The FENG Houston (The Woodlands), TX Chapter

Next Meeting

When:

02/22/2017 – 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM (Reserve a spot at this event)

Where:

The Forum at The Woodlands
5055 West Panther Creek Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381

Agenda:

Topic: Succession Planning for the C Suite

Speaker: Steven Sfamenos, Director Talent Development, Career Partners International

Agenda:
- 7:00 – 7:25: Networking, coffee and light breakfast
- 7:25 – 7:50: Chapter Announcements and Self-Introductions
- 7:50 – 8:40: Speaker Presentation
- 8:40 – 9:00: Networking

CPE credit: 1 hour

Presentation:
- Outplacement & Recruiting: Trends in the local marketplace
- Employment trends in the Financial Services sector
- Succession Planning: whose job is it?
- What leaders should be doing to ensure effective Succession Planning
- How to measure return on investment (ROI) - capital and time spent developing people

Speaker's bio:
As a Human Resources Consultant, Steve provides subject matter expertise, leadership guidance and professional services to business owners, executive leadership, and managers in various industries including financial services, energy, information systems, and engineering. He possesses expertise in Strategy Development and Alignment, Talent Acquisition, Coaching, Performance Management and Leadership Development. In these capacities, Steve has become a trusted advisor to company leaders and developed results driven training programs and cultural enhancement initiatives for clients.

Steve has gained more than 25 years of relevant business experience with a focus on HR Management. His background spans all HR disciplines and includes strategies to groom the next generation of leaders, policy development, legal compliance, and risk management. Steve’s experience encompasses organizational development, start-ups, and acquisitions & divestiture projects in multiple business sectors. Steve holds a Master’s Degree in Labor Relations and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from West Virginia University. He earned an Executive Coaching certification from the University of Houston and is a licensed benefits broker.

Steven Sfamenos
Director Talent Development
Career Partners International Houston/Dallas/Austin/Louisiana
2000 Bering Drive
Houston, Texas 77057
Office: (713) 784-3197
Direct: (832) 564-1586
Cell: (713) 417-2989
Email: steven.sfamenos@cpitexla.com
Web: www.cpihouston.com
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-sfamenos-1454775

Directions

From I-45 take Woodlands Parkway west for 4 miles. Turn right (north) onto W Panther Creek Drive. In about half a mile turn left into The Forum at The Woodlands. The entrance to this gated assisted living facility is not well lit and is easy to miss in the dark. Once inside the grounds bear left towards the main entrance.


About the Houston (The Woodlands), TX Chapter

The Woodlands chapter covers The Woodlands and surrounding areas north of Houston.

The Woodlands subchapter meets every 4th Wednesday of the month (except November and December) between 7am-9am at The Forum at The Woodlands, 5055 West Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381. We will provide a light breakfast of coffee, juice and pastries. Our breakfast sponsor for 2016 is VACO Houston, a full service recruiting firm.

In addition to our regular monthly networking meetings, we will have a social event in June, October and December between 6:00pm-7:30pm at the Local Pour, 1900 Hughes Landing Boulevard, Suite 350, The Woodlands, TX 77380. Appetizers will be provided by chapter sponsor, VACO Houston.

Leadership team:
Co-chair - Bryan Valencia, Calvetti Ferguson, (832-742-2400 - bvalencia@calvettiferguson.com)
Co-chair - Jim Anderson, B2BCFO (954-661-5709 - janderson@b2bcfo.com)
VP Membership - Robert Cossick, PSC Industrial, robertcossick@gmail.com
VP Membership - Bartho Van Otterdyk, Conversio Health, vanotterdyk@yahoo.com

Chapter Leadership

Jim Anderson
janderson@b2bcfo.com
(954) 661-5709
Bryan Valencia
bvalencia@calvettiferguson.com
(281) 755-1714
Bryan has over 27 years of professional experience and serves as the Tax Partner-in-Charge at Calvetti Ferguson. He provides a comprehensive array of tax planning and consulting services to both public and private companies, including specialized support in the areas of research and development (R&D) tax credits and incentives, Section 199 domestic production activities deductions (DPAD), and accounting for income taxes under ASC 740 / FAS 109 and uncertain tax positions (UTPs) / FIN 48. He assists clients with proactive tax planning and is recognized for his expertise in the area of R&D tax credits.

Bryan has developed a focus in the manufacturing and distribution, energy, information and technology, and other industries. He has significant experience assisting clients with Internal Revenue Service and other tax authority examinations, appeals and other controversy matters. His professional experience also includes international and federal tax planning and compliance when he previously worked for a large publicly-traded corporation.
Robert Cossick
RobertCossick@gmail.com
(832) 331-1250
Andrew Jowett
AJowett@comcast.net
(281) 546-5994
Chapter Administrator and co-chair of the main Houston chapter.

I am the Controller of Greene's Energy Group, a PE-backed oilfield services company. I am a UK chartered accountant (PwC), having held various CFO/Corporate Controller roles in manufacturing/oilfield services companies. I specialize in process improvements.
Bartho van Otterdyk
vanotterdyk@yahoo.com
(281) 222-1538
Bartho van Otterdyk is an accomplished Finance and Accounting leader with extensive multi-industry and international experience. His industry experience includes Healthcare, Oil & Gas, Mining, Correctional Management; Telecommunications, Manufacturing and Professional Services. Bartho's global experience includes financial management of operations in Australia, North and South America, Europe and Asia.

Future Meetings

03/22/2017
07:00 AM to 09:00 AM
The Forum at The Woodlands
5055 West Panther Creek Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381

03/23/2017
06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Local Pour
1900 Hughes Landing Boulevard, Suite 350
The Woodlands, TX 77380

04/26/2017
07:00 AM to 09:00 AM
The Forum at The Woodlands
5055 West Panther Creek Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381

05/24/2017
07:00 AM to 09:00 AM
The Forum at The Woodlands
5055 West Panther Creek Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381

06/22/2017
06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Local Pour
1900 Hughes Landing Boulevard, Suite 350
The Woodlands, TX 77380

06/28/2017
07:00 AM to 09:00 AM
The Forum at The Woodlands
5055 West Panther Creek Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381

07/26/2017
07:00 AM to 09:00 AM
The Forum at The Woodlands
5055 West Panther Creek Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381

08/23/2017
07:00 AM to 09:00 AM
The Forum at The Woodlands
5055 West Panther Creek Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381

09/21/2017
06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Local Pour
1900 Hughes Landing Boulevard, Suite 350
The Woodlands, TX 77380

09/27/2017
07:00 AM to 09:00 AM
The Forum at The Woodlands
5055 West Panther Creek Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381

10/25/2017
07:00 AM to 09:00 AM
The Forum at The Woodlands
5055 West Panther Creek Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381

12/14/2017
06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Local Pour
1900 Hughes Landing Boulevard, Suite 350
The Woodlands, TX 77380


For Meeting Information, Please Contact:
Bryan Valencia
bvalencia@calvettiferguson.com
(281) 755-1714

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