About Jack Sweeney

Jack Sweeney is editor in chief of Middle-Market Executive. He is the former editor in chief of Business Finance Magazine and recent editorial director for The CFO Alliance. Jack was the founding editor of Consulting magazine today owned by Bloomberg L.P. He served as editor of Integration Management and Washington Technology, both published by The Washington Post Cos. He can be reached at jack.sweeney@middlemarketexecutive.com.

When the Spine is Big Business: Fiona Lazarow, CFO, AccelSPINE

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What role can finance play when it comes to repairing a human spine? Listen as AccelSPINE’s Fiona Lazarow reveals her CFO mind-set and the steps she took to become finance leader of a firm dedicated to developing the next generation of products designed to remedy spinal disorders.

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DocuSign’s CFO Mike Dinsdale on the Firm’s Growing Thirst for Global Scale

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What’s it like to be CFO of a firm that has grown from 50 employees to more than 1,000 in less than five years? Listen as DocuSign’s CFO Mike Dinsdale returns to CFO Thought Leader to update us on the firm’s ever-changing global dimensions. 

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Making Every Dollar Count: How Cash Flow Empowered KAR Auction Services

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Ever wonder about the power of free cash flow? Listen as CFO Eric Loughmiller explains how KAR Auction Services touches more than $25 billion in cash each year, while it captures close to $2 billion in revenue.

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The Seven Growth Killers Every Middle-Market Firm Should Fear

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What kills growth inside middle-market firms? Listen as author and consultant Robert Sher reveals the seven silent growth killers unique to midsize firms and explores some of the approaches business leaders can use to detect and overcome the organizational shortcomings that routinely prove fatal for growth.

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With a Seasoned Pundit at Its Helm, NCMM Gets Busy Crafting a New Narrative for the Middle Market

Three months after he joined the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM),  business journalist turned knowledge guru Tom Stewart is busy authoring a new narrative for middle-market businesses everywhere. Middle-Market Executive recently spoke to Stewart after he facilitated a panel discussion among middle-market businesses in upstate New York. The NCMM is a collaboration between The Ohio State […]

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How Regulating Risk Became a Pathway to the Future: Dan Crumb, CFO, Kansas City Chiefs

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How can the regulation of organizational risk become a driver of change? Listen as Dan shares his “A-ha!” moment when he realized that the regulation of risk could become a powerful lever to drive change across the Kansas City Chiefs’ growing franchise.

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Managing Your Firm’s Private Equity Partners, Brian Giambagno, CFO Action Environmental Group

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Building Your Team, Brad Dickerson, CFO, Under Armour, Inc.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How did finance help a $600 million sports apparel upstart grow into a $3 billion high-growth firm? Listen as Brad explores the steps he took to embed a finance team of more than 30 members across the firm’s varied business units to help the company look into the future and drive […]

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Pharma Firms Valeant and Allergan Advance Exchange Offer

Allergan stockholders would be able to elect to exchange each of their Allergan shares for $72.00 in cash and 0.83 Valeant common shares, or an amount of cash, or a number of Valeant common shares

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Getting Connected With Your Deal Making Community, Bobby Blumenfeld, Executive Director, ACG New York

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What can the deal-making community offer to Midmarket CFOs? Join us as Bobby explains the varied ecosystem of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), and the unique value that can be derived from being connected with your region’s foremost deal-makers. - 

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