Wake Forest University Charlotte Business Forum

3.19.2011 General, News Release, School News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Utilizing academic-business partnerships, strategies for attracting and retaining talent and supporting innovation were among the topics addressed during a Wake Forest University Charlotte Business Forum on March 15 at Discovery Place in Charlotte.

Chief Financial Officers in the greater Charlotte area issued a call to action to sharpen their community’s competitive edge in business. Several CFOs joined moderators Steve Reinemund, Dean of Wake Forest University Schools of Business, and Nick Araco, CEO of The CFO Alliance, for a forum titled “Driving Corporate Growth in Uncertain Times."

Panelists included:

Scott Boulware, CFO, ESP Systems, LLC
Patrick Fitzgerald, CFO, WMF Americas, Inc.
Shelley White, CFO, United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc.
George Beckwith, CFO, National Gypsum
David Swenson, Senior Vice President, Economic Development Services

CLICK HERE or on the video player below to watch the panel discussion.


Wake Forest University Charlotte Business Form from WFU Schools of Business on Vimeo.

Wake Forest became an academic partner of The CFO Alliance in 2009. The CFO Alliance holds bi-monthly breakfast roundtables in nine markets across the country with aggressive plans to grow globally. With a growing network of thought leaders and online tools powered by AchieveNext.com, The CFO Alliance continues goes beyond social networking to foster a trusted peer community for CFOs and financial leaders.