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Creating an Award-Winning Culture with Gen Gaps in Mind by The Jacksonville CFOLC

Creating an Award-Winning Culture with Gen Gaps in Mind Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM Cocktail Reception | 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM Presentation | 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Post Reception

When: October 29, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: The River Club
1 Independent Dr # 3500,
Jacksonville, Florida  32202
United States
Contact: Jennifer Langley
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Program Description:

Today’s economic climate provides employees with many career options which makes attracting, recruiting and retaining top talent increasingly challenging. Businesses are finding it difficult to find and keep employees and keep them engaged and productive, especially top performers who have been approached with competitive opportunities.

Join us for “Creating an Award-Winning Culture with Gen Gaps in Mind,” where our panel of experts will address these challenges and provide insights into how to successfully recruit, maintain and motivate top talent. Our speakers will share their first-hand experience, their lessons learned, and share practical solutions attendees can utilize within their organizations. We’ll focus on compensation and benefits, professional development, recruiting strategies and how to create a work environment that will maximize the performances of a multi-generational workforce.

Learning Objectives:

  • How to recruit, attract and retain top talent
  • How to develop skillsets and maximize employee performance
  • Invest in the workforce and measure the ROI of employee retention programs
  • Employment trends that CFOs should be aware of 





Maria Denham, East Region Lead, Inter-Generational Employee Network (IGEN), Bank of America

Maria Denham leads diversity and inclusion groups including the Jacksonville chapter of the Intergenerational Employee Network (IGEN). Maria supports the Enterprise Change Management Governance team within Global Technology and Operations (GT&O).  She is responsible for effective change planning and execution within GT&O focusing on the assurance that the company complies with domestic and international laws rules and regulations. She works with teams in risk and compliance across the Enterprise ensuring adherence to the Global Enterprise Change Policy. 


Dr. Doug Johansen, Associate Dean Graduate Director and Associate Professor of Marketing & International Business, Jacksonville University’s Davis College of Business

Douglas Johansen is the Associate Dean, Graduate Director, and Associate Professor of Marketing & International Business at Jacksonville University’s Davis College of Business. He also has over twenty five years of corporate experience in International Marketing and Business Development and has worked and lived all over the globe. His research interests include International Marketing, International Business, Marketing Strategy, Emerging Markets and Entrepreneurship, topics that form the basis for a wide range of scholarly publications, conference presentations and other scholarly work.


Terri Lewis, SVP & Global Head of Human Resources, Pontoon

Terri Lewis is Senior Vice President and Global Head of Human Resources for Pontoon, a division of The Adecco Group. Terri is responsible for driving the acceleration of Pontoon through leadership, differentiated talent models, attracting and developing the best talent and building a culture of engagement, agility and innovation. She oversees HR service delivery, diversity and inclusion, HR policies and programs, talent acquisition and talent management.  Throughout her career, Terri has been an advocate of the HR Professional as a business partner with a true understanding of the organization and the ability to develop and implement a people strategy to enhance business results. 


Leigh Mills, VP Health and Welfare Director, One Digital

Leigh Mills is an employee benefits consultant with One Digital and serves as their VP Health and Welfare Director.   She has over 20 years of experience helping employers attract and reward employees with benefit plans that work across the workforce. Leigh is dedicated to delivering fresh and innovative solutions with a relentless commitment to achieving the results you expect from a trusted advocate and advisor. 


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CFO Leadership Council members may attend this program for free. Non-member senior financial executives who are CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Directors of Finance and Controllers (or the like) are welcome to attend this program at a one-time cost of $60.

Please note that service providers or any executives who are not senior financial executives (CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Controllers, Directors of Finance, etc.) will not be admitted attendance to this event. The CFO Leadership Council reserves the right to decline any registration.


More Information

For more information about this program or The CFO Leadership Council, please contact Jennifer Langley, Southeast Regional Director, at


Cancellation Policy

If you would like to cancel your ticket or request a refund, please contact Refunds are available up to 24 hours prior to the program.


CPE Information

 Instructional method: Group-Live
 Recommended CPE Credits: 1.5 CPE credits in Personnel/Human Resources

 Experience Level: Basic

 Prerequisites/advance preparation: None

The CFO Leadership Council is registered with the National Association of State Boards-of-Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors (Sponsor ID 109063). State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website:



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