The 11th Annual CFO Forum

Stacie M. Frank

Vice President & CFO
Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Stacie M. Frank

Stacie M. Frank joined the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in April 2017. In this role, she is responsible for the financial operations of the company, including financial planning, accounting, investment management, capital structure and information technology requirements of the Association. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is widely regarded as one of the top orchestras in the world, with an annual operating budget of $75 million.

Previously, Ms. Frank spent 14 years at Exelon Corporation, where she held a variety of finance roles. As Senior Vice President and Treasurer, Ms. Frank had direct responsibility for Exelon’s capital markets planning and execution, liquidity management, and credit analysis. She managed the $7 billion equity and debt financing associated with Exelon’s acquisition of Pepco Holdings and, as Vice President of Investor Relations, led the company’s interactions with Wall Street during Exelon’s merger with Constellation Energy.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Frank was Director of Finance and Commonwealth Edison’s Director of Revenue Policy. She began her career in the insurance industry in the Philadelphia suburbs.

Ms. Frank earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Villanova University and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She was named to the 2014 listing of “40 Under 40” in Crain’s Chicago Business. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Children’s Museum and on the Advisory Council of the Anne Welsh McNulty Institute for Women’s Leadership at Villanova University.

Below are details from the CFO Forum that took place May 5, 2022

  • 5:30pm · CFO Forum Networking Cocktail Reception (with heavy hors d'oeuvres)

Friday, May 6, 2022

  • 7:00 a.m. · Registration opens and continental breakfast is served
  • 7:30 a.m. · Breakfast
  • 8:05 a.m. · Keynote Conversation
  • 8:45 a.m. · Break
  • 9:00 a.m. · Student Panel
  • 10 a.m. · Break
  • 10:15 a.m. · Will Green or Brown Investments Perform Better?
  • 11:15 a.m. · Event concludes and CFOs proceed to Management Conference.
  • Noon - 5 p.m. · Management Conference