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.

Startups Provide Pulse Check on the Global Economy

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Global Entrepreneur Indicator (GEI), a bi-annual survey conducted by Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), released the latest findings from business owners from around the world. The September GEI—taken by 2,851 leading entrepreneurs—reveals the current state of 46 countries’ business landscapes and economic health, among other real-time data on job […]

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Huge Canadian Real Estate Investments in Arizona

PHOENIX, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The Maricopa Association of Governments unveiled the following data at the Canada Arizona Business Council meeting held at Silverleaf in Scottsdale Arizona on September 12th, 2014. Canadian residents account for 93% of all internationally owned residential property in Maricopa County ( Greater Phoenix) worth 4.8 billion dollars.Canadians also account […]

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Business Owners Have “No Regrets” Despite Facing Great Odds When Starting and Running a Business

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Starting and sustaining a small business is no small feat, but according to a new study, more than nine in 10 (92 percent) small business owners[i] say they have no regrets, and nearly just as many (88 percent) would do it all over again if given the chance. […]

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Inside Finance: Atlas Air Advancing Data to Front Lines

When Wendy Shapiro arrived at Atlas Air a little more than a decade ago, the future staff vice president and assistant controller recalls how the company had many manual processes requiring a lot of paper, photocopying and filing. Middle-Market Executive recently caught up with Shapiro and asked her about what’s changed at the company and […]

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How Finance Can Advance a Collaborative Culture, Rebecca Williams, CFO, BDNA

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How does collaboration take root within an organization? Join us as Rebecca reveals her CFO mind-set, and the moments of insight that shaped her leadership vision and advanced her to the CFO office.

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Part-Time CFOs Flourish Inside Lower Middle Market as Technology Advances Growth

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What’s it like to have a line of sight into the finance departments of numerous lower middle-market companies? Join us as Matthew May, managing partner of AcuityCFO, explains how the demand for interim CFOs among lower middle-market firms is on the rise as young management teams adopt an […]

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Inside Finance: Firehouse Subs CFO Discusses Business Model of High-Growth Firm

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What’s it like to be CFO of a fast-growing franchise restaurant ? Join us as Vince reveals his CFO mind-set, and the strategies that allowed his finance team to come out from behind their pencils to the frontlines of revenue generation.

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Midmarket Market Firms Grab Higher Multiples, but Will They last? Michael Nall, CEO, AM&AA

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How and when did it become a seller’s market for middle-market business owners? Join us as Michael Nall, CEO and cofounder of Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA), reveals the challenges that middle-market business owners face as they contemplate the sale of a business and why now […]

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The Price of Ink & Innovation, Bill Swanson, CEO of Cartridge World, NA

Podcast: Play in new window | Download If an opportunity came along to reinvent yourself would you take it? Join us as Bill Swanson, CEO, Cartridge World, NA, reveals the milestones that shaped his finance career and the pivotal moment that would swing open the door to an entirely new world of business — one […]

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The Fruits of Digital Recurring Revenue, Tyler Sloat, CFO, Zuora

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Is your company part of the subscription economy? Join us as Tyler reveals his CFO mind-set and the how the fruits of digital recurring revenue are quickly altering how companies acquire and engage their customers.

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