"This partnership represents an excellent opportunity for us to build valued relationships with CFOs in the middle-market space and gain a better understanding of the issues that are important to them. "
Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2012
The CFO Alliance (CFOA), a leading global peer-driven community for Chief Financial Officers and senior finance leaders across the country, has formed a new partnership with Jackson Walker L.L.P., one of the oldest and largest law firms in Texas. Through in-person roundtable discussions, virtual interaction via a vibrant online community, and a rich knowledge base, The CFO Alliance together with Jackson Walker, will help financial leaders network, share knowledge and receive guidance to fuel confident decision-making and to drive positive corporate performance and professional development.
“Jackson Walker is very pleased to form this partnership with The CFO Alliance,” said Alex Frutos, Partner in the Corporate & Securities Section of Jackson Walker L.L.P. “We believe it represents an excellent opportunity for us to build valued relationships with CFOs in the middle-market space, gain a better understanding of the issues that are important to them, and share the deep expertise we have as a firm in finding innovative ways to help finance executives manage risk and improve efficiencies.”
Representatives from Jackson Walker will join other academic and industry thought-leaders and 40 CFOs at an upcoming interactive breakfast roundtable to discuss " Competing in the Next Economy: A Blueprint for Outward-Looking CFOs." CFOs will have the opportunity to network and share best practices while exploring the macro-economic trends that are defining today’s business environment.
The meeting is scheduled to take place Thursday, May 3rd. from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Park City Club in Dallas, TX. Participation is exclusive to CFOs and senior financial executives. Bernard “Bud” Weinstein, a professor of Business Economics at Southern Methodist University, will facilitate the discussion. Participants must be registered to attend. Click here for additional details and to register.
About The CFO Alliance
Established in January of 2008 to promote connectivity through a professional community of over 3,000 leading financial executives, The CFO Alliance brings together the experience, knowledge, and collective wisdom of peers, subject matter experts, and academic authorities to enable senior financial leaders and decision-makers to be more effective and act with greater confidence throughout their career. By fostering relationships among those with common objectives, interests, opportunities, and challenges, financial leaders can make long-term investments in their companies and their careers through sharing expertise and gaining confidence in their roles. Based on the success of the initial Philadelphia-based chapter, the CFOA has established a national expansion, with a current presence in 12 U.S cities. For more information, please visit http://www.theCFOAlliance.org/about or follow The CFO Alliance Community on Twitter: @theCFOAlliance
About Jackson Walker
Jackson Walker L.L.P. has more than 120 years of experience in providing legal counsel to clients throughout Texas, the United States and internationally. The firm provides a strong regional base of more than 330 attorneys in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Angelo and San Antonio.