The CFO Leadership Council Celebrates Speaker Diversity For Its 2023 Annual Conferences – Over Half of Keynotes Are Women!

The CFO Leadership Council (CFOLC), a professional association whose mission is to empower senior financial executives to realize success in their careers, is pleased to announce that over half of its keynote speakers for their 2023 conferences are women.

For 13 years, CFOs have descended upon Boston annually to take their careers to the next level by seeing some of the most influential financial executives in the world share their insights in exclusive panels and fireside chats. This year marks the inaugural CFOLC-West Conference, and the first-time that half of the speakers for both events are female. “Women represent 40% of the CFOLC membership,” stated RD Whitney, COO, The CFO Leadership Council. “We wanted to make sure that representation was also seen within our conferences.”

Power players in the CFOLC-East Conference include Aradhana Sarin, M.D., Executive Director and CFO of AstraZeneca, AZN (NASDAQ), and Julie Swinehart, EVP and CFO of Fenway Sports Group, owners of MLB’s Boston Red Sox and more.

The CFOLC-West Conference includes forces of nature Sandra Clarke, CFO/EVP, Healthcare Business Operations at Blue Shield of California, Maree Robertson, CFO/SVP of Freeport-McMoRan, a large-scale mining company that producing copper, and more FCX (NYSE), and Shannon Nash, ESQ., CPA, CFO of Wing, an Alphabet-owned drone delivery company.

With the recent SVB banking crisis serving as a sobering reminder of the importance of strategic financial leadership, The CFOLC Conferences are pivotal in helping these leaders drive business compliance and transformation.

About The CFO Leadership Council:

The CFO Leadership Council is a professional association whose mission is to empower senior financial executives to realize success in their careers. Driven “for CFOs, by CFOs,” the company fosters a collaborative and energetic community, which helps members build a professional network of peers, as well as involves them in engaging discussions, both in-person and online, delivering pragmatic and tangible insights on business and leadership issues. Owned by Chief Executive Group, the close community includes multiple chapters across the US and Canada with nearly 2,000 members who actively drive the organization.

Written by Shantel

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