Siouxland, Sioux Falls, SD Community Blog

On Wednesday, September 20, our Siouxland Chapter of CFMA gathered at CJ Callaways for our September quarterly meeting. After a brief business meeting, Joseph Hogue of Cutler Law Firm spoke on the topic of Mechanic's Liens, with a presentation entitled ...
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Our next quarterly meeting is fast approaching on September 20th.  We opted to do an afternoon meeting followed by a social to allow for more networking opportunities.  Please remember to RSVP if you have not already done so. Our golf tournament was ...
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On Wednesday, June 21, we held a quarterly chapter meeting focused on labor-related topics. The meeting was well-attended, and attendees received three CPE hours listening to several educational presentations. We kicked off the meeting with brief ...
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What does great leadership mean to you? At our March quarterly meeting held on March 15, we had the opportunity to participate in an interactive workshop, led by Dr. Danielle Crough, where we examined what great leadership looks like. The primary emphasis ...
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On December 7, 2016, members of our Siouxland CFMA chapter gathered for our final meeting of the 2016 year. We had two great speakers presenting, and followed those presentations with our annual holiday social with networking, excellent hors d'oeuvres, ...
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Season Greetings, Our next quarterly meeting is fast approaching on Wednesday, December 7th. We have a couple of great speakers lined up again. Derek Martisus will be educating us on the uses of a single parent captive for middle market companies. ...
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At our September quarterly meeting, held on September 14, we had the privilege of hearing two excellent speakers presenting on topics very pertinent to our members. Joe Stoddard of Eide Bailly began the meeting with a presentation on the Research ...
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Our June Siouxland CFMA quarterly meeting was held on June 15 at CJ Callaways in Sioux Falls. We had an excellent turnout for the meeting, which offered several labor-related topics for education. The meeting was followed by a delicious lunch and the ...
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On Tuesday evening, January 19, our CFMA Chapter had the opportunity to give back to our community and our industry by supporting a local non-profit organization, Lunch Is Served, Inc. Lunch Is Served, Inc. is and organization with a "unique mission ...
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Siouxland CFMA Chapter members and several guests enjoyed an excellent December Meeting and Annual Holiday Social on Thursday, December 3! We kicked off the meeting with a bonus educational lunch presentation by Michael Vech and Dan LaRock from the ...
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Last week Thursday and Friday, I had the opportunity, along with 13 other Siouxland Chapter members, to participate in the Heartland Regional Conference in Council Bluffs, IA. This was the 11th year of the conference, and it was another great turnout ...
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The Siouxland Chapter of CFMA held its quarterly meeting today (9/16/15) at CJ Callway's in Sioux Falls. We kicked things off with a quick business meeting including a briefing on the board's recent strategic planning session. There are many ...
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While I was in college, I worked a part-time job doing bookkeeping for a roofing contractor in Rapid City. By the time I was done with school, the company had grown and I took a full-time position as their Controller. Since I enjoyed working for ...
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Thanks to all who participated in this year's Industry Builder Golf Tournament. The golf tournament netted just under $6000 this year and the chapter has decided to distribute the funds as follows: SDSU Foundation - $2000 for scholarships for students ...
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Thanks to Journey Construction Group for sharing their jobsite with us on July 22nd. While on site we also saw representations of work by Howe, Inc., Thompson Electric, Egger Steel, and equipment provided ...
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Coincidence?!

When I concocted the idea of the "Curse of the Billy Goat" theme for my blog post in March, it never occurred to me that the CFMA National Conference was being held in Chicago. While there, I discovered this! Just thought it was a funny little coincidence...
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On Saturday, June 27, CFMA’s National Conference began in Chicago, IL. Several mini-conference sessions were offered on Saturday, as well as numerous interactive events on Sunday. Those Sunday activities included the Windy City Waddle (5K Run), a ...
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On Wednesday, June 17, CFMA Siouxland members and guests came together at CJ Callaways for our June quarterly meeting, followed by our 5 th Annual Industry Builder Golf event. Our meeting focused on the labor shortage, with a number of excellent presenters ...
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Congratulations to Michelle Lounsbery, J.D., MBA, CRIS for recently earning the Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation! Michelle is a Sales Executive / Business Compliance, Property & Casualty for Howalt+McDowell Insurance, a ...
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Last week Wednesday, nearly 100 attendees gathered at the Hilton Garden Inn to hear Bob Edwards, the H.O.P. Coach, present on the topic of Human & Organizational Performance. With H.O.P., the goal “is to become a lot less surprised by human error and ...
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