Upcoming events

    • 04/30/2024
    • 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Phoenix Raceway 7602 Jimmie Johnson Dr., Avondale, AZ 85323
    • 22

    April Field Trip Event to the Phoenix Raceway 

    Date and Time : Tuesday, April 30, 2024 2:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. 

    Location: Phoenix Raceway at 7602 Jimmie Johnson Dr., Avondale, AZ 85323

    Join us for a tour, talk and networking reception with colleagues! We will provide drinks and appetizers.  

    Moderator and Panel: 

    Chantel Carlson, Senior Director, Business Operations

    Hilary Adams, Senior Director, Event Experience

    Mark Bailey, Director, Business Development

    Nicole Rivera, Sr Manager, Accounting

    Todd Hardy, Senior Manager, Guest Services and Security 

    Regular members: $50
    Guests: $70
    Full members: included in annual membership

    Payment is by WildApricot Affinipay. 

    Please register even if you have a full membership so that we have an accurate attendee count.

    • 05/15/2024
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Bell Bank- Camelback Lakes – 2730 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix Training Room
    • 21

    May Luncheon Event 

    Date and Time : Wednesday, May 15, 2024 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. 

    Location: Bell Bank- Camelback Lakes – 2730 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix Training Room 

    Topic: What Keeps the Treasury Professional Up at Night? 


    11:30-12:00 p.m. Attendee arrival and registration

    12:00-1:00 p.m. Presentation

    Moderator: Desiree Outcalt, VP Commercial Bank, Bell Bank 

    Panelists: Mike Peterson, Treasury Manager, Viad Corporation;  Jeffrey O'Brien, VP & Treasurer, Surgery Partners; Jermal McDaniel, Array Tech and Dan Roach, Treasury Manager, SRP. 

    Regular members: $50
    Guests: $70
    Full members: included in annual membership

    Payment is by WildApricot Affinipay. 

    Please register even if you have a full membership so that we have an accurate attendee count.

    • 09/19/2024
    • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • The Heard Museum at 2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
    • 95

    The AFPA is excited to have you join us for the annual 2024 Desert Summit Conference on Thursday, September 19. 2024. We will be at The Heard Museum in Phoenix! 

    • We anticipate 75+ Phoenix and Arizona area Treasury & Finance professionals for the event and plan to offer a keynote, a panel and several content sessions. Of course, an end of day networking reception and give away opportunities for attendees.
    • If you have questions or just need a bit of help signing up, you can e-mail our Desert Summit Management team at  We look forward to seeing you at this year’s Desert Summit! 

    Brandon Gerald, 2024 Desert Summit Conference Chair 

Past events

03/20/2024 March Webinar- March 20, 2024- Dynamic Markets, Confident Moves: Debt Lifecycle Management
02/21/2024 February Luncheon Event -Wednesday, February 21, 2024- Business Payments and AI
01/17/2024 January Kick Off Luncheon Event -Wednesday, January 17, 2024- Phoenix Economic Development Update
12/06/2023 December Winter Happy Hour for Networking on Wednesday, December 6, 2023
11/15/2023 November Luncheon Event -Wednesday, November 15, 2023- The Remarkable Rise of ESG within Cash: Making Sense of the Investment Landscape where Values Meets Cash
09/14/2023 2023 Desert Summit Conference- Thursday Sept 14- Musical Instrument Museum
08/16/2023 Summer Happy Hour for Networking
06/21/2023 Webinar Wednesday, June 21- Financial Supply Chains are at an Inflection Point
05/17/2023 May Luncheon Event -Wednesday, May 17- Driving Treasury Costs Down When Everything is Going Up
04/19/2023 Annual Field Trip Event -Wednesday, April 19- Inside Look at the Phoenix Zoo
03/15/2023 Webinar Wednesday, March 15- Accelerating Receivables by Leveraging Technology
02/15/2023 Luncheon & Monthly Meeting-Wednesday, February 15- Market Impacts on Financial Risk Management
01/18/2023 Luncheon & Monthly Meeting-Wednesday, January 18- State of the State by our Arizona Treasurer
12/06/2022 Holiday Happy Hour Tuesday, December 6th
11/16/2022 Luncheon & Monthly Meeting-Wednesday, November 16- Crypto and Blockchain: What You Should Know
09/29/2022 2022 Desert Summit Conference- Thursday Sept 29- Heard Museum
08/17/2022 Luncheon & Monthly Meeting-Wednesday, August 17- American Companies Must Understand and be Prepared for Geopolitical Risk
06/15/2022 Webinar Wednesday, June 15- Economic Update
05/18/2022 In Person Luncheon & Monthly Meeting-Wednesday, May 18- Emerging Liquidity Investment Trends
04/20/2022 In Person Social Event Wednesday, April 20th at The Thirsty Lion-Tempe
03/16/2022 In Person Luncheon & Monthly Meeting-Wednesday, March 16- The Payments Transformation
02/16/2022 Webinar Wednesday, February 16- What the Hack: Today's Top Cyber Threats in Finance
01/19/2022 Webinar Wednesday, January 19- Strategic Resource Allocation
12/15/2021 In Person Social Event Wednesday, December 15th
11/17/2021 In Person Luncheon & Monthly Meeting November 17- Treasury: The New Normal
10/21/2021 Live Social Event Thursday, October 21- Top Golf Scottsdale
09/14/2021 Virtual - 2021 Desert Summit Conference- Tue, Sept 14 and Wed, Sept 15
08/12/2021 Live Event Thursday, August 12- Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) tour and talk
07/21/2021 Webinar Wednesday, July 21- Integrated Payables and Trends in Payments
06/16/2021 Webinar Wednesday, June 16- Minimizing Digital Risk in the Workplace
05/19/2021 Webinar Wednesday, May 19- Potpourri of Contemporary Events
04/21/2021 Webinar Wednesday, April 21- RPA for Treasury and FP&A: Where’s the Value
03/17/2021 Webinar Wednesday, March 17 - Unclaimed Property by Marketsphere
02/17/2021 Webinar Wednesday, February 17 - ACH Update by NACHA
01/21/2021 Webinar Thursday, January 21 - FBI Update on Cyber Crime
12/17/2020 Virtual AFPA Annual Meeting & Board Election- Thur, Dec 17th
11/17/2020 Virtual - 2020 Desert Summit Conference- Tue, Nov 17th
10/14/2020 Virtual Webinar-City of Chandler Revitalization-Wed, Oct 14th
09/16/2020 Webinar September 16 - The Impact of Real-Time Payments on Treasury Operations- Open 24/7/365
07/22/2020 Webinar July 22 - ISO 20022: The Global Transformation in Payments is Happening Today! by Elire, Inc.
06/10/2020 Webinar June 10 - Market Impacts on Financial Risk Management
05/20/2020 Webinar May 20 Effective Bank Account Structure: Not a One-Size-Fits-All Approach
04/15/2020 Webinar April 15 Learn all about Opportunity Zones!
04/08/2020 Webinar April 8 Cash Me Outside: A Look at Cash Pooling
02/19/2020 Monthly Meeting February 19- Arizona Business Development Update
12/18/2019 Monthly meeting December 18- Challenges to Treasury Technology: Analysis of Common Pitfalls and how to Avoid Them
11/20/2019 **Cancelled**Monthly meeting November 20- Career Strategies- Tips on being better at your current role and getting where you want to go
10/24/2019 Monthly meeting October 24- Looking in the Mirror How do Your Banks See You
09/17/2019 AFPA 2019 Desert Summit
08/21/2019 Webinar August 21- The Business of Bank Relationship Management
06/19/2019 Monthly meeting June 19- Capitalizing on faster payments and technology: Finding success in the hype
05/15/2019 Monthly meeting May 15- Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Integration
04/17/2019 Monthly meeting April 17- Brexit Briefing
03/13/2019 Monthly event March 13- Social spring training event
02/20/2019 Monthly meeting February 20- LIBOR rate and transition to SOFR
01/16/2019 Monthly meeting January 16- Unclaimed Property- The Top Ten Things Financial Professionals Should Know
12/19/2018 Monthly meeting December 19- Cyber Security for Professional Service Firms
11/20/2018 Monthly meeting November 20- Kahoots Treasury Management edition
09/19/2018 AFPA 2018 Desert Summit
08/08/2018 Monthly meeting: August 8 webinar
07/18/2018 Monthly meeting July 18
05/23/2018 Monthly meeting May 23
04/25/2018 Monthly meeting April 25
03/14/2018 Monthly meeting March 14
02/14/2018 Monthly meeting: February 14 webinar
01/24/2018 Monthly meeting January 24
12/13/2017 Monthly meeting December 13
11/15/2017 Monthly meeting November 15
09/14/2017 AFPA 2017 Desert Summit
08/23/2017 Monthly meeting: August 23 webinar
07/20/2017 AFPA Summer Networking Event 7/20
05/17/2017 Monthly meeting May 17 - lunch only
05/17/2017 Monthly meeting May 17
04/19/2017 Monthly meeting April 19
03/15/2017 Monthly meeting March 15
02/15/2017 Monthly meeting February 15
01/25/2017 Monthly meeting: January 25 webinar
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