The Houston Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI Houston or FEI) hosted
a one-day conference to provide a broad training curriculum for chief financial officers
and aspiring financial executives in the Houston metropolitan area on May 20. Presentations
were hosted throughout the day, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m, in the Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson
Auditorium (A350), located on the 3rd floor (Main Street Level) of the Academic Building.
The event began with a presentation called "Solid Growth or Moonshot?" presented by
Dr. Charles Gengler, Dean of the Marilyn Davies College of Business. Along with the
panel of guest speakers, our very own Dr. Esther Castro, assistant professor of Finance
and faculty advisor of the Financial Management Association, presented her research
from UHD in Finance and Accounting, called "Latin America Cash Remittances and the
This program was applicable to CFOs, Treasurers, CAOs, division controllers, VPs or
directors of finance, planning, tax, internal audit, investor relations, risk management,
or financial reporting.
FEI is the premier resource for financial executive education and leadership development
and the principal avenue to influence financial matters in Houston and the nation.
With 11,000 members and numerous chapters throughout the country, FEI has been advancing
the success of senior-level financial executives, their organizations, and the profession
since 1931. Members meet in local and national forums to exchange ideas, learn, and
connect. The strength, influence, non-partisan research, and advocacy of FEI enable
members to have a voice in financial, accounting, tax, and governance policy that
would be difficult for companies to achieve while acting individually. Learn more