Voices of CFMA

Voices of CFMA is a monthly podcast dedicated to telling the stories of industry leaders. Hear how guests got started in the construction finance industry, share advice that has shaped their careers, and moments they are proud about. You can listen on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Podbean, Pocket Casts, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

 

Latest Episode

June is Pride Month, and Mia Hummel is on the podcast to talk about her career, how she got involved with CFMA, her experiences as a queer woman in the industry, and more!

Past Episodes

Check out our previous guests on the podcast.

Stephanie Magenau, CCIFP

Stephanie Magenau is an active member of CFMA and is passionate about growing as a leader and helping pass her knowledge down to future leaders. Listen to how she shares about getting involved in the construction industry, how to get involved in Emerging Leaders, and what advice Stephanie shares with our listeners. 

Tom Borgia

April 1 marks the beginning of the new year at CFMA, so this month's conversation is with the 2022-23 Chairman Tom Borgia. He shares his journey to the industry, career advice, and plans for his year leading the association. 
 

Hope Voigt

March is Women's History Month and Hope Voigt, CCIFP, is on the podcast to talk about her career, how she got involved with CFMA, her experiences as a woman in the industry, and more!

Ernest Ellis

Ernest Ellis, President, CEO & Founder of FS 360, took time out of his day and sat down to discuss the importance of intentionality and growing D&I efforts within your organization. Plus, how a serial entrepreneur ended up in the construction industry and the best advice he's ever received.

Jenny Spriggs, CMP

Jenny Spriggs, CMP, CFMA's Director of Meeting Services, shares her journey to CFMA and more about CFMA's Annual Conference & Exhibition. Save the date, the 2022 Annual Conference & Exhibition is May 14-18 in Atlanta, GA.

Stuart Binstock

In December, President and CEO Stuart Binstock, sat down to discuss his experiences with CFMA, a reflection of 40 years, and what the future holds for the Association. 

Mike Elek

Mike Elek, CFMA's Project Coordinator, sits down to discuss his time with CFMA and career prior to CFMA, plus he shares insight into CFMA's Financial Benchmarker, including the number one question he gets about using the benchmarked.

Emilio Alvarez

Emilio Alvarez is a long time CFMA member and leader in the construction finance industry. He sat down with us during Hispanic Heritage Month to discuss his career, his family's journey from Cuba to the United States in 1960, and the best advice he's received and what advice his gives to those new to the industry.

Tracey Fenolio

September is Suicide Prevention Month and CFMA took the opportunity to sit down with Tracey Fenolio to discuss the importance of suicide prevention in the construction industry, as well as stories about getting into the industry and getting involved with CFMA!

Pat Cebelak, CCIFP

Chairman of the Certification Board of Trustees Pat Cebelak from Triangle Associates sits down to talk about his passion for the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional designation and how it can elevate you as a professional. 

Rhonda Huismann

CFMA had a chance to talk with Rhonda Huismann about her career with Crowe, what saying ‘yes’ to new opportunities has done for her career, and advice she's received throughout her career. 

Jennifer Murphy

CFMA had a chance to talk with Jennifer Murphy about her career in construction, the benefits of diversity in the industry, and advice she's received throughout her career. 

Steve Freinberg

The fourth episode of Voices of CFMA is an interview with Steve Freinberg on his experience in the industry and information about CFMA's Financial Benchmarker.

Pam Hepburn

A conversation with Chairman Pam Hepburn, CCIFP about her career in construction accounting and how CFMA has helped her grow, plus the impact becoming a Certified Construction Financial Industry Professional (CCIFP) has had on her career. 

John Corcoran

For May 2021's episode, CFMA had a chance to talk with John Corcoran about his career, his 35 year membership, all of the volunteering work he's done, and more!

Andrea Williams

A conversation with Andrea Williams about her career in construction accounting as a Black woman, her involvement with CFMA, and advice for newcomers.

Kevin Booth

In this episode, Chairman Kevin talks about his experience as Chairman of CFMA, his transition from hospitality accounting to construction accounting, and what he has planned for the future.

Victor Sturgis

The fifth episode of Voices of CFMA is an interview with Victor Sturgis and shares his experience and shares about his position as Crowe's Racial Equity Fellow.

Jen Haub

A conversation with Jen Haub about her career in the construction industry and what the planning process looks like for the Annual Conference & Exhibition.

Yvette Aubin

The third episode of Voice of CFMA is an interview with Yvette Aubin, CCIFP, on her experiences in the industry and her involvement with CFMA.

Patsy Anderson-Dunn

CFMA's second episode is an interview with Patsy Anderson-Dunn, CCIFP, on her experience in the construction industry and Suicide Prevention Month.

Joe McLaughlin

CFMA is kicking off a brand new podcast with a conversation between former Chairman Joe McLaughlin, CCIFP and marketing coordinator Cait Platt.