CFMA's Day of Education - Earn 3 CPE Credits

When:  Mar 19, 2019 from 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  Maryland, Baltimore, MD

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Join us for breakfast and networking and earn 3 CPE credits as we listen to multiple speakers on three different topics of high importance in today's workforce.




Registration and Breakfast begins at 7:30 am


Presentations start at 8:15 am


Conclude 12:00 pm




Grooming the Next Level of Leadership - Speaker Asif Choudhury, Bahar Consulting
With a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the Kogod School of Business at American University, Asif brings high level analytical and critical thinking skills to clients of Bahar Consulting. As the president of his own company, Choudhury recognizes the importance of strategic thinking and effective business planning. His corporate experience with various companies honed his sales and negotiation skills. As the President of a volunteer Suicide Hotline he learned to think quickly and dynamically change direction as he spent time on the phones with people in crisis. He learned relationship skills firsthand. He understands the dynamics of relationships. And he has effectively trained new volunteers in a program fraught with competing challenges. His work in this field gives him unique insight on solving problems effectively.


The Best Hiring and Retention Practices - Speaker Erin Allen, Contemporaries, Inc.
Erin Allen, President of Contemporaries, Inc. a a small woman-owned business and staffing firm will share with you the tips and tricks to attracting and keeping top talent. Points of discussion will include the employment outlook and what it means in the talent war, how to identify the right candidate for your job vacancy and how to keep your staff happy.

Under her leadership, Contemporaries, Inc. has thrived. It has consistently served as the largest provider of staffing services to the National Institutes of Health under their small business program. Since 2003, Contemporaries has been one of the most successful staffing suppliers to the Department of Health and Human Services, including the FDA. In the D.C. metro area, her company is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 venders under the GSA Federal Supply Schedule for Schedule 736 and in 2008 was recognized as one of the Top 100 “Small Businesses of the Year” by the state of Maryland. In 2017 Contemporaries was named an Honoree for the SmartCEO Washington Family Business Award.

As a longtime member of the business community, Ms. Allen participates in local business outreach and in addition to serving on multiple boards she provides executive leadership to multiple organizations.


Let's Talk Healthcare! The Latest Trends to Make Sure Your Employees are Taken Care Of - Jen Zanone, Gallagher Insurance

Jen currently serves as the Area Senior Vice President of Business Development in Gallagher’s Rockville, MD office and has more than two decades of insurance solutions and health and welfare program experience. She assists employers throughout the region with their health and welfare program by utilizing our tools and resources delivered through our proprietary platform, Better Works™, which helps clients manage their program costs, mitigate risks and attract, engage and retain their employees. She is also actively networking within the local community, hosting Gallagher’s Women’s Leadership Series events, and also as a current member of HR Alliance, Professional Services Council, and DCA Live.


Thank you to our event sponsor Siemens!

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Siemens Building Technologies
6435 Virginia Manor Road
Beltsville, MD 20705
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Lisa Godwin
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