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The Faces of CFOLC ~ Meet Mary Christensen

The Faces Of CFOLC Our team members make all the difference!  The CFO Leadership Council (CFOLC), established in 2006, has a team that spans across the US & Canada supporting each other, our chapters & national initiatives 100% virtually.  Through these interviews...

The Faces of CFOLC ~ Meet Angela Tise

The Faces Of CFOLC Our team members make all the difference!  The CFO Leadership Council (CFOLC), established in 2006, has a team that spans across the US & Canada supporting each other, our chapters & national initiatives 100% virtually.  Through these interviews...

Humor In Executive Communications, Jack McCullough’s Latest in Forbes

Humor In Executive Communications How can finance chiefs use humor effectively?  Jack McCullough, President & Founder, CFO Leadership Council turns to one of the best, Jimmy Tingle, for advice.   Jack is a Senior Contributor to Forbes CFO Network.  An excerpt is...

The CFO Essential Summer Reading List, Jack McCullough’s Latest for Forbes CFO Network

The CFO Essential Summer Reading List Chief Financial Officers use summer vacations to get caught up on their reading.   Jack is a Senior Contributor to Forbes CFO Network.  An excerpt below. Summer is here. And while the activities we have enjoyed in years past may...

Preserving Liquidity in Uncertain Times ~ Latest Series from Bank of America

Preserving Liquidity in Uncertain Times ~ Latest Series from Bank of America CFO Leadership Council is proud to align with Bank of America as a national partner.  They have you covered with new insights from working capital experts.  During an economic downturn,...

Every Day Is Game Day! An Interview with Mich Chandlee, CFO, Fanatics

Our CFO Leadership Council Founder, Jack McCullough sat down with Mich Chandlee to recap our recent CFO Masterclass Keynote session, "Effective Leadership Under Urgency".      MIT Sloan Executive Education and the CFO Leadership Council recently hosted a fireside chat...

The Faces of CFOLC ~ Meet Mary Christensen

The Faces Of CFOLC Our team members make all the difference!  The CFO Leadership Council (CFOLC), established in 2006, has a team that spans across the US & Canada supporting each other, our chapters & national initiatives 100% virtually.  Through these interviews written in their own words, you’ll meet these innovative, driven and creative team members who make CFOLC what it is today. Meet Mary Christensen, Chapter Director of our Minneapolis/St Paul Chapter & Marketing Director of 4 CFOLC chapters (Denver, Houston, Phoenix & Austin).  As a highly regarded leader in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Mary joined the CFOLC team in 2016

The Faces of CFOLC ~ Meet Angela Tise

The Faces Of CFOLC Our team members make all the difference!  The CFO Leadership Council (CFOLC), established in 2006, has a team that spans across the US & Canada supporting each other, our chapters & national initiatives 100% virtually.  Through these interviews written in their own words, you’ll meet these innovative, driven and creative team members who make CFOLC what it is today. Meet Angela Tise, National Membership Chair & Regional Director.  Angela joined the team in 2015 leading our newly formed NYC Chapter. She now leads 7 chapters (NYC, NJ, Philly, DC, Baltimore, Detroit & new under her wing,

Another Tax Increase on Business You Likely Are Not Prepared For

"The fact is that not a single “flex” building in Southern California charges for parking. So, what is something worth when hundreds of millions of square feet of flex buildings don’t value or charge for parking?" David Marino, EVP, Hughes Marino David Marino, Executive Vice President, Hughes Marino, recently published "Another Tax Increase on Business That You Likely Are Not Prepared For," a critical and timely piece about another impending tax increase-transportation expenses. An excerpt "The federal government has slipped in a new tax increase on businesses that is going to catch financial executives unprepared and in conflict with their auditors

US-China trade deal coming soon? Big companies are not buying it

"While at a macro level it’s easy to understand the motivation behind the recent policy changes, I can’t find a single CFO who has told me it would be a positive for his or her business." Jack McCullough, Founder & President, CFO Leadership Council Jack McCullough, Founder & President, CFOLC was recently interviewed by CNBC on the US-China trade deal & CNBC's recent Q3 CFO Survey results. An excerpt "If you follow the markets, there’s been recent reason for optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal. Some investors are buying it — literally — with recent gains in stocks attributed to positive signals

Rookie Mistakes: Lessons Learned from CFOLC Members

Jack McCullough, Founder & President, CFO Leadership Council recently connected with CFOs across our 27 chapters on their rookie mistakes starting out in their careers & the big lessons learned.  He shares his findings. Several CFOLC members recently shared their “rookie mistakes” from earlier in their careers. It’s no surprise that I received some interesting responses. You’ll find as you read through them that most are easy to relate to and may have been one of your “rookie mistakes” too. Well, except the person who wrote back, “I can honestly say I never made a rookie mistake. I was just

The Indispensable CFO: Viewpoint From Angela Tise, National Membership Chair & Northeast Regional Director

The best investment you can make is an investment in yourself! The more you learn, the more you'll earn!  ~ Warren Buffett The CFO Leadership Council held a program back in December in our NYC chapter on The Indispensable CFO.  This title made me think to myself, what does a CFO (or financial executive headed toward this position) have to do to be recognized as indispensable; how does one develop h/herself to be Indispensable in this current culture? While CFO’s across all organizations demonstrate strong financial acumen and functional expertise, the most successful CFO’s acknowledge the need to leverage competencies beyond financial

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