Past Webinars


Need one of the presentations below? Contact the FGFOA Staff.

December 15, 2016     
Current Trends in Public Finance and Capital Markets & Continuing Disclosure Update (separate presentations - links under speakers)
September 15, 2016     The Overtime Rule: What You Need to Know 
Speakers: Kelly Cochran, HR Director, Warren Averett Workplace; Gerriann Fagan, Warren Averett Workplace; Arnold (Trip) Umback III, Attorney, Starness Davis Florie

August 18, 2016     Strategic Planning, Performance Measures, and Benchmarks
Speaker: Eric R. Johnson, MPA, Assistant County Administrator, Hillsborough County 

Speaker: Paul Perry, FHFMA, CITP, CPA, Senior Manager, Director of Security Services, Warren Averett 
May 19, 2016     GASB Statements No. 74 and 75
Speaker: Michelle Blackstock, CPA/CITP, Crowe Horwath LLP
April 14, 2016     Legislative Update 
Speakers: Amber Hughes, Legislative Advocate, Florida League of Cities and Davin Suggs, Policy Director, Florida Association of Counties 
March 17, 2016     Economic Update/Bonds/Investments
Speaker: David Jang, Partner, Client Advisory Services, Wertz York Capital Management 
February 18, 2016     Budgeting
Speaker: Sherry Mehl, Director of Administration and Budget, Putnam County Clerk of Courts 
Speakers: Ken Burke, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Pinellas County, and Samantha Wolfe, Interim Senior Strategic Planner, City of Gainesville
October 15, 2015     GASB Hot Topics
Speaker: Michael D. Futterman, CPA, Partner, Assurance Services, Marcum LLP 
August 20, 2015     IRS Affordable Care Act Reporting, and handout: Form 1095-C
Speaker: Kate Grangard, CPA, CFO/COO, Gehring Group 
Speakers: Kraig Conn, Amber Hughes, Florida League of Cities and Davin Suggs, Florida Association of Counties
Speakers: Erik Dingwall, Managing Director, BLX Group LLC, Jim Kelly, Director, RBC Capital Markets, and Julie Santamaria, Director, RBC Capital Markets
April 16, 2015     Internal Control over Financial Reporting
Speakers: Israel Gomez, CPA, Partner and Marc Grace, CPA, Manager, Keefe McCullough CPAs & Trusted Advisors

March 19, 2015     Leadership 
Speaker: Nicole Gasparri, CGFO, Organizational Program Manager, City of Boca Raton  
February 19, 2015     Budgeting Basics 
Speaker: Michael D. Perry, CGFO, Budget Officer, City of Tampa 

December 18, 2014     
GASB's New Pension Standards
Speaker: Garry Green, Chief, Bureau of Research and Member Communications, Division of Retirement, Department of Management Services, State of Florida 
October 30, 2014     Performance Measurement & Benchmarking - Charting Success
Speakers: Susan Boyer, FBC Executive Director
August 19, 2014     Overview of the Top Risks & the Keys to a Successful Implementation of an ERP System
Speaker: K. Adam Glover, CISA, Senior Associate, Risk Advisory Services Group, Orlando

July 17, 2014     
The New Securities and Exchange Commission Municipal Advisor (MA) Rule
Speakers: John Cross, Director of Municipal Securities Office, Securities and Exchange Commission; Peg Henry- Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel with Jeffries Muni  Compliance , previously General Counsel to the MSRB (Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board), Member of National Association of Bond Lawyers; Alexandra MacLennan-Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP; Member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Bond Lawyers; and Ben Watkins-Director of the State of Florida Division of Bond Finance and Chair of the GFOA Committee on Governmental Debt Management
June 19, 2014     Variable Annunity Plans Allocation of Risks in Hybrid Pension Plans
Speakers: Donald E. Fuerst, Senior Pension Fellow, American Academy of Actuaries; James J. Rizzo, ASA, MAAA, Senior Consultant & Actuary, Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company

April 29, 2014     Municipal Bond Market Update & A Look Ahead
Speakers: Jay Glover and David Moore, Managing Directors of  Public Financial Management, Inc.

March 20, 2014     Leadership
Speaker: Daniel R. Vicker, Ph.D. - Student and CPM Society Liaison - Florida Center for Public Management

February 20, 2014     It's a Matter of Interest
Speakers: Leonard Chubinsky, Senior Corporate Counsel & Secretary; Robert Claiborne, CFA, Director, Head of Credit Research; Miriam Cleary, Regional Director, Public Sector Group; Samira Mattin, Vice President, Portfolio Management; Marc H. McClure, CFA, Vice President, Portfolio Management; David Witthohn, CFA, CIPM, Director, Public Sector Group, Cutwater Asset Management 

December 19, 2013     Budgeting
Speaker: Todd Bond, Budget Officer, Polk County Board of County Commissioners - Bartow

October 17, 2013     Florida Revenue Sharing
Speaker: Robert W. Mckee, Chief Economist, Florida Department of Revenue, Tallahassee, FL

August 15, 2013     An Update on Health Care Reform
Speakers: Clay Austin, Director of Group Health, Florida League of Cities - Orlando; D. Michael Jones, ASA, MAAA, Senior Consultant, Towers Watson-Atlanta

July 18, 2013     Fair Labor Standards Act
Speaker: William L (Roy) Richardson, Jr., Community Outreach and Planning Specialist, US Dept of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

May 16, 2013     The Auditor General Update
Speakers: Michael J. Gomez, CPA, Audit Supervisor, Florida Auditor General - Tallahassee; Beau Brooks, CPA, Lead Senior Auditor, Florida Auditor General - Tallahassee

March 14, 2013     U.S. & Florida Economic Update
Speaker: Sean M. Snaith, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Economic Competitiveness, University of Central Florida

February 14, 2013     Legislative Policy Statements and Update
Speakers: David Keller, Assistant City Manager/Chief Financial Officer, City of Weston & Kent Olson, Deputy Treasurer-Clerk, City of Tallahassee

January 24, 2013     Costing Government Goods and Services
Speaker: Dr. Clifford McCue, Associate Professor, School of Public Administration Florida Atlantic University

December 13, 2012     Payables (1099 Reporting) and W2 Preparation
Speaker: Fernando Echevarria, Federal, State and Local Government Specialist, Internal Revenue Service

October 25, 2012     GASB Reporting Standards Update; GASB 54 and GASB 60-64
Speaker:  William Blend, CPA, Shareholder, Moore Stephens Lovelace, P.A., Orlando, Florida

August 22, 2012      Investing Florida Public Funds During Unusual Times
Speakers: Scott Prickett, Manageing Director, Glenn Scott, Senior Vice President, Julie Hughes, Senior Vice President - Davidson Fixed Income Managemnt

July 24, 2012     Legislative Update
Speakers: Amber Hughes, Legislative Advocate, Florida League of Cities & Davin Suggs, Senior Legislative Advocate, Florida Association of Counties

April 25, 2012     Auditor General Update
Speakers: Anita Marlowe & Beau Brooks, Florida Auditor General's Office

March 8, 2012     Employment Tax Updates & Common Audit Issues
Speaker: Sheree Cunningham, Federal State & Local Government 

February 16, 2012     
Pension Reform
Speakers: James W. Linn, Shareholder, Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A.; James J. Rizzo, ASA, MAAA, Senior Consultant & Actuary, Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company; Christopher Lyons, CPA, CGFO, CPFO, Director of Financial Administration, City of Sarasota; FGFOA President

January 26, 2012      Priority Driven Budgeting:  An Alternative to Incremental Budgeting
Speaker: Steven G. Chapman, II, CPFO, Director of Finance, North Lauderdale

December 15, 2011      The Current Market for Treasury Management & Your Cash Flow Modeling
Speaker: Mitchell P. York, CFA

December 1, 2011     New Accounting and Auditing Standards Affecting State and Local Governments
Speaker: Lynda Dennis

October 13, 2011     Overview of Model Investment Policy & Case Models from Small to Large Governments
Speaker: Jeffrey Larson, Mark C. Mason and Dr. Donald E. Weber

September 14, 2011     Safety, Liquidity and Yield in a Low Interest Rate Environment
Speaker: James Womack and Dustin Heintz

August 18, 2011     
Traditional Investment Choices and Emerging Alternatives
Speaker: Steven Alexander and David Jang