New Castle Controller
Bryan Woodhouse Vice President/Corporate Controller New Castle Hotels & Resorts

In about four months, the accounting and finance conference circuit will start to heat up, as professionals from companies of all shapes and sizes will descend upon hotels and convention centers in cities across the United States to peruse vendor exhibits, hobnob with their friends and peers at networking events, and attend workshops and seminars

As an accounting journalist with zero accounting background, I would go to as many conference sessions as time would allow in order to educate myself about the latest accounting standards, tax law changes, and technology trends. And lo and behold, corporate controllers, who have extensive accounting and finance backgrounds, also attend these talks as a way to keep current on topics that directly relate to their position.  Full Story