The Construction Financial Management Association Welcomes New Officers for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year


For Immediate Release:
April 3, 2014

Contact: Director of Marketing

The Construction Financial Management Association Welcomes New
Officers for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year

Princeton, NJ – The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) is proud to announce the election of its officers for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Among its 6,600 plus members, the officer role is the highest-ranking volunteer member position within the professional organization.

Effective April 1, the new CFMA national officers are: Chairman Steve C. Tenney, Story Construction Co., Ames, IA; Vice Chairman J. Brad Robinson, CCIFP, Lend Lease, Charlotte, NC; Treasurer Kenneth L. Chiccotella, CCIFP, Kirlin Carolinas, LLC, Raleigh, NC; Secretary David S.J. Wightman, CPCU, Aon Risk Solutions, Houston, TX; and Immediate Past Chairman Patrick A. Cebelak, CCIFP, Rehmann, Lansing, MI.
Most of the officers have earned their CCIFP credential from the Institute for Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals (ICCIFP), demonstrating their commitment to the highest professional standards for construction financial professionals.

“We are very excited about this year’s officer team, who we know will bring CFMA as an organization to new heights.” said Stuart Binstock, CFMA President and CEO.  “Their passion for the industry, along with their experience and wonderful ability to collaborate will steer us in a direction that will increase CFMA’s member value to the next level,” he added.

“As the new Chairman of CFMA, my focus will be on helping chapters not only achieve but exceed their goals, helping members connect with other members, continuing to elevate CFMA’s educational programs, and positioning CFMA as the leading advocate for issues that impact our industry,” said Chairman Steve Tenney. He continued: “It is an honor to be in this position, and I look forward to working with my fellow officers and making an impact on the construction finance industry.”


The Construction Financial Management Association is the only non-profit individual member organization in the world dedicated to serving the financial professional in the construction industry. Established in 1981, it serves more than 6,600 members in 88 chapters across the United States and Canada, publishes an award-winning business journal, CFMA Building Profits, and offers a variety of educational and professional development and connection programs through its chapter network, at its Annual Conference & Exhibition, and distance learning via the Internet. Membership in CFMA provides construction financial professionals with unique opportunities for industry networking, career development, and personal and professional growth. Visit for more information.