The FENG Washington, DC Chapter

Next Meeting


01/25/2018 – 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (Reserve a spot at this event)


Boardroom of Cherry Bekaert LLP
Conference Room, Suite 400
1934 Old Gallows Road, 4th Floor,
Vienna, VA, 22182


TOPIC: Demystifying Blockchain Technology

SPEAKER: Scott Greenwell, Creative Director & Co-Founder, Unleased Technologies

Space is limited so you must register!

6:00-6:30: Networking
6:30-6:40: Call to order, agenda review, announcements, and introduction of host, Rick Schneider, Tax Partner – Cherry Bekaert
6:40-7:45: Presentation - “Demystifying Blockchain Technology” by Scott Greenwell, including Q&A.
7:45-8:30: 90-second announcements, adjournment

If you've been skimming financial news over the past year, you may have noticed the word "blockchain" touted as paving the way to the future. But what exactly is it? How will it change the way we communicate, store data, and process transactions in the years to come?

Join us as we de-mystify the terminology and understand the benefits of blockchain, not only for the global tech community, but virtually all industries in the future.

- Learn how blockchain is more than just the framework for crypto-currencies such Bitcoin and Ethernet.

- Learn about how blockchain and compares to the current internet protocol commonly in use today.

- Learn how different industries and companies are using blockchain technology to improve data management across a broad range of constituents and stakeholders.

Scott Greenwell is a founding partner of Unleashed Technologies and its Creative Director. Scott excels at creating high-impact marketing platforms that unify corporate branding and drastically increase the effectiveness of sales teams by utilizing web, print, and media. Additionally, Scott possesses the ability to understand target demographics, and how to leverage that information to achieve long-lasting, creative design for engagement-driven websites.

Scott began his career in the entertainment industry, with a focus on video game design. Scott graduated valedictorian of his class at Full Sail University with a degree in Digital Arts and Design. Shortly following graduation, Scott was recruited by Automated Graphic Systems (AGS) to become an integral part in designing unified marketing platforms for large enterprise clients across the nation. Leveraging a successful track record in flash media, graphic arts, and enterprise website design, Scott then moved his career over to Bethesda-based Softworks, working on the popular hit title “FallOut 3.”

Scott regularly gives back to the design community and helps to grow new talent through his experiences in designing over 60 non-profit and commercial websites. Scott is a member of the Drupal Association and Concept Feedback, an online community of web designers where he contributes his design knowledge and expertise to other designers around the world.

CPE Credit: 1.0
LEVEL: Basic
NASBA CATEGORY: Information Technology
CPE SPONSOR: U.S. Transactions Corp Sponsor ID 138278 NASBA


I-495 Beltway to Exit 47A (Leesburg Pike/Rte. 7) towards
Tysons Corner. Make left at first light into Fairfax Square, opposite the
entrance to the Tysons Corner Mall, after merging onto Rte. 7 West. Turn immediately
left onto service road in front of Fairfax Square buildings and proceed to last turn before gas station.
Make right at this turn and enter parking garage at last entrance on right at end of road. Meeting is
on 4th floor of building across from parking garage.

About the Washington, DC Chapter

The Washington DC Metro Chapter consists of more than 1,750 members who are senior financial executives in industry, public sector, professional services and non-profit orgnaizations. Meetings are held approximately once per month and are attended by 25-30 members and guests.

Guests are welcome to attend if invited by an existing member. Potential guests who are senior financial executives may contact one of the Chairpersons for information about attending an upcoming meeting.

Remember, "networking" works in both directions. You must be in the game to benefit.

Chapter Leadership

Art Del Buono
(202) 326-3464
Art currently serves as Senior Advisor – Financial Analysis in the Bureau of Economics at the US Federal Trade Commission, supporting the various missions of the agency, especially the merger approval process. He has worked on such high-profile mergers as Proctor & Gamble/Gillette, Federated/May, Nestle’s/Dreyer’s, Johnson & Johnson/Pfizer, and Whole Foods/Wild Oats. His pre-government career included eight years with General Electric in various financial roles, regional controller for a printing company, and CFO of a distribution firm. Art received his MBA in finance and accounting from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University and completed the Financial Management Program at General Electric.
Ranjit Gupte
(703) 869-6057
Ranjit has worked in senior executive positions such as CFO, Controller, Head of Manufacturing and Chief of American Operations. He has worked internationally in India, Singapore and Malaysia. He is a licensed CPA with an MBA in Business Strategy from University of Pittsburgh, PA. Industry experience includes air conditioning, audio recording, machine tools, chemicals, crane manufacturing, refrigeration, electronic communication equipment and government contracting. He has headed international business development effort for the $20 Billion TATA Group from India in New York City.
Wade Tetsuka
(703) 717-3339
Wade is President of U.S. Transactions Corp., an organization which is focused on building and maintaining an exclusive network of CEOs and CFOs in government contracting. Wade has an extensive background in financial services including commercial card payment processing using Level-3 data. He graduated from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. As a CPA, he worked for 10-years at Ernst & Young (San Francisco) and PriceWaterhouseCoopers (Stuttgart, Germany). Later he entered the medical device industry and served in the capacity of President/General Manager for mid-sized, fast growth companies.
Wade is a member of Vistage, a national CEO membership organization, a founding member of the Coudoun County CEO Cabinet, Board of Trustees of the Loudoun Education Foundation.

For Meeting Information, Please Contact:
Wade Tetsuka
(703) 717-3339