Chapter Notes

Welcome to the Columbus, OH chapter of the SEC Professionals Group!

Please save the date for our Q1 2019 meeting on Tuesday, March 26th.  Huntington is excited to be hosting the meeting at our downtown location on the 10th floor at the Huntington Center located at 41 S. High St., Columbus, Oh 43215.

Meeting details – Tuesday, March 26

The meeting will begin with networking at 12:00 pm Eastern.  The national broadcast will start at 12:15 pm.  It will last 60 minutes, providing members who attend with 1.0 CPE credits.  Lunch will be served. To sign up, just log into the SEC Professional’s website and register for the event.

Please click here to login to the SEC Pros site and Register Now.


12:00 pm – 12:15 pm - Registration and Networking*

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm - SEC Professionals Group national presentation (1.0 CPE credits)

Leveraging your Financial Reporting Expertise on your Way Up the Ladder 

Join us for our Q1 meeting to learn essential career lessons from those who have achieved the pinnacle of success in our profession: the current and past chairs of the FASB, and former Board Member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. One CPE credit is available.

They will share their advice with you—the next generation of leaders. After hearing their experience and perspectives, you will be able to:

  • List the skills you should master as you advance in your career
  • Explain how your focus should evolve as you move from manager to director to VP
  • Recognize how changes in accounting and auditing standards fit into the big picture
  • Recall how technology trends and investor preferences may affect your day-to-day responsibilities


  • Jeanette Franzel, former Board Member, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)
  • Leslie Seidman, former Chair, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
  • Russ Golden, Chairman, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)

Moderated by Bob Herz, former Chairman, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)

1:15 pm – 1:30 pm - Group discussion

*Lunch will be provided

We encourage you to invite colleagues on your reporting team and those in Internal Audit, Accounting & Finance to become members.  You will meet your peers, share experiences and learn from each other.  Don't miss this opportunity to expand your professional network and engage with your peers.

Special thanks to our chapter sponsors: Workiva, Vaco, Ice Miller, LLP, and Intelligize, Inc. for their continued support.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting.  If you have any questions or suggestions, please reach out to us at the contact information below.

Thank you,

Larry Slivon

Columbus, OH Advisory Chair

Advisory Chairs

Larry Slivon

AVP/Senior Manager - SEC Reporting

Joel Stanley

Accountant III - SEC Reporting

Jordan Martin

Senior Financial Analyst - External Reporting
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

Matthew Stierhoff

Senior Accountant, Reporting


Derek Benseler
+1 614-354-7186
Lauren Tamaska
Intelligize, Inc.
+1 937-212-7897
Stephen Edwards
Ice Miller
+1 614-462-1108
Ryan Reimer
+1 515-987-4855
Kurt Ringley
+1 952-843-8009
Tyler Arnold
+1 480-440-6760