RTP CFO Forum meets Thursday, June 17, 2021 (IN-PERSON MEETING)

17jun7:30 am9:00 amRTP CFO Forum meets Thursday, June 17, 2021 (IN-PERSON MEETING)

Event Details

The RTP CFO Forum will hold
its next monthly meeting on Thursday, June 17, 2021

7:30 a.m. – 8:00
a.m.   Networking

 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Program

RSVP to Jessica Smith by Wednesday, June 16, at 919.232.5991 or email

*PLEASE NOTE – HUB International
is still observing mask protocol when in common areas.  The building has eliminated all mask
mandates, so once outside of HUB’s office, there are no restrictions*

Location:  HUB International Limited • 751 Corporate Center Dr. • Suite 120
• Raleigh

Topic: Tony Atti – Stories and Experiences from Behind the Curtain

Program Objective: The speaker will share his history as an entrepreneur,
as well as the history and challenges he’s discovered at his current company,
and discuss what important lessons he has learned over the years.

Speaker: Tony
Atti, Director, Co-Founder, & CEO of Phononic

us at HUB International for our first in-person meeting in over a year! The
speaker, Tony Atti of Phononic, will talk about his history as an entrepreneur
and what he learned from it, as well as speak on the history, challenges, and
experiences he’s had with his current company.

is also a dramatic change that is going on in the Triangle right now, which
Tony will discuss, and the role finance plays. The Triangle is a vibrant
entrepreneurial community, and Phononic has played a quiet, but important, role
behind the scenes, bringing in some of the big names you’ve read about. They’ve
been working with a bunch of the local entrepreneurial groups prepping them for
what’s coming…expectations are now bigger and the region needs to be prepared.


Dr. Atti is an
experienced energy technology investor, entrepreneur, and executive who has
demonstrated expertise and leadership in venture financing, business
development, start-up growth and operations, and negotiating joint venture

As co-founder and CEO at
Phononic, he’s led the development and growth of the company as the leading
innovator of solid-state cooling and heating management solutions through
accretive venture capital and institutional investor support. As a former
Director at MHI Energy Partners, a seed- and early-stage energy private equity
fund, Dr. Atti managed deal flow networks, conducted due diligence, structured
venture financing transactions, and provided direct portfolio company

Dr. Atti earned his Ph.D.
in Organic Chemistry from the Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute at the
University of Southern California. Dr. Atti also holds an MBA from New York
University and a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Ithaca College.


the RTP CFO Forum:

RTP CFO Forum serves approximately 250 CFOs and similar senior financial
executives in the greater Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill region. The Forum
provides interactive networking and discussion of technical and strategic
topics in a secure environment created exclusively for senior-level peers,
sparking new ideas and practical solutions to pressing issues. The combination
of relevant speakers and topics with opportunities to build professional
networks enables its members to grow and thrive.  CPE is provided on
select topics. To learn more, visit

note that the RTP CFO Forum is typically scheduled for the third Thursday of
every month from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Attendance is limited to CFOs or senior
financial professionals in similar positions.

RTP CFO Forum is sponsored by
Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP.  For more information, please contact us.



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