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Are You Ready For Generation Z? Jack McCullough’s latest in Forbes

Are You Ready For Generation Z?  "The first generation raised on social media is also the most racially diverse. Gen Z will soon be the largest cohort in the workforce, so companies would be wise to be ready for them." ~Jack McCullough, Founder & President, CFO...

CFO or General Manager in Today’s Business World?

CFO to General Manager in Today’s Business World Advice from Stuart Pasternak, Toronto Regional Director, CFO Leadership Council "Business today faces fierce competition on an international scale and has forced CFOs to become a “Master” in the delivery of the...

The Psychopathic CEO, Jack McCullough’s recent Forbes article

The Psychopathic CEO "Psychopathic CEOs are chameleons, able to disguise their ruthlessness and antisocial behavior under the veneer of eloquence"  Jack McCullough, Founder & President, CFO Leadership Council is a regular contributor to Forbes.  An excerpt's below....

How Should You Measure a CFO’s Success?

How Should You Measure a CFO's Success? Insight from Stuart Pasternak, Toronto Regional Director, CFO Leadership Council To measure the success of any C-Suite executive, there must be specific and measurable goals and objectives for the positions. The Chief Financial...

CFO Priorities For 2020 And Beyond, Jack McCullough’s latest Forbes article

CFO Priorities For 2020 And Beyond Jack McCullough, Founder & President, CFO Leadership Council is a regular contributor to Forbes.  CFOLC members weigh in on his most recent article.  An excerpt's below. Wow… it’s 2020. It’s the start of a new decade, which makes...

Are You a CFO, or is Your Goal to Become a CFO? Get a Mentor or Coach!

Are You a CFO, or is Your Goal to Become a CFO? – Get a Mentor or Coach!  “You wouldn't advise the CEO to proceed without a strategic plan, why should you?” ~ Stuart Pasternak, Toronto Regional Director, CFOLC In the competitive world of C-Suit talent and high-value...

Compensation, Benefits, And Perks To Suit Your Company – Advice From Our New York Experts

On June 14, The NYC CFO Leadership Council presented Comp, Benefits and Perks: Oh My!, a panel discussion focusing on the key pillars of a competitive and growing business – its compensation and benefits packages.  Stressing the importance of adapting to employee needs, our speakers provided a variety of valuable insights.  Our Panel Included:   Here’s What They Advised Us: Employee benefits have a large impact on spending and, as a result, CFOs must work in conjunction with HR to develop long-term game plans and make sure that everything is affordable and structured correctly. To identify the key needs of

How To Be A Finance Led Organization: Discussion Re-Cap By John O’Rourke, Vice President of Strategic Marketing, Host Analytics

Aside from focusing on cash flows, costs, risks, and the bottom line of their businesses, today’s CFOs must also seek profitable growth opportunities and help determine company direction as forward thinking performance leaders.  And, with the goal of driving business indicators and performance metrics, they need to be in alignment with their team, creating finance led organizations.  On February 15, the NYC CFO Leadership Council presented A Seat at the Table? How To Be A Finance Led Organization, highlighting methods for effective partnering and finance efficiencies.   For details about this enlightening panel discussion, take a look at following blog, written

What! They Want KPIs Too? : Solutions From Our New York Team

Not able to attend some of our events?  Interested in finding out what you missed?  Let us be your “go to” resource for program highlights.  On December 7, our New York chapter presented What! They Want KPIs Too?, a program focusing on how CFOs can best select, manage, and fully utilize these essential tools.  Our Expert Speakers Were:  Here’s What They Advised Us: The board of directors and investors should play a key role in KPI selection. KPIs should vary not only by industry and stage of company maturity, but also by department. It is a good idea to tie

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

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