Birmingham CFO Invitational

December 1, 2021 , DoubleTree by Hilton Birmingham Perimeter Park

December 1, 2021
DoubleTree by Hilton Birmingham Perimeter Park


Collaborate with your peers

Get together with your peers to tackle top business challenges through peer-driven content and discussions at the Birmingham CFO Invitational.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CFOs today:

Preparing and responding strategically under the threat of recession

Creating a data-centric organization

The seamless integration of digital capabilities and business operations

Birmingham CFO Governing Body

The Governing Body Co-Chairs shape the summit agenda, ensuring that all content is driven by CFOs, for CFOs.


Suzanne Lane

University Fancards

Alan Schweer

Bank of America
SVP & Sr Relationship Manager Global Commercial Banking


December 1, 2021

7:00am - 7:30am  Registration & Opening Reception

7:30am - 9:30am  Registration & Breakfast

Stronger Together – The Transformational CFO

Kay Palan headshot

Kay Palan

Dean, Culverhouse College of Business

University of Alabama

Brian Barze headshot

Brian Barze


P&S Transportation

C. Wes Burton, Jr. headshot

C. Wes Burton, Jr.

Vice President & Treasurer

Vulcan Materials Company

Suzanne Lane headshot

Suzanne Lane


University Fancards

Alan Schweer headshot

Alan Schweer

SVP & Sr Relationship Manager Global Commercial Banking

Bank of America

As we continue to navigate through the pandemic, CFOs need to develop a solid financial strategy, a diverse talent base, as well as harness the power of emerging technology to effectively manage increasingly complex and unpredictable levels of disruption. Discover the peer power of the Birmingham CFO community while learning how you can turn challenges into opportunities and create a competitive advantage for your organization.

During this in-person gathering, you will explore:

  • Strategic roadmaps to drive business transformation
  • Methods to attract and retain talent that can thrive during times of change
  • New technologies that will improve your organization’s ability to pivot and grow

9:30am - 10:00am  Networking


Returning to in-person conferences

We are excited to welcome you back, in person, to Evanta gatherings.

As previously shared, Evanta will hold in-person programs only in locations that meet our stringent health and safety criteria to help ensure the well-being of our participants, partners, and our associates. These criteria include adhering to government, venue, and health agency guidelines, in addition to taking all practical safety precautions onsite.

Please note that our onsite planning will continue to evolve, and all measures are subject to change to ensure the best and safest possible experience. Please refer to our COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols for up-to-date local guidelines.


Your Community Partners

CFO Thought Leader


The CFO Invitationals are regional events exclusively for senior finance executives. These powerful gatherings offer a trusted platform to strengthen existing relationships and establish new partnerships with a targeted group of leading CFOs. Each Invitational is custom developed by the Governing Body to offer compelling content as well as ample, unparalleled networking.

Participants in the CFO Invitational can earn up to 2 CPE Credits.

Refund Policy
Due to this program being offered free of charge, there will be no refunds issued.

Evanta is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Concerns regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417:

Birmingham CFO Program Manager

For inquiries related to this event, please reach out to your dedicated program contact.

Renee Osaigbovo

Program Manager