PRINCETON, N.J. — The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) announced the election of the 2017-18 executive officers. The executive officer roles are the highest-ranking volunteer positions within the organization, responsible for representing the interests of more 7,800 members across North America.

Effective April 1, CFMA’s executive officers are: Chairman Samantha M. Hutchison, CCIFP, Brookstone, L.P., Houston, Texas; Vice Chairman Joe McLaughlin, CPA, CCIFP, Austin Commercial, LP, Dallas, Texas; Treasurer Michelle Eastman, CCIFP, North Mechanical Contracting, Inc. and North Mechanical Services, Inc, Indianapolis, Ind.; and Secretary Asif Choudhury, Bahar Consulting, Bethesda, Md.

“I am very excited about working with this new Officer team, and am confident they will continue to position CFMA as the premier resource in the construction financial management industry,” said Stuart Binstock, CFMA’s president and CEO. “The dedication and industry experience of these officers will guide the organization into the future by focusing on strategic initiatives that will positively impact both our members and the industry as a whole,” he added.

“I am honored to represent CFMA as chairman this year,” says Ms. Hutchison. “Along with the other officers, I am committed to providing outstanding leadership for CFMA as we continue to grow by delivering exceptional value for our members and stakeholders. I believe in CFMA as the foundation for success for our membership, and look forward to giving back to the association and to the industry as chairman.”

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