We are so honored to highlight our Authors In Our Midst.  Among their many accomplishments, these CFO Leadership Council members are also published authors!  

richard brown
Director of financE
champion elevator corp
& NYC Chapter Member

Three people who make a deal with the devil become trapped together in time on a mystical country estate. Brown’s ambitious debut follows the deal-with-the-devil tale of James Harris, an aspiring entrepreneur who finds himself in need of money for his latest foray into the information technology sector.

“More than just a clever retelling, this captivating novel possesses an abundance of vitality and originality. … A fitting modern homage to timeless classic literature.”—INDIES TODAY  

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Bolanle Williams-Olley
Mancini Duffy & NYC Chapter Member

The time is now to chart your unique career path and lead with courage.  We are proud to feature our next “Author In Our Midst”, Bolanle Williams-Olley, CFO at Mancini Duffy, member of our NYC chapter and author of Build Boldly.

Build Boldly provides a practical playbook to spark bold, courageous action for growth, and leadership that will inspire you to rise and be your best. 

Amazon 5 Star rated, get your copy here

Mindy Barker
Barker Associates

Meet Mindy Barker, CEO of Barker Associates & Co-Chair (founding SC member actually!) of our Jacksonville Chapter.

A 5 ⭐️ star rating on Amazon. One reader penned “Mindy offers up a cultural perspective on the things you need to do now to make your company appealing to investors in the future.”

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Glenn Hopper

Meet this rock star author in our midst, Glenn Hopper, CFO, Sandline & member of The CFO Leadership Council Nashville chapter.

Book: Deep Finance: Corporate Finance In The Information Age

This book is perfect for trailblazing CFOs ready to dive deep into an era of information, analytics, and Big Data. It will take you from asking “What Is AI?” to walking a clear path toward your own digital transformation.

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Ken Liu

Meet Ken Liu, Controller at Huntress. His debut novel, The Thing About Baseball, was recently listed as Forbes’ #3 most popular summer read in the non-business category. 

Ken offers some insights “The story centers around a high school senior trying to decide what to do after graduation, but the book is about so much more than just baseball. I think the decision-making process, along with self-doubt and everything else that comes along with it, is something that all of us, baseball fans or not, can wholly relate to.”

All proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to charities that help the AAPI community. He is currently working on book #2!

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Jack McCullough
President & Founder
CFO Leadership Council

Our very own Founder, Jack McCullough is a 2x author!  His latest book “The Psychopathic CEO: An Executive Survival Guide” just hit the stands in Sept 2021.

This book was written to help executives identify a potential psychopath in the corner office and to develop a survival strategy – for yourself and the company you lead.

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Greg Olney
CFO & Head of Change Management
Glazing Concepts Inc.

Meet Greg Olney, CFO, Glacing Concepts, Co-Chair of our Orange County chapter & a 4x published author!  A 5 ⭐️ Amazon rating, here’s a recent reader review from his latest book.

“I found this book to be very enlightening! It clearly connects all of the other books in the series. The information provided is extremely useful for every day life.”

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Suzy Taherian

Meet Sezaneh (Suzy) Taherian, co-author of the 80/20 CFO. She is passionate about the Future of Finance ~ a teacher at UC Davis MBA program & a recent guest speaker at The Economic Times DataCon June ’21 Conference in India.

CFOs have the ability to script their company’s success stories! This guide is perfect for you. More data. More computing. More digital opportunities.

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James Vanreusel
Vanreusel Ventures

We celebrate this author in our midst, James Vanreusel, CFA

In James’ first book, #1 Key To Creating A Thriving Business, he draws on the first 20 years of a career that took him deep into the world’s financial markets.

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Lindsey Zhang

Meet this “Author In Our Midst” Lyndsey Zhang and her book, The Surge: An Overview of China’s Rapid Evolving Corporate Governance and Coming ESG Revolution.   Understanding China’s corporate governance and business practices is no longer optional – it’s a necessity. Let this book be your guide.

One Amazon reader comments “Ms. Zhang has written a well-researched and documented book that thoroughly explains the current status of China’s rapid business growth while delving into the continuing improvement of corporate behavior in the world’s second-largest economy.”

Rumor has it, Lyndsey is working with a UK publisher on her next book. It’s due out early in Nov ’21. We look forward to it!

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Been published recently?

If you’ve published something recently that your finance peers may find valuable (book, article, white paper, etc), we want to hear from you!  If you are a current CFO Leadership Council member and would like us to share it on your behalf please reach out to Kristin Todd, Vice President of Marketing, [email protected].

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