2019 VPEC

Our 6th annual conference took place June 12-14, 2019.  Guests came together in an intimate setting to participate in networking activities and attend CPE-eligible roundtables and general sessions where they  discussed best practices, current trends and issues affecting the industry. 

The Keynote Speaker

Molly Fletcher, hailed as the “female Jerry Maguire” by CNN, shared the unconventional techniques that helped her thrive as one of the first female sports agents in the high stakes, big ego world of professional sports and now as a successful entrepreneur. Molly recruited and represented hundreds of sport’s biggest names, including Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz, PGA TOUR golfer Matt Kuchar, broadcaster Erin Andrews, and basketball championship coaches Tom Izzo and Doc Rivers. She successfully negotiated over $500 million in contracts and she shared her proven approach to negotiating and teaching people how to close more deals faster, all while strengthening the relationship. Molly has been featured in ESPN, Fast Company, Forbes and Sports Illustrated and is the author of four books.

The Venue

Nestled on the elbow of Cape Cod, the Wequassett Resort and Golf Club is a meticulously landscaped hideaway featuring 120 lavish guest rooms and suites, four acclaimed restaurants, two magnificent pools, two extraordinary beaches, boating and water sports, four Har Tru tennis courts and eighteen holes of exclusive championship golf.

The key to being a successful COO and CFO is your ability to tap other resources in your industry.  The networking is invaluable in terms of building relationships.

- Terry Olson 
COO & CFO, THL Credit


The Schedule

The conference welcome reception kicked off at 6pm on Wednesday; there were optional business sessions starting at 3pm for those interested in earning additional CPE credits. Attendees discussed best practices, current trends, and other pressing industry issues within intimate roundtable and general session formats. In addition to the business content, attendees were invited to participate in an afternoon leisure activity on Thursday. The conference concluded on Friday at noon. 

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The Advisory Board

Mark Allen, CFO, General Catalyst Partners
Kyle Burrell, Partner, EY
April Evans, Partner & CFO, Monitor Clipper Partners
Susan Gillick, Managing Partner, Standish Management
Cheryl Goyette, CPA
Andrew Hansen, CFO & CCO, 137 Ventures
Stephen Henkenmeier, Managing Director and CFO, STG
Kimberley Kaplan-Gross, Partner, Choate
Terry Olson, COO & CFO, THL Credit
Alexia Pearsall, CFO, Guidepost Growth Equity
Dave Poltack, CFO, Causeway Media Partners

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