CFO Council of Savannah Announces 2018 Board of Directors

Staff Report From Savannah CEO

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

The CFO Council of Savannah, a non-profit association of local financial decision-makers, recently elected its new board of directors for 2018. The incoming board will be comprised of:

  • Chairman – Len James (CFO, John S. James Co.)

  • Vice-Chairman – Mark Sprosty (CFO, Savannah Economic Development Authority)

  • Treasurer – Karl Bohnstedt, CPA (Partner, Dabbs, Hill, Hickman & Cannon LLP)

  • Secretary – Lisa Lanier (Controller, Precision Cutting Service)

  • Membership Director – Kelly Peutz (Division Director, Robert Half Associates)

  • Communications Director – Sarah Westcott (Owner, Sarah Westcott Financial Wellness)

  • Program Director – Nancy McGuinness (Sales Executive, Paycor)

  • Scholarship Director – Russ Mincey (CFO, Georgia Ports Authority)

  • Legal Counsel – Jeffrey Williamson (CEO, J.L. Williamson Law Group, LLC)

  • Director At-Large – Steve Bahlmann (CFO, Lummus Corporation)

  • Director At-Large – Michael Dayoub (Owner, Alpha Financial Management)

  • Director At-Large – Sam Hubbard (CEO, Coastal Capital Management)

  • Director At-Large – Geoffrey Kent (CFO, Goodwill Southeast Georgia)

  • Director At-Large – Cheryl Lansing (CFO, Jewish Educational Alliance)

  • Past Chairman Emeritus – Roy Austin (CEO, Rockwell Business Solutions)

Established in 2004, the CFO Council of Savannah provides a trusted and discreet forum for Coastal Empire & Lowcountry Senior Financial Executives and Corporate Decision-makers to share best practices; and discuss and inform members about financial and operational issues, legal and regulatory requirements, technology developments, and all other matters affecting their businesses.

Chairman Len James remarked “I’m really excited about this great team of leaders, and look forward to serving alongside them in 2018. The CFO Council works to provide an informative roundtable for our members, and this group will ensure our continued success towards that goal.”

The council welcomes Senior Financial Executives, such as CEO’s, CFO’s, owners, and other fiduciary parties; as well as Resource Company Representatives such as banks, attorneys, certified public accountants, and other value-adding entities. On the third Wednesday of each month, they present an educational program on topics relevant to the success of their businesses.