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Nearly Half Of CFOs Don’t Have A Succession Plan

Planning for Succession "Control your own destiny or someone else will!" ~ Jack Welch Most Say It's Because They're Not Planning to Leave Soon ~ A recent news release submitted by our sponsor Robert Half.   Change management is always a major concern for...

Fast Forward To The Past – Guidance For Your Younger Financial Self

Fast Forward To The Past – Guidance For Your Younger Financial Self Advice from Stuart Pasternak, Toronto Regional Director, CFO Leadership Council As a financial executive, we have been on a long journey and gained many insights.  If you could turn back time and...

Automate or Stagnate, Advice from Lindsey Head, CFOLC San Diego Chapter Co-Chair

Automate or Stagnate, Advice from Lindsey Head, CFOLC San Diego Chapter Co-Chair Stagnation, the dreaded word that no founder wants to hear or experience. Imagine, you have poured your energy and life savings into launching a business. You’ve setup shop, the doors...

Creative Leadership Skills for the Current Climate

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” – Jack Welch Being a leader is a commitment. You are charged with guiding and supporting your team through the good times and the bad....

Becoming a Data Driven Finance Leader  

Becoming a Data Driven Finance Leader    Surveys indicate many CFOs are anchored in the role of Historian, one that is backward looking. Today’s dynamic business environment demands CFOs fulfill a much different role -- one that is forward looking, strategic, data...

Leveraging Technology to Power the High Growth Enterprise

Leveraging Technology to Power the High Growth Enterprise Modern, data centered technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and analytics, along with new architectures and subscription models built in the cloud are giving CFOs new fire power and...

Mindy Barker, CFOLC Co-Chair, Announces Release of Finance Book, Pitching To Win: Strategies for Success

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

New Chapters, Outstanding Programs, And Great Networking Options - We're Off To A Great Start! See What's In Store For September.

After a busy and productive summer of program planning, we're ready to begin a new season, as we kick off our September events and launch four new chapters - Austin, Dallas, Minneapolis/Saint Paul, and South Florida.  Find a location near you and see what's happening in the month ahead: ATLANTA: Law School For The CFO Thursday, September 15 @ 3:30 pm The office of Smith, Gambrell, & Russell, LLP, 1230 Peachtree Street N.E. Join us for a chance to get practical legal advice straight from our experts, as we discuss major topics that CFOs and senior financial professionals encounter on

Join Our Fast Growing Network Of Senior Financial Leaders! Membership Is Open And Best Rates End On June 30.

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 new level, we have all of the resources for you to achieve the best results.  Our renowned community of senior financial professionals can provide you with the combined wisdom, experience, and advice that you need to succeed, as we help you to tackle all of the challenges that you encounter along the way.    Since 2006, our exclusive group has been serving the business community with fresh and

CFO Talent Show, Great Speaker Events, and Many Networking Opportunities -  See What's In Store For May.

With May finally upon us, we have so many great events to anticipate in the month ahead, including our 2016 CFO Talent Show.  Here's a look at our upcoming chapter programs, all designed with your business needs in mind:   The Habits Of Highly Successful CFOs Tuesday, May 10 @ 7:45 am Jeffer, Mangels Butler, & Mitchell, LLP, 3 Park Plaza, Irvine Presented by The Orange County CFO Leadership Council Come and learn what our area experts advise us about the role of today’s CFO and find out how it has dramatically evolved over the past several years. In addition

What's On Our Agenda For April? Take A Look At Our Outstanding Programs And Find The One That Meets Your Business Needs.

We've been busy! And, as we get ready for our stellar 2016 CFO Talent Show in May, we are still diligently preparing our regular monthly programs for you.  Here’s what’s ahead in April: Law School For The CFO Thursday, April 7 @ 3:30 pm The office of Freeborn and Peters, LLP,  311 South Wacker Drive, Chicago Presented by The Chicago CFO Leadership Council  Join us for a chance to get practical legal advice straight from our experts, as we discuss major topics that CFOs and senior financial professionals encounter on a daily basis, including employment law, social media practices, and

What's New On Our End? Take A Look At Our March Programs!

It’s another great month ahead, with plenty of outstanding programs coming your way, all designed with your business needs in mind.

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