||Roy: Best Practices
The link for Day 1 on September 21, 2020 is https://imanet.webex.com/imanet/onstage/g.php?MTID=e928af3f59a4d24d8786ed27b287b4401
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Event number is 129 046 7412
Coach Roy Austin
“Coach Roy” Austin’s presentations include humor, unique graphics, and true-life stories from extensive experience with small and large businesses. Attendees learn to build a solid foundation for better business decisions to gain a competitive advantage. He is a CMA, CPA, business coach, trainer, and author of “The Alligator Business Solution.” Roy was CFO, D.J. Powers; controller, Savannah Manufacturing; and worked for Eastman Chemical Company. Roy is a member of IMA’s Small Business Committee, a member of IMA’s Savannah Chapter, and in 2004 was IMA’s Florida Council Financial Executive of the Year. Roy founded the Savannah CFO Council, which he chaired for 10 years, and is active in Business Networking International. He served as treasurer of the Bluffton Chamber of Commerce and chair of the Volunteer Advisory Board to the Tennessee Department of Corrections. Recently he founded Libraries For Kids Int’l, which helps rural African schools without internet access establish libraries. He is a decorated Vietnam veteran.
Topic 1: Best Practices for Navigating the Business Swamp
For small to midsized companies, navigating the way through the business swamp of operations, profitability, and cash flow can often seem an intimidating journey. In this session, learn best practices for navigating through common issues like improving collection of receivables, evaluating loan payoffs, budgeting vs. forecasting, tax strategy vs. business strategy, steering growth, negotiation techniques, time management, and attracting/retaining star talent.
Speaker 2: Mike Maloney, IMA
Bio:Mike has been working in the “IT trenches” for as long as he can remember. His work experience in IT started when he was in high school, stretches more than 35 years, and encompasses many different organizations and Industries. He’s worked with every-one from small “mom & pop” type shops and practices, to educational institutions, and various Fortune 500 companies - eventually landing at the Institute of Management Accountants. At the IMA, Mike is the Director of Network Administration and has global responsibility for IMA’s networks, phone systems, and servers. He is also the staff liaison to the Technology Solutions & Practices committee. When not doing IT related activities, Mike enjoys restoring his relatively low-tech 120 year-old Victorian home.