WEBINAR: Heavy Construction Execs Talk Tips for
Integrating Field Operations and Accounting
Tuesday, February 26 at 2:00PM ET
Investing in the right software infrastructure model to improve workflows, outdated processes and reporting can pay huge dividends, particularly as funding gaps keep operating margins tight. But what’s the best software platform model for ensuring that estimating, operations and accounting/ERP systems work together?
Join this lively executive roundtable, as financial, operations, and IT leaders at top heavy civil and specialty construction firms debate prevailing approaches, including accounting-led back office vs. integrated field-centric models, and more.
Attendees will learn:
- How various approaches can tie together estimating, scheduling, field tracking, equipment maintenance and reporting
- Examples of data-driven workflow efficiencies – and the roadblocks of disparate systems
- Best methods for achieving a seamless integration between field operations and accounting/ERP software systems
- Ways to reduce costs and overcome the challenges of new technology adoption
Richard King, CPA, CCIFP
Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer
Schlouch Incorporated – Blandon, PA
Richard manages all aspects of accounting, finance, IT, insurance, human resources and administration at Schlouch. With over thirty years’ experience in public accounting, Rich has spoken on accounting, equipment, project management, technology and HR topics at CFMA local, regional and national conferences as well as software users’ conferences, trade association meetings and YPO’s 2018 Construction Industry Roundtable.
Griffith Company – Brea, CA
Chris joined Griffith Company in 2007 after ten years of public accounting experience serving the construction, health care and manufacturing industries. In addition to traditional attest and tax engagements, he provided accounting systems consulting, implementation, integration and data conversion services. Serving as IT Director for Griffith, he applies this experience to all aspects of the company’s technology strategy. Key areas of focus for his team include process improvement, documentation and automation.
Vice President, General Manager
Mortenson Construction – Minneapolis, MN
Eric is a 25-year veteran of the heavy civil construction industry, and in 2011 started the Civil Group at Mortenson. Mortenson is a national, top-20 ranked U.S. builder and developer. Mortenson’s Civil Group works across the entire U.S. focusing on infrastructure for renewable energy projects as well as federal installations. As the general manager, Eric is responsible for all facets of business planning and strategy, business development, preconstruction and operations execution.
Moderator: Doug Seyler
B2W Software – Portsmouth, NH
Doug has more than 25 years of experience in the heavy construction and construction materials sectors through operations management, systems integration and business analysis roles with Oldcastle Materials and Summit Materials. He joined B2W Software in early 2017, where he contributes his industry expertise to the company’s product development process and assists B2W clients in the implementation and optimization of their software.