Growth Strategies - Denver


December 5, 2018


7:30AM - 10:30AM Mountain Time (US & Canada)


Ballard Spahr
1225 17th Street, Suite 140
Denver, CO 80202

CPE Credits: 3

Field of Study: Business Management & Organization

Hosted by The CFO Alliance

Cost: Free

Registration for this event is closed.

Buy, Build & Borrow in 2019 - Enterprise Growth Through Acquisitions, Assets & Alliances 

Program Details:

Will your 2019 strategic plan position you to capitalize on emerging opportunities and trends?   Are you set to ride the waves of change, or are you at risk for being swamped in the undertow? Have you accounted for dynamic changes in your industry, your markets, your employees and in the customers you serve? 

Join The CFO Alliance Q4 Roundtable Series and discuss, debate and dissect the measures you will take to drive enterprise growth in 2019 and how you can most effectively focus on the fast-paced changes that are redefining your business, while being viewed as a key driver for growth.

Featured Case Study Guest:


Jennifer Pearce, Principal at AVL Growth Partners

Jennifer Pearce is a seasoned financial executive with 20 years of experience as a CFO for small to mid-market companies. Jennifer’s primary industry focus has been software and high tech. Jennifer also has brought her skills to consumer products, service businesses and higher education. Jennifer has experience leading Finance, Human Resources, Legal and IT teams. Jennifer brings to the organizations she leads an expertise in Finance combined with a talent for partnering with leadership teams to optimize processes and organizational behavior across all functions. Prior to moving into a CFO role, Jennifer began her career as a Financial Controller for 9 years with Oracle Corporation.

Jennifer received her Masters Degree in Business Administration from the Darden School at the University of Virginia and her Bachelor of Science degree in Business, majoring in Finance and Organizational Behavior, from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Jennifer has two children and competes in triathlons and trail running races.


7.30 - 8.00 Networking
8.00 - 8.15 Heard on the Street/Heard in the Hallways
8.15 - 8.45 CFO Featured Guest Q&A 
8:45 - 9.15 Roundable Discussion
9.15 - 9.45 Group Share, Report Back
9.45 - 10.15 Roundtable Summary, Key Takeaways, & What's Next 
10.15 - 11.00 Networking/Meet the Operating Team, our Partners and Members of our Global Advisory Board

Learning Objectives / Key Takeaways:

  1. Learn how to be the “value integrator” -- A term coined by IBM in its Global CEO Study to describe the best-performing CFOs.
  2. Learn the Five Rules for Selecting the Optimal Growth Modes for you and your enterprise.
  3. Learn how to avoid the “implementation trap" and how best to 'fail small & fast' vs. 'fail big & long.'
  4. Learn how to most quickly and effectively overcome resistance from entrenched groups and leaders.



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