Participation is free and only available to current FGFOA Members. Please make sure to keep your FGFOA membership current to be eligible to receive upcoming Webinar announcements via email.

Registration information is emailed directly to all members as each webinar draws near; approximately two weeks prior to each webinar. This is a great opportunity to earn free CPE credits! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. This confirmation is unique to you, and you will need that link to log-in and connect to the Webinar.

Webinar Registration

All of our webinars are now open for registration. To register, go to our FGFOA Webinar Page and click on the Register Now button at the bottom of the page.

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Upcoming Webinar Schedule

Watch here for more updates!!!

Municipal Market Conditions and Bonds 101
Thursday, September 21, 2023
2:00 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
CPE:  2 Hours TB
Speakers:  Sergio Masvidal, Managing Director, PFM Financial Advisors LLC and Pete Varona, Senior Managing Consultant, PFM Financial Advisors LLC

Understanding Governmental 401(a) and 457(b) Plan Costs & Best Practices
Thursday, November 16, 2023
2:00 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
CPE:  2 Hours TB
Speaker:  Lisa Garcia, Retirement Plan Consultant, SageView Advisory Group

A Roadmap for Uncertain Times: Creating Better Investment Policies
Thursday, December 14, 2023
2:00 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
CPE: 2 Hours TB
Speaker:  Richard Pengelly, PFM


Past Webinars

August 17, 2023 Budgeting Tips, Tricks & Best Practices
CPE: 2.0 TB
Speaker(s): Bryan A. Mantz, CMC, CGFM, President, GovRates

July 20, 2023 Understanding Your Bank Fees by Learning to Read Your Bank Analysis Statement
CPE: 2.0 TB
Speaker(s): Dawn Choate, Vice President & Treasury Management Officer, Fifth Third Bank and Maria Mason, Product Manager for Instant Payments, Fifth Third Bank

June 15 2023 Bank Safety and Soundness

CPE: 2.0 TB
Speaker: Mike Heller, President, VERIBANC

May 18, 2023 
ESG - What Is It?
CPE: 2.0TB
Jeffrey Larson, President, Larson Consulting Services, LLC

May 11, 2023 Cyber Security - Update On Best Practices
CPE: 2.0 TB
Speaker: Paul Jones, CIO, City of West Palm Beach

March 16, 2023 ERP Implementation 2.0TB
Jackie Kobialko, Treasury Management Consultant, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and Lynn Nieves, Treasury Management Consultant, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

February 16, 2023 External Auditor Solicitation and Selection Committee Best Practices
2.0 AA
Derek H. Noonan, Audit Manager, Florida Auditor General

February 9, 2023   Understanding Your Financial Statements 2.0 TB
Zach Chalifour, CPA, Partner, James Moore

January 19, 2023   FGFOA Jan Webcast - Funding Considerations for Pensions and OPEBs 2.0 TB
James J. Rizzo, ASA, MAAA, Senior Consultant & Actuary;Piotr Krekora, PhD, ASA, MAAA, Senior Consultant & Actuary; andGabriel Roeder, Smith & Company

January 12, 2023   The Impact of Higher Interest Rates on the Economy & Budget 2.0 TB
David Jang, Managing Partner - Deep Blue Investment Advisors

December 8, 2022   Lessons Learned from Implementing GASB 87 & How to Apply Those Lessons to GASB 96 2.0 TB Additional Document: GASB 96 Scoping Questionnaire
Speaker: Bryan Sinclair
, Vice President, RGP

November 17, 2022    Introduction to Lean Six Sigma  2.0 TB
Dr Keith A. Clinkscale
Director of Strategic Planning & Performance Management, Palm Beach County

September 22, 2022    FGFOA Grants Management and Accounting 9.22 TB
Speaker: Hope Pedergrass, 
Mauldin & Jenkins and Kate Russell, Mauldin & Jenkins 

August 18, 2022    Internal Controls And Fraud Prevention AA
Speaker: Marc M. Grace, 
Partner, Keefe McCullough 

July 21, 2022    ACFR 101 
Speaker(s):  Donna Collins,
President, and Milestone Professional Services, Inc.

May 26, 2022 Bond Issuance and Lease Management 
Louis Stratton, CPA, CITP, CGMA, MBD, Managing Director of Strategic Partnerships, DebtBook; Jay Glover, Managing Director, PFM Financial Advisors LLC; Sergio Masvidal, Managing Director, PFM Financial Advisors LLC

April 21, 2022 Legislative Update (TB)
Speaker(s): Amber Hughes, 
Senior Legislative Advocate, Florida League of Cities

March 17, 2022 GASB 87 and 96 
Speaker(s): Benjamin Clark, CPA – Audit Manager with James Moore and Company and

Brendan McKitrick, CPA, CISA – Audit Director with James Moore and Company

February 17, 2022 Cybersecurity (TB)
Speaker(s): Tina Travieso, 
Chief Information Security Officer, Palm Beach County Information Systems Services Department

January 20, 2022 Capital Assets 
Speaker(s): Angelo DiPierro,Fixed Assets Manager,
Office of Financial Management and Budget, Palm Beach County

Past Webinar Presentations