James Grabski MBA

CFO, LCG Pence

Jim Grabski is currently the Chief Financial Officer for Pence Companies, a Northwest based general contracting group that works throughout the western United States. In addition to overall responsibility for Pence Company's financial functions, Jim is responsible for treasury, budgeting and forecasting, risk management, and economic strategy for several entities. Prior to joining Pence Companies in 2017, he spent 6 years as CFO for Greenberry Industrial, an industrial contractor, and was the Western Region Vice President of Finance for JE Dunn Construction Company, a national general contractor, spending for 14 years with the firm. In the 9 years before entering the construction industry, Jim was the Dealer Principal and General Manager, for the Northwest's sole Toyota Industrial Equipment enterprise, which gives him unique insight into the construction equipment business.

He is a Past President of CFMA's Portland Chapter and has been recognized with its Founder's, President's and General Member of the Year award and was a 2016 finalist for CFMA National's Debra Hahn Memorial Award. He was a finalist in 2013 for the Portland Business Journal's CFO of the Year award. Jim is a frequent speaker and presenter for CFMA on both a local and national basis and is a co-creator of CFMA's nationally recognized "A 360° View of Your WIP" and "Work in Progress: A Deep Dive an Advanced Perspective of WIP" programs.