Meet Our Leadership Team
President & Founder
With the vision of providing world class professional development programs and networking events for chief financial officers, Jack founded The CFO Leadership Council in 2006. Under his leadership, the organization achieved national recognition. Formerly, Jack was the Director of KPMG’s Global Innovation Center, where he worked with early-stage investors, entrepreneurs, CFOs, and other members of the venture community. Prior to KPMG, he served as a CFO for 26 startups, raising more than $200 million in capital. In addition, Jack is the visionary behind the MIT Sloan CFO Summit, which has been recognized as the world’s most influential conference for financial leaders.
As a former chief financial officer, entrepreneur, and recognized expert on financial matters, Jack can empathize with the challenges that corporate leaders face in growing today’s businesses. In addition to developing a venture capital course for Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan MBA candidates, he has been interviewed by Bloomberg, CNN, and Fox Business Network and quoted by the Wall Street Journal, CFO Magazine, Treasury and Risk Management, the Boston Business Journal, and Business Finance Magazine.
Jack holds an undergraduate degree from Suffolk University and an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He was a Great Dome Award recipient from MIT in 2018.
Chief Operating Officer
RD is the Chief Community Officer at The Chief Executive Group (CEG) and the Chief Operating Officer for The CFO Leadership Council (a CEG Community). He has been brought in to grow the CFO Leadership Council and expand valued membership benefits for the community. In a prior roll, RD led the rapid transformation, growth, and acquisition of The Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM), along with the subsequent merger with the Financial Operations Network. For the past 32 years RD has focused on developing communities that provide a “home” to professionals by job title and functional expertise. These networks help to educate and connect buyers and sellers through the gravity of professional training, events, peer learning and data. RD has successfully developed communities in multiple sectors through conferences, trade shows, online training, virtual events, industry award programs, SAAS businesses, research, databases, validation, publishing, peer learning, online marketplaces, certification programs and membership groups. RD has an impressive track record of building and growing business community assets and recurring benefits to quickly realize new value for members, solution providers and investors.
Vice President of Marketing
Kristin Todd is a modern leader who has triumphed in business development, partner relations, & marketing communications. She thrives in collaborative, challenging environments in a variety of industries – technology, healthcare, finance, and telecom. Her most recent initiatives included international expansion, a successful virtual product launch, several re-brandings, and countless national conferences. Her comfort in connecting with people and building meaningful relationships are strengths that she brings to every opportunity.
In her current role as Vice President of Marketing for The CFO Leadership Council, Kristin spearheads all of CFO Leadership Council’s global brand & communication efforts, leading a virtual team in the US & Canada. As an integral part of the growth team, she helped with CFOLC’s explosive growth taking their flagship stand alone Boston chapter on the road now representing 28 locations.
She is currently on the Organizing Committee for the MIT CFO Summit, a Board Member for the Boston Women in Finance & mentor for a small group of young professional women in Boston. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration focused in Business, Minor in Marketing from University of Massachusetts at Amherst – Isenberg School of Management.
Kristin is an active New Englander who loves snow & sun equally. She loves to travel, sing, cook & garden. Kristin is an avid sports fan and calls Foxboro MA home along with her husband Joe & two kids.
Vice President, PUBLISHER chief executive group
KimMarie, Vice President of Chief Executive Group and publisher of StrategicCFO360.com, StrategicCIO360.com and StrategicCHRO360.com is responsible for revenue generation and growth through sales and integrated marketing programs to B2B marketers seeking to engage with the CFO, CIO and CHRO communities CEG serves. KimMarie oversees CFO Leadership Council’s team of client advisors while managing client success and sales operations. Prior to joining CEG in 2020, KimMarie was Vice President, Head of Sales at Argyle Executive Group where she helped lead the team through several acquisitions including CFO.com.
KimMarie has 15 years of experience as a revenue and M&A strategist in growing B2B media and events businesses. She is skilled at restructuring sales organizations for greater profitability and efficiency, integrating acquisitions and serving as the public face of organizations. Known for her influencing ability, dedication to mentoring and coaching team members, fostering cross-division collaboration and originating substantial integrated campaigns by building trust and client relationships.
Director of Partner Relations
In her current role on the CFOLC executive team, Karyn is working with the thought leaders we partner with to fulfill our mission of empowering CFOs. She is strengthening the relationships we have with our partners, not only for the financial support that they bring, but also for expertise they can bring to our members.
As a leader in the marketing efforts of our northeast region, Angela is an experienced manager who strives to improve and insure overall membership quality. In addition, on a national level, she supports our financial executives with our uniquely designed members-only Problem Solving Forums and Ask The Expert calls.
Angela began her career at Unilever Cosmetics Corporation as a Global Marketing Liaison, where she was responsible for the sales aids and advertising of more than 35 brands. She was also the Director of Marketing and Business Development for Panasonic and, most recently, Manager of Membership Services for FEI.
Angela received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Master of Arts degree in Education at Montclair State University.