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Mindy Barker, CFOLC Co-Chair, Announces Release of Finance Book, Pitching To Win

Mindy Barker of Barker Associates and Co-Chair for The CFO Leadership Council's Jacksonville chapter, has announced the release of her new book Pitching to Win: Strategies for Success. Drawing on Barker’s extensive experience working in private equity and financial...

Creative Leadership Skills for the Current Climate

Being a leader is a commitment. You are charged with guiding and supporting your team through the good times and the bad. Creative leaders can make enormous contributions through a focus on concentration and self development. So what does this mean exactly? During a...

New Talent Mandata For CFOs: Advice from Tatum’s Monica Foster

This article was authored by Monica Foster, National Managing Partner of Talent Management, Tatum Associates, a proud national sponsor of The CFO Leadership Council. Many CFOs agree that finding qualified talent to join their team is their biggest constraint on...

Distractions

An excerpt from the book The Transition Game, written by CFOLC member Greg Olney. For more information on Olney, scroll down.   Distractions The reason that people drive so horribly when they have cell phones next to their ear is that the cell phone cuts out the...

Key Success Drivers In Deal Negotiations: Part III in Acquisition Strategy Series

  Authored by Joseph Feldman This article is the final in a 3-part series dedicated to acquisition strategy, and authored by Joseph Feldman, President of Joseph Feldman Associates. Plenty of ink has been spilled on negotiation strategy.  Some useful, some less useful...

On The Spot Networking from Boston member Joyce Welsh, CFO, BrightWork

Are you ready to network on the spot in any situation? We all know that person who seems to fall into perfect opportunities over and over… the reason for their “luck” is that they are ready to network at a moment’s notice, so when the perfect opportunity presents...

Mindy Barker, CFOLC Co-Chair, Announces Release of Finance Book, Pitching To Win

Mindy Barker of Barker Associates and Co-Chair for The CFO Leadership Council's Jacksonville chapter, has announced the release of her new book Pitching to Win: Strategies for Success. Drawing on Barker’s extensive experience working in private equity and financial management, the book offers practical advice for pitching a business to investors, including how to get a company infrastructure-ready and how to create pitch materials.  Barker recently hosted a webcast for CFOLC members, sharing her expertise on the subject. Barker developed the idea for the book after seeing the need for a broader understanding of the process of selling a business and

It’s Here! CFOLC Launches Brand New Website

The CFO Leadership Council has some exciting news we’d like to share. Our website, www.cfolc.com, has been completely redesigned and upgraded. Beyond the fresh new look, some of the improved features include: •    Comprehensive and customizable calendar of CFOLC events in the US and Canada; •    Easily accessible resources and trending articles; •    Members-only access to our content library of webcasts, blog posts and video recordings of select programs; •    Simpler platform for engaging with your peers, both in-person and online; and •    Extensive membership benefits section making it easier than ever to join. “We’re excited to offer the finance

Maximize Your Membership With Our Virtual Round Table Discussions

Adhering to our commitment to provide unparalleled professional development opportunities, we excited about our new series of exclusive "members only" resources: our monthly Problem Solving Forums and quarterly Ask The Expert Calls.  These "virtual round table discussions" consist of phone sessions, perfect for exchanging ideas on a variety of current trends and topics. Taking place at 12 pm (Eastern Time) on the first Wednesday of every month, our Problem Solving Forums kicked off on October 4, with Private Equity Sponsors.  Led by Jeff Martini, a member of our Houston chapter and the Chief Operating and Finance Officer at Hicor Technologies,

Ready For Some New Perspectives?  Get Set For Our Fall Programs And Four Newest Chapters.

To us, autumn is a time for renewal, from memberships and refreshed educational content to chapter expansion.  And, this season, we are right on target with everything, including our newly established roots in Charlotte, Detroit, San Francisco, and the Silicon Valley.  For more than a decade, our promise to you has been to provide the best professional development and networking options and, year after year, we continue to deliver this mission with a variety of programs that serve to empower you as financial executives.  As we continue to adhere to this goal, we have been busy all summer, with your

Professional Development Has Never Been More Convenient– Just Dial In And Join Us!

Because we're an organization that prides itself on offering the best options for professional development and networking opportunities, adding value to your CFOLC membership is important to us.  To adhere to this promise, we are proud to announce a new series of exclusive "members only" resources: our monthly Problem Solving Forums and quarterly Ask The Expert Calls.  These one hour phone sessions will give you the chance to connect, learn, and exchange ideas on a variety of current trends and topics. Taking place at 12 pm (EST) on the first Wednesday of every month, our Problem Solving Forums will include

Why Join Our Group?  Let Our Members Tell You.

Whether your goal is to stay informed of the latest industry news and trends, network with your peers, bring fresh ideas to your company, or focus on taking your career to a whole new level, we have all of the resources for your success in achieving stellar results.  In the face of any challenges that you may encounter, our diverse community of senior financial leaders can provide you with the combined wisdom, experience, and advice that you need to propel your business and career path forward.   But, what makes us stand out from other groups?  Aside from adhering to a

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