Our Mission

The CFO Council of Savannah provides a trusted and discreet forum for Coastal Empire & Lowcountry Senior Financial Executives and Corporate Decision-makers to share best practices; and discuss and inform members about financial and operational issues, legal and regulatory requirements, technology developments, etc.

Our Members

2 distinct groups comprise our membership:

1. Senior Financial Executives: Business Executives who are responsible, directly or indirectly, for the financial management and the financial well-being of their company, and who hold decision-making authority for their enterprise. Members may include CFO's, Controllers, Presidents, Owners, CEO's, COO's, Treasurers, Senior VP's, Directors of Human Resources, or other similar roles. Up to two SFEs per company, per meeting, please. As of January 2021, dues for all attendees will be $35/meeting, or $150/annual membership. Members who paid annual dues in 2020 will see their membership honored through the March 2021 meeting.

2. Resource Company Representatives:  Resource companies are defined as companies that provide services and expertise related to relevant issues facing our SFEs. Representatives of resource companies are people who are not involved in the financial management or decision making of the company. They include entities who provide valuable insight as to relevant issues facing our SFE members. These companies may include Banks, Accountants, Financial Advisors, Insurance providers, Human Resource Experts, etc.  One CRC per company, please. As of January 2021, dues for all attendees will be $35/meeting, or $150/annual membership. Members who paid annual dues in 2020 will see their membership honored through the March 2021 meeting.




Pay your $150 Annual Membership Dues
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(SFE or Resource Company):



Not an Annual Member? Pay your $35 per meeting fee
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Monthly Meeting


The March Meeting will be held at the Savannah Golf Club

Date:              Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Time:              Coffee begins at 7:00 AM, Breakfast at 7:20 AM
Location:       The Savannah Golf Club, 1661 East President Street 
                         
Please register for the meeting by 5 PM Monday, March 22nd.  
 
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Topic and Speaker:  

Enforcing Business Contracts in the Time of Covid-19


Plan to join us for the Savannah CFO Council's March meeting to be held at the Savannah Golf Club. We will be joined by noted local attorney, Bo Bowen, who will discuss enforcing business contracts in the time of Covid-19. 

Speaker


Based out of Savannah, Charles “Bo” Bowen is a business attorney who focuses on commercial and entertainment law.  Bowen attended Mercer University in Macon, Georgia where he graduated summa cum laude with honors in both psychology and political science. Upon graduating from Georgetown University Law Center in 1995, he moved to Savannah and established a corporate law practice. 

Bowen has been named “Business Advocate of the Year” by the Savannah Morning News and has also won the "Helen V. Head Business Leader of the Year Award" presented by the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce. Bowen was recently named an “Outstanding Georgia Citizen” by the Georgia Secretary of State and the Georgia State Senate passed a resolution recognizing him for his contributions to the entertainment industry and the legal profession.  He is the author of three eBooks on business and entertainment law.

In the entertainment realm, Bowen founded the Savannah Film Alliance in 2015 to foster cooperation and collaboration within the local entertainment industry.  Bowen is also the founder and president of Southern Gateway Production Services that provides support to all out of town productions coming to the region and he is the co-founder of Aeroscope Studios.

Sponsor

 

 

 

The March meeting is sponsored by the Bowen Law Group, Savannah's premier full-service corporate and entertainment law firm specializing in the areas of  corporate and business, entertainment, commercial banking, and creditors rights. 

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Regular Meeting Attendance guidelines:

Senior Financial Executives (SFE's): Up to 2 per meeting. SFE’s are company management personnel who are responsible, directly or indirectly, for the financial management and financial well being of an organization.  SFE’s may include but are not limited to: CFO’s, Controllers, Vice President-Finance, Treasurer, President, CEO, Business Owners. etc.  

Resource Company Representatives (RC): 1 per meeting. Resource companies are defined as companies that provide services and expertise that may be of value to SFE’s.  Representatives of resource companies are people who are not involved in the financial management or decision making of the Company. Resource companies may include but are not limited to banks, insurance providers, lawyers, investment advisers, public accountants, colleges, staffing/recruiting, payroll providers, consultants, bookkeepers, etc.

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We are still seeking sponsors for upcoming months!  If your organization could benefit from some increased exposure to our CFO Council membership, please contact Roy Austin or Geoff Kent for more information!