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CFOMeet Minneapolis

Collaborating MN's CFO Community

March 21, 2024
Fogo de Chão
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Courtney Cronin

Courtney Cronin

Successful CFOs empower themselves with the knowledge and experience of their community. Moderated by ESPN reporter and national host for ESPN Radio; Courtney Cronin, CFOMeet Minneapolis collaborate Minneapolis Finance leaders with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and industries to connect the dots between innovation, efficiency, and collaboration. Join us over an epicurean lunch as we discuss, debate, and challenge the current directions within the Office of the CFO.

Meet the CFOCircle

Leaders, Visionaries, and Game Changers who have helped this collboration

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

Laura Purfeerst
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Laura Purfeerst

Lifeworks Services, Inc

Chad Underwood
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Chad Underwood

IPP - Independent Pet Partners

Kirsten Sanders BlackLine
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Kirstan Sanders


Ibrahima Diop
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Ibrahima Diop

Minneapolis Public Schools

Patti Hetrick
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Patti Hetrick

Hennepin County Library

John Uribe
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John Uribe

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Christian Weisenahl
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Christian Weisenahl

SICK Sensor Intelligence


8.00 am - 9.15 am

Registration & Open Networking

Grab coffee and breakfast with peers and fuel yourself for a day of thought leading discussions

9.15 am - 9.25 am

Setting the Tone 

Moderator Courtney Cronin will introduce the visionaries and game changers that have helped shaped today's collaboration.

9.25 am - 10.10 am

CFO Panel

What does the future hold for the Office of the CFO? Looking through their crystal ball our panelists will predict the challenges ahead and forecast strategies that incubate inclusive creativity, bring innovation, and shape the Future of the Enterprise.

10.10 am - 10.30 am

How Finance Leaders Can Unlock Capacity to

Enhance Business Performance

A fireside chat with BlackLine's Kirsten Sanders as we explore new ways of approaching finance process optimization and hear how top organizations are empowering their teams to support more strategic and value -added work.

10.30 am - 11.10 pm

CFO Collaborate

Collaboration is at the heart of growth. Let's collaborate over dessert and empower with ideas & strategies for our quest to growth and success.

11.10 am - 11.20 am

CFO Insights

An opportunity to reflect and relate

11.20 am - 12.30 pm

CFO Engage

A successful leader is one that empowers themselves with lesson, knowledge, experience of a community. Engage with peers and partners 1:1 and expand your community

12.30 pm - 1.30 pm

Leaders Lunch

Let's collaborate with peers and partners over an epicurean lunch as we discuss, debate, and challenge the direction of Office of the CFO

1.30 pm - 2.10 pm

David & Goliath Panel

Best-learned lessons come from experience. Leading CFOs from diverse backgrounds and industries will compare and contrast their challenges and share their best learned lessons of successes and failures stories

2.10 pm - 2.55 pm

CFO Lounge

More than a cocktail reception these are the connections that add light to daily decisions made. Conversations with colleagues and peers in the CFOlounge under the umbrella of the latest technologies and visionaries behind them.

2.55 pm - 3.00 pm

"I may not have scored in every game, but I never gave up on scoring in the next game"

 A chat on the Power of Persistence and Resilience & Closing Remarks

Recent CXO insights

Aaron Gette
The future work, engaging and retaining talent

Aaron Gette, 

Chief Information Officer,

EOS Fitness

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Event Hours

8:00 am – 3:00 pm


645 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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