Meeting/Event Information

November Dinner: Baker Hughes GE: Transforming Energy Through Technology

November 14, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Junior League of Houston
1811 Briar Oaks Lane
Houston, TX 77027


 Dinner Speaker:  

Brian Worrell
Chief Financial Officer

Baker Hughes, a GE company

Brian Worrell is the Chief Financial Officer for Baker Hughes, a GE company. Prior to this role, he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for GE Oil & Gas since January 2014.  In December 2012, he assumed the role of Vice President, GE Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis, supporting Keith Sherin, GE CFO and Jeff Immelt, GE CEO in Fairfield, CT. Brian was Vice President of the GE Corporate Audit Staff from January, 2006, to December, 2010.  He led a team of 750 people responsible for ensuring financial statement integrity, controllership, compliance and best practices throughout the company.

Mr. Worrell has worked on five continents and multiple businesses during his tenure with GE.  He began in 1992 as a member of the Financial Management Program in Louisville, Kentucky and Peterborough, England, after which he joined the Corporate Audit Staff.  In 1997, he joined GE Healthcare, where he served as product line and supply chain finance manager as well as global financial planning and analysis leader.  He served as chief financial officer for Healthcare Monitoring and IT, and in 2003 he joined GE’s Oil & Gas business in Florence, Italy, where he served as chief financial officer. 

Mr. Worrell is a native of North Carolina and a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, with an honors degree in economics. Mr. Worrell and his wife have three children and is now based in London.

 Professional Developement Session  Pulling Back the Curtains: Exposing Financial Risks and Finding Hidden Working Capital

Teri Banks - Moderator
Vice President 
Treasury Management Consultant
Wells Fargo & Company

Teri joined Wells Fargo more than 25 years ago as a Team Leader in Corporate Trust responsible for the design, implementation and training for various software applications.  In 1997, Teri transferred to Wells Fargo’s newly formed Commercial Card Team.  In that role, Teri developed a strong working knowledge of common procure-to-pay processes and designed commercial cards programs to integrate with numerous ERP’s. 

After having built and managed Wells Fargo’s largest commercial card portfolio, Teri transferred to the Energy Group to assist with the management of their commercial card programs and expansion of card usage globally.  Teri’s role was further expanded to include automation of payables and receivables for clients in the Energy Group.

Teri is now a Treasury Management Consultant for Wells Fargo’s Regional Commercial Banking Office in Houston working with clients in the design and implementation of comprehensive, scalable solutions to increase automation in all areas of financial operations.

Teri received a B.B.A. in Accounting, magna cum laude, from the University of Houston.

Christi Lloveras, CTP 
Senior Vice President, Product Solutions Consulting Group
Wells Fargo & Company
Salt Lake City

Christi Lloveras is a senior vice president and accounts receivable consultant for the West and Southwest on the Product Solutions Consulting group of Wells Fargo. She develops electronic payment and transaction strategies with customers of all sizes. She has been helping clients with business process efficiency solutions for more than 7 years.

Christi is a 23-year veteran of the banking industry, and joined Wells Fargo in 2004. Before joining the bank, Christi held positions outside the banking industry in Treasury Management helping to manage cash flow, cash forecasting and budget analysis. Christi used many of the emerging solutions to develop efficiencies and brings that practical experience to her team and customers.

John G. Kolar
Vice President 
Fraud Prevention Manager
Digital Solutions for Business, PVSI
Wells Fargo & Company

John Kolar is a Vice President and a manager of the Fraud Prevention Education, Training and Process team at Wells Fargo Bank. He has over 19 years of experience in financial services, primarily in Treasury Management serving in online product management, technical sales and release management roles.

In his current role, John manages a team of consultants that create and maintain training and process documentation for the fraud prevention agents. John’s team also creates and updates the education collateral for internal and external use for the Wholesale business.

Darin C Armbrecht
ERP Strategy Consultant
IT Advocate
Wells Fargo & Company

Darin is a strategic IT technology professional with 20 years of experience in implementation, consulting, technical account management, solution architecture, pre-sales, business development, integrations and operational optimization.

He has consulted, implemented, integrated, and architected solutions on ERP, CRM, and Knowledge Management systems in Fortune 500 companies. He joins us most recently from a business intelligence and systems role building out an ERP platform. Darin thrives on efficiency and streamlining processes so he’s excited about being part of a team that brings world-class electronic commerce solutions to our customers.

He has experience in Procure-to-Pay and Quote-to-Cash lifecycles. He has built and executed an E-Business strategy for a large office retailer that moved customers and vendors from manual, repetitive, paper based processes to EDI and XML channels to automate transactions through an order lifecycle.

Darin has received recognition for proposing and designing a proprietary procurement and invoicing solution that enabled business partners the ability to quote, receive and acknowledge orders, provide shipment details, label product, and invoice.


4:00 PM - Beat the Traffic Social
4:30 PM - Professional Development Session Speaker 
5:30 PM - Social Hour
6:30 PM - Dinner & Presentation

We would like to thank our Platinum Sponsor for sponsoring the Professional Development Session: 

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CPE Credit is offered for the PD Session and the Dinner Presentation.  One (1) hour of CPE is offered for each program.  There is not pre-requisite preparation or experience required.

If you have not already done so, please register by 5:00 p.m. Friday, November 10, 2017
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