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Save The Date!  The Arizona State Society of CPA's Annual Construction Industry Conference:  CFMA Receive ASCPA Member Pricing! August 27, 2019 at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Tempe The Arizona State Society of CPA's is developing final agenda details on its annual Construction Industry Conference scheduled for August 27th, so SAVE THE DATE!!   CFMA members will receive the ASCPA member rate, so the price is right!  Topics will vary from TPT audits (yes, this gift is continuing to 'give' via DOR audits of contractors!), to surety/banking benchmarking (know how they look at YOUR company!), how you, as CFM can bring added value to your company, revenue recognition (PRACTICAL implementation this time . . . no more theory!) and much more . . . . many of the sessions will bring your CFMA superstars as speakers/panelists!! This years conference will be a bit different, as we will be joining the "Corporate Finance" group of the ASCPA and …
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CFMA Annual Conference & Exhibition-   CFMA VoS Members First Time Attendee Scholarships Available! Deadline to apply:  Noon on May 25, 2019 Join the other 54 VoS Chapter Members in Las Vegas for:  CFMA's Annual Conference & Exhibition is an amazing opportunity to discover and implement ideas that deliver results. Our conference trains your mind to search for innovative solutions and attendees like you have countless opportunities to make valuable connections with other construction financial professionals and suppliers. Explore resources for both Future Conferences and Past Conferences  to gain insight into the unparalleled educational opportunities that CFMA conferences have to offer and prepare for building your professional success! Click here for event details and registration Click here to download the scholarship application
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2019 CFMA Southwest Regional Conference! September 15-17, 2019 The San Diego, Orange County, Valley of the Sun, Las Vegas, Inland Empire, and Albuquerque CFMA chapters have joined together to provide our 5th Annual CFMA Southwest Regional Conference.  Together, we are committed to delivering the best networking, education, and training experience of any kind in the field of construction accounting and finance. We understand the challenges Construction Financial Managers face and we realize you do not have the time or resources to stay abreast of all aspects of what that job entails. That is why we created this annual event. This year's conference will include two information-packed days, 14 CPE credits, including expert keynote speakers who provide great insight about topics such as fraud, accounting, technology, human resources, taxes, and overall industry changes and updates. You have no-doubt been very aware of how changing market demands are forcing change o…
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CFMA Annual Conference & Exhibition-   CFMA VoS Members First Time Attendee Scholarships Available! Deadline to apply:  Noon on May 25, 2019 Join the other 54 VoS Chapter Members in Las Vegas for:  CFMA's Annual Conference & Exhibition is an amazing opportunity to discover and implement ideas that deliver results. Our conference trains your mind to search for innovative solutions and attendees like you have countless opportunities to make valuable connections with other construction financial professionals and suppliers. Explore resources for both Future Conferences and Past Conferences  to gain insight into the unparalleled educational opportunities that CFMA conferences have to offer and prepare for building your professional success! Click here for event details and registration Click here to download the scholarship application
You Can Still Join Us!  May Luncheon Program May 16, 2019 11:45am "Build a Better Blockchain" An interactive presentation to learn about how to build a better blockchain. Jay Carpenter Founder Desert Blockchain Jay Carpenter has been an active member of the Blockchain community since 2014.  His primary interest in this space is in the realm of naming, numbering, addressing and identity. Jay is the founder of Desert Blockchain which is the largest Blockchain meetup in Arizona. He has taught as an Adjunct Professor at University of Advancing Technology (UAT.edu). His class focused on a technical approach to the intersection of Blockchain development, cybersecurity and the Internet of Things. He has an extensive background in technology, entrepreneurship and finance.  He is a graduate of Arizona State University with an undergraduate degree in business with emphasis in finance.  He obtained an MBA from the University of Southern California with an emphasis in financ…
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A note from the incoming President Karl Kortman, CCIFP! 2019/2020 Season I am truly looking forward to serving as the President of the CFMA Valley of the Sun Chapter this year. I am motivated and encouraged by our chapter and its commitment to learning and changing with our industry, providing educational opportunities for its members, providing scholarships and resources for our future leaders, and giving back to our community.  Throughout my time as a member and as an officer, I have witnessed our members dedicating themselves to serve on committees, past leaders staying committed within the chapter and on the national level, and young leaders setting vision for our future while being engaged in the moment. Through all of these commitments and engagements, collaborations have brought about productive outcomes, and genuine and caring relationships have developed.  As your President for this year, I thank our committed members for making this responsibility one for wh…
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