What Should a Construction CFO Really Be Doing?

When:  Oct 9, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (ET)
Associated with  Mass, Boston, MA

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Many construction CFO's actually function as Controllers. While it is necessary for someone to perform those duties, their company needs an Executive committed to Business Analysis, Strategic Planning, Risk Management and maximization of Technology, all of which are vital to sustaining the business. This informative and entertaining presentation will explore how the industry's best CFO's are transcending the Accounting function to help build the value and future of their companies.

Participants Will Learn

  • How the best construction CFO's spend their time
  • What a construction CEO should know about their company and probably do not
  • What is currently the single most important construction company metric
  • How a CFO can increase their value to their company

Who Should Attend

  • Construction CFO's (defined as the most senior CFM at a company regardless of title)
  • Emerging CFM's who aspire to be CFO's
  • Associate Members who want to encourage their clients' to be more strategic


herb.jpgHerb Brownett, CCIFP

Herb Brownett, CCIFP, is the President of Brownett & Associates, LLC, a management consulting firm with a focus construction on Financial Management and Technology.

Prior to forming his consulting firm, he was CFO of Brubacher Excavating, Inc.,Executive VP of Textura Corp, Senior VP of Finance and Administration of The Norwood Company and Vice President of Finance for the George Hyman Construction Company (now Clark Construction). A construction financial professional for more than 30 years, Herb holds a BS and MBA in Finance & Accounting from Florida State University and is a Florida CPA (inactive). He is also a graduate of the Executive Strategic Planning program at The Wharton School of Business.

Elected National Chairman of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) in 2003, Herb previously held national office as CFMA's President-Elect and Secretary. He is currently serving a second term as Chairman of the ICCIFP andproudly holds CCIFP Certificate #1. A CFMA member since 1988, Herb is a Past President of CFMA's Greater Washington, D.C. Chapter and is currently active with the Philadelphia Chapter.

Herb is a frequent presenter at various CFMA Conferences and Chapters. A regular contributing author to CFMA Building Profits magazine, he has also been published by the Journal of Construction Accounting and Taxation and the Construction Executive Magazine.

Sponsored by



Sheraton Needham Hotel
100 Cabot Street
Needham, MA 02494

Pricing Information

Registration Price
CFMA-Member $50.00
Non-CFMA-Member $65.00


John Hastings