The FENG Kansas City, KS Chapter

Next Meeting

When:

02/21/2017 – 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (Reserve a spot at this event)

Where:

Aston Carter
7900 College Boulevard, Second Floor
Overland Park, KS 66210

Agenda:

Topic: Interviewing: A View from both an Employer and Candidate Perspective

Speaker: Greg Baugh, President and Executive Recruiter, GSB Search Associates LLC

Business Meeting

Agenda:
- 6:30PM to 7:00PM: Networking
- 7:00PM to 7:30PM: Announcements/Introductions
- 7:30PM to 8:30PM: Presentation
- 8:30PM to 9:00PM: Optional Networking

Greg is a long-time FENG supporter and good friend. He has attended several of our meetings where other professional recruiters and career coaches have presented their ideas. After each of these meetings Greg has wanted to share his expertise. Finally, this is our chance to hear and discuss the job search and specifically the interviewing process with Greg.

Greg has been working in the Search Industry for 23 years. During this time, he has worked with candidates at all stages of their careers and he has personally coached and educated thousands of candidates in various industries on career management, resume writing and interviewing skills. He has also consulted with some of Kansas City’s top companies helping them define search requirements and assisted them on the best approach to land the top available talent.

Greg started his career in public accounting and spent three years as the International Accounting Manager for Butler Manufacturing. Today, Greg is President and Executive Recruiter at GSB Search Associates LLC. GSB Search Associates provides specialty recruiting and consulting services for Kansas City and Regional companies.

Greg earned an under graduate degree in accounting from Emporia State University in 1988 and his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas in 1995. He holds a CPA Certificate issued by the State of Kansas.

Please bring:
- Personal Contact cards
- Resume' (If you are in the hunt!)
- A Friend who might be interested in joining The FENG!

Dress: Business Casual

Directions

About a mile west of Metcalf, in the Aerotek Building.

Please Park and Enter on the North Side of the Building

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About the Kansas City, KS Chapter

The Kansas City chapter had a great 2016. Our meeting attendance has grown and we have built significant friendships. We are making plans for 2017, if you have suggestions for speakers or improvements please let us know. Don't miss out on the friendships and thoughtful dialog available to you as a member of this great organization.

Please note that we meet the third Tuesday of each month, with no meetings scheduled for July and December. We will alternate with Networking Meetings and Business Meetings. Business meetings include a speaker and group discussions on topics of interest to the group. Networking meetings are held in a relaxed setting and allow members a chance to get to know each other. Please check your schedule and RSVP for the meetings you can attend.

Take a minute to search the FENG Membership directory for the Kansas City Chapter. You will be impressed by the quality of our members. While there you are encouraged to reach out to a member with a background similar to yours. You could even plan to attend the next Chapter meeting.

Remember: This is the best time of year to network!

Chapter Leadership

Mark Blackton
markblackton@gmail.com
(816) 668-8682
Mark Blackton is a finance expert with significant natural gas asset, commodities trading and project management expertise. His experience includes developing financial models to support the acquisition, financing, operation and disposition of tangible and intangible assets.

For the past three years Mark has traveled and been plying his craft internationally from the United Arab Emirates. During this time he has provided expert advice in the areas of asset development and asset valuation, these activities included drafting strategic business plans and developing financial models. He has also provided part time CFO services to start-up companies that serve the environmental clean-up industry.

Mark has recently returned to the Kansas City area, where he joined Molliter Advisory, LLC (“Molliter”) as Vice President. Molliter provides financial mergers and acquisition services to small businesses. Mark’s valuation and business management experience are well placed in this role. Mark enjoys providing high level financial advice to a business sector that has limited access to this level of expertise.
Gary Gates
ghgates4505@gmail.com
(816) 536-7159
Mr. Gates is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for a privately held consumer products company. He is experienced in a broad range of accountabilities including strategic planning, treasury and cash management, risk management and P&L management.

He has served in all sizes of organizations ranging from start-ups and small business to mid-size companies to multi-billion dollar entities. His career has been heavily focused on food and consumer products with companies such as Oscar Mayer, General Foods, Kraft and American Italian Pasta.

Future Meetings

03/21/2017
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Sullivan's Steakhouse
4501 West 119th Street
Leawood, KS 66209
Phone:(913) 345-0800

04/18/2017
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
TBA

05/16/2017
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Sullivan's Steakhouse
4501 West 119th Street
Leawood, KS 66209
Phone:(913) 345-0800



06/20/2017
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
TBD

08/15/2017
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Sullivan's Steakhouse
4501 West 119th Street
Leawood, KS 66209
Phone: (913) 345-0800

09/19/2017
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
TBA

10/17/2017
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Sullivan's Steakhouse
4501 West 119th Street
Leawood, KS 66209
Phone: (913) 345-0800

11/21/2017
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
TBA


For Meeting Information, Please Contact:
Mark Blackton
markblackton@gmail.com
(816) 668-8682

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