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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,...

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...

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...

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...

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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