Join us each month as CFMA's Chairman sits down with members and industry experts for an informal conversation to get to know them better.
Episode 1: Samantha Lake
In this first episode, Kevin sits down with CFMA’s VP of Marketing, Samantha Lake, to talk about becoming Chairman under such a unique time, the importance of looking ahead and planning for the unpredictable, and the unfortunate coincidence of his 2020 Annual Conference & Exhibition theme.
Episode 2: Stuart Binstock
Chairman Kevin sits down with the President and CEO of CFMA, Stuart Binstock, in the second episode to talk about the importance of knowing your leadership style and the importance of being adaptable.
Episode 3: Anirban Basu
Chairman Kevin sits down with Anirban Basu, Chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group and CFMA's Chief Economist, for a talk about the big winners and loser of the economy in the summer of 2020. Plus, Anirban chats about the 2020 Virtual Conference, his love of Baltimore, his family, and all about his gamer chair.
Episode 4: Gretchen Kelly
Chairman Kevin sits down with Gretchen Kelly, Chair of ICCIFP and CFO for Nystrom, for a talk about CCIFP certification and the recent Town Hall on the CFMA/ICCIFP merger. Plus, Gretchen shares what likes to do in her free time.
Episode 5: Michelle Walker
In the fifth episode, Chairman Kevin sits down with Michelle Walker, Immediate Past Chairperson of CIASP and VP of Finance and Administration for Specialized Services Co., for a talk about suicide prevention and the work the Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention is doing to education and help the industry. Plus, Michelle shares what she likes to do in her free time.
Episode 6: Wayne Newitt
Chairman Kevin sits down with Wayne Newitts, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Viewpoint, a Trimble Company, to learn more about his love of science fiction, what really happens at Spring Creek, and the 2020 edition of the Financial Benchmarker.
Episode 7: Mike Hoover
In the seventh episode, Chairman Kevin sits down with Mike Hoover, President, CEO & Chairman of the Board at Sundt, to learn more about his passion for cars, his career in the construction industry and his time with Sundt, and the challenges the construction industry has seen in 2020.
Episode 8: James Benham
Chairman Kevin sits down with James Benham, CEO and founder of JBKnowledge, in this eighth episode to learn more about how he is handling working from home, how construction companies are adopting new technology, and more!
Episode 9: Tim Wilson and Jason Myers
For episode nine, Chairman Kevin sits down with BKD Partners Tim Wilson and Jason Myers. They chat about their passion for music, memorable moments from the 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition, and a few exciting announcements about BKD!
Episode 10: Bruce Orr
In the tenth episode, Chairman Kevin sits down with Pronovos's Chief Data Scientist and founder, Bruce Orr for a talk. Covering everything from managing stress in healthy ways to the work ahead on making the association, and the industry, a more diverse and inclusive place. Plus, Bruce is given a surprise!
Episode 11: Chat with the Veeps
In the penultimate episode of the season, Chairman Kevin sits down with the three Vice Presidents of CFMA, Samantha Lake, Brian Summers, and Cathy Wasner to talk about CFMA's goals for the year, their careers with CFMA, and more!
Episode 12: Pam Hepburn
In the last episode of the season, Chairman Kevin sits down with CFMA's Vice Chairman Pam Hepburn to talk about Pam's family, journey to be a CCIFP, and the transition to becoming CFMA's Chairman as Kevin's year comes to a close.
Episode 13: David Casey
In her first episode, Chairman Pam sits down with CFMA's founder and first President, David Casey about the history of CFMA, how he got into the industry and what he does in his free time.
Episode 14: Herb Brownett
In her second episode of the season, Chairman Pam sits down with Herb Brownett about his career, hobbies, and the start of the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional.
Episode 15: Brittany Diederich
Watch Pam's third episode and learn about Brittany's career in the construction industry and how it runs in the family plus her experiences getting involved with CFMA.
Episode 16: Pam Hummel
In her fourth episode, Chairman Pam sits down with Pam Hummel to talk about about their friendship and International Friendship Day, Pam's career in the industry, and more!
Episode 17: Tony Stagliano
Since August is CCIFP Month at CFMA, Chairman Pam sits down with Tony Stagliano to talk about his family, his involvement with CFMA and the CCIFP designation, and the importance of becoming certified.
Episode 18: Cal Beyer
September is Suicide Prevention Month and Chairman Pam is sitting down with Cal Beyer to talk about his involvement in suicide prevention, why this is such a paramount issue in the construction industry, and how people and companies can get involved.
Episode 19: Shawn Erickson and John Bieber
This month Pam sat down with Shawn Erickson, CCCIFP, from C.J.Erickson Plumbing Co. and John Bieber, CCIFP, from National Glass & Metal Co. to talk about their families and the volunteer work they've done with CFMA. Plus, more about the Specialty Trade Committee, where John is the Chair and Shawn is the Vice Chair!