KATHLEEN A. GRAHAM

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KATHY GRAHAM LEADS PANEL ON DIGITAL CULTURE AT AICPA CONFERENCE JUNE 2019

Kathy Graham was requested to moderate and direct a panel on Steps to powering a digital culture and mindset in the finance function: New approaches in building and developing your finance talent at the 2019 AICPA & CIMA National Conference for the CFO TRACK of Finance Redefined—received high marks from attendees for presentation.

Would you like your finance functions to be among the over 80% who fail when implementing a digital transformation?

A digital transformation is a term that means “creating a new business and/or shareholder value by shifting a current business to the most up-to-date technologies.” It’s the latest rage and a big valid concern for many companies facing disruptors, potential or current.

The businesses and finance functions that have succeeded in implementing digital transformations share a number of key factors in common, which Kathy Graham and three CFOs from very diverse companies/industries discussed on June 13, 2019 at the AICPA ENGAGE conference in Las Vegas.

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Listen to the entire panel session - MP3 audio file - 75 minutes.





KATHY GRAHAM'S OTHER SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS—PAST 10 YEARS

Kathy Graham designs and delivers workshops and keynote speeches on human capital for professionals through C-Suite.

  • Created a workshop that utilized gamification in 2015 to teach first time managers how to master new demands.
  • Designed Creating a Social Story, an interactive workshop for CFA Society Boston (2012), then CFA Society Chicago (2014) on utilizing social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) legally to enhance careers and company profiles.
  • Created Career Strategies for You, a highly rated career development workshop given from 2009-14 at top-tier university and business associations across the U.S. to audiences ranging in size from 50 to 200 attendees.
  • Crafted 2013 Money Smart Week™ program with Chicago Tribune finance writer Gail Marks Jarvis, sponsored by CFA Society Chicago, University of Chicago Alumni Club, and Northwestern University Kellogg—attracted over 200 professionals and CFA Society Chicago became a Money Smart Week™ Partner.
  • Engaged by CFA Society Boston, CFA Society New York City, and CFA Society Chicago to design and deliver Your Career Campaign™ workshops from 2009-11 to crowds of 200+ offering practical ways to reinvent careers.
  • Engaged by CFA Society Chicago to design Career Strategist individual sessions that sold out repeatedly and received the highest ratings during 2009 as personal effort to assist those impacted by Great Recession.
  • Delivered as a first day morning speaker Safe Sailing in Stormy Weather at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Ninth Annual Private Equity Conference in June 2009.