Detroit: Past, Present, Future

Training Type: 
Live Training
Date and Time: 
May 18 2019 - 8:30am to 12:30pm  PDT

Los Angeles Convention Center

1201 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
United States
CPE Credits: 
Member Price: 
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Deputy CFO / Director of Financial Planning & Analysis
City of Detroit, MI
Acting CFO
City of Detroit
Chief Deputy CFO
City of Detroit
Chief Accounting Officer / Deputy CFO
City of Detroit
Treasurer / Deputy CFO
City of Detroit
Program Description: 

After four decades of financial challenges, state oversight, and municipal bankruptcy, Detroit was able to emerge with balanced budgets, upgraded credit ratings, improved policies and processes, and modern technology. Like all governments, Detroit still faces challenges going forward, but its journey and the lessons learned of its recovery create a case study that is valuable to finance officers from all types of organizations. Attend this session to hear firsthand how Detroit was able to survive its long history of mismanagement and misfortune to emerge from bankruptcy and begin working on creating a financially sustainable organization and resilient community.