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Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent by The Philadelphia CFO Leadership Council

Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent hosted by: The Philadelphia CFO Leadership Council Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

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When: September 12, 2019
7:30 AM- 9:30 AM
Where: KPMG
1601 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19103
United States
Contact: Debbie Lindner

Online registration is available until: 9/11/2019
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Program Description


Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent

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 “Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent,” 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

Through this session, attendees will learn:

  • How to recruit, attract and retain top talent
  • How to be a leader that exemplifies a successful company culture
  • How to invest in the workforce and measure the ROI of employee retention programs
  • Employment trends that CFOs should be aware of




Our confirmed speakers include:


  • Teresa DeBar, Director, People Partnership, Workday
  • Kelly Fogg, Wellbeing & Engagement Consultant, North Atlantic Region, Gallagher
  • Kristen Kaminski, Director of Human Resources and Customer Service, SodaStream USA
  • Ryan Lafferty, Recruiter, Attolon Partners
  • Moderator: Heidi Turley, CPA, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at The Risk Management Association 



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To register for this program, simply click on the green tickets button. All CFO Leadership Council members can attend this event 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 for $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 Debbie Lindner, Marketing Director, Philadelphia Chapter at

Cancellation Policy

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

CPE Information


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:

About Our Speakers


Kelly T. Fogg, Wellbeing & Engagement Consultant, North Atlantic Region, Gallagher

As a regional consultant of Gallagher’s National Wellbeing & Engagement Practice, Kelly evaluates opportunities for clients to design better workplace cultures – cultures that help employees thrive at work, at home, and within their communities. She advises consultants and clients across the North Atlantic Region in the areas of data collection and analysis, strategy development, vendor selection, policy change, and program design and execution.

Kelly has nearly 20 years of experience developing employee wellbeing, organizational culture, and engagement strategies that enhance the employee experience.

Prior to joining Gallagher, Kelly led the wellness and work/life benefit programs for Tufts University. Her prior experience also includes health, wellness, and engagement related positions within the medical, technology, public entity, and active aging industries.

Kelly served in the United States Navy and is a recipient of a Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal. It was during her military service that she developed her passion for wellbeing, with a focus on creating strategies that deliver a resilient and high performing workforce.

Kelly serves on the Executive Board of the Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts as the Nominating and Governance Chair. Along with multiple certifications, Kelly holds a BS in Kinesiology from Northern Illinois University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Heidi Turley, CPA, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at The Risk Management Association

Heidi joined RMA as CFO in April, 2015. Prior to joining RMA, Heidi served as CFO & Vice President – Operations of the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs for over 15 years.

Heidi’s duties at RMA include the oversight of the financial, customer care, and production management teams. In this role, Heidi is charged with empowering teams to accomplish objectives, solve problems, and convey complex financial information to people at all levels. Heidi also has extensive experience managing projects related to implementation of new technologies, and is always seeking better ways to leverage technology within an organization.

Heidi received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Pittsburgh, and a master’s of business administration/technology management from the University of Phoenix. Her education is regularly supplemented by various continuing education courses. Heidi is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs, American Society of Association Executives and the CFO Leadership Council. Heidi serves on the Board of Directors for the Easttown Library and is the Treasurer for the Easttown Library Foundation. In 2013, Heidi was selected by the Philadelphia Business Journal as a CFO of the Year Finalist – NonProfit category.


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