The FENG Chicago (Downtown), IL Chapter

Next Meeting

When:

06/13/2018 – 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM (Reserve a spot at this event)

Where:

Parker + Lynch
200 South Michigan Avenue, 8th Floor
Chicago, IL

Agenda:

Agenda:

Topic/Speaker - The Gray Hair Laws of Networking

Presentation by Scott Kane - Founder and Partner, Gray Hair Management

With a better than 80% chance that your next opportunity will come from someone you know, the Gray Hair Laws of Networking presentation will help you better understand how to use networking to:

- Establish yourself as your own brand
- Use your elevator speech to attract attention
- Get yourself in front of the right person.

Speaker Bio

Scott Kane, Founder and Partner of Gray Hair Management, a career coaching and networking company helping senior professionals and executives enhance their careers and find new opportunities.

Using his experiences from helping people get jobs with the Gray Hair Management process, Scott has co-authored the book, Winning the Job Race: Pathways Through Transition, available on the Gray Hair website (www.grayhairmanagement. com) or on Amazon.com.

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We will also do networking amongst members and then a general discussion on job search topics and other topics that members might want to discuss.

We share new ideas on networking/career search topics as well as references/introductions into target company opportunities. We look forward to more interactive discussions for advice to conquer our career search challenges and provide additional introductions/references on opportunities we are pursuing.

Details are as follows:
(1) Business Casual attire is appropriate.
(2) Our host, Parker + Lynch, will provide coffee/water/bagels..
(3) Transportation/Parking - The train is the best option as the meeting location is 8 blocks from Union Station and 10 blocks from Ogilvie (20-25 minute walk). CTA Bus #126 picks up at Chicago River & Jackson and drops off at Jackson & Wabash, two blocks from 200 South Michigan Avenue. Nearby parking is available at Grant Park South Garage, nearby at the center of Michigan Avenue.
(4) Suggested donation: $0.00.
(5) Bring 35-40 copies of your resume/handbill.

Please Register:

Members login: http://www.thefeng.org/membersonly/ this will take you to your personal home page. Check box for this event.

Guests of members are welcome. Register on this link:
http://www.thefeng.org/chapters/rsvp.php?tid=9954

Also, please email Steve.

Alumni members are encouraged to attend this meeting and participate in the discussion - it is a great way to give back to the group, and to maintain and build your network.

We hope to see you at the FENG meeting. If you have any questions please contact:

Downtown Chicago Sub-Chapter Chairs:

Steve Eschbach
SPEschbach@gmail.com
(312) 550-9965

Matt Oey
mattoey@hotmail.com
(312) 255-1887

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About the Chicago (Downtown), IL Chapter

The overall Chicagoland area membership has nearly 3,000 members with more than half on the Alumni list (meaning -- employed or they have landed and are with a new employer).

Meetings are held in downtown Chicago. Watch the newsletter or announcements for meeting details.

Chapter Leadership

Matt Oey
mattoey@hotmail.com
(312) 255-1887
Senior finance executive with prior experience as CFO for InterDelta Corporation and PRT Bentoel, consumer product manufacturing companies in South East Asia. Currently a consultant specializing in process flow, risk analysis, business strategy, including Asia Pacific business development, and operations optimization. Target small medium enterprises (SME's) having an international focus.

Mr. Oey a CPA in Illinois, has a BS Engineering with a concentration in Biotechnology from the Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from the Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania.
Steve Eschbach
SPEschbach@gmail.com
(312) 550-9965
Steven P. Eschbach, CFA, is the Principal & Founding Member of his independent consulting company, Eschbach & Associates, LLC. This Illinois-based firm is a continuation of the Connecticut-based firm he established in 2006, where he advised clients on various investor relations programs and appeared as a financial expert witness in utility rate cases for the State of Connecticut.

Most recently, Steve was the Vice President - Investor Relations for Integrys Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:TEG), a $5.5 billion market cap holding company of five Midwestern utilities in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota, from 2007 to 2015. Integrys was acquired by Wisconsin Energy Corporation, and he departed the company upon the close of the merger transaction in June 2015.

Steve has held the lead investor relations role for several technology and energy companies such as FuelCell Energy, Inc., RMI.NET, Inc., Kinder Morgan, Inc., and Yankee Energy System, Inc. Prior to his investor relations roles at these companies, he was an expert financial witness in public utility rate cases for the State of Connecticut where he prepared and defended testimony in over a dozen proceedings on financial issues such as rate of return on rate base, return on equity, capital structure and other accounting topics.

Steve has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Connecticut (1980), and holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Hartford (1985). He attained his CFA Charter designation in 1989 and is an active member of a number of advisory committees of the CFA Chicago Society.

Steve has been a member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) since 1997 and is a past President of its Rocky Mountain (2001) and Connecticut/Westchester (2005-2007) chapters, and a former board member of the NIRI-Chicago chapter (2008-2013). He currently is a member of the NIRI-Senior Roundtable since 2013. Steve is the Co-Chair of The Financial Executives Networking Group’s Downtown Chicago Chapter. He is also a co-leader of the Career Transition Ministry of St. Raphael’s Parish and a current board member of the Knoch Knolls Homeowners Association, both in Naperville, IL. Steve also was a strategic advisor to the Sacred Heart Parish Pastoral Council in Southbury, Connecticut, and a voting board member of the Town of Southbury Pension and Investment Advisory Committee.

Future Meetings

07/19/2018
07:30 AM to 10:30 AM
The Addison Group
125 South Wacker Drive, Suite 2700
Chicago, IL 60606

09/12/2018
07:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Parker + Lynch
200 South Michigan Avenue, 8th Floor
Chicago, IL

10/11/2018
07:30 AM to 10:30 AM
The Addison Group
125 South Wacker Drive, Suite 2700
Chicago, IL 60606


For Meeting Information, Please Contact:
Steve Eschbach
SPEschbach@gmail.com
(312) 550-9965

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