The FENG Indianapolis, IN Chapter

Next Meeting


10/26/2017 – 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (Reserve a spot at this event)


Castle Creek Conference Center
5875 Castle Creek Pkwy N Drive, Suite 171
Indianapolis, IN 46250


Title: Selling yourself as a Consultant

Speaker: Peter Ritz, B2B CFO and Indianapolis FENG member

Because we won’t have food service at this location, VACO has graciously offered to order food and provide refreshments. To make sure we have enough food, but not too much, we need you to either:

1. Register on the website:
a. Members: this will take you to your personal home page. Check box for this event.  
b. Guests:
2. Reply that you will be attending to:

Donations: We will have a donation jar at the meeting please help us make this work by contributing.

- 6:00 - 6:45 pm: General Networking
- 6:45 - 7:15 pm: Welcome and Introductions
- 7:15 - 8:00 pm: Our Program
- 8:15 pm: Adjournment

Please note: This is a private meeting. Current or prospective FENG members (having 15+ years of finance experience) are invited to attend.

Speaker’s bio:
Pete is an energetic, broad-based financial professional with over 30 years of experience and a history of leadership and excellence. Pete has a passion for helping to bring a business owner's vision to reality with integrity and transparency. After beginning his career at Arthur Andersen in Chicago he went on to serve in a variety of management roles including CFO, Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, Division Controller, Corporate Accounting Manager, and Audit Officer. These roles were in private and public companies that ranged in size from start-up to Fortune 500. His industry experience includes technology, personnel staffing, government, distribution, long term care, engineering, banking and public accounting.

Pete received his undergraduate degree in economics from DePauw University. He went on to earn his MBA from Indiana University with an emphasis in accounting. He holds a CPA certificate from the State of Illinois and is a Certified Cash Manager. He and his wife Verlyn live in Westfield, Indiana. He has three grown step-children and six step-grandchildren. In his spare time Pete is involved in many activities at his church. He enjoys playing bass guitar as well as running. He also serves on the board and finance committees of two local non-profit organizations.

For a combined 50 years, we've done all the worrying for you. VACO Indianapolis has the experience, resources and connections to find even the most specialized talent. Our tenure in the market means we’re always in the loop - gauging the pulse of Indianapolis businesses, industries and trends. We live and breathe a partnership mentality and go the extra mile to add value in all that we do. We also partner with the community and are involved with the Financial Executives International (FEI), Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG) and SEC Pros.


About the Indianapolis, IN Chapter

When: The last Thursday of each month - except there will be no meeting in February, March or December.

- 6:00 - 6:45: General Networking
- 6:45 - 7:15: Welcome and Introductions
- 7:15 - 8:00: Our Program
- 8:15 : Adjournment

REGISTRATION NOT NECESSARY TO ATTEND but we would appreciate it if you would register.

Please note: This meeting is not open to the general public. Only current or potential FENG members with approximately 15 years of finance experience are invited to attend.

Chapter Leadership

Kim Davis
(765) 430-1977
David Phoebus
(317) 443-0359
David Phoebus is Manager of Talent Acquisition at Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance. David has a wealth of workforce planning, recruitment and onboarding experience across multiple industries. He’s previously served in strategic talent acquisition and development positions at global consulting firm RGP, national public accounting firm CliftonLarsonAllen, and most recently with the national search and staffing firm Vaco. Early in his career, David held finance and operational roles at several leading consumer products companies.

David speaks regularly on networking and career development and is the chairman of the Indianapolis chapter of Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG). Raised in Northern Indiana, David now lives in Carmel with his wife and two sons. He has a BS in Accounting from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington, an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and is a CPA.

Future Meetings

06:00 PM to 08:30 PM

For Meeting Information, Please Contact:
David Phoebus
(317) 443-0359