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    • 05/17/2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Virtual Zoom Gathering
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    Join CFE for Part II of our New Frontier of Digital Assets Lunch-n-Learn program with guest speaker Andie Kramer,Partner at McDermott Will & Emery, and an expert on cryptocurrency.

    In this session, Andie will review NFT's, IRS guidance and tax implications, crypto loans, and more. The program will conclude with Q&A.

    Helpful articles to review:

    https://www.mwe.com/insights/nfts-and-charitable-fundraising-navigating-tax-hurdles/

    https://www.mwe.com/insights/a-primer-on-charitable-contributions-of-virtual-currency/




    • 05/19/2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Hybrid: In-Person at Plante Moran or Via Zoom
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    The Transitions Exchange invites you to a Lunch-n-Learn conversation about how the pandemic has shaped how we think about office space. 

    CFE member Ellen Steinbrecher will lead a discussion on the evolution of office space post-covid, the opportunities and challenges that have emerged, and the workplace trends that were accelerated during the pandemic.

    Two ways to attend!

    1. Bring your lunch and join us in-person at Plante Moran, 10 South Riverside Plaza, Chicago. Beverages will be provided. In-person attendees are encouraged to arrive by 11:45am to get settled before the program begins.

    2. Enjoy lunch while participating over Zoom

    Ellen Steinbrecher is the Principal and Founder of Reologie, a commercial real estate advisory firm. Ellen specializes in assisting companies nationally with creating and implementing their real estate strategies. Her experience ranges from all aspects of lease and contract negotiations to include renewal or relocations, property acquisitions or dispositions and strategic positioning throughout each step of the real estate process.


    • 05/26/2022
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)
    • University Club of Chicago
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    We hope to see you on Thursday, May 26 for CFE's first Dinner Program of the year. Join us at the University Club of Chicago for cocktails and dinner and catch-up with your CFE friends.

    During an intimate, fireside chat hosted by Kim Rice, president of CFE, you’ll hear from Aon’s Chief Client Officer & Chief Executive Officer of Global Enterprise Clients, Lori Goltermann, on important topics most affecting organizations today, such as ESG, talent strategies, and the M&A landscape, as well as how she balances her personal and professional obligations.

    Lori Goltermann serves as Aon’s Chief Client Officer and Chief Executive Officer, Global Enterprises Clients, where she is responsible for delivering the full suite of Aon’s capabilities, solutions and distinct expertise across industries and specialties to drive differentiated value and outcomes for global, multifaceted clients.

    Since joining Aon in 1993, Goltermann is known for assembling high performing teams, strategy development, and M&A. She has an exceptional vision for growing the organization and helping clients with all of their risk, retirement and health needs.

    • 06/07/2022
    • 5:30 PM (CDT)
    • 06/09/2022
    • (CDT)
    • Multiple Locations
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    CFE's highly anticipated Neighborhood Dinners are back! Specifics for each location are listed here. Select your location during registration.

    Please contact Peggy Papaioannou at peggy.papaioannou@gmail.com if you are interested in hosting or have any questions. 

    Locations:

    River North - Hosted by Kim Rice
    Location: Alpana
    Date & Time: Thursday, June 9 at 5:30pm
    Attendees will split the bill
    Registration is limited to 8

    South Loop/South - Hosted by Laura Stern
    Location: Tapas Valencia
    Date & Time: Thursday, June 9 at 5:30pm
    Cost is $70 per person (beverages TBD). Attendees will pay the host
    Registration is limited to 10

    Western Suburbs - Hosted by Kerry Jordan
    Location: Posto 31
    Date & Time: Thursday, June 9 at 5:30pm
    Attendees will split the bill
    Registration is limited to 12

    North Shore - Hosted by Laura Linger
    Location: Pomeroy
    Date & Time: Wednesday, June 8 at 6:00pm
    Cost is approx. $150 per person. Attendees will pay the host
    Registration is limited to 12

    Pomeroy Pre Fixe Menu:

    Starters: Poulet Cajun Skewers and Country Pate Toasts
    Soup/Salad: Frisee aux Lardon Salade or Onion Soup Gratinee
    Entree: Steak a la Bordelaise or Roasted Salmon
    Sides: Pomme Frites & Aioli and Haricot Verts
    Dessert: Chocolate Pot de Crème or Warm Pear Tatin
    Wine

    • 06/23/2022
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (CDT)
    • Plante Moran, 10 South Riverside Plaza, 9th Floor, Chicago
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    Join us for an in person Corporate Board Chat at the offices of Plante Moran on Thursday, June 23. CFE member Kathy Graham, CEO & Founder of the HQ Companieswill moderate a discussion with a panel CFE members who are current corporate board directors in various stages of their careers, representing a range of industries, geographies, life stages, backgrounds and ethnicity. 

    Panelists and topic for this date will be announced soon!

     
    • 07/28/2022
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • Saddle & Cycle Club, 900 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60640
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    CFE's Summer Social returns to the Saddle & Cycle Club this summer. One of Chicago's hidden gems, t
    he club sits on approximately 18 acres of property featuring beautifully manicured landscape that can be enjoyed from the large outdoor terrace. Network with your CFE friends as we gather for food, drinks, and good conversation.

    Valet service and parking is available on the club property.


    • 08/16/2022
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • Ravinia, Highland Park
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    Join CFE members on Tuesday, August 16, for an evening under the stars at the Ravinia. We will enjoy music by Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes. 

    Attendees are required to purchase general admission tickets (lawn) via the Ravinia website and to also register on the CFE website so we know who is attending.  We will send the CFE park location the night of via text & email.  As we get closer to the concert date, additional food, drink, etc. suggestions will be added. 

    Note that tickets to the Public go on sale on May 4.   Advanced tickets to Ravinia Donors starts on March 30.   


    • 09/22/2022
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (CDT)
    • Location TBD
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    CFE member Kathy Graham, CEO & Founder of the HQ Companieswill moderate  quarterly Corporate Board Chats each with a panel of different CFE members who are current corporate board directors in various stages of their careers, representing a range of industries, geographies, life stages, backgrounds and ethnicity. 

    Panelists and topic will be announced soon!

     
    • 12/15/2022
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (CST)
    • Virtual Zoom Gathering
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    CFE member Kathy Graham, CEO & Founder of the HQ Companieswill moderate  quarterly Corporate Board Chats each with a panel of different CFE members who are current corporate board directors in various stages of their careers, representing a range of industries, geographies, life stages, backgrounds and ethnicity. 

    Panelists and topic will be announced soon!

     

Past events

05/12/2022 Member Engagement Conversation Circle
05/05/2022 Geopolitical Trends & Issues
04/26/2022 Downtown Book Club
04/21/2022 Bubbles-n-Bites at Maria Pinto's M2057 Studio
04/20/2022 Becoming an Empowered Label Reader
03/30/2022 The New Frontier of Digital Assets
03/29/2022 West Suburban Book Club
03/24/2022 Corporate Board Chat
03/17/2022 Encore Presentation: Seize the Moment (because it's finally here)
03/17/2022 Lunch-n-Learn: Seize the Moment (because it's finally here)
03/03/2022 Downtown Book Club
02/25/2022 Capital Markets Economic Update
02/24/2022 West Suburban Book Club
02/10/2022 Winter Social & Annual Meeting
02/07/2022 Conversation Circle - How the Cannabis Industry is Evolving
02/05/2022 Ladder Up Tax Volunteer Day
01/27/2022 Ladder Up Training for CFE
01/20/2022 Downtown Book Club
12/12/2021 Virtual Holiday Brunch
12/12/2021 Holiday Brunch
12/01/2021 West Suburban Book Club
11/18/2021 November Dinner Event
11/16/2021 Downtown Book Club
11/16/2021 Philanthropy Partner Panel: Lunch-n-Learn
11/09/2021 The Likability Dilemma
10/27/2021 Money, Power, and Purpose: Aligning your Finances with Your Future
10/12/2021 West Suburban Book Club
10/08/2021 Bright Endeavors Volunteer Event
09/29/2021 Downtown Book Club
09/23/2021 Dinner Program with Guest Speaker Linda Coberly
09/23/2021 Member Engagement Mini-Mixer
09/16/2021 Bubbles-n-Bites with Maria Pinto
08/30/2021 Yoga for CFE
08/19/2021 West Suburban Book Club
08/02/2021 Downtown Book Club
07/27/2021 Summer Social
07/11/2021 Summer Brunch
06/24/2021 Neighborhood Dinners
06/17/2021 Empathy in Leadership: Why it Matters
06/14/2021 Downtown Book Club
06/10/2021 West Suburban Book Club
06/02/2021 Lunch-n-Learn with Dr. Maria Carrillo, Alzheimer's Association
05/19/2021 A Survivors Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions
05/13/2021 May Dinner Program: Guest Speaker Dr. Vicki Medvec
04/29/2021 Pizza Party with Steve Dolinsky
04/22/2021 West Suburban Book Club
04/14/2021 Flowers for Dreams: Floral Arranging Workshop
04/07/2021 Downtown Book Club
03/18/2021 Spring Break Happy Hour
03/09/2021 Leadership & Culture with Frances Frei: An L&PD Exchange Event
02/25/2021 How Private Company Investors Leverage Networks and Operating Talent to Drive Exponential Growth
02/18/2021 Downtown Book Club
02/17/2021 Leadership & Professional Development Exchange TED Talk Roundtable
02/11/2021 West Suburban Book Club
01/27/2021 Annual Market Outlook: In Transition - Opportunities Emerge from the Disruption
01/21/2021 Annual Meeting & Winter Social
01/14/2021 Downtown Book Club
12/13/2020 Holiday Brunch
12/10/2020 West Suburban Book Club
12/09/2020 Château de Pommard Wine Tasting
11/19/2020 Downtown Book Club
11/18/2020 Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn
11/12/2020 November Program with Guest Speaker Lt. General Nina Armagno
11/05/2020 Leading and Managing Remotely: A Best Practices Exchange
10/29/2020 West Suburban Book Club
10/28/2020 Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn
10/15/2020 Live Virtual Cooking Experience with Truffle Shuffle
10/01/2020 Downtown Book Club
09/23/2020 Creating a Paycheck in Retirement
09/17/2020 September Program with Guest Speaker Julie Howard
09/10/2020 An Evening with Maria Pinto
08/26/2020 West Suburban Book Club
08/18/2020 Summer Social at the Chicago Yacht Club
07/27/2020 Downtown Book Club
07/15/2020 Your “Personal Marketing Plan” for Long Term Career Success
07/08/2020 The Rise of Cryptocurrency
06/30/2020 Virtual Neighborhood Dinners
06/25/2020 West Suburban Book Club
06/11/2020 Downtown Book Club
06/03/2020 Sensory Wine Tasting Experience with Master Sommelier Alpana Singh
05/27/2020 Aging Care: A Member-to-Member Roundtable Discussion
05/20/2020 Wealth Management for Women: Key Concepts to Consider
05/13/2020 Downtown Book Club
05/07/2020 Wine & Wills Virtual Event
05/04/2020 Take Care of Your Heart Virtual Program
04/29/2020 West Suburban Book Club Event
04/24/2020 Economic and Market Outlook Update
04/23/2020 Women Owned Businesses: The Financing Dilemma Key Points
04/15/2020 Downtown Book Club Event
03/13/2020 CFO Placement Statistics and Fundamentals
02/26/2020 West Suburban Book Club Event
02/22/2020 Ladder Up Volunteer Day
02/12/2020 Downtown Book Club Event
01/29/2020 2020 Capital Markets Update - Breakfast
01/28/2020 The Next Ten Years Part II - A Transitions Exchange Conversation
01/22/2020 Andy Warhol Lecture and Exhibit
01/16/2020 2020 Winter Social & Annual Meeting
01/16/2020 Ladder Up Training for CFE
12/18/2019 West Suburban Book Club: Holiday Sparkling Pairing Dinner
12/15/2019 Annual Holiday Brunch
12/10/2019 Downtown Book Club Event
11/14/2019 November Dinner Program
10/29/2019 The Next Ten Years - A Transitions Exchange Conversation
10/11/2019 Bright Endeavors Volunteer Event
10/10/2019 Crash Course in Crisis and Conflict Communication for Business Leaders – High Stress Negotiation
09/25/2019 West Suburban Book Club
09/25/2019 Drinks with CFE Leadership
09/16/2019 2019 September Dinner Program

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