FEI NEO January Chapter Meeting: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Keynote Presentation

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Kevin Casey, CEO, Dark Rhino Security & Manoj Tandon, COO, Dark Rhino Security

TOPIC: Cybersecurity

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:

Kevin Casey is the co-founder, equity partner and CEO of Dark Rhino Security Inc. His vision is to build companies following the tenets of the Blue Ocean Strategy, which helps enable strategists “to ask fundamentally different sets of questions,” the answers to which, in turn, have helped him and his team create true “value innovation” which, in today’s unprecedented times, have lead Dark Rhino Security, to deliver cutting-edge technologies for mobility, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence. An organizational behaviorist by education, Kevin’s career has been spent rising the ranks of one of the leading Management Consulting firms, to helping IPO a 3 Billion company to starting no less than seven start-ups. His passions include sailing, reading, traveling as well as building companies that provide an opportunity for individuals to grow and broaden their knowledge and skills.

Professional Development Session

Presented by:

BMO Harris Bank

TOPIC: “Protecting Yourself in the Digital Age”

Join BMO for a dynamic and interactive discussion featuring BMO’s Financial Crimes Unit professionals, Doug Malin and John Galluzzo. Attendees will:

  • Hear from BMO Financial Crimes Unit professionals on Fraud and Cybercrime challenges pre and post COVID-19.
  • Learn about BMO’s innovative 21st -century model for global security.
  • Walk away with tangible information and tools to better secure you, your business and your family.
  • Have the opportunity to ask questions of our experts.

PRESENTED BY: Doug Malin, Managing Director, BMO Financial Crimes Unit and Head, External Partnerships, Training, and Technology Innovation & John Galluzzo, Director, BMO Financial Crimes Unit and Head, FCU Analytics & Engagements

CPE Credits Earned: 1 hour

Event Details/Registration

Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Professional Development Session
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Keynote Address

Location
The Union Club
1211 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH  44115

Parking
Complimentary valet parking available at The Union Club. Access the garage off of E 12th St.

Pre-registration is Required

No charge for FEI Members with pre-paid chapter dues

No charge for Strategic Partners

$50/per person for non-members

REGISTER HERE

FEI NEO is committed to the health and safety of our members, partners,  and guests. We have developed guidelines and best practices which will be in accordance with guidelines set forth by the State of Ohio and those set forth by the venue. All guidelines will be communicated to attendees prior to the meeting.

FEI NEO December Chapter Meeting – Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Keynote Presentation

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Baiju R. Shah, President & CEO, Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP)

TOPIC: “All-In Towards a Great Region on a Great Lake”

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:

Baiju R. Shah is the President & CEO of Greater Cleveland Partnership, the region’s leading economic development organization and with over 12,000 members, the largest metropolitan chamber of commerce in the nation. Guided by a board of corporate and entrepreneurial CEOs, the organization focuses on accelerating growth and prosperity through strategic initiatives, business services, real estate, and advocacy.

Prior to GCP, Shah served as the Senior Fellow for Innovation at The Cleveland Foundation, the world’s first community foundation with assets of $2.8 billion. His work centered on catalyzing growth initiatives for the region including leading the Cleveland Innovation Project. Shah remains a member of the Impact Investing Board Committee which directs a $150 million portfolio allocation of the foundation.

Shah has been named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and recognized as one of Cleveland’s most influential leaders. He received a JD from Harvard Law School and a BA from Yale University.

Professional Development Session

Presented by:

Plante Moran

TOPIC: “Projections on the Future State of Mobility”

Technology is driving unprecedented change in the transportation of people and commercial goods.  Research on the impact and growth of electric vehicles and autonomous technologies on the automotive industry indicate the potential for exponential growth of vehicle travel in the future.  Economic, societal and behavioral challenges will be discussed as both key hurdles and enablers in the progress of future mobility.

PRESENTED BY: Daron Gifford, Partner, Strategy and Automotive Consulting Leader, Plante Moran

CPE Credits Earned: 1 hour

Event Details/Registration

Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Professional Development Session
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Keynote Address

Location
The Union Club
1211 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH 44115

Complimentary valet parking available at The Union Club. Access the garage off of E 12th St.

Pre-registration is required

No charge for FEI Members with pre-paid chapter dues

No charge for Strategic Partners

$50/per person for non-members

 

REGISTER HERE

FEI NEO is committed to the health and safety of our members, partners,  and guests. We have developed guidelines and best practices which will be in accordance with guidelines set forth by the State of Ohio and those set forth by the venue. All guidelines will be communicated to attendees prior to the meeting.

FEI NEO November Chapter Meeting – Thursday, November 11, 2021

Keynote Presentation

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Mark Priemer, Co-Founder/Co-President
Market Garden Brewery/Ohio City Restaurant Group (Market Garden Brewery, 
Bar Cento,
Bier Markt, 
Speakeasy, Nano Brew Cleveland)

*this is a change to the original scheduled keynote speaker. Mark Priemer will replace Sam McNulty

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:

Mark Priemer is the Co-President of the Ohio City Restaurant Group, which was founded in
2005. Priemer oversaw the growth and development of the Group which currently employs over
220 people and owns and operates over 80,000 square feet of restaurant, retail, and breweries
divided among 4 locations all within the Market District of Ohio City, Cleveland.

Priemer’s major political consciousness was formed as a 1993 BA Degree graduate in political
science at St. Michael’s College in Burlington, Vermont and in this “green” city and state he
formed his environmental and urban planning consciousness. Priemer’s goal is to make his part
of the world a better place by development of space that brings people together to live, work, and
recreate in harmony and with respect to the local community.

He joined his father and mentor, J. Gordon Priemer in 1993 and has spent much of his career as a
builder and developer in Northeast Ohio, and has played a key role in the design and
development of over 300 acres of land, 25 civil/infrastructure/manufacturing/office/retail
developments, and 300 residential units.

Professional Development Session

Presented by:

TOPIC: “Workforce Challenges – Attracting and Retaining Talent”

PRESENTED BY: Tom O’Rourke, Principal, Management Consulting – Human Capital, RSM US LLP

CPE Credits Earned: 1 hour

Event Details/Registration

Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Professional Development Session
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Keynote Address

Location
Market Garden Brewery
1947 West 25th St
Cleveland, OH 44113

Pre-registration is required

No charge for FEI Members with pre-paid chapter dues

No charge for Strategic Partners

$50/per person for non-members

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

FEI NEO is committed to the health and safety of our members, partners,  and guests. We have developed guidelines and best practices which will be in accordance with guidelines set forth by the State of Ohio and those set forth by the venue. All guidelines will be communicated to attendees prior to the meeting.

FEI NEO October Chapter Meeting: Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Keynote Presentation

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Sonia Winner, President & CEO, Cleveland Museum of Natural History

TOPIC: 100th Anniversary and Major Expansion Project

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER:

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sonia Winner became the 10th director of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History in July 2018. In this role, she
partners with a 50-person Board of Directors and 120 staff members to advance the mission of the Museum—an
institution with $282 million in assets. For 100 years, the Museum has been inspiring a passion for science and nature in
its visitors. It ranks among the top 10 natural history museums in the United States in terms of endowment, size of collection,
and attendance.

Through the Museum’s Transformation Project and $150 million Transforming the World of Discovery campaign, Winner is spearheading a complete reimagining of the Museum’s complex in a way that highlights the interconnectedness of all life on Earth. The pioneering reinvention
will serve as a new model for natural history museums globally.

Prior to her appointment as CEO, Winner served as Acting Director of the Museum beginning in January 2018. She
returned to the Cleveland area in January 2017 to join the Museum team as Chief Development Officer.

Professional Development Session

Presented by:

TOPIC: Update on Healthcare and the Changing Environment for Insurance

PRESENTED BY: James Harmon, Business Unit President, CBIZ Employee Benefits

CPE Credits Earned: 1 hour

Event Details/Registration

Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2021

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Professional Development Session
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Networking Reception
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Keynote Address

Location
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Dr
Cleveland, OH 44106

Pre-registration is required

No charge for FEI Members with pre-paid chapter dues

No charge for Strategic Partners

$50/per person for non-members

CLICK TO REGISTER 

FEI NEO is committed to the health and safety of our members, partners and guests. We have developed guidelines and best practices which will be in accordance with guidelines set forth by the State of Ohio and those set forth by the venue. All guidelines will be communicated to attendees prior to the meeting. Masks will be required while you enter the Museum, but will not be required during the meeting or reception unless the venue changes their policy. 

September Chapter Meeting: Thursday, September 23, 2021 at The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

 

SEPTEMBER CHAPTER MEETING: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

Join us as we once again kick-off our program year with a special evening at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. This well attended event includes time for our members to tour the museum and to network with fellow Financial Executives. We look forward to seeing you there!

LOCATION

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1100 Rock and Roll Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44114

Complimentary parking is available at the Science Center Parking Garage 

AGENDA

4:00 – 5:30 p.m.  TOUR THE MUSEUM

You are welcome to arrive early to tour the museum. Please check-in at the FEI registration table in the main lobby to pick up a wristband.

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.  PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSION   
 presented by:               

Topic: M&A and Insurance Market Update
Presenters:  Nick Hylant, CLCS, Hylant & TJ Noonan, Managing Director Mergers and Acquisitions, Transactional Solutions (MATS), Hylant

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Nwaka Onwusa, Vice President and Chief Curator, The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

“Nwaka is a dynamic curator with strong connections to contemporary artists, a deep knowledge of rock & roll, a keen interest in the power of museums and an understanding of the expansive reach of digital engagement. I’m honored to name her to this post and welcome her diverse voice to our leadership team,” said Greg Harris, CEO of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Prior to joining the Rock Hall in 2019, Nwaka spent a decade researching, developing and curating more than twenty impactful exhibits for The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE, as well as satellite and traveling exhibits. She specializes in creating experiences that are informative and immersive, and that celebrate the diversity of musical expression.

https://www.rockhall.com/rock-roll-hall-fame-names-nwaka-onwusa-vice-president-and-chief-curator-and-celebrates-impact-her

7:30 p.m. – NETWORKING RECEPTION

Join us after the program for drinks, Rock Star eats and networking. You are welcome to tour the museum during this time as well.

Pre-registration is requested

No charge for FEI Members
No charge for Strategic Partners
No charge for OSCPA Members

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW!

The Rock Hall requires face masks for all staff and visitors effective 8/17. Complimentary masks will be available. Click here for their policy. The health and safety of event attendees is our priority. Any local or venue COVID-related protocols in place at the time of the event will be enforced. Your flexibility with regard to this evolving health crisis is appreciated.

Questions?
FEI Northeast Ohio Chapter
1120 Chester Ave, Suite 470
Cleveland, OH 44114
Nikki Anderson, Chapter Administrator
216-696-5501
admin@feineo.org
www.feineo.org