Sinclair, Emmis Execs Selected As MFM CFO Summit Co-Chairs


HOLLYWOOD, FLA. — The Media Financial Management Association’s 2018 CFO Summit will be held March 8-9, 2018 at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort on A1A overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

Overseeing the event as co-chairs are the top financial executives for a major broadcast TV company, and the radio broadcasting company driving the push for FM tuners in all smartphones.

David R. Bochenek, the SVP and Chief Accounting Officer for Sinclair Broadcast Group, and Ryan Hornaday, EVP and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Emmis Communications Corp., will Co-Chair the event, now in its 12th year.

MFM’s annual CFO Summit provides an exclusive forum for “a no-holds-barred dialogue focused on the most important issues facing CFOs and media executives who deal directly with financial management processes.”

The 2018 event will feature the latest intelligence and facilitated discussions on cyber-security, economic and media consumption trends, workplace issues, digital media rights requirements, connected cars/ the IoT, and managing big data, among other pressing matters.

“The rapid pace of change continues to keep media industry CFOs on their toes,” said Mary M. Collins, President/CEO of MFM and its BCCA subsidiary, which serves as the media industry’s credit association. “Thanks to the guidance and leadership of MFM Board Member David Bochenek and MFM member Ryan Hornaday, who are charged with translating these challenges and opportunities into actionable business strategies for two of the industry’s leading media organizations, we have developed an agenda and are recruiting the foremost experts to facilitate a collaborative discussion amongst the industry’s financial leaders.”

MFM is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. Eligible attendees can obtain an up to 9.5 CPE Credits over the two-day summit.     Additional information about the CFO Summit and an online registration form may be found on MFM’s website, at