy McGuinness or any of the other great people at Paycor, 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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