2021 MACC Online CFO & Controller Conference

Dec 9, 2021, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
MACC Members: $75 / Non-Members: $100
Charissa Gardner

MACC 2021 Online CFO & Controller Conference





The Controller & CFO Conference is back for Mid America Cooperative Council members and non-members. The popular learning opportunity will take place via Zoom - no travel needed! Learn more about MACC

Who should attend? Seasoned and newly hired co-op controllers, CFOs, and other financial professionals.

Register here!


9:35-10:30 a.m. EST Agricultural land markets and lending issues update, Dr. Bruce Sherrick, University of Illinois

10:35-11:30 a.m. EST: Cybersecurity: Protecting your co-op in a digital world, Dan Hanson, Marsh & McLennan Agency

11:30- 12:25 p.m. EST: Now Hiring: A food and agriculture labor update, Dr. Margaret Jodlowski, Ohio State University


Meet our Speakers 

Dr. Bruce Sherrick, University of Illinois

Dr. Sherrick helps make crop insurance programs work better for crop producers across the United States. Through Farmer Mac, he helps create and implement loan-funding programs that increase farmers’ access to capital. As a member of the Farmland Technical Advisory Board, he coordinates the required calculations that support the use-value farmland assessment system in Illinois. He helps build information systems for agricultural asset markets that utilize big data and novel computational strategies to better understand farmland values. Learn more here

Dan Hanson, Marsh & McLennan Agency

Dan Hanson is the Senior Vice President of Management Liability & Client Experience for Marsh & McLennan Agency’s Upper Midwest Region. In his role as Senior Vice President of Management Liability, Dan designs programs to protect his clients by managing and reducing their executive risk exposures. He specializes in executive liability lines of insurance, including directors and officer liability (D&O), employment practices liability (EPL), fiduciary liability, professional liability (errors and omissions), and network security/cyber liability insurance. Learn more here

Dr. Margaret Jodlowski, Ohio State University

Margaret completed her Ph.D. at Cornell University in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management in 2020. Her research focuses on agricultural issues both domestically and internationally, with a specific emphasis on farm labor and farm household dynamics. Broadly, her research explores how farms and other agricultural operations impact rural economies and environments, and how those, along with policy changes in those spaces, affect the nature of agricultural production. Learn more here


Continuing Education Credits

This program will be structured according to guidance from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy to allow for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits for Certified Public Accountants (CPAs).

Recommended credits: 3 CPE credits

Program knowledge level: Update

Instructional delivery method: Group internet based program (this program will NOT be recorded)

No prerequisites or advance preparation required. Attendees seeking CPE credit will receive a certificate of completion following the event. Attendees seeking full CPE credit will be required to attend the entire event and participate in interactive activities.


More Information

Contact Charissa Gardner at gardner.1148@osu.edu with registration questions. We strive to host events that are inclusive and accessible to everyone. If you require accommodations to fully participate in this activity, please reach out to Ryan Kline at kline.375@osu.edu


Registrations cancelled at least 24 hours prior to this event will receive a refund of the registration fee minus a $10 processing fee. Contact Charissa Gardner if you have registered and are no longer able to attend the event.