the cfa brief
The Chapter’s holiday party was once again
held at the Sheraton Universal in Universal
City, CA on December 11.
Attendees enjoyed an evening of networking, socializing and hors d’oeuvres at the
Chapter’s holiday party, held December 11
at The Palm Restaurant in Charlotte, NC.
Attendees also got the opportunity to meet
the new members of the Chapter as well as
new guests from the surrounding areas of
the Carolinas and Georgia.
CFA’s Florida Chapter – Tampa presents
was held January 9 at the Long Wharf Marri-
ott in Boston. Hors d’oeuvres, a buffet, and
a cash bar were available. The Chapter also
conducted complimentary raffle drawings
of exciting prizes throughout the evening.
As in prior years, the Chapter requested
all attendees to bring a pair of gloves or
mittens and/or white cotton socks as a
donation to The Pine Street Inn in Boston.
Cash donations or checks made payable to
the “Pine Street Inn” were also accepted.
The Chapter hosted a Holiday Party on
December 10 at The Pleasantdale Chateau
in West Orange, NJ.
CFA’s New Jersey Chapter, along with various other association chapters, will be hosting a Super Networking Party on January 29,
2014 at the Hilton Newark Penn Station the
Wednesday before the Super Bowl comes
to New Jersey for the first time. An open
Charlyn Shelton, team leader of Social Media Visionaries, on January 29, 2014 at The
Centre Club in Tampa, FL. Shelton and her
experts will be bringing the very latest to
make social media easy to understand and
implement in your business.
As a business owner for over 25 years, Shelton realized in 2007 social media gives you
an open ticket to the World’s Largest Trade
Show. She will discuss how, by learning to
use social media smarter, not harder, you
can turn that into a million-dollar piece of
real estate for your business.
CFA’s Minnesota Chapter held a Holiday
Social and Member Drive on December
18, at the Town and Country Golf Club, St.
The Chapter’s Annual Post-Holiday Party
“As we worked to get up to speed on the
landscaping industry – an effort we would
undertake with any asset-based lending client –
it was particularly rewarding to collaborate
with the Yellowstone management team. Tim
Portland, Bill Dellecker, and Al LaLonde
bring a unique blend of operating and
corporate finance experience to the landscape
business – exactly the sort of strategic focus
and operational savvy needed to succeed in this
very competitive market. They had a growth
plan; all they needed was working capital.”
MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF ORIGINATIONS